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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 ...

Saint-Tropez in Muaythai Fever

July 23rd, 2014

One of the most famous, jet-setting, high-society places in the world will be the centre of the muaythai world on August 4th. Promoter Olivier Muller, in cooperation with the World Muaythai Council (WMC), the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IFMA), have put together a truly promising fightcard. The event is also in cooperation with the Peace & Sport campaign, under the high patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, and the Muaythai & UN “UNiTE ...

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 ...

IGLA Education System at Start Up Thailand

May 5th, 2016

The WMC and IFMA IGLA education system has been developed over the last 3 years to include cultural, sporting and education as a platform. Muaythai is a martial art and combat sport with over 1000 years of history but nevertheless we must include the present and plan for the future this is why this system has been given the highest priority. The leading masters, specialists and Muaythai partners such as UN women and Peace and ...

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.  

It has begun: The official press release for muaythai towards the highest recognition

March 30th, 2012

A press conference was held at the Emerald Hotel for the upcoming muaythai gala event which has three objectives: The official application for muaythai to be recognised by the International Olympic Committee, the official application for muaythai to be included in the International World Games, and the launch of the muaythai campaign “Sport Is Your Gang”, in cooperation with Peace and Sport, partner of the IOC. His Royal Majesty the King of Thailand has donated the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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