The term Greenlight refers to a fighter who has completed all SafeMMA requirements, and has been deemed safe to compete in amateur MMA.

In order to achieve Greenlight status through SafeMMA please ensure the following steps are completed in full.

Step 1: Join SafeMMA

Register as an amateur SafeMMA competitor using the online Fighter Form through the button below

You can choose either the membership option (one-off joining fee, followed by monthly subscription) or fixed 6 & 12 month terms of registration

Step 2: Annual Medical Form, Blood test & MRI

The SafeMMA medical form, including blood test form can be downloaded through the button below as well as the MRI referral form. A once off MRI is required for amateur MMA. If you have not previously submitted your once off MRI Form it can be downloaded through the button below. Please print these forms to be presented to your GP.

Step 3: Submitting your results

All completed medical forms, a printout of the lab report of your blood tests and MRI results must be emailed to

Step 4: Check your Greenlight status

All medically pre-cleared competitors will appear on the Safe MMA register, available through the button below.

All medical queries can be emailed to

Important notes:

  • In order to be considered for an upcoming MMA event you must receive SafeMMA greenlight status before being matched.
  •  Your personal and medical information is confidential. In registering with SafeMMA you consent to your personal & medical information being shared for the purposes of SafeMMA compliance only with any member of the SafeMMA team, IMMAA medical officer and/or member Promotion. The public database only lists fighters that are both registered and medically clear, along with any medical suspension periods. When a competitor’s membership expires, or if he/she is not cleared to fight, his/her name simply disappears from the list.
  • Data protection: The Centre for Health and Human Performance, which houses SafeMMA, is not only data protection registered but CQC Certified for the way in which its medical records are processed and stored. CHHP has also developed proprietary militarily grade encryption as security for all clinical data with two stage authentication for access.