USA Team of 12 Set Sights on First IMMAF-WMMAA Pan-American Championships

By IMMAF.org lead writer/photographer: Jorden Curran Team USA will dispatch its biggest squad of athletes to date outside of the Amateur MMA World Championships, as the nation targets the first IMMAF-WMMAA Pan-American Open Championships in May. The USA MMA Federation (UMMAF) has completed the registration of 12 standout amateur MMA contenders…

AXS TV Unveils “Friday Night Fights” With LFA 57, Headlined By 2014 IMMAF Gold Medalist, Jose Mariscal

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Former IMMAF gold medalist Jose Mariscal (pictured above, left) will headline the upcoming card of LFA 57 on January 18 as part of the major new “Friday Night Fights” unveiling by AXS TV. On January 11 AXS unveiled the launch of “Friday Night Fights” for 2019, beginning on Jan.18. with…

AXS TV Unveils “Friday Night Fights” With LFA 57, Headlined By 2014 IMMAF Gold Medalist, Jose Mariscal

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Former IMMAF gold medalist Jose Mariscal (pictured above, left) will headline the upcoming card of LFA 57 on January 18 as part of the major new “Friday Night Fights” unveiling by AXS TV. On January 11 AXS unveiled the launch of “Friday Night Fights” for 2019,…

Standout Nations Approach 2019 National Championships & Team Trials

By IMMAF.org lead writer/photographer Jorden Curran 2019 will mark the first full year of unified international championships under IMMAF and WMMAA. The level of competition is at an all-time high and the talent pool is deeper than ever before. In the coming months, nations worldwide will one-by-one complete national team selections for…

Benjamin Bennett: ‘Opponents at IMMAF World Championships were tougher than anyone I’ll face as a pro for at least a year’

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran In the men’s welterweight division of the 2017 IMMAF World Championships, Benjamin Bennett won the gold medal for the United States. In June of this year, he completed a successful pro debut in Belfast where his domination resulted in a doctor stoppage under the banner of Brave 13.…