[London. 12 July 2019] The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) welcomes two new members in Switzerland and Nigeria – the Federazione Svizzera Mixed Martial Arl (MMASF) and the Nigerian Mixed Martial Arts Federation (NMMAF). Federazione Svizzera Mixed Martial (MMASF) The MMASF has been established to promote and regulate MMA… […]

IMMAF CEO gives update on UMMAF’s progress under special measures

The IMMAF (International Mixed Martial Arts Federation) placed UMMAF (the United States Mixed Martial Arts Federation) under special measures on 3 June 2019. CEO Densign White commented: “This was the result of a number of governance deficiencies and non-compliance with the IMMAF statutes. Baseline requirements for National Federations are democratic… […]

European Gold Medalist Magdalena Czaban Took Poland Back to the Podium Summit

At just 19 years of age, women’s atomweight standout Magdalena Czaban made history for Polish MMA, winning the nation’s first senior amateur title since 2015. Czaban triumphed at the 2019 European Open Championships in Rome, one year following Eryk Walecki’s gold medal success at the 2018 Junior European Open and… […]

Russia and England Take Lead in Junior MMA World Rankings

Alongside front runners Russia, England’s promising junior MMA team (for athletes age 18-20) has excelled to share top accolades in the IMMAF – WMMAA world rankings, following the conclusion of last month’s Junior European Open Championships. Russia, who boast the world’s top ranked junior team, extended the nation’s lead with… […]

EMMAA Follow Up: Safe MMA, Team England and Development of “Home Nations”

On June 28 the English MMA Association (EMMAA) was formally announced as the fresh governing body established to develop the sport of mixed martial arts in England. Initially, there had been work in progress to develop an England federation alongside MMA Cymru (Wales), the Ulster MMA Association (Northern Ireland) and… […]