IMMAF have revealed that this year’s World Championships, which took place earlier this month in Las Vegas, saw deals for the amateur MMA showcase to broadcast in 130 countries across the globe.

With 47 national federations operating under the IMMAF banner, a plethora of athletes including teams from the UK, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland, gathered in Las Vegas to fight for gold and represent their country in the second annual championships. Click HERE for results.

Press release:

(London. 16th July 2015) The 2nd edition of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) World Championships, which concluded on Sunday in Las Vegas, achieved broadcast in over 130 countries on all five continents.

The event, which is a world championships for amateur MMA athletes, featured 129 athletes from 26 countries. IMMAF produced 4 hours of highlights via its producer, Giant TV and distributed worldwide to 10 broadcasters with exclusive media consultants, Lausanne-based Broadreach Media.

Finalised television broadcast deals include partnerships with Extreme Sports Channel, Kombat Sport, Combate Channel, Star India, Setanta Sports, Fight Network, Bahrain TV and Sky Sports.

Densign White, CEO commented, “We’re delighted with this year’s increase in global media exposure in only the 2nd year of the event, especially to penetrate new and important territories for Mixed Martial Arts, such as Brazil with Globosat and New Zealand, via Sky Sports.”

In the coming year, IMMAF plans to expand its event calendar by staging continental championships in Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania and Pan America.