As the years go by the sport of MMA just continues to grow bigger and better. There are more organisations and tournaments being created all the time, as the sport gains popularity all over the world. This provides more opportunity than ever for exciting young talent to rise through the ranks and get noticed by the likes of the UFC and Bellator, which means there has never been a better time to try your hand at MMA. If you want to catch a glimpse of the best prospects then the IMMAF European Open Championships is a good place to start.
This is an amateur tournament that some of the best young fighters from around Europe travel to compete in. Last year’s tournament was even broadcast post-event on UFC Fight Pass, providing exposure to many amateur fighters who are hoping to make it to the big time someday. As the stakes are so high you can imagine the level of quality on show, which means it’s a great event to attend if you love your MMA.
The location of 2016’s tournament has yet to be announced, but if you’re going to be booking your tickets as soon as a European venue is revealed then there are some essentials you should consider bringing with you. This includes travel insurance, so that you’re covered just in case the worst should happen. Just taking a few minutes out of your day to apply for travel insurance before your trip could save you a lot of hassle down the line.
Elsewhere it’s also a good idea to bring a valid European Health Insurance Card. This will grant you access to state provided healthcare across different European countries at a reduced cost, or sometimes even for free. Being in possession of one of these cards could mean ….View full article