Archive for May, 2012

Thai superstars get SLAMMED

May 31st, 2012

Slamm, the premier muaythai promoter from Holland, put on another world class event with the best from Holland and Morocco taking on the best from Thailand. Fight no.1 was in the 61kg division between Illias el Hajoui  VS  Pornsane Sitmonchai who both put on a world class performance, but the Dutch fighter took the lead with a points decision against the Thai fighter. Nonsai Sor Sanyakorn, one of the biggest names in this division, was the ...

Yodsenklai – The Hero – wins WMC world title

May 31st, 2012

Yodsenklai the winner of Contender Asia and two time WMC world champion made it for the third time this Saturday against Moravcik in Slovakia. In front of a sold out venue Yodsenklai was determined from the opening bell to bring the belt back to Thailand. Moravcik, one of the biggest names in Muaythai, both in and out of Thailand went out firing from the opening round but got caught with a stunning hand from Yodsenklai, ...

Muaythai a Repeat Hit at the SportAccord Convention

May 25th, 2012

SportAccord Convention is the world's premier annual event at the service of sport, focused on driving positive change internationally, and dedicated to engaging rights holders, organising committees, cities, businesses and other organisations in the development of sport. Originally launched in 2003, SportAccord International Convention is a 6-day gathering of more than 1500 leading representatives from international sport. It offers the sports family a powerful opportunity to come together on a global scale, in an exclusive and ...

IFMA Invited for World Games Meeting

May 25th, 2012

After the official application for muaythai to be included in the 2017 World Games, IFMA was invited by President Ron Froehlich to observe the Annual General Meeting of the IWGA.  

Peace & Sport Visits IFMA Booth at SportAccord

May 25th, 2012

The IFMA booth was honoured to welcome a visit from Joel Bouzou, President of Peace & Sport and his delegation. IFMA, a partner of Peace & Sport has launched the “Sport Is Your Gang” project in cooperation with Peace & Sport and recently celebrated this launch with an event in honour of the project in Tehran, the Peace & Sport through Muaythai President’s Cup. During his visit to the IFMA booth, President Joel Bouzou discussed with IFMA ...

Weekend of Super Fights

May 25th, 2012

This weekend, the WMC has two world class shows, with Slovakia being the venue for the WMC World title fight, Yodsanklai (THA) VS Moravcik (SVK). The Globen Arena in Sweden will also be packed, for the $300,000 Glory event. Stay tuned for all events on the WMC website, the world governing body for the sport of Muaythai: www.wmcmuaythai.org

It’s a long road to Glory

May 23rd, 2012

This weekend, May 26th, Sweden’s Globen Arena will host so many fantastic fights in the Glory Fight series. One of the highlights will be the squaring off of two WMC King’s Cup winners and former World Champions: Thailand’s Kem Sitsongpeenong battling Brasil’s Cosmo Alexandre…only one will win the glory.

The $300,000 Journey Begins

May 23rd, 2012

Globen Arena will stage the first leg of the Glory Super Series this weekend, May 26th, 2012. The event is sanctioned by the Swedish Muaythai Federation, under the umbrella of the World Muaythai Council. The night will see the world’s best fighters gearing up for the $300,000 prize money, a purse of glory. Former WMC World Champion and K-1 Max winner, Giorgio Petrosyan from Italy will take on Thai Fight winner, France’s Fabio Pinca. Two WMC ...

WMC Female European Showdown in Finland

May 21st, 2012

It was six months in planning, in order to get some of Europe’s best female fighters into one Fight Night, organised by Chitalada, sanctioned by the Finnish Muaythai Association and WMC, and the amateur fights sanctioned by IFMA. For the female WMC Scandinavian title, two of Scandinavia’s best, Anna Willberg from Finland and Lina Länsberg from Sweden, gave a fantastic display of Muaythai, with Lina taking the victory in a split point decision. There were two female ...

Super Muaythai Months – April/May

May 18th, 2012

What a great couple of months for Muaythai, with so many events around the world. Let’s start at the top: Australia had two fantastic female events, with Caley Reece defending her World title, and Kate Heuston winning the Intercontinental title. USA: Two IFMA World Champions met in San Francisco for a much anticipated fight, Miriam Nakamoto against Sandra Bastian, WMC Light Weight Female World Champion. On the same card, Cyrus Washington faced down Ky Hollenback to ...

France: Night of WMC World Champions

May 17th, 2012

The WMC Female World title was a much anticipated fight between Valentina Shevchenko, 4 x IFMA World Champion and Sport Accord Champion from Peru, taking on. Valentina showed once again why she is definitely one of the best female fighters in the world, winning in a point decision. One of the biggest fight nights took place in one of Europe’s Muaythai power nations, when Sweden’s Alex Harris took on France’s own Aïello Batonon for the WMC ...

WMC Middle Weight World Title Fight: Showtime in Slovakia

May 17th, 2012

Contender Asia Champion and WMC World Champion, Yodsanklai, is being challenged by Moravcik, in a match where East and West are destined to meet. Moravcik is one of the most outstanding and famous non-Thais in Thailand, the winner of such prestigious events as the Toyota Marathon Tournament, and a stadium champion at the famous Lumphini Stadium (Yodsanklai is himself a 4x stadium champion). Both fighters were also medal winners at the 2010 SportAccord Combat Games ...

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