Cage Warriors 86

Safe MMA Approves Cage Warriors 86 Card

Cage Warriors 86 took place last night (16 September) at the Indigo at the O2 in London, with all competitors medically approved by Safe MMA.

Cage Warriors requires its fighters to submit brain scans and dilated pupil eye tests, in addition to basic Safe MMA stipulations for medical examinations and blood tests.

See below for the list of competitors medically cleared to compete at Cage Warriors 86:

Adel Ghaddou
Alex Thorne
Arvydas Jûska
Brian Bouland
Darren O’Gorman
Eric Nolan
Håkon Foss
Jamie Richardson
Joe McColgan
Josh Reed
Junior Karanta
Maciej Gierszewski
Marcus Paul
Mehdi Saadi
Nathaniel Wood
Paul Marin
Sam Creasey
Sean Carter

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BAMMA 31 Approved by Safe MMA

Fighters for BAMMA 31 were confirmed as medically approved to compete by SafeMMA ahead of last night’s show at the SSE Arena, Wembley in London.

All competitors underwent brain scans and dilated pupil eye tests in addition to the basic SafeMMA requirements.

See below for the list of competitors:

Aaron Chalmers
Alex Lohore
Alex Montagnani
Alex Thompson
Charlie-Boy Howard
Damien Lapilus
Daniel Crawford
David Khalsa
James Reedman
Javid Basharat
Liam Davies
Martin Hudson
Michael Shipman
Nathan Jones
Nathan Rose
Ollie Mathis
Tanvir Boora
Tommy King
Tony Hall
Yannick Bahati

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IMMAF Africa Open

Safe MMA Approves Competitors for 2017 IMMAF Africa Open

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation hosts its boutique 2017 IMMAF Africa Open Championships this week in Johannesburg, with the two day tournament rescheduled to commence tomorrow at the Brakpan Indoor Sports Arena. The event is hosted and organised by Mixed Martial Arts South Africa.

Safe MMA has this evening confirmed as medically approved, the international roster listed below for competition.

Five countries are represented in the event held to support the development of Amateur MMA in the region and provide international competition locally: DR Congo, South Africa, India, Russia and Bahrain.

Team Bahrain will be looking to make an impact and score some points in the IMMAF Amateur MMA Rankings ahead of Bahrain’s hosting of the flagship 2017 IMMAF World Championships in Manama this November. The larger scale event has received 350+ intents to compete, while official registration is now open.

Safe MMA Approved Competitors for the 2017 IMMAF Africa Open:

Hamza Zrira (Bahrain)
Hussain Abdulla (Bahrain)
Nayef Fikri (Bahrain)
Eliezer Kubanza (DR Congo)
Musa Raish (India)
Suhaib Logde (India)
Vikram M N (India)
Abdulmanap Magomedov (Russia)
Gamzat Magomedov (Russia)
Ramazan Gitinov (Russia)
Daniel Duda (South Africa)
Dimitri Fogg (South Africa)
Frikkie Bendeman (South Africa)
Katiso Matime (South Africa)
Nkosi Ndebele (South Africa)
Riyaad Pandy (South Africa)
Shaun Joubert (South Africa)
Sheldon James Victor (South Africa)
Wade Kerspuy (South Africa)

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BAMMA 30 fighters all cleared to the SafeMMA Plus standard

All 28 professional fighters competing at BAMMA 30 have been medically cleared to the SafeMMA Plus standard.

BAMMA 30 takes place at the 3 Arena in Dublin tonight, 7 July 2017, commissioned by the Irish Mixed Martial Arts Association and working with Safe MMA Ireland and medical provider Code Blue Medical.

See below for the full list of Safe MMA Plus competitors showcasing on BAMMA 30.

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Aaron Kennedy
Alan Philpott
Arann Maguire
Ben Forsyth
Blaine O’Driscoll
Chris Stringer
Daniel Barez
Daniel Olejniczak
Declan Dalton
Dylan Logan
Fabian Edwards
Harry Hardwick
Henry Fadipe
Ion Pascu
Kiefer Crosbie
Maciej Gierszewski
Matt Clempner
Mick Brennan
Niklas Stolze
Paul Redmond
Rhys McKee
Richard Kiely
Richie Smullen
Rob Sinclair
Ryan Curtis
Shay Walsh
Steve Owens
Waldemar Cichy

Cage Warriors 85

Cage Warriors 85 gets the Safe MMA Stamp

Cage Warriors 85 plays out in Bournemouth tonight at the  O2 Academy.

All professional fighters have passed SafeMMA annual medical examinations and blood tests, and additionally undergone eye tests and MRI/MRA brain scans cleared to the SafeMMA Plus standard.

SafeMMA has confirmed the following professional fighters as medically approved to compete:

Alex Thorne
Andy Manzolo
Cameron Else
Damo Weeden
Donovan Desmae
Jamie Richardson
Jason Radcliffe
Josh McManus
Leah McCourt
Lee Chadwick
Luiz Finocchio
Martin Stapleton
Oskar Piechota
Rizlen Zouak
Romain Bidet
Shaun Luther

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Pro’s Greenlit for Cage Warriors Academy North West

All professional competitors for Cage Warriors Academy North West have been confirmed as medically approved to compete by Safe MMA, as the show gets underway at the Echo Arena in Liverpool.

Please see listed below the Safe MMA cleared competitors for tonight’s Pro – Am card:

Anthony O’Connor
Bobby Pallett
Craig Bale
Elliot Jenkins
Matthew Bonner
Pedro Perez

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