Amateur MMA World Champion Sharapudin Magomedov Wins Pro Debut

By IMMAF.org lead writer: Jorden Curran Russian athlete Sharapudin Magomedov completed a successful professional MMA debut in February, three months removed from his gold medal triumph at the 2018 IMMAF-WMMAA Amateur World Championships. Bantamweight competitor Magomedov secured a first round rear-naked-choke submission as the 24-year-old wrestling specialist featured on the…

IMMAF CEO Confirms Changes to Ranking Points and Medal Allocation

Pictured: 2018 IMMAF – WMMAA World Championships – men’s lightweight medalists By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran IMMAF chief executive Densign White has confirmed changes regarding the allocation of ranking points and medals for IMMAF – WMMAA Championships throughout 2019, with immediate effect. Moving forward, a bronze medal will be awarded to both…

‘It’s Done!’: German MMA Federations Officially Merge to Form Single Governing Body

Pictured: GEMMAF president Clemens Werner (left) alongside GAMMAF president Adrian Bakos (right) By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran The German MMA Federation (GEMMAF) has announced confirmation of a complete and total merger with former rival national body, the German Amateur MMA Federation (GAMMAF). Following previous meetings and commitments to cooperate, a final meeting was held on…

‘It’s Done!’: German MMA Federations Officially Merge to Form Single National Governing Body

Pictured: GEMMAF president Clemens Werner (left) alongside GAMMAF president Adrian Bakos (right) By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran The German MMA Federation (GEMMAF) has announced confirmation of a complete and total merger with former rival national body, the German Amateur MMA Federation (GAMMAF). Following previous meetings and commitments to cooperate, a final meeting…

UFC’s Zabit Magomedsharipov Tells How Extensive Amateur Tenure Paved The Way For His Pro Career

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Photo via Instagram One of the most significant exports of the modern amateur pathway; UFC standout Zabit Magomedsharipov had the biggest challenge of his pro career announced earlier this week, the Russian featherweight contender will face off against number-six ranked Jeremy Stephens at UFC 235 on March 2…