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AZERBAIJAN MMA FEDERATION HOSTS MEDIA CONFERENCE ALONGSIDE SPORT MINISTRY AS MMA POPULARITY GROWS

 

Due to MMA’s increasing popularity in the country, the Azerbaijan MMA Federation has confirmed that a dense schedule of events and activities are to be laid out in 2019, set to accommodate MMA participants in each region of the country with a view to improving the domestic competition level and national team recruitment.

Headed by President Rovshan Gasanov, the Azerbaijan MMA Federation, supported by the nation’s government, was among the wave of prominent WMMAA members to be welcomed by IMMAF as the two global regulatory bodies announced a historic amalgamation.   

On January 26, the Azerbaijan Federation will hold its first conference in Baku with national media outlets and TV channels invited to attend. The federation board will be present together with representatives of the Azerbaijan Ministry of Sports, as well as the heads of the regional departments and registered MMA clubs. The main focus of the conference is to discuss further progression for MMA at the national level and development of prominence on the international platform.

 

Read more: https://www.immaf.org/azerbaijan-mma-federation-hosts-media-conference-alongside-sport-ministry-as-mma-popularity-grows/