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INTENSE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS TEST AWAITS RUSSIA’S AMATEUR MMA WORLD CHAMPIONS

Russia’s gold medal winning standouts of the 2018 IMMAF-WMMAA World Championships will face their first major test as reigning world champions, in the Russian MMA Union National Championships.

For Russia’s world champion athletes, a new pressure awaits with automatic qualification granted to the national finals, where they will be tested by the very best of their domestic rivals, facing off in a bid for their place within Team Russia for 2019, bound for the 2019 World Championships and European Open.

Earning 5 senior world championships gold medals, and 5 junior titles, the overwhelming success of the Russian national team smashed IMMAF records at the first Unified World Championships in Bahrain last November – recap HERE.

Read more: https://www.immaf.org/intense-national-championships-test-awaits-russias-amateur-mma-world-champions/