Archive for August, 2012

FBT: Officially Approved Equipment

August 31st, 2012

FBT has signed an agreement with IFMA as the first to become an IFMA approved equipment supplier, in a special press conference held at the FBT Complex.  The proprietor of FBT, Mr. Kamol Chokpaibulkit explained his happiness at being part of IFMA’s IOC recognition process. As Thailand’s largest sporting goods company, FBT has been a strong supporter of many sports for years, as well as being a strong supporter of IFMA. General Chetta Thanajaro, President of the ...

Miriam Nakamoto, WMC Female World Champion

August 30th, 2012

Miriam needs no introduction to the fighting world. She is undoubtedly America’s most famous female Muaythai export.  She was one of the best-liked girls in the reality TV show Fight Girls, where her pleasant personality, athletic approach and life experience won the hearts of male and female viewers alike. In 2009, she won the IFMA World Championship and was voted the best female athlete of the event. From there on, she has fought well and won ...

Mardsua in Monaco for Youth sport program

August 20th, 2012

The national federation of Muaythai in Monaco (FMSCDA), with the support of the WMC and IFMA, successfully ran a Muaythai seminar as part of the 2012 “Pass’Sport Culture Monaco Event 2012”, featuring none other than Muaythai star,  2 x WMC World Champion, King’s Cup Champion and winner of “The Challenger Muaythai”: Mardsua. Organised annually by the government of Monaco (Directorate for Education of the National Youth and Sports of Monaco), the event is aimed at students and ...

Australian Super Show

August 17th, 2012

The Gold Coast Convention Centre will be the venue for one of the most anticipated fights in Australian muaythai history. Nathan ‘Carnage’ Corbett – 4x WMC Champion and Steve ‘The Smashing Machine’ Mackinnon the No 1 challenger. This is the second time these two ultimate warriors have met, and the first time they enter the history books as fighting one of Australia’s toughest ever fights. The main undercard fight: Frankie Georgie VS the Thai superstar Nongsai ...

Thailand VS Germany

August 16th, 2012

The official poster for the event.  Thailand VS Germany is a special edition in the  Thailand VS Challenger series organized by Elite Boxing. This Muaythai gala event, taking place on German soil, celebrates the 150 year long relationship between Thailand and Germany, which first began flourishing under the reign of Thailand's King Rama V in the mid 1800's. The event is organised by Elite Boxing Germany and sanctioned by the world governing body for Muaythai, the World Muaythai ...

150 Years – Germany and Thailand: History is Always In the Making

August 15th, 2012

This year, 2012, is a historical one for many reasons. We have just witnessed the amazing Olympic Games in London, Muaythai has launched its application to become IOC recognized, and this year also marks 150 years of diplomatic relations between Germany and Thailand. In order to celebrate this, a cultural exchange will take place between the two countries. The “Thailand VS Germany” gala event will take place on German soil on September 15th, sanctioned by ...

Thailand VS Asia

August 14th, 2012

The beautiful Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa was the venue for the press conference to announce the upcoming Thailand VS. Asia event on October 9th, organized by Elite Boxing and held at the Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre. Thanks to the heart of the Malaysian Muaythai Association and its active president, Dato’ Muhd Shahnaz Azmi, Muaythai in Malaysia continues to grow from strength to strength, encompassing the huge success of “The Challenger Muaythai” reality show. Elite Boxing, with ...

The Journey Continues: Journey Fight Series VII

August 8th, 2012

The Journey continues on Saturday, September 8th, 2012 at the Century Casino, Calgary, Canada. Doors Open at 6:00pm and fights start at 7:00pm. Professional and amateur Muaythai returns to the Century Casino for the 7th instalment of Journey Fight Series.  'Shotgun' Sean McKinnon squares off against American Daniel Kim to earn a spot in the 160lbs 8-man tournament Semi-finals taking place November 3rd.  Jessica 'Thumper' Gladstone and 'Nasty' Nate Smandych will also be featured in professional full Muaythai matches. ...

A Celebration of 150 Years of Thai-German Relations

August 6th, 2012

This year, 2012, marks 150 years of diplomatic relations between the Kingdom of Thailand and the Federal Republic of Germany. In celebration of this relationship, on the 15th of September a fantastic Muaythai gala event will be organised in Germany and telecast around the world on Eurosport, Fox Sport and ESPN from the Stadt Heidenheim – Congress Centrum, Germany. The event is being organized by Elite Boxing under the sanctioning of the world governing body, the ...

Fighter feature: Madeleine Vall

August 2nd, 2012

Madde is 28 years old, born and raised in Falkenberg, Sweden, but now living for some years in Halmstad. She trained in Muaythai for eight years and has competed for seven. She is the 3 times Swedish Champion, 2 times Nordic Champion, 2 times European Champion and won a bronze medal last year at the 2011 World Championship in Uzbekistan. Stats Weight: 57 to 60 kg Height: 170 cm Hometown: Halmstad (Falkenberg) Coach: Benny Botegård Igor Ardoris Club: Halmstad Muaythai Muaythai fight ...

Canary Islands Clash

August 1st, 2012

A Muaythai Gala will be held in La Victoria, with the collaboration of the sporting region of Tenerife, Canary Islands, on the upcoming 1 September. In this gala event, the FEMT Spanish Belt for the 86kg category is up for grabs. The fighter from the Muaythai Club of La Victoria, Tenerife will be Ale VS Mario Ostos from Club Hanuman, Córdoba, Andalucia.

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