Day 1 & 2 Recap of the IMMAF for Irish MMA

Well day one and two are now in the bag at the, world cup of amateur MMA, the IMMAF World Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada. Irish MMA has two teams entered in the competition: Team Republic of Ireland and Team Northern Ireland, and there has been some highs and lows so far.

DAY 1 – Monday

Both James Gallagher (Ire) and Carl McNally (NI) won their fights. They were the only competitors competing on Monday.

Men’s LW Last 32
James Gallagher (Ire) def. Sam Agushi USA) via RNC in round 3.

Men’s BW Last 16
Carl McNally (NI) def. Renato Vidovic (Swe) via RNC in round 1.

Day 2 – Tuesday

James Gallagher had to withdraw from the competition due to injury. The rest of the Irish MMA competitors, aside from Sinead Kavanagh, all fought on Day 2 to mixed results.

Men’s BW Quarter Final
Carl McNally (NI) def. Logan Price (NZ) via guillotine in round 1.

Men’s FW Last 16
Frans Mlambo (Ire) def. Albay Tolesh (Kaz) via decision.
Ross McCorriston (NI) def. Fiope Catanho (Por) via TKO in round 3

Men’s LW Last 16
Joeshwa Mortada (Leb) def. Ciaran Breslin (NI) via decision.

Men’s WW Last 16
Agger Pederson (Den) def. Steven Moore (NI) via decision.

Men’s MW Semi Final
James Duckett (UK) def. Kiefer Crosbie (Ire) via TKO in round 1.

Men’s LHW Quarter Final
Denis Perry (NI) def. Fahed Dandach (Leb) via decision.

The remaining competitors
Carl McNally (NI) through to the semi finals
Denis Perry (NI) through to the semi finals
Sinead Kavanagh (Ire) through to the semi finals
Mark McGlinchey (NI) through to the quarter finals
Frans Mlambo (Ire) through to the quarter finals
Ross McCorriston (NI) through to the quarter finals

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