MMA Enters the Classroom in Northern Ireland as A-Level Qualification

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Mixed Martial Arts can now be taken as an official sports qualification for sixth form students …

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AXS TV Unveils “Friday Night Fights” With LFA 57, Headlined By 2014 IMMAF Gold Medalist, Jose Mariscal

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Former IMMAF gold medalist Jose Mariscal (pictured above, left) will headline the upcoming card of LFA …

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Conor McGregor congratulates Lee Hammond on Amateur MMA World Championships Triumph

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Former two-weight UFC world champion Conor McGregor took to Instagram to congratulate SBG Ireland team mate …

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Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism documents consequences of weight cutting in MMA

Based on research collected in 2017 by IMMAF’s Ben Crighton and fellow researchers, the group’s latest case study was published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, documenting performance effects and harmful consequences through the ‘physiological and metabolic impact of extreme weight cutting by an elite male MMA athlete.’ Abstract: The aim of the present case study […]

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IMMAF Events Director praises example set by women as MMA officials

Pictured above: South Africa’s Chyrene Strauss officiates at FightStar Championships, the nation’s prominent developmental platform.  By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran For IMMAF Events Director, Alistair Pettitt, the increased involvement from women at this year’s IMMAF Africa Open Championships was a distinguishable contribution to the event’s success. IMMAF, in conjunction with official national governing body, MMA South Africa (MMASA), hosted its third […]

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