Category Archives: International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF)

IMMAF WELCOMES PANAMA NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MIXED MARTIAL ARTS

IMMAF WELCOMES PANAMA NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MIXED MARTIAL ARTS (London. 28 November 2017) The National Association of Mixed Martial Arts Panama (ANMMA) is the latest nation to be officially announced as a member of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF). Founded in 2014, ANMMA is an organisation that arose from the desire to promote…
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IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TO RETURN TO BAHRAIN IN 2018

IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TO RETURN TO BAHRAIN IN 2018     (Manama. 20 November 2017) The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation’s World Championships is set to return to Bahrain in 2018, as announced at IMMAF’s General Assembly on Friday 17 November. IMMAF’s annual, nation vs nation, amateur MMA tournament ended yesterday in Manama on a…
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DAY 1 MATCHES SCHEDULE: 2017 IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

DAY 1 MATCHES SCHEDULE: 2017 IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS     - MONDAY 13 NOVEMBER - WATCH 3 CAGES ACTION LIVE VIA BAHRAIN TV APP, FROM 3PM       [Manama. 13 November 2017] The preliminaries for the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation’s 2017 World Championships commence today at the Khalifa Sports City Arena in Manama, Bahrain,…
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ATHLETES BY DIVISION FOR 2017 IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

ATHLETES BY DIVISION FOR 2017 IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS     AT BRAVE INTERNATIONAL COMBAT WEEK • 12 – 18 NOVEMBER,  MANAMA, BAHRAIN • BAHRAIN ENTERS FIRST FEMALE MMA COMPETITORS • WATCH LIVE VIA BAHRAIN TV APP     [Manama. 13 November 2017] The Opening Ceremony for the 2017 IMMAF World Championships at Brave International Combat Week took place this…
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2017 IMMAF World Championships official press conference reveals more details

2017 IMMAF World Championships official press conference reveals more details   Press conference for the 2017 Brave International Combat Week was held in Bahrain. Brave International Combat Week will feature 2017 IMMAF World Championship and Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions during 12 till 19 of November. The press conference was presided by Kerrith Brown IMMAF…
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IMMAF RESPONDS TO BCAC WAIVING OF HERRINGTON’S DOPING BAN IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

  For immediate release: IMMAF RESPONDS TO BCAC WAIVING OF HERRINGTON'S DOPING BAN IN BRITISH COLUMBIA (29th September 2017) The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation is aware that the British Columbia Athletics Commission has permitted MMA athlete Jamie Herrington to compete professionally in Canada, despite the fact that she is currently suspended from competition by…
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IMMAF RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH SAFEJAWZ IN 3-YEAR EXCLUSIVE DEAL

  For immediate release: IMMAF RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH SAFEJAWZ  IN 3-YEAR EXCLUSIVE DEAL (London. 25 September 2017) The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) has renewed its partnership with SAFEJAWZ by Protective Sportswear Ltd. in an exclusive 3-year deal. Since 2014, SAFEJAWZ has protected thousands of athletes around the world, from grassroots to world champions,…
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IMMAF DOPING DECISION: 2016 AFRICA OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS

For immediate release:   IMMAF DOPING DECISION: 2016 AFRICA OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS (London. 17 September 2017) The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) has found that Douw Eksteen (Gold Medalist in the 170lb division), committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation at the 2016 IMMAF Africa Open Championships in Johannesburg, last year. Mr. Eksteen participated in a series of…
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ATHLETES INVITED: 2017 IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AT BRAVE INTERNATIONAL COMBAT WEEK

For immediate release: INTERNATIONAL MMA AMATEURS INVITED TO COMPETE IN 2017 IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AT BRAVE INTERNATIONAL COMBAT WEEK MANAMA, BAHRAIN,  12 – 19 NOVEMBER   (London. 3 September 2017) Athletes from around the world have been invited to compete in the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation’s 2017 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA. IMMAF’s…
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2017 IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS – BAHRAIN

[adsenseyu1] 2017 IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - BAHRAIN  [adsenseyu2] IMMAF ANNOUNCES 2017 IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS KHALIFA SPORTS CITY ARENA - MANAMA, BAHRAIN 12 - 19 NOVEMBER 2017 WATCH PROMO VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/IMMAFed/videos/1057684564361969/ (London.31 May 2017) The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation today officially announced the details of the 2017 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA which will take…
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Bahrain to Host 2017 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA

[adsenseyu1] Bahrain to Host 2017 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA [adsenseyu2] Bahrain to Host 2017 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA   The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) has announced that The Kingdom of Bahrain will host the fourth edition of the IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA, in November 2017. This will be…
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FRANCE MAKES HISTORY AS MMA CAGE AND UNIFIED RULES USED FOR THE FIRST TIME

[adsenseyu1] FRANCE MAKES HISTORY AS MMA CAGE AND UNIFIED RULES USED FOR THE FIRST TIME [adsenseyu2] France Makes History as MMA Cage and Unified Rules Are Used for the First Time (London.20th September 2015)  Last night on 19th September for the very first time on French soil, World Warriors Fighting Championship held a martial arts…
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IMMAF LAUNCHES WORLD AMATEUR MMA RANKINGS

[adsenseyu1] IMMAF LAUNCHES WORLD AMATEUR MMA RANKINGS [adsenseyu2] IMMAF has launched its IMMAF World Amateur MMA Rankings, in a first for the amateur divisions of mixed martial arts. The lists include both national team rankings and individual competitor rankings, by weight category and pound-for-pound.   The rankings will enable seeding across IMMAF international competitions that…
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Recent Judo Chairman Kerrith Brown Appointed as IMMAF President

[adsenseyu1] Recent Judo Chairman Kerrith Brown Appointed as IMMAF President [adsenseyu2] IMMAF is proud to announce Kerrith Brown as the new President of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF), following election by unanimous board vote in Berlin on 20th June.   Following discussions with both the EJU and the BJA Board, Kerrith Brown resigned…
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IMMAF welcomes the Japan MMA Federation

[adsenseyu1] IMMAF welcomes the Japan MMA Federation [adsenseyu2] The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) is excited to welcome the Japan MMA Federation (JMMAF), which is undergoing formal name change from Japan MMA License (JML).   Established in 1998 by Japan’s largest professional MMA promotion PANCRASE, the Amateur MMA organisation was founded to aid the…
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IMMAF Welcomes Kazakhstan

[adsenseyu1] IMMAF Welcomes Kazakhstan [adsenseyu2] Kazakhstan is the latest country to gain representation under the auspices of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF), as IMMAF welcomes the National MMA Federation of Kazakhstan (NMMAFK).   The NMMAFK has a seven year history, having registered with Kazakhstan’s Department of Justice on 27 May 2008. Under the…
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Last Chance to Apply for IMMAF Pan American Championships of Amateur MMA in Toronto

[adsenseyu1] Last Chance to Apply for IMMAF Pan American Championships of Amateur MMA in Toronto [adsenseyu2] ·        Now taking place on 24 to 26 April in Toronto   ·        Open Invitational Tournament. Apply here: http://bit.ly/1CIwnUR   (London. 15 April 2015) Don't miss out on the last opportunity to apply for the IMMAF Pan American Championships of Amateur MMA. Apply here: http://bit.ly/1CIwnUR  …
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IMMAF Welcomes Greek Wrestling MMA

[adsenseyu1] IMMAF Welcomes Greek Wrestling MMA [adsenseyu2] The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) is pleased to welcome GREEK WRESTLING MMA (GWMMA) as its newest member. Based in Athens, the GWMMA sits under the auspices of the Hellenic Wrestling Federation, which is recognised by the Hellenic Ministry of Sports and oversees the Olympic disciplines of…
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Czech MMA Joins IMMAF

[adsenseyu1] Czech MMA Joins IMMAF [adsenseyu2] The Czech Association of Mixed Martial Arts or ?eská asociace smíšených bojových um?ní (MMAA) is the latest organisation to join the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) as it continues its global expansion.   The Czech Association of Mixed Martial Arts (MMAA) was founded in September 2012 by Martin…
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Tuff-N-Uff Named as Promoter for 2015 IMMAF Championships of Amateur MMA

[adsenseyu1] Tuff-N-Uff Named as Promoter for 2015 IMMAF Championships of Amateur MMA [adsenseyu2] "Tuff-N-Uff: The Future Stars of Mixed Martial Arts" is thrilled to partner with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) again this year to host the 2015 IMMAF Championships of Amateur MMA at UFC® International Fight Week, in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA).…
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IMMAF PRESIDENT RESPONDS TO ROUGÉ’S ATTACK ON MMA FOLLOWING FRENCH JUDO PRESIDENT’S COMMENTS TO MAGAZINE, L’EQUIPE

[adsenseyu1] IMMAF PRESIDENT RESPONDS TO ROUGÉ’S ATTACK ON MMA FOLLOWING FRENCH JUDO PRESIDENT’S COMMENTS TO MAGAZINE, L’EQUIPE (London. February 24th 2015) International Mixed Martial Arts Federation president, Bertrand Amoussou, has responded to the latest verbal attack on the sport of MMA by French Judo Federation president Jean Luc Rougé  Speaking to French magazine, L'Equipe, Rougé…
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Paraguay Joins IMMAF

[adsenseyu1] Paraguay Joins IMMAF (London. February 17th 2014)    The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) is pleased to welcome Paraguay as it is joined by the Federacion Paraguaya de Kick Boxing Muay Thai & MMA (FPKBMY Y MMA)   In an official statement, President Hugo Lobo said:  “We are very happy to represent IMMAF. We…
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2015 IMMAF Championships of Amateur MMA set for Las Vegas

[adsenseyu2] (London, UK. November 26th 2014)   The 2015 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA are set for Las Vegas, Nevada (USA), as the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) returns for the tournament’s second year.   The 2015 Championships are scheduled to take place during the fourth annual UFC International Fight Week between 7-12…
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Densign White Takes Over as IMMAF CEO

[adsenseyu2] (London. November 26th 2014) Olympian Densign White has been formally announced as the new CEO of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF).   The British judoka has past international sporting credentials that include triple Olympian, World Championship medallist, 5 times European medallist and Commonwealth Champion. At the close of his competitive days, White…
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IMMAF Review of Amateur Application Criteria for IMMAF International Competition

[adsenseyu2] (London, UK. November 25th 2014) The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) has conducted an evaluation of its 2014 IMMAF World Championships application criteria and its definitions of Amateur and Professional MMA. Difficulties relating to public record keeping have also been reviewed.   The 2014 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA was a world…
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