Mixed Martial Arts

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) has appointed another senior judo official to its executive team, with newly-elected president Kerrith Brown stating he made the switch due to ideological differences with the leadership of judo at a European and international level.

David Allen has stepped down as senior vice-president and general manager of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) division less than six months after being appointed to the role at the mixed martial arts series.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is to partner with the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) as part of a major drug testing programme that will be rolled out across the mixed martial arts series.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) mixed martial arts series has reached an agreement to stage its maiden event in South Korea.

SportAccord, the umbrella organisation for international sports organisations and federations, has defiantly predicted the 2017 World Combat Games in Lima, Peru will be “the biggest edition yet” despite a number of damaging splits with some of the event’s flagship sports.

Mixed martial arts organisation the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has entered into a partnership with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) in an effort to promote the development of the sport at an amateur level.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced a new multi-million dollar anti-doping plan which it says will put it at the forefront of professional sports bodies, in the wake of a string of high-profile suspensions.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) mixed martial arts (MMA) series has promoted David Allen to the position of senior vice-president and general manager of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) division.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has appointed Ken Berger as its new executive vice-president and general manager of Asia as part of a move to drive the mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation’s development in the region.

Mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has been hit by an antitrust lawsuit from a group of fighters who claim the series has an unfair monopoly grip over the MMA market.

British judo Olympian Densign White has been appointed as the new chief executive of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF)

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) mixed martial arts series has made history by announcing a full-year schedule for the first time, with 2015 set to take in 45 events across the US, Canada, Latin America, Europe, Australia and Asia.

Combat sport discipline sambo has been added to the sports programme of the inaugural European Games in Baku next year.

Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao has acquired an undisclosed stake in One Fighting Championship, Asia’s leading mixed martial arts series.

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