Video: Marc Goddard talks IMMAF Technical Committee expansion

The IMMAF Technical Committee was recently expanded this year, welcoming four additional global members. The IMMAF Technical Committee was first established with renowned MMA official Marc Goddard alongside former Executive Director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Marc Ratner, who is currently the UFC’s Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. The expansion is part of a process to establish ongoing communication and understanding for developments taking place in amateur MMA around the world at any time, such as implementation of rules and regulations. Members of the IMMAF Technical Committee include: Marc Goddard – IMMAF Regulatory Affairs Consultant Marc Ratner – UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. Doug Burch – USA Asse Hokiennen – Finland Peter Hickmott – Australia Guillereme Bravo – Brazil Technical Committee head Marc Goddard discussed the expansion in the video below, in addition to the recently updated Unified Rules of MMA, which will be assessed for amateur competition by the IMMAF Technical Committee and presented to all member nations. The changes for professional MMA were introduced following approval by influential North American organisation, the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) in August, and are set to become live in January, 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjO7DCo0IYo By IMMAF.org lead writer and website manager, Jorden Curran Filmed by Roberto Reid    

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