Returning to Las Vegas (USA) as bigger and better, the 2015 IMMAF Championships of Amateur MMA at UFC® International Fight Week forms part of the planet’s largest celebration of combat sports and will be broadcast on UFC FIGHT PASS and international television.
The 5-day tournament commences at the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel in the Sunset Ballroom with preliminaries from Monday, July 6 to Thursday July 9. Tickets are available at $21.00, with free entry for accompanied children and special offers available for UFC Fight Club members.
The finals of the World Championship tournament will then take place in the UFC Fan Expo at the Sands Expo & Convention Center on Saturday, July 11, where IMMAF’s 2015 champions and medallists will be crowned. UFC Fan Expo® tickets are available atwww.ufcfanexpo.com with two-day passes beginning at $60 online and $65 onsite. One-day passes begin at $35 online and $45 onsite.
The contest follows a tournament format and competitors will be selected each day by draw to determine who they will face in the next rout over 5 days of competition. With 8 weight classes for men (Flyweight – Heavyweight) and 4 for women (Strawweight – Featherweight), the international event follows IMMAF Rules of Amateur MMA in accordance with local legislation, under Amateur MMA governing body UMMAF and the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
The inaugural 2014 IMMAF World Championships of MMA was the first international competition for Amateur MMA in the world to be organized by a non-profit, democratic governing body in accordance with Olympic values, attracting over 100 athletes from 23 countries.
The matches will be broadcast, post-event, on UFC FIGHT PASS and international television. Live results and brackets will be running here on the IMMAF website ‘2015 Championships’ page throughout the tournament. Official results will be posted at the close of each competition day.
Las Vegas promotion, “Tuff-N-Uff: The Future Stars of Mixed Martial Arts”, is thrilled to partner with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) for its second year to host the prestigious event.
SEE LIST OF COMPETITORS BY COUNTRY & WEIGHT CLASS: http://www.immaf.org/immaf-competitors-list-for-the-2015-world-championships/