About Ryan Brueggeman

Ryan Brueggeman has had a substantial background in wrestling and Martial Arts which carried him though his formative years in Jr. High and High School. Mr. Brueggeman enlisted in the United States Navy where he continued to wrestle at various events around the globe. It was during this time Ryan was also introduced to Krav Maga. Past his competing days, Ryan has been officiating wrestling for 15 years at the State Championship level in Missouri, Massachusetts, Washington and Arizona. His officiating of wrestling led to his involvement in officiating MMA for UMMAF, having officiated the inaugural and second UMMAF National Championship MMA Tournaments and the Sanctioning Director for the third, as well as the first two IMMAF World Championship MMA Tournaments and served as the Sanctioning Director for the third. Mr. Brueggeman is also a licensed professional and amateur MMA official in several states across the country. As Operations Director and Compliance Officer for UMMAF, Mr. Brueggeman oversees negotiations with state athletic commissions and all compliance issues, athlete and gym membership as well as overall responsibility for the overall growth of UMMAF in the United States and also serves as Mr. Babcock’s liaison to the IMMAF Board of Directors, and United States technical advisor to the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation.

“She Hulk” LaNeisha Vinson Smashes Records for USA at Amateur MMA World Championships.

By Dane McGuire, IMMAF U.S. Correspondent In the time it has taken to generate the opening lines of this article, LaNeisha “She-Hulk” Vinson of the United States became a world champion. It took just 49 seconds for Vinson to cement [...]

2018-11-28T12:24:07+00:00November 28th, 2018|Comments Off on “She Hulk” LaNeisha Vinson Smashes Records for USA at Amateur MMA World Championships.

2018 UMMAF National Team Readies For The IMMAF World Championships

The wait is almost over for the UMMAF National Team as they set their sights on making the journey to Bahrain to take on the best amateur MMA fighters in the world. The 2018 IMMAF World Championship Tournament is the [...]

2018-10-27T14:27:22+00:00October 27th, 2018|Comments Off on 2018 UMMAF National Team Readies For The IMMAF World Championships

305 Fights Chooses UMMAF For Sanctioning In Florida!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 11th, 2018: We are proud to announce continued growth throughout the state of Florida with the addition of 305 Fights- Where Champions Rise! “At 305 Fights we strive to develop local Miami men and women [...]

2018-09-11T14:00:53+00:00September 11th, 2018|Comments Off on 305 Fights Chooses UMMAF For Sanctioning In Florida!