China’s Martial Arts Machine Will Continue Producing Elite Women in MMA, Federation Official Explains

The presence of Chinese talent within the ranks of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has witnessed significant evolution in the past decade. Nine years have passed since Tiequan Zhang emerged as a pioneer to global MMA audiences, joining the UFC roster as the organisation’s first Chinese-born contender. In 2020 the… […]

Brendan Allen TKO’s Top Rival, 2015 IMMAF Champion Moves to 2-0 in UFC

On February 29 former IMMAF world champion Brendan Allen secured his second UFC triumph at UFC on ESPN in Virginia, USA. Upon booking his place in the UFC via Dana White’s Contender Series, the Roufusport fighter is now 2-0 in the world’s leading MMA promotion with an overall 14-3 pro… […]

Lightweight World Champion Michele Montague Teases Move To Featherweight

IMMAF world lightweight gold medalist Michele Montague recently took to Instagram, teasing a move to the women’s featherweight division of amateur MMA’s premier international platform, on the hunt for more competition. The 26-year-old announced herself under the IMMAF banner in 2019 while representing the New Zealand national team. Montague quickly… […]

IMMAF Fantasy Matchmaking: Jose Torres vs. Muhammad Mokaev

What if the original face of amateur MMA took on today’s most talked about amateur champion, who would have taken victory in this battle of IMMAF bantamweight prodigies? Jose Torres (USA) In his early 20’s Jose Torres earned gold at the inaugural IMMAF World Championships in Las Vegas 2014 and… […]

IMMAF Medalist Anton Turkalj Goes The Distance With UFC Icon Gustafsson in Symbolic Bout

Anton Turkalj, a former IMMAF standout and medalist of the international amateur MMA platform went the distance this week in a no-gi submission grappling match with former UFC light-heavyweight title contender, Alexander Gustafsson. 23-year-old Turkalj faced off against Gustafsson, 32, going the ten-minute distance with Sweden’s greatest UFC star on… […]