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Chommanee Defends the UN Trophy

December 9th, 2015

IFMA campaign to end violence against women and girls has truly gained momentum around the world and Thailand's female superstar Chommanee, who lost her world title in August in IFMA world championship was defending her trophy again in the Super 4 female. The arena was packed with over 30 million viewers on TV and the girls received a standing ovation when entering the ring. It was Chommanee taking on Gia Winberg, from Finland in the first semi-final fight. ...

Changpuek Kiatsongrit Wins King’s Cup

December 9th, 2015

Over 30 million viewers from around the world followed the final of the WMC King's Cup final, and what a final it was. The evening started off with a semi-final fight between Changpuek Kiatsongrit and Sean Sor. Sumalee. We saw 2 amazing athletes displaying world class Muaythai from the opening to the closing of the fight. It was Changpuek who took a point decision to the delight of the audience moving to the final and Sean ...

One Round Knock – WMC’s New Exciting Tournament Format

December 4th, 2015

King’s Cup 2015 will see the official debut of the new exciting competition format introduced by General Tanwacom Tippayachan, WMC Executive Board member. Instead of fighting the regular 5 rounds of 3 minutes, the athletes will only have one round to convince the judges that they are the winner. Winner stays, loser goes. Sixteen athletes representing all five continents have been selected for this electrifying unveiling that guarantees high-octane action from start to finish.   The final bout ...

Direction for WMC King’s Cup 2015

December 3rd, 2015

WMC King’s Cup this year will be held at the Memorial of Expeditionary Force, located at the northern edge of Sanam Luang, near the National Museum and National Gallery. It is easy to find, once you are at Sanam Luang, look for Thammasat University and the WMC King’s Cup ground will be next to the university. See you all at WMC King’s Cup 2015.

United Nation, UN Women Super 4

December 3rd, 2015

The Muaythai campaign to end violence against women is supported by 130 national federations to create awareness in this important campaign. Many countries have supported the initiative with their champions and a special UN trophy is donated by UN Women and is an important part of King’s Cup 2015.Last year’s winner, Chonmanee, the Thai superstar will defend her trophy against 3 of the best female fighters. She has been matched up against European champion, Gia Winberg, ...

The draw has been done for the prestigious Super 4 Final

December 3rd, 2015

Who will be the winner of King’s Cup 2015? WMC President, General Chetta Thanajaro, did the final draw witnessed by over 50 television cameras and the athletes who qualified for the final. First draw was Thailand champion, Changpuek Kiatsongrit, who got drawn against Canadian fighter, Sean Sor Sumalee. This is a tough draw for both athletes as these 2 are considered as the favourites of the event and luck has put them together in the semi-final. The ...

Royal Cup in Malaysia

December 2nd, 2015

Z1, Malaysia's major promoter in association with the Malaysian Muaythai Association which again has Z1 event and the Royal Cup of Malaysia. The event will be held over 2 days, in honor of H.M. the King of Thailand for his 88th birthday. The first day we will see the young talent of  Malaysia fighting in the important junior event and then the Super 4 in the 57 Kg. with future Malaysian super star Ali Yaakob ...

King’s Cup 2015

December 1st, 2015

The press conference took place for the 2015 King's Cup in honour of His Majesty the King's 88th birthday. December 5 is truly a day of celebration in the kingdom of Thailand. Every year, one of the main attraction to honour His Majesty is the King's Cup. As every year, the event will be organised in conjunction with the Royal Thai Government (Ministry of Culture), the World Muaythai Council under the patronage of H.M. the ...

November 30th, 2015

25th of November marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. UN Women and UNiTE campaign to end violence against women around the world this year aims to create awareness with “Orange the World” beginning from the 25th of November until 10th December which is the Human Rights day. Participated cities, countries and organisations illuminate their buildings, landmarks and statues with orange colour during the 16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. These include the Little ...

Pan-American Championships in Peru

November 6th, 2015

Peru Muaythai Association will be the host for one of the biggest fight events held in the region. Peru Muaythai Association under the Presidency and national director of Rodrigo Jorquera, have put together a world class event which will put Lima in the center of Muaythai this weekend. The event is hosted by the Peruvian National Muaythai Federation which is fully recognized by the national Olympic committee of Peru in collaboration with Peruvian Sports Institute and ...

WMC I-1 Huge Success

November 5th, 2015

One of the WMC trademarks, WMC I-1 organised by famous promoter … under the sanctioning of Hong Kong Muaythai Association was again a huge success. The Hong Kong Exhibition Center was again filled to the bursting point where entertainment met sporting excellence in the truly knock out event. Two belts on the line: the 57 kg event with Ali Yaakub from Malaysia, one of the biggest names in muaythai was matched against whatever from Thailand and ...

EFN 3 Results And Recap

November 3rd, 2015

Malaysian fight fans were treated to a feast of action at the Kuala Lumpur Cheras Stadium for the EFN Champions League event. A packed out crowd witnessed the final tournaments to decide the last two places for the Kings Birthday tournament in December. The group A tournament featured the Thai contender Teerapong Kiatkorvit, Canadian prospect Sean Kearney, Aiman Redarmy from Indonesia and local favorite Kai Chee. Sean made his intentions very clear in his opening bout, ...

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