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Chommannee: Muaythai Angel World Champion and Female Ambassador

August 29th, 2014

After the growing success of Contender Asia, and Emmy-nominated Challenger Muaythai, Mr Jaru Ajchariya came up with the concept of creating World Muaythai Angels, sanctioned by the World Muaythai Council. 16 female athletes from around the world competed in a round-robin tournament system over a 3-month period. It was Chomannee Taehiran who was crowned the first WMA Champion, receiving the grand prize of 1,000,000 Thai Baht and a brand new Toyota Vios car. Chomannee started Muaythai at the ...

About Muaythai

November 16th, 2010

Muaythai History The history of Muaythai is the history of the Thai people - both though are difficult to discover. When the Burmese army sacked and razed Ayuddhaya to the ground, the archives of Thai history were lost. With them, much of the early history of Muaythai also went. The little we do know, comes from the writings of the Burmese, Cambodian, early European visitors and some of the chronicles of the Lanna Kingdom - Chiang Mai. What all ...

Nokweed Davy, you will not be forgotten RIP

September 3rd, 2016

The WMC family would like to express our sincere condolences for the recent passing of Wichit Somboon, known and loved in the Muaythai world as Nokweed Davy. His tragically early death at just 51 years is a loss to our sport community. We wish to extend our heartfelt sympathy to his family, friends, and colleagues who are affected greatly by this loss. He will be missed. Nokweed had many memorable achievements, holding the Rajadamnern stadium title across an ...

Welcome to the new WMC Website

March 1st, 2011

Welcome to the new WMC website. 2011 will see many changes to the WMC on-line portal as we progress with our mission to bring Muaythai to the Olympics, promote peace through sport and support our International Federations. Keep checking back here to see the latest news as it happens in the world of Muaythai, while your here, have a look at the new Official World Muaythai Council Facebook Page. Click the 'like' button on the sidebar ...

Buakaw, He for She Ambassador

January 13th, 2017

Muaythai is an Olympic recognised sport and always has and always will play an important part in contributing to social development and use the power of the sport and athletes to create a better tomorrow. Over many years social projects have been carefully planned such as Sport is your Gang by example which won the 2014 world spirit of sport award. Unity and diversity, anti-discrimination, gender equality, Muaythai for Everybody as a healthy lifestyle, cooperation with ...

Youth World Championships Record Number

July 24th, 2017

The beautiful city of Bangkok will be the centre of the world for the muaythai youth championships from the 3rd to the 11th August. Over 1000 participants are confirmed from all 5 continents which will take part in this sporting and cultural exchange. The event titled Reaching for the Stars will be in line with IFMA’s youth and grass root development to use the power of sport and muaythai to create a better world. It will ...

Hong Kong and Australia in the Spotlight for the Last Week of June

June 26th, 2014

After the highlight of the successful event earlier this month at the Monte-Carlo Fighting Master in Monaco, with HSH Prince Albert II as the honorary patron and many celebrities from the Muaythai world in attendance at the event including the president of Peace and Sport, Mr Joel Bouzou, Baroness Cécile de Massy, IFMA President Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan, WMC Vice President and IFMA General Secretary, Stephan Fox; the spotlight on Muaythai is now moving to Hong ...

The Highest Honour Given to WMC Vice President

October 17th, 2019

World renowned sports personality Stephan Fox needs no introduction in the world of sport. A former World Champion who transitioned through various roles including administration and where today, he is the President of AIMS the IOC recognised umbrella organisation for Non-Olympic recognised sports. Mr Fox is also Vice-President of GAISF, the world umbrella organisation for Olympic and Non-Olympic sports promoting the mission of one voice for all sport. Stephan Fox has dedicated his life to sport ...

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 ...

The Youth are Our Future

November 13th, 2012

The World Muaythai Council and the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur  have been involved in two charity projects since their inauguration. “Muaythai Against Drugs” is established in over 50 countries and promotes awareness of the dangers of drugs and the fostering of positive influences in the lives of youth today. In cooperation with Peace and Sport another important project has been instituted to help guide youth to healthier and safer life choices, “Sport Is Your Gang”. This ...

Bukaw Wins HSH Prince Albert II’s Royal Cup

June 16th, 2014

In an event to supersede all other muaythai gala events, the recent Monte-Carlo Fighting Masters (MFM) 2014 in Monaco knocked it out of the park with a whopping 7 world titles on the card and for the first time in history, a Royal Cup presented off Thailand soil.   Muaythai legend Buakaw was celebrated as most outstanding fighter in his ferocious battle against Djimé Coulibaly and was presented with HSH Prince Albert II’s Royal Cup.   In an emotional ...

Saint Tropez UNites!!

August 8th, 2014

Saint Tropez, one of the most breathtaking cities in the world hosted one of the most spectacular gala events on August 4th – “FIGHTNIGHT 2014 Saint Tropez” which featured superstars like Jerome Le Banner, Peter Aerts, Chomanee Taehiran of World Muaythai Angels, Ekkarit Maneenoi and so many others whom did not just go there to fight, but also to take part in promoting and supporting the “UNite” to End Violence Against Women campaign. Hundreds of celebrities ...

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