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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

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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/

Cage Warriors 87

Cage Warriors 87: 20 Professional Fighters Medically Cleared

Cage Warriors 87 took place at the Newport Centre in Wales last night (14.10.17)  with all 20 professional fighters medically cleared to compete by SafeMMA.

Working in accordance with the SafeMMA Plus standard, all competitors undertook dilated pupil eye tests and brain scans, in addition to annual medical examinations and blood tests, as listed below:

Aaron Khalid
Aiden Lee
Bryan Creighton
Cornelia Holm
Cosmin Tutu
Craig White
Diana Filipa
Jack Shore
Josh Ellis
Kris Edwards
Lawrence Tracey
Lewis Long
Ludovít Klein
Mason Jones
Matt Inman
Mattia Galbiati
Richard Williams
Roberto Soldić
Ross Houston
Shaun Luther

For information about Cage Warriors visit cagewarriors.com

CRC 6: Pro’s & Amateurs Medically Cleared to Compete

Cage Ring Championship presents a Safe MMA Plus clear fight night at CRC 6 tonight in Ireland, featuring 4 professional fighters and 10 amateurs.

CRC 6: “Vengeance Grand Prix” takes place at the Wright Venue in Dublin, Ireland, with the following Safe MMA green lit competitors on the card:

Professional:
Dylan Logan
Jonathan Reid
Paweł Polityło
Thomas Moore

Amateur:
Adam Nowak
Andreeas Binder
Colin Meagher
Dawid Wiśnios
Fionn Healy-Magwa
Kenny Mokhonoana
Michael McCoy
Ronan Butler
Stephen Costello
Stuart Mulpeter

Buy tickets for tonight’s show here