The GAMMA Asian MMA Championship is now scheduled to take place from 24-28 August 2021. The event will bring together male and female athletes from GAMMA's Asian National Federations to compete in a total of 32 weight classes across two divisions: mixed martial arts and Striking MMA. Each division will have 16 weight categories, nine for males and seven for females.
Full Results from Day 1: GAMMA Asian Championships 2021: Day 1 Results for Team India
The Championship was originally scheduled for 21 to 26 July.
“Our prime motivation to postpone the tournament to August is to minimize the impact of travel restrictions and strengthen the confidence of the participating delegations to travel. Thereby, reinforcing the quality of the tournament,” said GAMMA President Alexander Engelhardt.
Kyrgyzstan MMA & PF KG Federation President Babur Tolbaev said, “We are excited to welcome our Asian friends and international delegates to our beautiful country. We have all been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and hope that hosting this championship is a step forward in the resumption of international competitions not only for mixed martial arts but for all sports.”
The Global Martial Arts Association (GAMMA) is the world governing body for the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. GAMMA is headed by its President, Alexander Engelhardt, and based in The Netherlands. GAMMA is a non-profit sport federation with national recognized federations across five continents. As MMA continues to grow in popularity around the world, we need to ensure the values of MMA are promoted and GAMMA’s focus is on raising the quality of MMA as a sport globally. We are working to develop and implement initiatives to promote the values of the sport and work with Member National Associations to establish quality development programs and pathways.