Azerbajian will be represented at the 2019 International Mixed Martial Arts Federation-World Mixed Martial Arts Association Senior World Championships of Amateur MMA. The combat sports event will take place at the Khalifa Sports City from November 10-16, 2019.
Including Azerbaijan, 49 countries will be represented at the 2019 IMMAF-WMMAA Senior World Championships. It will be held in parallel with the 2019 Junior World Championships.
The 2019 IMMAF-WMMAA Senior World Championships is hosted by the Bahrain MMA Federation (BMMAF) under the auspices of the Bahrain Olympic Committee. Here is the list of three MMA fighters representing Azerbaijan at the tournament:
- Aliiskandar Aliyev – Men’s Middleweight 83.9 kg (185 lbs)
- Heydar Heydarov – Men’s Light Heavyweight 93 kg (205 lbs)
- Elgun Yusifov – Men’s Heavyweight 120.2 kg (265 lbs)
Audience entry to the arena is free. The action will be streamed live internationally at IMMAF.TV.
On November 10, 2019, there will be a tournament draw and the competition will run from November 11-14, 2019 and on November 16, 2019 starting at 11 a.m. (UTC +3) each day. All matches take place under Unified Amateur MMA Rules.
The athletes participating in the 2019 IMMAF-WMMAA Senior World Championships are subject to medical and administrative clearance. Check the complete list of fighters on Conan Daily.
Meanwhile, here is a video from the IMMAF-WMMAA featuring MMA referee Marc Goddard: