Pro’s for BCMMA 20 get the Safe MMA clear

All professional fighters achieved basic SafeMMA pre-fight medical clearance requirements for British Challenge Mixed Martial Arts 20 in Colchester last night.

Preclearance involved athlete’s undergoing medical examinations and blood tests for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV.

See below for the list of Safe MMA approved competitors for BCMMA 20. For information about BCMMA visit bcmma.co.uk

Emrah Sonmez
Henrik Lie
James Webb
Mitchell Head
Samantha Jean-Francois
Wendy McKenna

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Cletic Gladiator 16

Celtic Gladiator 16 gets the Safe MMA mark

Last night’s Celtic Gladiator 16 at the Radisson Blu in Galway featured 12 amateur MMA athletes who had been pre-cleared by Safe MMA, based on annual medical examinations, 6 monthly blood test results & MRI brain scans.

The event was sanctioned by the Irish Mixed Martial Arts Association.

See below for the full list of Safe MMA approved competitors for Celtic Gladiator 16. For more about Celtic Gladiator read here

Andreeas Binder
Cathal Manning
Darren Kirwan
Emil Piatek
Gearóid McDonagh
John Mitchell
Kenny Mokhonoana
Leon Hill
Paul Nolan
Ronan Tomnay
Trevor Makengo
Tyrone Quinn

248 International Amateurs Approved by Safe MMA for 2017 IMMAF World Championships

This week’s 2017 IMMAF World Championships in Manama (Bahrain), saw 248 amateur athletes medically approved to compete by Safe MMA.

Competitors for the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation’s nation vs nation tournament were required to complete annual medical examinations and blood tests for HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.

In addition to this, IMMAF protocol sees athletes undergo pre- and post-fight medical examinations, and those experiencing head trauma to be referred for CT scans of the brain. Outstanding on site and off site medical care was provided by the Bahrain Defence Force Hospital led by Dr Aljulanda, working with IMMAF’s Medical Committee – Dr.David Wang (USA), Prof. Dan Healy (Ireland) and Dr Basharon (USA).

Over 4 days of competition so far, there have been no serious injuries. Today sees the conclusion of the 2017 IMMAF World Championships with its finals and medals ceremony.

Hosted by the Bahrain MMA Federation, the tournament is endorsed by Bahrain’s national  Olympic Committee.

See below for the full list of competitors cleared for the event.
For more information about IMMAF visit: immaf.org

Cage Legacy 4

Cage Legacy 4 Amateurs & Pro’s Hit the Highest Safety Standard

All professionals and amateurs competing at yesterday’s Cage Legacy 4 in Drogheda, Ireland achieved the Safe MMA mark to the highest standard.

As well as providing in-date medical examination and blood test documentation, all competitors had undergone brain MRIs and MRAs, with the professionals also completing dilated pupil eye tests.

See below for the complete list of Safe MMA competitors showcased at Cage Legacy 4 on 29 October 2017:

Professional
Adam Caffrey
Dylan Logan
Haci Firat Dogan
Ivan Zidar
Jeanderson Castro
Pedro Carvalho

Amateur
Aaron Reilly​
Adam Nowak
Adam Ryan
Adham Shabah
Alexander O’Sullivan
Brandon Myers
Carl McCann
Colin Murphy
Dee Begley
Dylan O’Donovan
Eoghan Chelmiah
Jack Monahan
Jena Karam
Joel Zanga
Keith Deane
Leon Hill
Mikey Byrne
Modestas Ukaitis
Nate Enright
Nauris Bartoska
Patrick Lehane
Paul Nolan
Ronan Tomnay
Roy Noonan
Sean McConnell
Stephen Treacy
Tyrone Quinn
Wahab Zadeh

Cage Warriors 88 Card is Green Lit By Safe MMA

16 professional fighters for Cage Warriors 88 have achieved the Safe MMA green light.

The competitors showcasing tonight at the Echo Arena in Liverpool have completed approved medical examinations, blood tests, dilated pupil eye examinations and brain MRIs and MRAs.

See below for the complete list of Safe MMA competitors for Cage Warriors 88:

Alexander Jacobsen
Chris Fishgold
Jack Della
Jack Grant
James Duckett
Josh McManus
Lee Chadwick
Martin Stapleton
Mick Stanton
Molly McCann
Paull McBain
Perry Goodwin
Priscila de Souza
Sam Spencer
Søren Bak
Victor Cheng

For more information about Cage Warriors visit cagewarriors.com

KSW 40

KSW 40 Gets the Safe MMA Green Light

Polish promotion KSW debuts tonight in Dublin with KSW 40 at the 3 Arena.

The full finalised fight card has been awarded the Safe MMA Plus mark, as required in Ireland by the Irish Mixed Martial Arts Association (IMMAA) in honour of its pledge to the government of ensuring the safety of MMA competitors.

The KSW team has been committed in achieving the Safe MMA Plus standard, which requires athletes to undergo MRI/ MRAs of the brain and neck and dilated eye pupil tests, as well as annual medical examinations and blood tests.

See below for the list of competitors medically approved to compete on tonight’s KSW 40:

  • Antun Račić
  • Ariane Lipski
  • Chris Fields
  • David Zawada
  • Jay Silva
  • Konrad Iwanowski
  • Lukasz Chlewicki
  • Maciej Jewtuszko
  • Mariana Morais
  • Mariusz Pudzianowski
  • Mateusz Gamrot
  • Michał Fijałka
  • Michał Materla
  • Norman Parke
  • Paul Lawrence
  • Paul Redmond
  • Paulo Thiago
  • Paweł Polityło

For information about KSW and where to buy tickets visit: kswmma.com

See here for the full Public List of Safe MMA Clear fighters: https://safemma.org/safe-mma-fighters-list/

KSW 40

KSW 40: Competitor Clearance Status

KSW 40 takes place in Dublin this Sunday at the 3 Arena. The Polish promotion has been working with Safe MMA to implement the Safe MMA Plus level of clearance as required by the Irish Mixed Martial Arts Association.

Safe MMA Plus clearance requires MRI/ MRAs of the brain and neck and dilated eye pupil tests, as well as annual medical examinations and blood tests.

As of Friday 20 October at 7:00pm, please see below the current medical clearance status of the competitors for KSW 40 with one case still under review.

Safe MMA Approved

Antun Račić
Ariane Lipski
Chris Fields
David Zawada
Konrad Iwanowski
Lukasz Chlewicki
Maciej Jewtuszko
Mariana Morais
Mariusz Pudzianowski
Mateusz Gamrot
Michał Fijałka
Michał Materla
Norman Parke
Paul Lawrence
Paul Redmond
Paulo Thiago
Paweł Polityło

Pending 

James McSweeney

See here for the full Public List of Safe MMA Clear fighters: https://safemma.org/safe-mma-fighters-list/