***Calling all NZ amateur fighters wanting to represent our country***
NZ has punched way above our weight in the amateur IMMAF championships bringing back medals every year since it started 4 years ago.
Including 3 gold medals in the last 2 championships.
If you are wanting to register to qualify for a chance to compete and earn your spot in the team please get your coaches to private message this page by April 13th 2018.
There are several tournaments this year that NZ will compete in with the Asia championships in China in September and the world championships in Bahrain in November.
Qualifiers will be held at the NZ Combat Sports expo held at the north shore events centre on the weekend of June 9th 2018.
Please private message this page if you have any more questions regarding qualifiers or upcoming tournaments.
Thanks and regards
This just came through for all of you who want to follow Team NZs journey at the IMMAF world championships.
"We are excited to announce that the 2017 IMMAF World Championships will be broadcast live internationally.
Download the Bahrain TV app onto your mobile device to view the full 5 days of the 2017 IMMAF World Championships live....
The Bahrain TV (Ministry of Information and Affairs) app is downloadable from iTunes and Google Play.
5 days of tournament action from all 3 cages will be broadcast across 3 Bahrain channels which can be selected from the app menu at the top left corner of the screen - Bahrain International, Sports 1 and Sports 2.
Competition start times:
3pm - Mon 13, Tues 14, Sat 17
2pm - Wed 15, Thur 16"
Thank you for your support New Zealand
The NZMMAF national team to compete at the IMMAF world championships in Bahrain is as follows.
Second placed seeds in weight divisions are the bottom names in each respected weight category and if there's room for 2 from NZ in the division you will be going as well.
Congratulations to you all....
Team Leader- Matt Toa
Assistant Coach-Paulo Oliveira
NZ Men's Team
NZ Female Team
National team announcements and match ups for next weekend are confirmed.
Number 1 seeds
Logan Price number 1 seed
James Hughes number 2 seed
Match ups for 2nd seed placing Shuriken Dojo Saturday June 10th
Gina Kolo vs Gase Sanita
Men's Light heavyweight
Lapa Halangahu vs Corey Niwa
Brad Ramsey vs Stefan Ripon
NZMMAF National Amateur Championship date confirmed and entries being taken now.
Calling all amateur NZ MMA fighters that want to fight to qualify for the World Championships in Bahrain this year in November....
The NZMMAF National qualifiers will be held in Auckland on June 10th.
To register fighters trainers need to send an email with the following info.
Walk around weight:
Shows competed on:
Other combat sports competed in and record:
For North Island entries email to Jason Vorster
For South Island entries email to Matt Toa
It is important to note, that when you qualify for the world championships, it is a self funded trip and you would need an estimated 4k to cover flights entry and accomodation.
Entries close on May 1st 2017.
Hi community. For those that havent caught up with the Unified Rules of MMA emendments (effective as at Jan 1) below is John McCarthy's explaination of whats what.
All coachs and athletes please read