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Monte-Carlo Fighting Masters Press Conference

June 16th, 2014

Monte Carlo - One of the most historic and iconic venues of Monaco, the Monte Carlo Casino hosted the press conference for the Monte-Carlo Fighting Masters 2014, a gala event to be remembered with 7 WMC World Title fights on the stacked card and under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco.The Baroness Cecile De Massy opened the press conference by welcoming all the fighters whom travelled to Monaco to be part ...

FightNight Saint-Tropez; A Night To Remember

August 13th, 2014

Saint-Tropez is with no doubt one of the top vacation places in the world; it also became the centre of the Muaythai world last week. The FightNight was held under the patronage of Mlle Brigitte Bardot, promoted by Olivier Muller, president of the Swiss MuayThai Network, in one of the most beautiful locations in the world. The mayor of Saint-Tropez, Mr Jean-Pierre Tuveri, opened the event with a welcoming speech; welcoming HE M. Apichart Chinwanno the Thai ambassador ...

IFMA’s Youth Ambassador goes to Korea

August 15th, 2014

IFMA’s Youth Ambassador, Kiana Guyon, has been selected to represent Thailand at the Youth Leadership Programme in Gwangju, Republic of Korea from the 18th of August until the 30th of August 2014. The Youth Leadership Programme is organised under the UNOSDP (United Nations Office for Sport Development and Peace). It was conceived with the goal of helping youths whom are highly motivated to work towards providing support their communities through Sport-For-Development-and-Peace (SDP) projects.  YLP gives them access ...

Muaythai Cultural Exchange – IFMA World Championships 2011

September 22nd, 2011

Muaythai is more than just a fighting sport, it’s a martial art form and a science. Muaythai is a unique in its kind, whether it is practiced as a form of self-defense, health or fitness training, or for competition. Sports of any type has an extremely important moral value, especially for the younger generation. Particularly in times of instability, sport has the power to let us put aside our differences and focus on common understanding and good ...

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 ...

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 ...

WMC & IFMA Champions Dominate Thai Fight

October 24th, 2012

The quarter-final of Thai Fight really showed how important the grassroots of Muaythai really are.  The WMC (World Muaythai Council) and IFMA (International Federation of Muaythai Amateur) since inauguration, over two decades ago, have worked together closely to ensure this.  In recent years the cooperation between the two organizations has really shown through.  Yesterday Thai Fight was a major success. Buakaw Por Pramuk is a three times WMC World Champion and, to the surprise of ...

Tolga Ebren, fought like a lion …

July 16th, 2020

Tolga Ebren was born on February 21, 2001 in Eindhoven. At the age of six he started Muaythai training with his uncle Duran Ebren, from Muaythai Academy Duran Gym. When he was ten years old, he wanted to quit Muaythai to do something else. He then chose to play football. After two years of the football adventure, Tolga wanted to return to train Muaythai with his uncle and not without merit. He became Dutch champion in ...

Monaco Takes Centre Stage

December 16th, 2013

14th of June will see one of the biggest events the WMC has ever sanctioned with a total of 7 world title fights on the card for the Monte Carlo Fighting Masters event under the high patronage of Prince Albert II. A special press conference was held at the Sport Authority of Thailand on Friday 13th December, chaired by The Baroness Cecile De Massy and the WMC President General Chetta Thanajaro. The function room was packed ...

The WMC and IFMA Stands for Non-Discrimination and Gender Equality

June 5th, 2020

Today, the WMC and IFMA would like to address reports of a meeting in Thailand of the Subcommittee for the Development and Promotion of Boxing discussing the issuance of a regulation to make elbow protection mandatory for women. We have come a long way in terms of gender equality since the early promotion of women’s muaythai in 1995 which opened up Muay Ying competitions at Rangsit Stadium unde the World Muaythai Council. Since then inclusion of ...

WMC from Past to Present

February 11th, 2014

The World Muaythai Council is stepping up another gear. It has been nearly 20 years since the World Muaythai Council was established under the directive of the Royal Thai government by parliament resolution to govern all aspects of muaythai and to support amateur muaythai to its highest recognition. The inauguration meeting was held in the United Nations headquarters in Bangkok and since then so many glorious events promotions and structural campaigns have been held under the ...

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