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Daniel Cormier named Honorary Chairman of Wrestling World Cup in Los Angeles, June 11-12

Daniel Cormier named Honorary Chairman of Wrestling World Cup in Los Angeles, June 11-12

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Daniel Cormier, a two-time Olympian in men’s freestyle wrestling and current UFC light heavyweight champion, will serve as the Honorary Chairman of the 2016 World Cup of Freestyle Wrestling, set for The Forum in Los Angeles, June 11-12. Cormier will be supporting the promotional efforts for the World Cup (wrestlingworldcup.com) and encouraging the public to […]

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IAPA announces re-launch as Irish Mixed Martial Arts Association

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

IMMAF’s affiliate in the Republic of Ireland, the Irish Amateur Pankration Association (IAPA), last night issued the following statement regarding its restructure as MMA works towards recognition and regulation in the region: To date the Irish Amateur Pankration Association (IAPA) has acted as an associated body of the Irish Amateur Wrestling Association (IAWA) which is […]

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UKMMAF National Amateur MMA Tournament Results

UKMMAF National Amateur MMA Tournament Results

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The United Kingdom Mixed Martial Arts Federation (UKMMAF) held its inaugural National Amateur MMA Tournament, in collaboration with BAMMA, at the 2016 BodyPower Expo in Birmingham, England, on May 14-15. The round-robin tournaments took place across multiple weight divisions, with a host of British Amateur MMA talent competing, coached by the likes of UFC veterans […]

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Blagoy Ivanov vs. Josh Copeland title clash headlines WSOF 31

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 31 is headlined by a heavyweight bout matching champion Blagoy Ivanov against Josh Copeland. Ivanov captured the heavyweight title with a submission win over Smealinho Rama at WSOF 21 in June 2015. The co-main event of WSOF 31 features Jason High taking on Mike Ricci to become the number one […]

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IMMAF & Extreme Sports Channel have signed a multi-event deal for EMEA

IMMAF & Extreme Sports Channel have signed a multi-event deal for EMEA

| May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The International MMA Federation (IMMAF) and Extreme Sports Channel have signed a multi-event deal to broadcast highlights of all IMMAF events in 2016 in Europe, Middle-East and Africa. Having successfully staged its second World Championships of Amateur MMA in Las Vegas in July last year, IMMAF recently expanded its portfolio of events to include continental […]

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UFC 198 Stipe Miocic KOs Fabricio Werdum to claim heavyweight title

| May 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The UFC heavyweight title changed hands at UFC 198 as Stipe Miocic knocked out champion Fabricio Werdum. A crushing right from Miocic ended Werdum night in just 2:47 of the first round. For his effort Miocic earned a $50k Performance of the Night bonus. So who is a prime candidate for Miocic to face in […]

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USA Junior Stars To Wrestle at ‘Beat the Streets’ May 19

USA Junior Stars To Wrestle at ‘Beat the Streets’ May 19

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

UWW Junior National champs Daton Fix, Mitchell McKee, Mark Hall & Zahid Valencia face Iranian freestyle opponents in first international age-group bouts in Times Square The four Junior match-ups between the United States and Iran in freestyle wrestling have been finalized for the 2016 Beat the Streets international competition, which returns to New York City’s […]

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