Ireland’s Ciaran Clarke proves you don’t need medals to make a lasting impact

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Photography by Jorden Curran At the 2017 IMMAF World Championships, Ireland’s Ciaran Clarke proved that medals are not the only way to achieve defining success. In fact, the 22-year-old was among the biggest achievers in Bahrain as he realized the extent of his growing potential and accomplished a triumph that was more personal to him than […]

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2018 IMMAF OCEANIA OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS INTRODUCES NEW DIVISIONS

WOMEN’S ATOMWEIGHT & MEN’S STRAWWEIGHT The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation Australia (IMMAFA) has announced the introduction of two new IMMAF tournament weight categories for the 2018 IMMAF Oceania Open Championships – Women’s Atomweight(47.6kg/105 lb) and Men’s Strawweight (52.2 kg/ 115 lbs). The inaugural IMMAF Oceania Open Championships is set to take place at the Arnold Sports Festival in Melbourne […]

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Two-time IMMAF world silver medalist Alexander Martinez attends Ultimate Fighter tryouts

Pictured above: Martinez vs. Starks at the 2016 IMMAF World Championships finals By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran ‘Two-time IMMAF World Championships finalist’ will be on his list of credentials as Alexander Martinez completes tryouts for the upcoming season of the UFC’s Ultimate Fighter. Prior to his current exploits as an undefeated pro lightweight competitor, Martinez accumulated an extensive record on the […]

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Pro offers ‘pouring in’ for new IMMAF world champion Benjamin Bennett

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Photography by Jorden Curran “And the pro offers come pouring in, amazing offers,” IMMAF world champion Benjamin Bennett revealed on social media. At the 2017 IMMAF World Championships in Manama, Bahrain, Bennett earned the welterweight division gold medal and picked up five victories in the tournament from 13-18 November, extending his current win streak to 11 […]

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Swedish team leader reviews 2017: Another golden year for the world’s top ranked nation

Pictured above: SMMAF Swedish National Amateur Team 2017. 2017 was another golden year for Sweden, operating under the Swedish MMA Federation (SMMAF) as the world’s leader in international amateur MMA. Despite increased threat from the surging Bulgarian and Kazakhstan national teams; Sweden, the world’s no.1 ranked nation, further extended its lead atop the international IMMAF rankings. Sweden topped the medal […]

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