• 2024 GAMMA PAN AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • 5 – 7 JULY, ROSARIO – ARGENTINA

The Host Country Argentina is sending a team over forty athletes to the 2024 GAMMA Pan American Championships in Rosario, including sixteen under-eighteens.

Online registration for the international nations’ tournament in MMA and Striking MMA officially closes this coming Saturday 15 June. Attending nations so far are set to include: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay and USA

The three-day continental competition commences on 5 July in Rosario at the Club Náutico, hosted by GAMMA ARGENTINA (Asociacion Civil con Personeria Juridica de Artes Marciales y Deportes de Combate) and will be live-streamed internationally. Athlete registration and preclearance concludes onsite on 3 July followed by the tournament draw.

Stand-out athletes highlighted by the Argentinian team are local 22-year-old and National GAMMA Champion, Agustín Barroso, and 20-year-old Enzo Vicente of Resistencia, Chaco. Vicente boasts the accolades of world vice-champion, three-times South American Champion and three-time Pan American Champion as well as two-time Argentinian Kickboxing Champion. He notably earned himself a silver medal in the 2023 GAMMA World Championships and is ranked #5 at 70,3 kg/ -155 lbs. He holds a 1st dan in kickboxing and 3rd dan in Taekwondo under the ITF. Both athletes are students, outside of combat sports, with Barroso studying physical education and Vicente studying psychology.

The full team list is to be published shortly.

ABOUT THE TOURNAMENT

  • There are 17 senior weight categories open for entry, including male and female, in the two disciplines of MMA and Striking MMA.
  • The MMA bouts are under GAMMA Amateur MMA Rules to enable consecutive days of safe combat competition, but are open to both amateur and professional, elite martial arts competitors.
  • Pan America’s MMA Youth Championships for 16 – 17-year-olds is also on the bill with brackets open in all weight categories.
  • Participating nations can enter a maximum of 2 athletes per weight category into each tournament.

Pan American Athletes wishing to take part should contact their National Federation or contact info@gamma-sport.org