“Eight medals – two golds, two silvers, and four bronze” – England celebrate after their most successful IMMAF competition ever.

Ross Patterson

Team England has had its most successful IMMAF competition ever, winning two gold, two silver, and four bronze medals at the European Championships. The eight-medal haul places England third out of thirty-two countries.  George Staines won gold in the Lightweight division with a near-flawless performance. The all-England final between Millie-Rae […]

EMMAA appoints new coaches

Marie Spencer 1

The English Mixed Martial Arts Association (EMMAA) has recruited three new coaches for its junior, youth and senior teams. Each of them are highly experienced at all levels of the sport and operate their own successful MMA gyms. They will enhance and strengthen the association’s existing coaching roster. Paul Kelly […]

EMMAA begin talks with Sport England

Marie Spencer

As part of ongoing work to become recognised as the national governing body (NGB) of MMA in England, EMMAA President Marc Goddard and Head of Performance and Development Paul Reed have begun talks with Sport England. The discussions with the non-governmental agency which supports sport from grassroots upwards, has helped […]

Your sport needs you…

Marie Spencer

A campaign has been launched for MMA to be recognised as a sport by the Olympic movement and Governments. We are calling for all those who know and love the sport to join the fight for recognition. You can show your support by: 1. visiting change.org/mmaisasport and signing the petition. […]

UFC trio united in tackling knife crime

Marie Spencer

Three of the UK’s leading mixed martial artists have joined together in a bid to tackle knife crime head on. UFC stars Darren Till, Leon Edwards and Jimi Manuwa are united and hope their influence, in three of the country’s biggest and worst hit cities, can have a lasting impact […]