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Fighting Spirit 7

March 21st, 2019

Saturday the 27th April will see the return of Fighting Spirit, this time to the Via Dell Oceano Atlantico in Rome, Italy. The event will feature a full international line up of athletes as they take on local heroes. The main event of the evening will see Cristian Marzullo from Italy go head to head with Georgios Moustakis from Greece for the WMC Muaythai Against Drugs title. Davide Carlot the President of WMC Italy stated that muaythai ...

Buakaw, Larger than Life!

March 19th, 2019

Buakaw Village have unveiled a larger than life statue of muaythai superstar Buakaw Banchamek at the front of their gym in Chiang Mai. The bronze sculpture captures the likeness of Buakaw in all his glory bearing a Mongkhon and wearing his famous shorts. Muaythai fans will have no trouble finding the gym with the statue standing at over 12 feet tall which will make an ideal photo opportunity with the mountainous terrain in the background.

The World Celebrates Nai Khanom Tom Day

March 18th, 2019

IFMA National Federations around the world organised different events celebrating the Nai Khanom Tom day honouring the legendary muaythai fighter who competed for his freedom and was an undefeated champion. The youth around the world knows the legend of the Thai warrior who had to compete against 10 opponents and won all of them using the art of eight limbs. His strength and power of will became motivation for many current champions who are inspired by Nai Khanom ...

Dubai Fight Night a Massive Success!

March 15th, 2019

Friday the 8th of March will go down in the Dubai history books as 'Fight Night' was a massive success. The event which was sanctioned by the WMC featured the best athletes from around the globe in a pristine venue with a sell out crowd. Headlining the card was Saenchai who put on an epic performance much to the pleasure of the crowd taking the win over Valerii Abramenko from Ukraine. The co-main event saw the ...

The Rematch

March 13th, 2019

The 31st March is the date for the long awaited rematch between Yodsanklai and Andy Souwer who will face each other in Tokyo at One Championship. The pair faced each other in 2008 with Souwer winning the bout on points in what was a very close match and considered by many as a controversial decision. Yodsanklai also known as the boxing computer is a 6 time WMC world champion who rose to fame after winning the emmy-nominated ...

Yokkao 37 & 38 Full Fight Card

March 8th, 2019

The wait is over - YOKKAO 37 - 38 is just less than 3 weeks away for an evening of adrenaline-pumping Muay Thai clashes. The best of UK will congregate once again at Bolton Macron Stadium on Saturday, 23 March, as they battle for the top positions on the fighter rankings. Here’s a look at the complete fight card: ** Supershowdown Presents YOKKAO 38 ** Thailand vs Scotland 65kg Rambo Phet Por Tor Aor vs Christopher Shaw England vs Ireland ...

Thai Fight Muang Khon

March 7th, 2019

Thai Fight will return under the title 'Thai fight Muang Khon' to Central Plaza in Nakhon Si Thammarat on Saturday the 30th March. The event commemorates 10 years of Thai fight and it's involvement in promoting Thai culture and tourism worldwide as well as Phra That Muang Khon becoming a world heritage site. Headlining the show will be the usual all star line up including WMC champions Saenchai and Saensatharn to name a few. The event will be ...

Craig Coakley to Face Mo Abdurahman at Yokkao 38

March 5th, 2019

YOKKAO 37 - 38 is just four weeks away from a night of smashing action at the Macron Stadium in Bolton UK. In a highly-anticipated YOKKAO 38 bout, Craig Coakley was originally matched up against UK super lightweight top seed, Nathan Bendon. The latter has unfortunately sustained a hand injury and will be pulling out from the upcoming event. The show must go on and Coakley will now take on another formidable opponent. The Irish fighter ...

Dubai Fight Night

March 4th, 2019

Friday the 8th March in the bustling metropolis of Dubai will see an evening of muaythai action entitled Fight Night. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC will be headlined by Saenchai who is considered by many as the best pound for pound fighter as he faces Valerii Abramenko from Ukraine. Also on the bill, Jack Kennedy from the UK and fighting out of Sitsongpeenong Gym will face Tawanchai from Thailand. Manachai was originally scheduled to ...

CHRISTOPHER SHAW STEPS IN TO FACE RAMBO FOR YOKKAO 38

February 25th, 2019

After his recent win on YOKKAO 36 in Italy, YOKKAO world champion, Liam Harrison’s highly-anticipated title defense against Thai elite fighter, Rambo Phet Por Tor Aor will now be put on hold. The UK legend sustained an injury during the fight against Ivan Naccari that left him with a meniscus tear in the knee that aggravated during training. The injury is predicted to keep Harrison out of action for at least 6 to 8 weeks. Fans ...

Thai Fight Program for this Weekend!

February 22nd, 2019

This weekend Saturday the 23rd of February will see the return of Thai Fight, this time heading to the  popular tourist destination of Phuket. The full fight card has now been announced and features the usual line up of Thai superstars from the sport as they go head to head with international challengers. Full Fight Card Below 1.Kard Chuek - 63 kg. Ratchasing Rongreankeela-Korat–Thailand VS FelipeGois-Brazil 2.Kard Chuek - 69 kg. Payak-SamuiLukjaoporongtom–Thailand VS SvenVanHoof-Netherlands 3.Kard Chuek - 74 kg. Chanajon P.K.Saenchai Muaythai ...

Thailand National Championships Kick off Today

February 21st, 2019

Over the next 5 days many of the Thai superstars will gather again to determine who will represent Thailand at this years IFMA Championships, Arafura Games, Asian Championship, World Championship and who will be proudly wearing the official Thai tracksuits. Many of the Thai superstars of today started their career at IFMA and then exploded into stardom. Buakaw became a 5 times WMC world champion, Yodsaenklai became Contender Asia champion and 3 times WMC world champion ...

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