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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 ...

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 ...

100 Countries Expected to Be Part of the IFMA Virtual Championships

September 17th, 2020

IFMA Virtual World Championships becomes a real fad now with thousands of athletes around the world practicing their Wai Kru, Shadow Box, studying Max Fit exercising and rehearsing the Aero Fit performance.  The new format of the competition is now a full IFMA discipline and the level of the rivalry will definitely be keeping the viewers up from their couches for the duration of the entire competition.  More than 100 countries confirmed their participation with national competitions ...

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 ...

Condolences for the loss of Don Porter, WBSC President

June 10th, 2020

With sadness we have heard the news on the passing of Don Porter. We would like to send our deepest condolences to his wife Jean and the Porter family. We all know Don was a man of sport, serving as the president of the International Softball Federation for 26 years and his vision and his dedication Softball becoming an Olympic sport for the first time in 1996. He played an instrumental part in the merger of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein Receives Muaythai Honorary Membership

March 23rd, 2020

A unique and highly decorated presentation was made to His Royal Highness Prince Feisal Al Hussein, the President of the Olympic Committee of Jordan, IOC Executive Board Member and the Founder and Chairman of prestigious NGO Generations For Peace. HRH is the leading figure in the international sports movement and a visionary who promotes the role of sport and society far beyond the Olympic Games. He is a leading advocate for gender equality and empowerment ...

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