2015 IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
OF AMATEUR MMA AT UFC® INTERNATIONAL FIGHT WEEK
-PRELIMINARIES AT THE FLAMINGO, LAS VEGAS-
(London. 16th June 2015) The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) is proud to announce that tickets are now on sale for the preliminaries of the 2015 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA at UFC® International Fight Week. Buy tickets: http://bit.ly/1ejEiD0
The 5-day tournament commences at the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in Nevada (USA) 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 at www.ufcfanexpo.com with two-day passes beginning at $60 online and $65 onsite. One-day passes begin at $35 online and $45 onsite.
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. Returning to Vegas 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 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.
For additional event information please visit www.immaf.org and follow on Twitter @IMMAFed; or UFC.com/fightweek and follow UFC on Twitter @ufc.