Fomer IMMAF World Champion Amanda Ribas Set to Face Mackenzie Dern at UFC Fight Night

Former IMMAF world champion Amanda Ribas (7-1) will be taking on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu sensation Mackenzie Dern (7-0), on the Oct. 12 UFC Fight Night card, reported by ESPN. Both athletes are reported to have agreed to the 115lb strawweight bout while contracts are yet to be signed. Ribas continues… […]

2015 IMMAF World Champion, Brendan Allen Scores UFC Contract

It was for years ago this month than Brendan Allen triumphed for Team USA in Las Vegas, at the 2015 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA, earning his gold medal in the middleweight division. Two victories and a bye in the previous days of action advanced Allen to the 185lb… […]

UFC’s Jack Shore Visited By USADA Anti-Doping; His First Test Since 2015 IMMAF European Open

UFC newcomer Jack Shore revealed yesterday that he was promptly visited by representatives of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), with a 7am wake up following his vacation in Mexico. The former amateur standout was subjected to his first doping examination since winning the 2015 IMMAF European Open Championships. After his… […]

UFC Stockholm Highlights Opportunity of Progression for Certified Referees & Judges Under IMMAF – WMMAA

UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Smith took place in Stockholm on June 1 as the World’s leading professional MMA organisation returned to Sweden. Once again overseeing the UFC’s regulatory processes was the Swedish MMA Federation (SMMAF), Sweden’s national affiliate to IMMAF – WMMAA and founding member of the International MMA… […]

How Amateur MMA Champion Rostem Akman laid the foundations for his ascent to the UFC

Former amateur MMA standout Rostem Akman has become the latest product of the international IMMAF – WMMAA platform to reach the coveted atmosphere of the UFC. The 27-year-old was officially confirmed in recent days by the UFC as a replacement opponent for impressive Russian welterweight Sergey Khandozhko, following an online… […]