U.S. Senior & Junior Team Selection Camp – Las Vegas, NV

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November 4-6 at the UFC Performance Institute, Las Vegas Nevada

Applicants must be U.S. Citizens able to obtain a U.S. Passport, have zero professional fights, be WADA testable for PEDS; and adhere to the code of conduct.

There are additional International federation eligibility conditions that may need to be satisfied.

The IMMAF World Championships is the toughest amateur MMA tournament in the World. Expect to fight and make weight for 5 consecutive days in a 32 deep bracket to become a world champion. IMMAF is the UFC sponsored International Federation of 150 nations spearheading MMA in the Olympics.  Selection to U.S. Team will be based not only on fight ability but the ability to prevail through adversity.

The Top 6 National Teams from the World Championships are eligible to participate in the MMA Super Cup Team Event promoted by Brave.

Participants may have to pay for lodging for selection camp and be ready to self fund travel and fees to the world championships. (Tentative for January, Location TBA) USFL is a IRS 501 c3 Non profit and will help raise funds and issue tax deductible letters when needed.  


2022 Pan Am Medalists have first right of refusal for the following divisions: Senior Men 115lbs; Senior Men 145lbs; Senior Men 155lbs; Senior Men 170lbs; Senior Men 185lbs; Senior Men 205lbs, Senior Woman 115lbs.

Each region may select one athlete in the following divisions for selection camp: All Junior (18-20yrs) categories male and female; and senior Men 125lbs, Men 135lbs, Men 265lbs, Men over 265lbs, senior Woman 105lbs, Woman 125lbs, Woman 135lbs, Woman 145lbs and Woman 155lbs

Regional coordinators may elect to have candidates compete for their selection camp position in a regional MMA promotion (CAMO (West), FURY (Central), TBA (East), Military (All Army Combatives or Camp Pendleton Pankration)

U.S. Adult MMA Program Lead – Jim Nightingale
Selection committee Chair – Forrest Griffin
Coaching Coordinator – Joe Stevenson


REGIONAL COORDINATORS & COACHES: May elect one candidate for each open world team position.

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