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WMC Orders Posthumous Tribute to HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej at all Remaining 2016 Events

October 18th, 2016

The Headquarters of WMC has sent a request out to all its members calling for a minute of silence to be observed at all IFMA events to pay respect to HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej who sadly passed away on October 13th. HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej was considered as the Father of Thailand and the high patron of Muaythai. His Majesty was the patron of many sport events and associations. The National Olympic Committee of Thailand was under ...

World Muaythai Council’s Tribute to Muaythai’s High Patron HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej

October 14th, 2016

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej rose to the greatest heights in modern Thai history and was in his lifetime, the pillar and soul of his nation. At the time of his passing yesterday, he was the world’s longest reigning Monarch, and had been recognised with several international awards, especially for his social contributions. In Thailand, he was considered the father of many innovations in technology which not only helped the Kingdom, but also neighbouring countries. For ...


October 13th, 2016

The fans were treated to an electrifying night of Muaythai at Kuala Lumpur’s Badminton Stadium on the 8th of October as EFN Champions league 8 came to town..The card saw two 4 man tournaments, one at 65 kilos and the other a 72 Kilo tournament to decide the 3rd contestant to go through to the Kings birthday tournament on the 5th of December in Bangkok. The Muaythai action opened with a super fight between local fighter Iwan Merican and ...

Muaythai League Begins

October 6th, 2016

This coming Friday 7th October at the prestigious Lumphini Stadium, Bangkok, will see the beginning of the Toyota Muaythai League. The competition will feature 10 fighters from each of the following 4 weight divisions 67kg, 70kg, 72.5kg and 77kg. The event will take place once a week over a period of 6 months in a round robin tournament format. Aside from the financial prizes the fighters will have the chance to win a Toyota pick-up truck ...

Next Stop Malaysia on the Twin Road to the King’s Cup and Abu Dhabi Warriors

September 26th, 2016

Once again featuring both Muaythai and MMA fights on the bill, the 2016 Elite Fight Night (EFN) Series heads to Malaysia  on October 8 for the third of four regional qualifiers on the road to twin year-end finales in Bangkok and Abu Dhabi. Having launched with EFN6 in Thailand on August 12, EFN 2016 then moved on to Bulgaria for EFN7 on September 24 for the second event of the joint Muaythai and MMA series. Following ...

Pinca vs Kulebin

September 17th, 2016

Saturday 17th September is a night everyone in the Muaythai world is looking forward to as two legends in the sport Fabio Pinca and Andrei Kulebin will go head to head. The Wicked One Duel will be held in the beautiful scenery of the Cirque d' winters in Paris and has got fans all over the world excited. Pinca and Kulebin are both ambassadors in the sport and hold similar records but their paths have never ...

Siam 2 Sydney this Saturday!

September 15th, 2016

On Saturday the 17th September the city of Sydney, Australia will once again witness an evening of fantastic Muaythai bouts courtesy of Siam 2 Sydney promotions. Australia has long been a country strong in Muaythai with a unified recognised National Federation and this event showcases the quality and dedication of the Aussie athletes. This event showcases both amateur and professional Muaythai bouts at the Marsden High School and has got all Sydneysiders excited over the ...

Sofia Olofsson, the New WMC European Champion!

September 9th, 2016

Saturday 3rd September saw an evening of top notch Muaythai by the 8th edition of West Coast battle in the beautiful city of Varberg, Sweden. Muaythai in Sweden continues to grow from strength to strength as proved at this event which was sold out long before the fight date. West Coast Battle 8 put on 12 fights in total including 3 WMC title fights. In the women’s 53.8kg division Sofia Olofsson (Sweden) claimed a victory over ...

West Coast Battle 8

September 3rd, 2016

Saturday 3rd September will see the 8th edition of West Coast Battle in the beautiful city of Varberg Sweden. Muaythai in Sweden is rapidly becoming one of the strongest in Europe and this event demonstrates the quality and popularity of the sport by the Swedish nation. The event will be headlined by a bout between Sofia Olofsson (Sweden) and Meryem Uslu (Germany) for the European title at 53.58 kg. Sofia is a rising star in Muaythai ...

Nokweed Davy, you will not be forgotten RIP

September 3rd, 2016

The WMC family would like to express our sincere condolences for the recent passing of Wichit Somboon, known and loved in the Muaythai world as Nokweed Davy. His tragically early death at just 51 years is a loss to our sport community. We wish to extend our heartfelt sympathy to his family, friends, and colleagues who are affected greatly by this loss. He will be missed. Nokweed had many memorable achievements, holding the Rajadamnern stadium title across an ...

Elite Fight Night Champions League

August 11th, 2016

Bangkok’s Asiatique is set to host the opening show for 2016 for the Elite Fight Night Champions League series of four man tournaments. With 4 shows set for around the World with the Winner of each tournament set toe earn their place in the Grand Finale tournament to be held in Bangkok on the Kings Birthday. The opening show, EFN Bangkok is being held at Asiatique in Bangkok on the 12th of August, the Queen of Thailand’s ...

August 9th, 2016

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