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Sor Vorapin Closes its Doors after 39 Years

August 6th, 2018

The famous Sor Vorapin located in the Banglamphu district has closed its doors after 39 years due to the land it was built on been sold. The gym is known all over the world as it was one of the first gyms in Bangkok to accept foreign athletes. The manager Thanomsak has been there since his fighting days and is known all over the world as he has trained athletes in ...

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Hayley Cee, 57kg Super 4 Cup Winner

August 2nd, 2018

Saturday the 30th July at the Sport's Authority of Thailand Complex celebrated The King of Thailand's birthday with a spectacular muaythai event . His Majesty King Rama the 10 turned 66 and in honour of the beloved King the World Muaythai Council under Royal patronage and the the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur put together 100 fights over a 2 day period, including 3 female super 4 tournaments. The 57kg category ...

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King’s Cup 2018

July 31st, 2018

The World Muaythai Council under royal patronage and IFMA the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur recognised by the IOC and the Amateur Muaythai Association of Thailand under royal patronage joined forces to celebrate the 66th birthday of his Majesty the King Rama the 10th. The event was held in cooperation with the Sports Authority of Thailand at the Sports Authority complex and it was an exciting day with spectacular contests. The ...

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Super 8 in Honour of His Majesty the King

July 30th, 2018

Every year the WMC and IFMA host an event in honour of his Majesty Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun the King of Thailand's birthday. This year is no different and will feature a Super 8 competition in the 72kg weight category. The Super 8 competition is considered the toughest in the muaythai world as finalists will have to compete a grueling total of 3 times across 2 hours. This will be the main event of ...

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Female Gender Equality Pushes Through

July 30th, 2018

The WMC and IFMA stands for gender equality and in honour of His Majesty Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun the King of Thailand, 3 female Super 4's will take place in the 51, 55 and 57kg weight categories. In Cancun for the first time ever there was full gender equality with a 50/50 split at the elite level and IFMA will continue this fashion with 3 Super 4 fights. Trophies for the event will be ...

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King’s Cup, 100 bouts in 24 hours!

July 29th, 2018

Every year the WMC and IFMA celebrates the birthday of his Majesty Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun the King of Thailand. This year in honour of his 66th birthday the World Muaythai Council under Royal Patronage and the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur has put together 100 bouts of professional muaythai which will be held over 24 hours, beginning on the 29th July from 6pm and finishing late on the evening of the ...

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Jitti Gym Moves House!

July 13th, 2018

The legendary Jitti Gym has shut it's doors this week as the land has been sold to make way for new property developments. All is not lost however as the gym and trainers have moved a mere one minute walk down the road to a swanky new venue. Opening in 2016 coming from the site of the former Soi Vorapin gym on Khao San Road Jittis has long been a second ...

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YOKKAO 32: Nathan Bendon Vs Mo Abdurahman

July 10th, 2018

Things are about to get blown to smithereens at the forthcoming YOKKAO 31 – 32 on 13th October at Bolton Macron Stadium. It’s the battle for the UK top spot as current number 1 at 63.5kg, Nathan Bendon takes on third seed, Mo Abdurahman! YOKKAO fans will -no doubt- be very familiar with Mo Abdurahman. The 21 year-old athlete put a stop to Manachai’s 10-fight winning streak at the YOKKAO Next ...

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Buakaw Banchamek Defeats Michael Krcmar, All Star Fight 5 Results

July 9th, 2018

Superbon defeats Fabian Hundt, Manachai decisions Trujillo. All Star Fight made its’ European debut on Friday July 6. The event took place at the Tipsport Arena in Prague featuring some of the notable Thai athletes up against Czech and international opponents. Famed Buakaw Banchamek battled out in the main event. Making his first visit to Czech Republic the two-time K-1 World Max champion Buakaw faced the local competitor Michael Krcmar. The pair squared ...

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Ignition Full Fight Card

July 3rd, 2018

Sunday July the 15th in the beautiful city of Perth will be battleground for the latest edition of Ignition Muaythai. The event has a truly knock out line up featuring Australia's finest and will be held at the John Forrest High School. Doors open at 12 PM so make sure you get there early to avoid disappointment. Full Fight Card Below Ben "Warpath Worsfold (WATBC) v Jake Keefe (KKB) 5x3 Brandon Kingston (WATBC) ...

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Remembering your Roots

June 29th, 2018

Faisal Zakaria is someone who needs no introduction in the muaythai world. He started his journey in IFMA as the first Sudanese athlete competing at the world championship level where he earned his nickname as the Diamond. Everyone remembers the IFMA World Championship in 2003 in Kazakhstan when he was one of the most outstanding athletes. From there he continued to become one of the top 10 athletes in the WMC ...

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United for Olympic Day

June 28th, 2018

The Olympic run in Thailand was a huge success with over 12,000 participants coming together in the early hours of the 24th of June to do a five or ten kilometre run. IFMA and United Through Sport certainly were there in full force to not only participate but also take the opportunity for important meetings with the President of the NOC of Thailand General Prawit who is also the Deputy ...

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