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Wu Fights March

March 22nd, 2017

This Friday the 24th March will see the third installment of Wu Fights in the beautiful city of Taiyuan in the Shanxi Province of China. The event which will run monthly until the final in December, changes host cities each month promoting the sport all across the country and features the some of the best IFMA and WMC athletes. Today saw all the athletes arrive from China, Japan, Korea, Thailand and New Zealand meeting for a photo ...

Nai Kanom Tom Day 2017

March 20th, 2017

Every year on the 17th of March, the muaythai world celebrates the birthday of the legend “Nai Knom Tom” in celebration of Wai Kru day in the ancient city of Ayuddhaya. This year’s celebration attracted more than 1400 muaythai enthusiasts from masters to students. The City of Ayuddhaya in partnership with the Tourism Authority of Thailand and the Ministry for Tourism and Sport organized the Nai Kanom Tom day festivities and parade. The festivities were hosted ...

Yacine Hamlaoui Becomes the New WMC European Light Weight Champion

March 14th, 2017

March 9th, 2017 saw an evening of Muaythai in the wonderful city of Saint-Priest, France featuring international bouts with some of France’s top fighters. The highlight of the evening however was the anticipated bout between Yassine Hamlaoui (France) and Karolis Buslys (Lithuania) for the WMC European light weight title 61.22 kg, With Yassine taking the win and becoming the new champion. Promoter Yohan Lidon stated that at the moment Muaythai in France is stronger than ever before and ...

In Loving Memory

March 10th, 2017

Muaythai mourns the loss of one of their outstanding ambassadors and athletes Luke Kempson. Luke has been a world class athlete competing around the world, representing Australia and becoming a WMC and IFMA champion. We will remember him as one of our own and for his outstanding sportsmanship on and off the field of play. We send our deepest condolences to his loved ones and we all mourn a true warrior.

Muaythai Fighting Championship 6

March 8th, 2017

March 9th 2017 in the beautiful city of Saint-Priest France will see an evening of Muaythai hosted by promoters Yohan Lidon and Nasser Kacem. France remains to be one of the strongest countries in the sport outside of Thailand as was highlighted when national hero Fabio Pinco won the Rajadamnern title in February. The event will showcase the best of the best, featuring international fights with the main fight being for the WMC European title between Yassine ...

Rebellion Muaythai 14

March 3rd, 2017

Rebellion Muaythai 14 MAIN EVENT: Roy Wills (Thaiboxing Pit – WA) Vs Alexi Petroulias (8 Blade – Victoria) (65.00 KG 5 X 3) MAIN CARD: Cory Smith Vs Tyler Hardcastle (67.00 KG 5 X 3) Alex Ilijoski Vs Benny Mahoney (70.00 KG 5 X 3) Abbas Ahmadi Vs Liam Wright (65.00 KG 5 X 3) Jun Lee Vs Brett McCluskey (72.50 KG 5 X 3) John Mckenna Vs Cam Webb (72.00 KG 5 X 3) Plus a full undercard of Muaythai action. *Card subject to ...

Best of Siam

February 21st, 2017

Thursday the 23rd February will see the latest edition of the Best of Siam in Bangkok, Thailand at the prestigious Rajadamnern stadium. Rajadamnern Stadium opened its doors in 1945 and has since helped shaped the lives of many young athletes making them elite world famous champions. Promoter Jean Charles Skarbowsky has put together an evening of world class events with some of the best current fighters on the muaythai scene including Fabio Pinca, who will be ...

Muaythai Spain goes on National TV

February 15th, 2017

The National Federation of Spain have just signed a television deal to produce a series of muaythai events called “Nak Muay 8”. This will be a series of 7 national televised events hosting Round Robin tournaments with 8 athletes per division competing in 4 weight categories 61.2kg, 63.5kg, 67kg and 70kg. The event which will begin on Saturday 25th February will start with 4 eliminator fights before the beginning of the first tournament on the 8th ...

Brazil Muaythai Charity Night

February 10th, 2017

The Embassy of Brazil in Bangkok and Muaythai Live organised a special Muaythai charity night at the Asiatique stage. The evening opened with a speech by the Ambassador of Brazil to Thailand, His Excellency Mr Gilberto Moura. The ambassador talked about the power of sport, unity and diversity, and an unforgettable Olympic games in Rio. Mr Moura also highlighted the special relationship that Brazil and Thailand have and congratulated Muaythai and IFMA for being recognised by ...

Muaythai Day Fights a Huge Success

February 9th, 2017

The 6th of February is officially called muaythai Day in Thailand, held in honour of the historic King Sanphet VIII (also known as “Phra Chao Suea” the “Tiger King”), to mark his coronation day in 1702. The WMC and IFMA joined forces together with the Ministry of Tourism and Sport, the Ministry of Culture and the Sports Authority of Thailand to celebrate this important day in the muaythai calendar. The event opened with a tribute by the ...

IFMA Executive Board Invited to Government Muaythai Celebration

February 7th, 2017

The Royal Thai government, Ministry for Tourism and Sports and the Sports Authority of Thailand organised this year’s muaythai day celebrations at the SAT office.   The 6th of February is officially called muaythai Day in Thailand, held in honour of the historic King Sanphet VIII (also known as “Phra Chao Suea” the “Tiger King”), to mark his coronation day in 1702.   The event was presided over by the Deputy Prime Minister, His Excellency Tanasak Patimapragorn and the ...

Muaythai Athlete Sofia Olofsson wins IWGA Athlete of the Year

February 4th, 2017

Sofia Olofsson (SWE) tops the polls and wins the IWGA Athlete of the Year 2016! The 28-year-old Muaythai fighter wins the race by a huge margin . Olofsson won 39 % of the votes, making her clear number 1.After the victory, Sofia was quoted saying: “It feels incredible to get so many votes! I would like to thank all of the Muaythai community and all of my supporters from Sweden and the rest of the world. ...

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