The 2016 IMMAF European Open Championships commenced in the Czech Republic today at the Arena Sparta in Prague.
Hosted by the Czech MMA Association (MMAA), the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation’s nation vs. nation tournament takes place over 5 days from 22 to 26 November. The finalised draw included 151 Amateur MMA competitors from 30 member countries, spanning weight categories from Women’s Strawweight to Lightweight, and Men’s Flyweight to Super Heavyweight.
See below for the Official Results for Day 1, 22 November.
To view the Tournament Brackets at MyNextMatch.com go to: https://www.mynextmatch.com/tournament/14/details/programme/bracket
To view the Matches Schedule for Day 2, 23 November at MyNextMatch.com go to: https://www.mynextmatch.com/tournament/14/details/programme/fixture
RESULTS: DAY 1 – 2016 IMMAF EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS:
1. Lightweight: Kevin Nieminen (FIN) def. Kaupo Kokamägi (EST) via Submission, round 2
2. Lightweight: Pascal Hintzen (GER) def. Alessio Cocco (ITA) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke), round 2
3. Lightweight: Ermal Hadribeaj (ALB) def. Abdulla Alfayez (BAH) via Unanimous Decision
4. Lightweight: Gustavo Gomez (USA) def. Vladislav Kurash (UKR) via TKO, round 2 (2:31)
5. Lightweight: lee Hammond (IRE) def. Abbas Khan (PAK) via Unanimous Decision
6. Lightweight Rashad Aliev vs. BYE
7. Middleweight: Daniele Dell’otto (ITA) def. Pavel Simandl (CZE) via Submission ( Rear Naked Choke), round 1 (0:48)
8. Middleweight: Valeri Atanasov (BGR) def. Sebastian Otto (GER) via TKO, round 3 (0:54)
1. Welterweight: Shamil Muradov (AUT) vs. Alex Garcia Gurpegui (ESP) No Contest, round 1 (2:16)
2. Welterweight: Attila Cziffra (HUG) def. Birgir Tomasson (ISL) via TKO, round 1 (2:10)
3. Welterweight: Nikolay Nikolov (BGR) def. John Byrne (IRE) via Unanimous Decision
4. Welterweight: Ziiad Sadaily (RUS) def. Alvaro Gomez Aragon (ESP) via Submission (Guillotine), round 1 (1:51)
5. Welterweight: Alex Elsey (UK) def. Pearce McFall (NIR) via Submission (Rear-naked-choke), round 2 (1:38)
6. Welterweight: Magnus Ingvarsson (ISL) def. Riyaad Pandy (ZAF) via TKO, round 1 (2:59)
7. Welterweight: Mark Gallivan (IRE) def. Jaak Rudov (EST) via Submission (Triangle Choke), round 2 (2:35)
For more information about IMMAF or the event go to immaf.org