Disciplines

Mixed Martial Arts

School

Martial Arts Academy Geneva
Rue Jean-Charles Amat 12a
1202 Genève
Switzerland

Languages

English
French
German
Bertrand Amoussou is a former Mixed Martial Artist and judoka who in 2008 became the president of the French governing body for MMA, the Commission Française de Mixed Martial Arts (CFMMA).

Born in Dakar, Senegal to a Beninese instructor of judo and karate, Amoussou moved to France aged 10 where he began his training in judo. Amoussou went on to become a national champion in judo and was a member of the French team for ten years, scoring a bronze medal at the 1990 European Judo Championships. Amoussou was also European champion, three-times world champion and world games winner in Ju-Jitsu Combat, additionally immersing himself in kickboxing under Dominique Valera.
He is the pioneer of MMA in France taking part in 1995 at the 1s...t international Vale Tudo Championship in Rio De Janeiro.
In 2004, Amoussou made waves as the first and only French competitor to win at Pride FC.

Amoussou has also served as an ambassador for ju-jitsu at the 2010 SportAccord Combat Games in Beijing.

Bertrand is now coaching at the MAA Geneva Academy.

He is the former IMMAF President (2013-2015) and now Board member and Director working on the development of amateur MMA worldwide.

Judo
French Champion
European medalist
World Master Champion

Combat Ju juitsu
3x World Champion
european Champion
World Games Champion

MMA
Pride Fighter

Career

2010
 
   

Ambassador for ju-jitsu at the 2010 SportAccord Combat Games in Beijing

2008
 
   

Became the president of the French governing body for MMA, the Commission Française de Mixed Martial Arts (CFMMA)

2004
 
   

First and only French competitor to win at Pride FC

1998
 
   

World champion at Jiu-Jitsu Combat

1997
 
   

Champion at World Games
European Champion at Jiu-Jitsu Combat

1996
 
   

World champion at Jiu-Jitsu Combat

1995
 
   

He is the pioneer of MMA in France taking part in 1995 at the 1st international Vale Tudo Championship in Rio De Janeiro

1994
 
   

World champion at Jiu-Jitsu Combat

1990
 
   

Won a bronze medal at the 1990 European Judo Championships

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