The Global Association of Mixed Martial Arts (GAMMA) is pleased to announce that its World MMA Championships will be held in Singapore from 21-24 November 2019.

The GAMMA-organized tournament will be the largest amateur event ever organised in the history of non-professional mixed martial arts.

National teams will come from 60 countries around the world to compete in the following disciplines of GAMMA:

  • MMA
  • Light MMA
  • Submission Grappling

Training for the numerous referees and judges necessary to officiate the MMA World Championships which will be held with innovative regulations, in addition to traditional mixed martial arts, has already begun.

GAMMA officials will be trained in three special seminars held in Europe across 2018 and 2019.

“The entire MMA community is looking forward to the GAMMA World Championships in Singapore,” said GAMMA President Alexander Engelhardt. “It will be the perfect platform for our amateur athletes, coaches, officials and referees.”


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 recognised 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.