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Rajadamnern Free Live Stream Link

July 10th, 2020

Rajadamnern Stadium will begin hosting fights this coming Wednesday the 15th July after a 4 month hiatus and have just released the live stream link. Sor Sommai have put together an amazing fight card to welcome back the sport and due to the government regulations on no spectators at sporting events fight fans can watch the show live for free on their computer or mobile phone. The live streaming will be from 19.00 onwards on the ...

Rajadamnern Stadium to Reopen Next Week

July 8th, 2020

More good news from Thailand as the prestigious Rajadamnern Stadium has just confirmed that they will be open from Wednesday July the 15th onwards. All sporting events in Thailand were shut down from mid-march in light of the Covid pandemic but are beginning to reopen under the 'new norm' set of rules stipulated by the Royal Thai Government. The board at Rajadamnern have stated that they will host six shows in July under the new rules ...

Sofia Olofsson: The Undisputed Champion

July 3rd, 2020

Sofia Olofsson has conquered both the amateur and professional muaythai scenes during the last 12 years and has become someone who many consider to be the best female fighter in her weight division. Sofia began training at the age of 18 years, training out of the Odenplan Gym in Stockholm, Sweden where she quickly caught the eye of the coaches as a potential future champion. In 2012 Sofia was put forward for the Swedish team where she ...

Jimmy Vienot Signs Contract with Arena fight

July 2nd, 2020

Breaking news this week has revealed that French muaythai superstar Jimmy Vienot has signed a 2 year fight deal with Arena Fight. Arena is one of the biggest French fighting sports organisations and always delivers top level fights with the best international elite fighters. After a 4 month hiatus due to Covid 19 the show is planning to come back stronger than ever in the second half of 2020. Russian superstar Dzhabar Askerov has also recently signed ...

The WMC Honours Miriam Nakamoto

June 30th, 2020

Miriam is a name that needs no introduction in the muaythai world and is one of the best fighters to have ever graced American soil. Also known as the Queen of Mean, Miriam had a stunning muaythai career retiring undefeated with 14 professional wins. Miriam has defeated some of the world’s best, Julie Kitchen from England, Chantal Ughi from Italy, Claire Haigh from Luxembourg, Australia’s Angie Parr, and so many more. Miriam competed out ...

IFMA Athletes Break Records

June 29th, 2020

Muaythai connects is the IFMA initiative which has been running for the last four months to ensure the IFMA athletes continue to engage in muaythai and practice a healthy lifestyle and stay positive in mind and body.  It is also important that we continue to promote cultural understanding, inclusion, non-discrimination, and peace.  Some have been breaking record numbers with Ramadan having 1.5 million views, our amazing little Russian warrior girl more than 700,000 views and Maria Valent ...

The Battle of BOM Returns

June 26th, 2020

Sunday the 28th of June will see the return of BOM The Battle of Muaythai in Tokyo, Japan with a stacked line up. Like many promotions and sporting events around the world the show has been on ice for the last 4 months due to the global Covid 19 pandemic. But Bom is back with a vengeance with two amazing headlining fights, one of which will see former-WMC champion Nadaka Eiwasports go head to ...

Nadaka Yoshinari: The Child Prodigy

June 25th, 2020

Nadaka Yoshinari is a fighter that needs no introduction in the muaythai world and dominates both the Japanese and Thai elite circuits, representing Japan at the highest level. At the age of only 19 Nadaka has made a name for himself as a WMC world champion, Rajadamnuen and Lumpinee champion. Representing the EIWA sports gym in Tokyo, Nadaka began competing in amateur bouts when he was only 9 years old and has racked up an impressive ...

Olympic Day 2020 Message from the IOC President

June 24th, 2020

Covid-19 forced the world into lockdown, all major sporting events have been cancelled or postponed including the Olympic Games 2020. The IOC “Stay Strong Stay Active Stay Healthy” campaign where close to 5,000 Olympians had engaged reached a remarkable 243000 people across the world. IFMA is proud to be recognised by the IOC and over the last three months the IFMA youth shared their stories and workouts to the IFMA family to an estimated 3 million ...

IFMA Technical Webinar

June 23rd, 2020

Over 300 Judges and officials from over 100 countries participated in this important online briefing on rules regulations and judging for the upcoming Virtual IFMA World Championships. The seminar was opened by IFMA Director Charissa Tynan thanking all delegates for participating in this challenging time. She thanked everyone who contributed to ensure that IFMA athletes can continue to shine on the world stage.  The IFMA Secretary General Stephan Fox thanked all the NFs for all their work ...

In Remembrance of Grand Master Kevin Lloyd

June 19th, 2020

With sadness we have heard the news on the passing of Grand Master Kevin Lloyd. The IFMA and WMC Family, led by President Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan would like to send our deepest condolences to his wife Jess and the Lloyd family. Kevin was one of the pioneers of Muaythai in Europe and will always be remembered for the love and passion he had towards the fostering and promotion of the art and sport of muaythai and ...

Channel 7 Back to Business from June 28th

June 18th, 2020

Great news is upon the muaythai community once again as Channel 7 Stadium have revealed their return date to be Sunday the 28th of June. Originally scheduled to return on July the 12th the Executive Board voted on bringing the date forward which was well accepted by all. Promoter Deer Kiatpetch and sponsor Chun Kiatpetch have put together an amazing come back show which will see the headline fight between Wanchalong PK Saenchai and Suasat Paedminburi. ...

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