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Andrei Kulebin (Belarus) vs Hellevaara Teemu (Finland), 71kg, IFMA World Championships, 2016

June 29th, 2016

Superbon Banchamek (Thailand) vs Sean Kearney (Canada) 71KG final, IFMA World Championship, 2016

June 27th, 2016

Superbon Banchamek (Thailand) vs Andrei Kulebin (Belarus), IFMA World Championship 2016

June 23rd, 2016

Superbon Banchamek (Thailand) vs Stomatov Oleksandr (Ukraine), IFMA World Championship 2016

June 20th, 2016

Andrei Kulebin (Belarus) vs Seyed Kaveh Soleimani (Iran), IFMA 2016 World Championship

June 17th, 2016

Female Boxing Continues to Thrive

June 15th, 2016

The world of female muaythai is ever expanding especially in recent times. The development of the sport through the hard work of the WMC and IFMA has reached such a level that it is now beginning to rival male muaythai. Although the prestigious Lumphinee and Rajadamern stadiums still hold a men-only policy there are more and more all-female competitions beginning to emerge. In 1996 the WMC broke old traditions by establishing female only events with a ...

WMC and IFMA Partnership Works Out

June 13th, 2016

The World Muaythai Council (WMC) and the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IFMA) have been in partnership for over 20 years which benefits the amateur development and muaythai goal to be recognised by the IOC. Fostering and promoting all aspects of muaythai is the primary goal of the World Muaythai Council under patronage of His Majesty the King which is the highest honour in Thailand and IFMA been the world recognised body has the responsibility ...

Muhammad Ali: January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016

June 7th, 2016

“He was bigger than boxing, bigger than sports.  The man was a great man beyond anything as far as color.  I’ve traveled the world and people have whispered in my ear from every corner of the earth Ali, Ali.  There’ll never be another.”  – George Foreman

Branko Cikatic a National Hero

May 11th, 2016

Branko Cikatic, is a man who needs no introduction in Croatia, Japan or as an international martial artist. Branko also known as the Croatian Tiger is a former K1 superstar and a multiple time World Champion in muaythai and has made Croatia proud on so many occasions. Due to this he is in the hall of fame of sporting heroes in Croatia and serves as a model to the youth. Following his retirement Branko has been ...

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 ...

Dean James: how I beat cancer and became Muaythai World Champion

May 3rd, 2016

When he first saw a muaythai exhibition bout 15 years ago, Dean James had no idea that the event would change his life. Today, the 32-year-old from Wolverhampton is one of the world's best exponents of the martial art, which combines the use of fists, elbows, knees and shins in explosive sequences. He's already been crowned World Muaythai Champion at three different weight levels. But perhaps more importantly than that, he also credits the sport with ...

WMC Pioneers Working Overtime for National Labour Day

April 27th, 2016

On Saturday 30th April the Tourism Association of Thailand in cooperation with the Tourism Association of Koh Samui will be hosting a special muaythai gala in honour and celebration of labour day. Thailand’s prestigious muaythai event ‘Thai fight’ will be the biggest muaythai show to be held on the island to date and is getting both locals and tourists excited. Featuring on the show will be an array of WMC’s finest Muay Thai warriors including 3 times ...

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