LATEST: IMMAF MEETS WITH GAISF & WADA OFFICIALS AT SPORT ACCORD 2018

Pictured: IMMAF CEO Densign White By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Taking place in Bangkok, Thailand, the 2018 SportAccord Convention provided a valuable opportunity for the IMMAF leadership to network with influential figures from across several international combat sport bodies, in addition to meeting with head figures of the Global Association of…

IMMAF’s prolific 2018 continued to unfold this past week

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran IMMAF’s most prolific and eventful year to date continues to unfold at a sensational pace. Over the past week, IMMAF has been engaged in a variety of activity with major developments taking place that will impact upcoming announcements and progression for years to come. March 4-5…

FIGMMA announces single doping suspension following Venator Kingdom 2 event

The Italian Grappling and Mixed Martial Arts Federation (FIGMMA) has informed IMMAF of a single doping violation following tests carried out by Italy’s National Anti-Doping Organization (NADO Italy) at the Venator Kingdom 2 event in Milan on 12 December, 2017. Suspended Pro fighter: Raffaele D’Eligio  8 athletes were tested at…

Joe Duffy Highlights USADA Anti-Doping as a reason for UFC Return

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Last week MMAFighting.com reported that professional MMA standout Joseph Duffy had signed a seven-fight deal to complete his UFC return. The Irishman had initially left the promotion earlier this year to test the waters of free agency following his unanimous decision victory over Sweden’s Reza Madadi…

IMMAF heads discuss WADA setback: ‘The process is disturbing’

Pictured above: IMMAF President Kerrith Brown speaks at the Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) 2016 General Meeting “It’s disturbing,” IMMAF President Kerrith Brown stated, when discussing the process that resulted in IMMAF’s application to the World Anti-Doping Agency being denied. In 2016 the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) submitted…

Bulgarian MMA Federation to ‘work closely’ with National Anti-doping, says President Stanislav Nedkov

Picture: BULMMAF President Stanislav Nedkov (left) alongside Bulgarian Sports Minister Krasen Kralev (right). Stanislav Nedkov, President of the Bulgarian Mixed Martial Arts Federation (BULMMAF), has revealed discussions that will see Bulgaria’s national governing body for MMA begin to ‘work closely’ with the country’s National Anti-Doping Centre. Operating under the banner of…