Full Contact Fighter Database







Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018

IMMAF – WMMA Announce 2019 Event & Championships Schedule

By Press Release

[21 November 2018. London] The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) and World Mixed Martial Arts Association (WMMAA) are proud to unveil their proposed, unified championships and events schedule for 2019. [See posters attached.]

There will be championships on every IMMAF- WMMAA continent including Pan America again, with an event in the Bahamas. The World Championships will return to Bahrain for its third year running.

New to the amateur MMA circuit next year is the inaugural Cadet World Championships, scheduled for 3 – 4 August in Rome, which will showcase talent from 12 years upwards competing under the forthcoming Unified Cadet MMA Rules as developed by IMMAF’s technical committees.

The MMA Technical Seminar Weekend for members and their families returns to the Papillon Ayscha resort in Antalya, Turkey, instating the educational and networking event as an annual occurrence.


Asian Open Championships

March 25 – April 1
Cheng Hun, China

Pan America Open Championships


Oceania Open Championships

April 13 – 14
Auckland, New Zealand

Africa Open Championships

May 22 – 25

Johannesburg. South Africa

European and Junior Open Championships
June 16 – 22
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Cadet World Championships
August 3 – 4
Rome, Italy

MMA Technical Seminar Weekend

October 17 – 18

Antalya, Turkey

World Championships & Junior World Championships
November 9 – 17

Manama, Bahrain


– See Events Schedule posters attached
– For English language media enquiries to IMMAF contact: carnwath@immaf.org
– For Russian language media enquiries contact: m.mazur@wmmaa.org

About IMMAF:

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation is the international democratic governing body for the sport of MMA, representing stakeholders worldwide. Founded from within the MMA community for the MMA community, the purpose of the IMMAF is to protect and further the development, recognition and regulation of the sport through its family of 80+ non-profit, democratic, national federations. IMMAF hosts elite, nations amateur MMA tournaments and is working for Olympic recognition. immaf.org

About WMMAA:

The World MMA Association was foubded provide unbiased structure and guardrail the growth of MMA as the official world governing body for Mixed Martial Arts. A non-profit organization founded in 2012, WMMAA’s mission was to develop a standardized and regulated organization, including competition, training, officiating, testing and growth when necessary. More than 50 countries were granted WMMAA membership. In 2018 WMMAA merged with the IMMAF. wmmaa.org

Tags: ,

posted by FCF Staff @ 11:24 am
Have a comment about this story? Please share with us by filling out the fields below.

Comments are closed.