Some of the best amateur female talent have descended in Prague in the Czech Republic for the second annual IMMAF European Open.
Competitors from over a dozen countries will look to shine on the amateur’s biggest world stage. Several World and European champions will look to face a fresh batch of hungry fighters to gain medals and put their names on the international stage. Continue reading IMMAF European Open 2016 Coverage→
Four fighters took home gold medals at the IMMAF World Championships Sunday in Las Vegas.
Coming off her 2015 IMMAF European strawweight title, Bulgarian Aleksandra Toncheva adds the IMMAF World title to her resume defeating Poland’s Aleksandra Rola by armbar in round 1. She also remains undefeated at 6-0, having only started fighting in November of last year. Continue reading IMMAF Crowns 2016 World Champions→
Amateur female fighters from 20 countries are in Las Vegas during International Fight week to become world champions.
For the third year, International MMA Federation is hosting their World Championships. The are four female weight categories this year with 32 participants.
Monday night they announced the brackets and we will update results throughout the week below. The action begins with Manfredi Morgane versus Katarzyna Biegajlo for a spot in the flyweight quarterfinals.
The event is free Tuesday through Thursday at the Las Vegas Expo Center. The semi-finals and finals will be a part of the UFC Expo.
Princesses of Pain exited their year crowning a new 175 pound champion.
In a round robin tournament, Ashton Brown took home crown as she defeated both Inna Schwalger and Beathe Korneliussen by second round TKO. (Schwalger lost due to a shoulder injury.)
The main event saw Renata Poa and Gase Sanita battle to a close split decision, with Poa getting the judges’s nod. Natalie Stuart, Rian Stuart, and Briar Johnson all received wins to round out the pro portion of the card.
The 19 fight event included a daytime all amateur female card. Several ammy fights happened during the evening portion, including a submission of the night performance by Chelsea Retemeyer. She would use an Americana to submit Tania Barnett in the opening fight of the night card.
Here are the complete results:
Renata Poa def. Gase Sanita by split decision
Co-Main Event 175 Tournament Finals
Ashton Brown def. Beathe Korneliussen by TKO 1:01 round 2
Ashton Brown def. Inna Schwalger by TKO (shoulder injury) round 2
Briar Johnston def. Catherine Drinnan by unanimous decision
Natalie Harper def. Barbara Verlinden by submission (guillotine) 1:27 round 3
Rian Stuart def. Michelle Gillgren by unanimous decision
Sally Asiata-Kaokao def. Elisa Marneth-Rust by KO 2:35 round 1
Jessica Bradley def. Lena Pologa by TKO 2:20 round 3
Wendy Talbot def. Paula Davidson by submission (armbar) 2;10 round 1
Nyrene Cowley def. Jessica Fothergill by unanimous decision
Chelsea Retemeyer def. Tania Barnett by submission (Americana) 1:01 round 2
Day Card (All Amateur)
Jo Burke def. Raeleen Simeon by unanimous decision