Category Archives: WMMAA

Russia dominates 2016 World MMA Championship

Russia dominates 2016 World MMA Championship Russia dominates 2016 World MMA Championship Sweeps all 7 weight classes   Team Russia celebrates its victory with (center) Fedor Emelianenko (photo gallery of new champions below)   MONTE CARLO, Monaco (December 1, 2016)- Team Russia parlayed its recent European Championship domination into a repeat performance at this past weekend’s World MMA Championship, by sweeping all seven weight classes in Studio City, Macau, China.   Close to 100 fighters competed, representing 23 countries including Russia, Kazakhstan, Spain, Australia, Belgian, China, Colombia, France, Czech Republic, Hong Kong, Tajikistan, Germany, Hungary, Macao, Nepal, India, South Korea, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Chinese Taipei and Italy.   Russian middleweight Gamzat Hiramagomedov and light heavyweight Magomed Ankalayev are repeat world champions.   In team scoring, Asian team champion Kazakhstan won two Silver and four Bronze medals, Ukraine two Silver and two Bronze, Czech Republic one...

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2016 World MMA Championships November 26-27 in Macau

2016 World MMA Championships November 26-27 in Macau FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2016 World MMA Championships November 26-27 in Macau   MONTE CARLO, Monaco (November 22, 2016)- The best amateur mixed-martial-arts fighters in the world will compete Nov. 26-27 at the World MMA Championships in Studio City, Macau, China. Close to 100 fighters have registered to compete.  The 2016 European (Russia) and Asian (Kazakhstan) team champions head a list that includes Spain, Australia, Belgian, China, Colombia, France, Czech Republic, Hong Kong, Tajikistan, Germany, Hungary, Macao, Nepal, India, South Korea, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Taiwan and Uzbekistan. We’re looking forward to the World MMA Championship in Macau on November 26-27,” WMMAA president Vadim Finkelchtein said. “We expect spectacular, competitive fights.” The WMMAA Congress will also be held to discuss MMA issues relative to children and women, as well as countries being decided to host the 2017 European, Asian and World...

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Move turns ideas into results Mexico vs. Colombia competition Provides platform for athletes

Move turns ideas into results Mexico vs. Colombia competition Provides platform for athletes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Move turns ideas into results Mexico vs. Colombia competition Provides platform for athletes MONTE CARLO, Monaco (November 1, 2016)- The Mexican MMA Commission (COMEXAMM) and Colombian MMA Federation (FECODEAMM), respectively led by Hector Molina and Jaime Arturo Pena, have partnered to provide a bi-national undercard in lieu of the recent cancellation of the inaugural World MMA Association (WMMAA) Pan-American Division Championships due to problems associated with the hosting Chile Federation. The Mexico vs. Colombia fights will be on the undercard of the November 18thCombato Extremo event, promoted by Ubaldo Marroquin, at Auditorio National, Monterrey, Mexico.  Mexican and Colombian fighters who were supposed to compete in the aforementioned WMMAA Pan-American Division Championships can now have the opportunity to be in action. Molina has been instrumental in WMMAA Pan-American Division development since...

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2016 World MMA Championships November 26-27 in Macau

2016 World MMA Championships November 26-27 in Macau FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2016 World MMA Championships November 26-27 in Macau   MONTE CARLO, Monaco (October 28, 2016)- World Mixed Martial Arts Association (WMMAA) president Vadim Finkelchtein has formally announced that the 2016 World MMA Championships will be held November 26-27 in Macau, China. “The recent European MMA Championships went very well,” Finkelchtein said. “The Russian National Team once again demonstrated the highest results of competition. In Russia, the fighters are real strong fighters, who repeatedly prove their highest level at the European and World Championships, winning a very difficult competition. The bar has been set significantly high. We have seen athletes from Germany, Ukraine, and Belarus participating at these events. Ukrainians are no longer that far behind the Russians and German fighters have become much stronger in a relatively short time. In addition to The Championships, we held...

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FAAMM on a roll as new WMMMA Argentina

FAAMM on a roll as new WMMMA Argentina FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FAAMM on a roll as new WMMMA Argentina  (L-R) – WMMAA Argentina president Diego Fernandez & WMMAA Pan-American Division president Tomas Yu MONTE CARLO, Monaco (October 27, 2016)- The future of the new World MMA Association (WMMAA) Argentina is bright with unlimited opportunities for future growth, largely due to Argentina’s youths continuing to drive increased consumption of healthier lifestyles. FAAMM, the Argentinean MMA Federation, restructured its organization under the leadership of president Diego Fernandez to earn WMMAA Pan-American Division’s fastest growing federation to date. “One of my main objectives was to share the organization’s (FAAMA) story with the government and the private sector community to bring its competitive advantages to light,” Fernandez explained in an interview with ENLACE.  “I also leveraged the WMMAA skills and resources to help guide the due diligence and restructing to...

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World MMA Association names Viktor Frolov to head 2016 European Championship

World MMA Association names Viktor Frolov to head 2016 European Championship FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  World MMA Association Names Viktor Frolov to head 2016 European Championship Oct. 20-21 in Saint Petersburg, Russia   (L-R) Viktor Frolov and WMMAA president Vadim Finkelchtein MONTE CARLO, Monaco (October 4, 2016) – World Mixed Martial Arts Association (WMMAA) president Vadim Finkelchtein has named veteran promoter Viktor Frolovas head of the committee organizing the upcoming European MMA Championship, Oct. 20-21 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The European Championships will coincide with the Governor’s Cup (Oct. 19-21), also being held in Saint Petersburg. Major Event Schedule Oct. 20-21 – European MMA Championships in Saint Petersburg, Russia Nov. 26-27 – World MMA Championships in Macao, China INFORMATION: www.WMMAA.org www.facebook.com/WMMAA-665064310170463/ www.youtube.com/user/TheWMMAA Twitter: @theWMMAA Instagram: @worldmmaa ABOUT WMMAA: The goal of the World MMA Association is to provide unbiased structure and guardrail the growth of MMA as...

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Promo video for WMMAA Pan-American Championship Oct. 7-9 in Santiago, Chile

Promo video for WMMAA Pan-American Championship Oct. 7-9 in Santiago, Chile FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Promo video for WMMAA Pan-American Championship Oct. 7-9 in Santiago, Chile INFORMATION: www.WMMAA.org https://www.facebook.com/WMMAA-665064310170463/ www.youtube.com/user/TheWMMAA www.wmmaa-chile.com Twitter:  @theWMMAA Instagram: @worldmmaa...

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American Top Team partners with World MMA Association

American Top Team partners with World MMA Association FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Top Team partners with World MMA Association American Top Team (ATT) and World MMA Association (WMMAA), the largest MMA governing body organization in the world, have initiated a partnership including a USA National MMA team program, it was jointly announced this past Monday.  The alliance will foster and redefine amateur platforms, both in the United States and around the world, with the best amateur national MMA teams. “Our partnership with WMMAA forms a progressive bond with the most prominent MMA governing body,” said Shah Bobonis, of ATT.  “The WMMAA Pan-American Division has developed a stable of great 100-percent amateur national fighters with eight male weight categories and two female categories on their international rosters and a strong team behind the scenes. With this partnership, the two organizations will build an MMA cultural bridge that the...

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FITE TV announces television carriage deal for the WMMAA Pan-American Division Championships

FITE TV announces television carriage deal for the WMMAA Pan-American Division Championships               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FITE TV announces television carriage deal for the WMMAA Pan-American Division Championships October 8-9 in Chile Go to FITE TV interview with host Jim “J.R.” Ross and WMMAA Pan-American Division president Tomas Yu http://www.fite.tv/v/e8eb85ff83614a7c85ab1e13cd8edce6 NEW YORK, NY  (August 26, 2016) — FITE TV, in conjunction with the World MMA Association (WMMAA), announced today that it will be broadcasting the inaugural WMMAA Pan-American Division Championships live on FITE TV starting with the preliminary matches Saturday, October 8, and the final Sunday October 9, 2016. FITE is a television network, via a downloadable app, that specializes in all things fighting, including boxing, wrestling, MMA and Martial Arts.  FITE is a free app that is available for download at the Google Play or iTunes app stores. On Oct. 8-9, the...

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WMMAA Pan-American Championship Oct. 7-9 in Santiago, Chile

WMMAA Pan-American Championship Oct. 7-9 in Santiago, Chile FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE History making WMMAA Pan-American Championship Oct. 7-9 in Santiago, Chile MONTE CARLO, Monaco (August 18, 2016)- History will be made October 7-9 when Chile hosts the inaugural World Mixed Martial Arts Association (WMMAA) Pan-American Championship – CHILE 2016 — in Santiago. Initiative on MMA as a sport will build on the well-earned reputation of previous martial arts history in terms of addressing, sharing and discussing significant developments and social advancements that will impact the future of MMA. CHILE 2006 attendees will have an opportunity to receive unique and powerful insights into the new era of MMA. The WMMAA Pan-American Division is known for its broad, multi-disciplinary approach and stellar lineup “The primary goal of CHILE 2016 is to make a social impact, creating awareness around the powerful influence of martial arts among youths,,” said Tomas Yu, President of the WMMAA Pan-American Division,...

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