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Thai Team Ready for Royal Event

June 10th, 2014

The Thai team is ready to take on the world at the Monte-Carlo Fighting Masters under the high patronage of HSH Prince Albert II. General Chetta Thanajaro gave the team well wishes and H.E. General Pichitr Kullavanijaya, the Privy Councillor to His Majesty the King of Thailand, and honorary IFMA and WMC President has given a special token to HSH Prince Albert II for a special ceremony. Thailand is truly proud of its fighters and Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan stated that this event is a historical ...

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 ...

7 WMC World Titles With a Fantastic Opening With HSH Prince Albert II

June 19th, 2014

It was 8 month in the making and finally Monte-Carlo made Muaythai history on June 14th at the 2014 Fighting Masters.   The event started with a great opening with HSH Prince Albert II entering the stadium and the capacity crowd standing up to show their respect to his Highness . The Baroness Cécile de Massy,  the visitors from Thailand lead by  M.L. Trinuch Sirivadhanabhakdi , the Thai ambassador to France M. Apichart Chinwanno, Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan ...

Heavyweight Superstars Head the Fightcard in Saint-Tropez

July 31st, 2014

Many superstars will fight for honour at a great cause in Saint-Tropez with the likes of Peter Aerts, Freddy Kemayo, Jerome Le Banner, and many more. Peter Aerts, one of the greatest heavyweight boxers in the world with legendary status in Asia, especially in Japan is set to feature on FIGHTNIGHT2014’s superb fight card next week in Saint Tropez. Known for his devastating high-kicks which earned him the nick name “The Dutch Lumberjack”, Aerts will be facing ...

The WMC Congratulates Dr. Muhammad Yunus

July 29th, 2021

The IOC has awarded Dr. Yunus, the second ever Olympic Laurel during the Olympic Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics. Initiated for Rio 2016, the Olympic Laurel is to be awarded at the opening ceremony of each summer edition of the Olympic Games. The IOC awards the Laureate to someone who has made significant achievements in education, culture, development and peace through sport. Professor Yunus was the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 and he ...

Muaythai Angel Shines in Saint-Tropez

August 14th, 2014

Taehiran Chommanee, the winner of the WMC Muaythai Angels Competition, has been competing in Saint-Tropez verses Irina Mazepa under the UNiTE to End Violence Against Women campaign. A fantastic promotion with many VIPs from around the world present, it was Chommanee winning the contest and the award given by HE M. Apichart Chinwanno the Thai ambassador to France, Joël Bouzou the President of Peace and Sport, muaythai consultant, Jean-Laurent Bourquin, and Mr Jaru the CEO of ...

World Expo Finishes with Muaythai Mega Event #RoadToBHM – The World Games 2022

April 5th, 2022

The greatest show on earth have put their final curtain down in a star-studded night. The giant entry portals of the World Expo 2022 have opened 180 times over the last 6 months and at 3am on April 1st the curtain came down no doubt on the largest gathering of the world since we all have been affected by Covid 19. We only can share the closing message of his His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid ...

2014: A Knockout Year for Muaythai

January 22nd, 2015

While the New Year has started with many activities planned for 2015 such as the Muaythai Day gala event, IFMA Muaythai University World Cup (under patronage of FISU), the African Championship in Morocco, the all-important Royal World Cup in Bangkok, and many more, last year marked many important milestones for Muaythai. February: saw Muaythai day, organized by the cultural ministry in conjunction with WMC and IFMA celebrated in Bangkok and other cities around the world. April: saw ...

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 ...

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 ...

Monaco Achieves Full Muaythai Recognition

January 30th, 2012

Another IFMA/WMC member which brings it now to over 70 has gained full recognition by their national sports ministry. Monaco may be a small country in size, but it has a very active federation for muaythai. IFMA has very close links to Monaco, especially as a partner of L’Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport (Peace & Sport) which is under the high patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco.  

Thailand vs Japan

August 10th, 2017

This Friday the 11th August will see an evening of Muaythai in Tokyo, Japan, hosted by Muaylok and sanctioned by the WMC. The event boasts a mammoth line up with two main events, one for a male WMC title and one for a female WMC title. The event will promote peace as this week in 1945 the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima a pivotal moment in world history. Kochasan (Thailand) will face Hideki Kuze (Japan) for ...

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