Archive for February, 2019

French NOC Hails WMC Champions

February 15th, 2019

Soiree des Champions 2018 (Night of the Champions 2018) saw the French Muaythai champions Anaelle Angerville, Myriame Djedidi, Quentin Alhamdou and Jimmy Vienot awarded for their amazing performance at the European Muaythai Championships 2018 in Prague. Jimmy Vienot the current WMC world champion and Myriame Djedidi the current WMC Intercontinental and 2 time WMC European champion were on hand to talk to the press. The Olympic Committee of France organises an annual award night for ...

Buakaw goes up one place in the Rankings!

February 14th, 2019

Buakaw whose real name is Sombat Banchamek was officially welcomed by the army on the 13th February and bestowed the title of Second Lieutenant in honour of all the military boxers around the world and his dedication and commitment to the sport.   After receiving the rank of private first class 4 years ago the military felt that due to Buakaw's ongoing dedication to serve his country it was time for him to receive further advancement within the military ...

Myriame on Track for the World Title

February 13th, 2019

Myriame Djedidi is someone who needs no introduction in the world of muaythai and is the Queen in France in both amateur and professional. With recently becoming Intercontinental champion Myriame now has her eyes firmly on the prestigious WMC world title. An IFMA gold medalist and all round role model to many Myriame represented her country in one of the most prestigious sporting events, the World Games in 2017. Myriame became the European champion taking a win ...

Yodwicha joins the Banchamek Gym

February 12th, 2019

Yodwicha a true legend in the sport will now join the Banchamek Gym to train and fight alongside the legendary Buakaw. At the age of only 22 years old he is best know for beating Saenchai in his prime at the prestigous Lumphinee Stadium and also holds notable wins over Singdam, Saensatharn and Jimmy Vienot to name a few. He is a former 130 lbs. champion of Lumphinee Stadium, 135 lbs. champion of Thailand a well as Omnoi ...

Yokkao 37 and 38 Returns to Sunny Bolton

February 11th, 2019

YOKKAO 37 - 38 will return to the sunny town of Bolton, England on the 23rd March and as usual promises not to disappoint. Promoter Brian Calder never fails to deliver an amazing line up with the UK's finest home grown talent alongside international heroes. Following a highly successful event in Turin Italy the event will now return to the Macron Stadium with the main event featuring Liam Harrison who will defend his title against Rambo Phet Por ...

Myriam Djedidi Becomes the New WMC Intercontinental Champion.

February 6th, 2019

Saturday the 2nd February was the date for Muaythai Attitude 7 in the cultural city of Mureaux, France. The show was a massive success with a sell out crowd and featured a card of international athletes alongside home grown talent. The main fight of the evening was for the Super flyweight (52.15kg) WMC Intercontinental title between Myriam Djedidi from France and Yumiko Kawano from Canada. Myriam is currently the 2 time WMC European Champion as well as an IFMA gold medalist ...

Bangkok to Host the World Muaythai Championships 2019

February 1st, 2019

Coming Home was Thailand’s motto when they bid for the World Muaythai Championships 2019. They have now been given this honour, making this the first senior level muaythai event to be held in Bangkok since 2015. The World Championships will be the second qualifier for The World Games 2021 , following on from The Arafura Games 2019 in April.  This means the winning athletes in some weight categories will compete in Birmingham, USA. Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan, President of ...

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