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Viva La France!

July 18th, 2017

Nowadays France is earning its spot as one of the top countries for Muaythai athletes outside of the motherland of the sport. With Rafi Bohic just winning the Lumphinee title in the welterweight division (147 pounds) against Pongsiri P.K. Saenchaimuaythai a renowned and difficult opponent, France is once again the talk of the town in the muaythai world. Rafi has become the first ever non-Thai to hold the Lumphinee and Thailand titles at the same time. Other ...

Thai Fight Yala

July 14th, 2017

This Saturday the 15th July will see the latest edition of Thai Fight this time hosted in the Southern province of Yala. The event which promotes Thai culture around the world has this time decided to head to the South of Thailand, a place known for political unrest. The show entitled “We love Yala” hopes to spread love in the region, promoting peace. This event promises not to disappoint and includes fights from Muaythai legends such ...

Ignition Fight card for this coming Sunday 16th July

July 13th, 2017

IGNITION Muaythai fight card 16th July 2017 Red - Blue Main Card Australia v Malaysia International Super Fight Ben Worsfold (WATBC) v Mat Ropi (Malaysia) 63.5kg FTR IGNITION Perpetual Cup bout Brandon Kingston (WATBC) v Lukas Sayer (Diesel gym) FTR 67kg Under Card David Deves (Champions Gym) v Jay Hughes (Ekelboom MT) FTR 67k Kayliegh Wainwright (WATBC) v Rhian Shepard (Westside) FTR 58kg Dave Barnsley (CNS) v Mitchel Walker (Diesel Gym) FTR 75kg Joe Collins (MMA247) v Shanon Beardon (Mandurah MT) FTR 87kg Lauren Hawkins (AMMA) v ...

Cooperation is key both for IFMA and for WMC

July 11th, 2017

Australia will host an international event inviting Malaysian athletes in for the last important test before the SEA Games 2017 held in Malaysia. Malaysian athletes will take on top Australian fighters and Australian muaythai President Peter Boyd stated that events like this are important for the development of both countries especially as Oceana will now enter Asian events such as the Asian games and indoor Asian games. Malaysia has hosted an amazing world championship in ...

Russia and Japan Celebrate Diplomatic Relations

July 6th, 2017

Sunday July 9th in the beautiful city of Yekaterinburg, Russia will see an evening of Muaythai to commemorate the ongoing Japanese and Russian diplomatic relations. The event will feature some of Japan’s finest warriors going head to head with local athletes who are all hoping to go home victorious. Martial arts have long played a part in both of the countries national identity so the event will not only showcase Muaythai but also help further promote ...

Sport Is Your Gang, Youth Social Project Grand Opening in Bangkok, Thailand

June 30th, 2017

Let's join on a morning of fun and cultural exchange! The event will open with performances that the kids prepared especially for this day. The kids will then be taught the traditional Wai Kru. Adults will also be able to enjoy a muaythai training session! Additionally, everyone will have the chance to engage in sepaktakraw, basketball and table tennis. This day will also include a special celebration in honour of Olympic Day. A day where all ...

Macau Muaythai Mania!

June 27th, 2017

On Saturday the 1st July, the beautiful of island Macau will see an exciting evening of Muaythai featuring international bouts. Athletes from Thailand, China and Malaysia will travel to the island to compete for bragging rights at one of the most exciting fight nights Macau has seen so far. General Secretary Vera Chan stated that Muaythai is becoming really popular in Macau in recent times. The island has long been the entertainment hub for the south ...

Rumble of the Kings

June 23rd, 2017

Saturday 25th of November 2017 is time for the Rumble of the Kings, Uprising in Sweden sanctioned by the WMC. This time in Partille Arena just outside Gothenburg! For anyone who loves standing fighting and beautiful world-class battlegrounds, this is an opportunity you can not miss. Some of the world's biggest muaythai stars will step into the ring and the event will feature professional world championship titles to prestigious superfight winnings. The first fight to be published ...

Muaythai Goes Urban

June 22nd, 2017

Saturday 17th June in the exciting city of Hoi Chi Minh City, Vietnam saw the latest edition of Chang Urban Pulse at the Queen Hall venue in District 4. The event is powered by Beer Chang and will tour South East Asia over the next coming year promoting South East Asian street and urban culture. Featured in the event were some of Vietnam's most influential rappers alongside beatboxers and breakdancers from Malaysia, Singapore Thailand and ...

Chang Urban Pulse Tonight!

June 17th, 2017

Tonight 17th June in the exciting city of Hoi Chi Minh City comes the latest edition of Chang Urban Pulse. With the athletes all weighed in and ready to go the event is shaping up to be the best so far following a raging success in Singapore earlier in the year. The event aims to promote street culture and will feature B-Boy crews, Beatboxers, rappers alongside two fights from some of the top-level athletes from both ...

Yodsanklai Announces Retirement!

June 12th, 2017

One of the biggest Muaythai legends of all time has officially handed in his resignation to the Muaythai World in an announcement made over the weekend. Yodsanklai, probably one of Thailand’s biggest exports, has been a legend in muaythai for many years and is a two-time Lumpinee champion. Known as having the strongest kick in muaythai, Yodsanklai shot to international fame when he appeared on The Contender Asia, the award winning reality TV show, sanctioned by the ...

WMC/IFMA Female Gala

June 7th, 2017

12 countries will participate in a special Muaythai promotion and to showcase the gender equality in Muaythai it is an all-female card. The event is there to promote IFMA’s cooperation with UN Women to create awareness towards violence against women. There will be a world title fight between Tisha Rongreankeelakoraj (Thailand) and Fani Sasiprapa Gym (Greece) in the 60kg weight division and an intercontinental title at the 63.5kg as well as 2 title fights for the ...

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