New Algerian Member Expands IMMAF’s Footprint in Africa

IMMAF welcomes the Algerian Federation of Kickboxing, MMA and Similar Sports as its sole recognised governing body for MMA in Algeria and its 13th member from the African continent The National Federation is recognised by its Ministry of Sport, and is working to develop MMA with the goal of creating… […]

Ukraine Team Reflects on Youth MMA World Championships Success

There was a sense of anticipation and mystery heading into the inaugural IMMAF -WMMAA Youth MMA World Championships, hosted last month in the city of Rome. The first event of its kind on a major international scale, 26 member nations of IMMAF – WMMAA came together in the Italian capital,… […]

Murtaza Returns, Former Gold Medalist Back to Reclaim World Title in 2019

While no man was able to derail the momentum of light-heavyweight juggernaut, Murtaza Talha Ali, it was a hand injury requiring surgery that forced the undefeated 23-year-old out of action for over a year. Since he charged to gold medals for Bahrain at the 2017 IMMAF World Championships and 2018… […]

IMMAF | WMMAA Amateur MMA Awards Return to Bahrain this November

The second iteration of the annual Amateur MMA Awards will take place on Thursday 14 November during the 2019 IMMAF | WMMAA Unified World Championships. […]

Will Norway Follow European Momentum Towards MMA Regulation?

A SPOTLIGHT ON THE RECOGNITION OF MMA IN EUROPE By lead writer Jorden Curran While the French Sports Minister’s plans to legalise MMA this year has been watched with keen interest, France is not the only country in which the sport’s ban is being upturned. It was the breakthrough of… […]