Archive for June, 2012

Xplosion @ the O2

June 29th, 2012

London’s prime arena the O2 which hosted some of the world’s best events will host a truly premier muaythai event on Saturday 7th of July sanctioned by the UKMF and world governing body for the sport the WMC. The main under card event will see 2 of England’s best and there can be only one, when Luke Turner takes on Greg Wooton. The main fight of the night is a fight Europe has been waiting for, where ...

King of Kings 6 in the UK

June 28th, 2012

King of Kings 6 in the UK!! 14th July 2012 will see the 6th edition of the King of King's Muaythai promotion in at the Cambridge Concert Hall in Cambridge. Headlining Fights: Richmond Annan (KO Gym) vs Brad Stanton (Kiat Phontip Gym) – UKMF British Title fight Evan Jays (Benfleet) vs Mace Ruegg (House of Pain) – UKMF British Title Fight UKMF British Junior Four Man Tournament – Joe Le Maire (Unit One), Harley Mcloed (Semtex), Ty Robinson (Lordhell), Natty ...

Unleashed Down Under!!

June 28th, 2012

  30th of June will see the first Unleashed show for the year from Australia's Taipan Promotions, which promises some great Muaythai Action with a fight card of NSW's professional and amateur fighters. The event will also see some male and female qualifiers for the IFMA Amateur World Championships in St Petersburg Russia this year.

Israel Gears up for St. Petersburg!

June 28th, 2012

14th of June saw a successful national muaythai championship in Israel which sought to qualify the nation's best athletes to proudly represent the Israeli Flag at the upcoming IFMA World Championships in St. Petersburg. Some 128 athletes competed for a coveted spot on the National Team governed by the Muaythai Federation of Israel under the presidency of long time IFMA member Mr Beny Cogan. IFMA wishes to congratulate Mr. Cogan on their recent successful application for ...

WMC Champions – Female Power with Caley Reece

June 20th, 2012

This week’s edition of WMC Champions features the stunning two time WMC World champion Caley Reece, a woman who has truly has earned her spot among the sport’s elite. Caley has been part of the WMC/IFMA for many years winning a medal at the 2010 SportAccord World Combat Games and twice winning the WMC world title. She has risen to become a media celebrity in Australia and has gained well deserved recognition for being the first Muaythai ...

Legendary Fight Night – South Africa

June 20th, 2012

The Exclusive ‘Legendary Fight Night’ Main bout in South Africa 2 x SA champion in two weight divisions, represented South Africa at the IFMA world Champs in 2010 and 2011, International WMC ‘Muaythai Against Drugs’ Champion Jarred ‘Rothweiler’ Rothwell from Cape Town vs  2010 SA under 71Kg Muaythai Champion Ceeh ‘Croco Croco’ Khuboni from Durban.  This will be the first time they will face each other on the proudly South African UMF circuit.  Ceeh has been ...

WMC Champions – Yodsanklai “The Hero”

June 15th, 2012

This week’s edition of WMC Champions features WMC Middleweight Champion Yodsanklai “The Hero”. Yodsanklai, probably one of Thailand’s biggest exports, has been a legend in muaythai for many years and is a two-time Lumpinee champion. Yodsanklai shot to international fame when he appeared on The Contender Asia, the award winning reality TV show, sanctioned by the World Muaythai Council in which he for 15 weeks showed as much character as he did talent. In the end in a ...

CHALLENGER 5 – ‘NO MERCY’

June 12th, 2012

May 28th, 2012 / Calgary, Canada Promoter Mike Miles hosted the Challenger 5 - NO MERCY event on Friday May 25th at the Bowness Sportsplex in Calgary. The event boasted Team Canada against Team Scotland and Team USA and these bouts were very exciting. The amateur bouts were sanctioned by the Canadian MuayThai Council - Amateur (Alberta) and MuayThai Alberta (MA) in support of International Federation of MuayThai Amatuer (IFMA). The Mike Miles Canadian Challenger Fight Series ...

On the Road to Glory

June 11th, 2012

Europe’s premiere promoter, in conjunction with the WMC and the Swedish Muaythai Federation, sanctioned the first leg of the $300,000 Glory event. Globen Arena was packed to the gills, with many celebrities sitting ringside. The first round saw the best of the best matched against one another: K-Max WMC Champion and WMC Top-ten ranked Giorgio Petrosyan took on Thai Fight winner Fabio Pinca, and Giorgio showed his world class skill, winning in a unanimous decision. Contender ...

Exclusive Legendary Fight Night on the 23rd of June 2012

June 7th, 2012

Another Legendary Fight Night was sold out promoted by South Afircan WMC promoter Dragon Power Promotions.   That date is now set for the next UMF and Dragon Legends Fight Night for the 23rd of June 2012 6pm for 7pm sharp.  Once again this will be an exciting Muaythai event; Fight Night Trailer: http://youtu.be/YCLYByNcX64 The Main bout of the night 2 x SA champion in two weight divisions, Represented South Africa at the IFMA world Champs in 2010 and ...

A Feast for the Senses: Opening Ceremony, SportAccord 2012

June 6th, 2012

Hein Verbruggen, President of SportAccord   Delegates at the Opening Ceremony of 2012 SportAccord Convention began their evening with cocktails and a lavish assortment of delicious Quebecois specialty meats, cheeses, and tables towering with desserts.   As conversation and wine flowed, musicians dressed as chefs wound their way through the crowds, encouraging everyone to follow their melodious meandering to the end of the convention hall, where an enormous wall, in actuality a thick black curtain, suddenly rose up into ...

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