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Branko Cikatic a National Hero

May 11th, 2016

Branko Cikatic, is a man who needs no introduction in Croatia, Japan or as an international martial artist. Branko also known as the Croatian Tiger is a former K1 superstar and a multiple time World Champion in muaythai and has made Croatia proud on so many occasions. Due to this he is in the hall of fame of sporting heroes in Croatia and serves as a model to the youth. Following his retirement Branko has been ...

IGLA Education System at Start Up Thailand

May 5th, 2016

The WMC and IFMA IGLA education system has been developed over the last 3 years to include cultural, sporting and education as a platform. Muaythai is a martial art and combat sport with over 1000 years of history but nevertheless we must include the present and plan for the future this is why this system has been given the highest priority. The leading masters, specialists and Muaythai partners such as UN women and Peace and ...

Dean James: how I beat cancer and became Muaythai World Champion

May 3rd, 2016

When he first saw a muaythai exhibition bout 15 years ago, Dean James had no idea that the event would change his life. Today, the 32-year-old from Wolverhampton is one of the world's best exponents of the martial art, which combines the use of fists, elbows, knees and shins in explosive sequences. He's already been crowned World Muaythai Champion at three different weight levels. But perhaps more importantly than that, he also credits the sport with ...

WMC Pioneers Working Overtime for National Labour Day

April 27th, 2016

On Saturday 30th April the Tourism Association of Thailand in cooperation with the Tourism Association of Koh Samui will be hosting a special muaythai gala in honour and celebration of labour day. Thailand’s prestigious muaythai event ‘Thai fight’ will be the biggest muaythai show to be held on the island to date and is getting both locals and tourists excited. Featuring on the show will be an array of WMC’s finest Muay Thai warriors including 3 times ...

WMC Songkran Show

April 14th, 2016

As every year in the spirit of Muaythai and our ancient traditions, the World Muaythai council organised a Songkran show in respect to our mothers, wives and sisters to respect unity equality and universality. This year's Songkran show will have 12 fights with 2 world championships and other Songkran special awards. The event is televised all over Asia and will showcase again how far the UN women project has developed. Good luck to all athletes participating ...

Intercontinental WMC Title on Stake in Zilina

April 11th, 2016

On the 23rd of April an exciting match will take place in Slovak city, Zilina for the WMC Intercontinental 76.2kg Title. Vladimír Moravcík, will appear before his audience to fight against Thai star Kemovi Bernenungovi. The match will be a culmination of the Enfusion 39 gala with the WMC belt becoming a decoration for the strongest. Five years ago both athletes met in the ring with Slovak winning on points. This year will be a chance ...

WMC Summer Thai 3 in Lima

April 7th, 2016

After a world class event held last year Peruvian Muaythai Federation sets up another WMC title matches in the Peru capital, Lima. The Coliseo Mauro Hall will offer the spectators an outstanding muaythai show in a spirit of a true competition between athletes whose life is muaythai. The organisers have warmed up the martial arts audience making a great promotion of the event and the capital is looking forward to hear Chock command and experience the ...

Rumble in the Club

April 4th, 2016

A new concept is coming to RCA in Bangkok on the 3rd of April where 6 of Bangkok’s hottest D.J’s will do battle in the muaythai ring, in a charity event, that will also be accompanied by two Professional full muaythai rules match-ups. The event is a brainchild of D.J and former Professional Muaythai fighter Zidov Akuma and is officially sponsored by the World Muaythai Council. The D.J’s each have a month to prepare and build ...

WMC Mourns the Passing of Grand Master Bob Chaney

March 31st, 2016

On behalf of the World Muaythai Council and the world muaythai community, we wish to express our sincere condolences for the recent passing of Grand Master Bob Chaney.His death is a great loss to the muaythai world. We wish to extend our heartfelt sympathy to his family and friends who are affected so greatly by this loss. We honour him and those whose lives he touched are in our thoughts and prayers.

Tokyo to be the Field for The Battle of Muaythai

March 29th, 2016

BOM Promotion and WMC Japanese promoter, Mr. Natsuo Nakagawa in cooperation with WMC is again organising BOM Battle of Muaythai event in the Japan’s capital Tokyo. It’s going to be the eleventh edition of the event at the famous 15,000 seater of the of the Tokyo FACE arena ready to accommodate spectators eager to see the clash of the Japanese best athletes. Mr Nakagawa said he is proud to promote this event under the banner of ...

Nai Kanom Tom Day

March 21st, 2016

As in every year, Nai Kanom Tom day. This important event takes place every year on March 17, in the old capital city of Thailand, Ayudthaya. It also includes the important Wai Kru ceremony. Many high ranked Muaythai practitioners of the WMC participate in this event which is organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand and fully supported by World Muaythai Council under the Royal Patronage and IFMA. Here is a little historical anecdote about our ...

WMC I-1 10th Anniversary

March 18th, 2016

WMC I-1 is one of the WMC trademarks which is organised by famous promoter Master Kim Ip under the sanctioning of Hong Kong Muaythai Association celebrates its 10th Anniversary on 5 April 2016 with Super 4 for male and female athletes. The Hong Kong International Trade & Exhibition Centre (Star Hall) will again offer its spectatorship stand which are always filled for WMC I-1 to the bursting point where entertainment met sporting excellence in the truly knock out ...

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