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King of the Vikings!

October 11th, 2018

Porvoo, Finland was the place of battle to distinguish who would be the new WMC Nordic champion on Saturday the 6th of October between Kari Viinikainen from Finland and Filiph Waldt from Sweden. The bout was set at 61.2kg (lightweight) and both athletes had trained long and hard to feature on the show entitled ”new era” WMC Fight Event . Kari Viinikainen, 7 times Finish champion as well as 2 times Nordic champion is no stranger in ...

Big WMC Gala in Finland

October 10th, 2018

Saturday the 27th October in the beautiful city of Tampere, Finland will see an evening of muaythai action promoted by the new WMC Finland official Pertti Nurmi. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC will boast a big muaythai gala in cooperation with the famous Chitlada Finland Gym. The event will see legendary athlete Jomhod Kiatadisak from Thailand take on Junior Coleman from the UK as the headline act as well as a full international line ...

Saenchai vs Kim Dong Hwan Headlines DSPEX International Muay Challenge

October 5th, 2018

The king of muaythai Saenchai is back in the ring tonight (Oct. 5) in Malaysia. Going through the ropes in Terengganu, the famed Thai athlete faces Korean competitor Kim Dong Hwan. The pair headlines “DSPEX International Muay Challenge”. The event takes place at Stadium Tertutup Gong Badak, marking it the first time a Muay Thai competition is promoted in the State. And yet, Saenchai, 38, again goes up against a much taller opponent. The 27-year-old Korean athlete is reportedly ...

Saenchai, Muaythai Star Schedules Next Fight in Malaysia

October 3rd, 2018

Saenchai battles out in Malaysia this coming Friday October 5, the famed fighter announced vis Instagram on Wednesday. Going through the ropes in the State of Terengganu, he headlines DSPEX International Muay Challenge. Considered as one of the greatest Muay Thai athletes of all time, Saenchai is riding a 40-fight win streak. In his most recent bout late August in Rayong he defeated Russian Nikita Surovezhkin by a unanimous decision. This coming Friday “The King of Muay Thai” faces ...

Muaythai Uprising in Finland

October 1st, 2018

Saturday the 6th of October in the idyllic city of Porvoo, Finland will see an evening of muaythai entitled ”new era” WMC Fight Event put together by Mr Mika Pietilä /Porvoo Thaiboxing Club. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC will feature international athletes flying in to face Finnish opponents alongside the headlining fight which will see Kari Viinikainen from Finland and Filip Waldt from Sweden go head to head for the WMC Nordic title. The WMC ...

Triumphant 5

September 28th, 2018

Saturday the 13th October in the beautiful city of Pleasanton, California will see an evening of muaythai action from the Triumphant team. The fifth edition in the series promises to not disappoint with 15 action packed fights of full muaythai rules. The show will include Triumphant's very first 4-Man Grand Prix Challenge in the 155lb division where 4 aspiring athletes will vie for a 3-Fight Contract with Triumphant! Promoter Geoff Quares stated that the event is growing from ...

AFC Fight Results

September 26th, 2018

Ryan Jakiri from the Philippines took on local boy Azwan Che in the opening bout of the evening. Azwan started off well but Ryan was easy to adapt to his style and score high in the final 2 rounds taking the win. The second fight of the evening saw Izham red Army from Malaysia go head to head with Saentanong from the motherland of the sport, Thailand. Saentanong quickly took lead in this bout displaying great ...

AFC a Roaring Success!

September 24th, 2018

Saturday the 21st September in the vibrant city of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia saw the second installment from the Asia Fighting Championship. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC plans to do events across Asia and showcase the best athletes from the region. The Axiata Arena was the venue for the evening which hosted a gala for all the VIP's and saw the stadium packed out with muaythai fans both local and international. Following the event ...

All Fighters Weighed in for AFC

September 21st, 2018

Thursday the 20th September in the Gateway Mall, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was the setting for the weigh in and stand off ahead of the Asia Fighting Championship on Friday. There was an amazing atmosphere in the venue with supporters coming to cheer their local heroes as well as excited onlookers taking it all in. All athletes made weight and you could see the relief on their faces as the last few months in the training camps ...

IGNITION Muaythai Fight Card Released!

September 18th, 2018

Sunday the 23rd September in the beautiful city of Perth will be the battleground for the latest edition of Ignition Muaythai. The event has a truly knock out line up featuring Australia’s finest and will be held at the John Forrest High School. Doors open at 12 PM so make sure you get there early to avoid disappointment. Main Event IGNITION 65kg Champion belt  Brandon Kingston (WATBC) v Cody Owens (Sunshine) 65kg Under card Matt Lillywhite (Dragon) v Corey Scarlett (EMT) ...

Afghanistan Muaythai Continues to Grow

September 17th, 2018

The National Federation of Muaythai, Afghanistan put together a muaythai gala entitled the “Hope and Growth” Professional Muaythai Cup in Kabul Afghanistan over the weekend. Ten athletes in five weight categories from different provinces competed against each other at the highest level. Sayed Hamidullah Hussaini, Ahmad Hussainzada, Ahmad Shoja Jamal, Mohammad Yosef Jahangeer, Sayed Noor Aqa Panahi defeated their opponents, each going home with cups to commemorate the occasion. The event was held in Kabul and ...

UAE Gets the Highest Honour

September 13th, 2018

The United Emirates have made a name for themselves in the last 12 months under the new leadership under Board Member – Executive Director Tariq Mohamed Al Mehairi.and Board Member – Head of the Activities Department Fahad Khalfan Al Abdooli. The grass root development and the cooperation with the WMC and IFMA and important structured events and championships have created a new era of athletes. The UAE team traveled as total outsiders to the IFMA World Championships and came ...

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