Registration for the 2016 IMMAF World Championships at UFC Fight Week is now complete, with 257 athletes and 40 countries entered, totalling record numbers for IMMAF.
Each weight class was capped at 32 entries, with space for reserves.
Registered athletes are now to undergo clearance by IMMAF, UMMAF, Safe MMA, Tuff-N-Uff and the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The process will include checks to verify participants’ Amateur status and medical clearance.
Countries registered for the first time in an IMMAF championship event include; Russia, Cameroon, Australia, Nepal, Colombia, Spain, Georgia and new (TBA) member Trinidad & Tobago.
The tournament registration and draw is being managed by software partner MyNextMatch, where entries publicly available to view live as they came in. You can view all countries and athletes entered on the new MyNextMatch tournament page for the 2016 World Championships. Further to this, just click on each weight division to view athlete profiles.
Simply register on MyNextMatch and view full tournament information at: https://www.mynextmatch.com/tournament/3/details
Following a pacey final 48 hours as last countries raced to enter their athletes, IMMAF’s President Kerrith Brown issued this message to participating federations, their national teams and competition participants:
“Congratulations to all have successfully registered to compete at IMMAF’s 2016 World Championships.
“We at IMMAF look forward to welcoming you all in Vegas.
“To all Federations, Presidents, Athletes, Coaches, Officials and Volunteers we hope you have an enjoyable stay and a fruitful championships for all involved.
“See you in Vegas!”