The Global Authority for Mixed Martial Arts Federations (GAMMAF) has announced David Cox as its new President, effective immediately. He succeeds Justin Fowler, who served as the organization’s first President starting in 2019.
Cox, a former competitive bodybuilder, and attorney come to the position from his role as a founding board member of the Authority. Prior to his work with the Authority, Cox founded his own law firm and was the Chair of a local charitable organization and Vice President of the local historical society. He currently serves as chair of a local bar association committee.
Over the years, he has launched several non-profit organizations and commercial operations where he also served in leadership roles.
“Our board of directors is thrilled to introduce a leader of David’s caliber into our community to guide the Authority. David possesses the qualifications and expertise to grow the Authority into an even greater, more successful, organization to create a lasting impact on the sport,” said founder, Dan Isaac.
At the same meeting, the Board of Directors also elected Sudhir Rathod as Vice President, Phil Speicher as secretary, and Anthony Dampier as Treasurer.
“I am honored to accept the position as President of this vital organization that consists of an extremely talented team of dedicated professionals. My goal in leading this organization is to build on the achievements of our early years. The Authority will not only maintain its high level of standards in the sport but will continue to expand upon our global impact,” Cox noted.
For the uninitiated, The Global authority for Mixed Martial Arts Federations is a Missouri-based MMA organization registered as a Regulating and Governing World body for Professional Mixed Martial Arts athletes, instructors, and officials. Currently, GAMMAF sanctions International events in South East Asia and the Middle East, notable event sanctioned by GAMMAF is the Matrix Fight Night pro series held in India and Dubai. The next GAMMAF sanctioned event is MFN 6.