IMMAF Partners with Peace and Sport

“Training in MMA provides an effective pathway to learning the skills of negotiation and the attainment of peace.”   The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation is proud to announce a partnership with Peace and Sport, to help build peaceful communities through the power of sport and create a safer, more equitable… […]

Conor McGregor’s Biggest Year in MMA Coincided With Ireland’s Highest Medal Total at The IMMAF World Championships

Conor McGregor has long been known as the biggest name in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, his ascension to UFC stardom and the pinnacle of the sport played a significant role in the explosion of MMA in Ireland, influencing generations of home grown grass roots talent. 2016 was McGregor’s… […]

Tajikistan Amateur MMA Championship «Dushanbe Cup-2020»

As an independent national sport governing body, the Mixed Martial Arts Federation of the Republic of Tajikistan (TAJMMAF) hosted its Amateur MMA Championship under the title of “Dushanbe Cup-2020” on 28-29 March in Dushanbe city. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, in accordance with the recommendations of local government and IMMAF… […]

MMA & Sport Recognition Update: Interview with IMMAF CEO Densign White

What is the current status of IMMAF’s application for sport recognition for MMA? IMMAF first applied to the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) for recognition of MMA as a sport by the Olympic movement, back in 2016. Progress since then has been fraught with obstructions, about-turns, new demands, delays… […]

IMMAF Announces Further Cancellation & Postponement of 2020 Championships

[London. 2 April 2020] The Board of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation has announced the cancellation in 2020 of its European Open Championships and Youth World Championships, which were scheduled to take place in Italy in July and August; and also the postponement of its Asian Open Championships planned… […]