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BRIAN TOTTY VS JACK KENNEDY REMATCH AT YOKKAO 47

February 14th, 2020

With four exciting match-ups for YOKKAO 47-48 confirmed, the promoters are taking things up another level with the announcement of yet another sensational showdown in the coming event. Back again at the University of Bolton Stadium are Jack Kennedy and Brian Totty who will return for a highly-anticipated rematch on March 7. Kennedy and Totty put on an amazing Muay Thai clinch war in what was regarded by many to be one of the most memorable bouts ...

MTGP Angels, Athens

February 12th, 2020

The global fight scenes spotlight is no longer purely occupied by men, as the rise of numbers of talented female fighters in the sport is a fact we no longer can deny. To celebrate and further support the growth of female fighters, The Greek promotion of MTGP/KGP, lead by Pavlos Kaponis and sanctioned by the WMC have created a fight-series for woman, called “MTGP/KGP Angels”, next event will be the 23rd of February in Athens. ...

Jimmy Vienot Succesfully Defends his Crown

February 11th, 2020

Saturday February 8th at Empire fight in Montbeliard, France was a night French man Jimmy Vienot will not be forgetting in a hurry. Jimmy defended his WMC world title against Chanajon PK Saenchai Gym from Thailand. The pair met in 2015 and 2017 with the Thai fighter taking both wins so this was a massive victory, dubbed by Jimmy as the revenge match. Jimmy a 2 time IFMA gold medalist took the WMC world title from ...

Road to MTGP Athens

February 7th, 2020

Sunday the 23rd of February in the ancient city of Athens, Greece will see the return of the Road to MTGP at the Piraeus Academy. The show which is sanctioned by the WMC will once again showcase the best of the best from Greece as well as Europe’s finest and will feature a Super 4 competition as well as a string of competitive title bouts. Promoter Pavlos Kaponis stated that as the promotion continues to ...

President Sakchye Welcomes the Muaythai Family in Thailand

February 5th, 2020

The IFMA Executive Board Members gather in Bangkok for a three-day meeting to discuss IFMA’s strategy for 2020. IFMA President welcomed all the EB members in the ballroom of the Ambassador Hotel which has become the hub of many Muaythai world championships for many years and home of the IFMA social gym. IFMA President, Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan, greeted all the attendees in Bangkok who arrived from all parts of the world and thanked them for making time ...

Jake Purdy vs Timothee Vandenouc European Title Bout

February 3rd, 2020

The 7th March in the aptly named city of Nice, France will see an evening of world class muaythai sanctioned by the WMC. On the line at this event is the WMC Middleweight European Title (72.5kg) which both Jake Purdy and Timothee Vandenouc have keenly had their eye on for quite some time. Jake Purdy is a man who needs no introduction in the muaythai world. A well-respected fighter from the UK, Jake fights out of ...

Petchmorakot vs Jamal

January 31st, 2020

Friday the 7th of February is a date for the diary for all muaythai fans as the highly anticipated match between Petchmorakot and Jamal will be finally upon us. ONE Championship: Warrior's Code brings another stacked card to the Istoro Senayan Sports Arena, Jakarta. Petchmorakot Petchyindee from Thailand is well known in ONE Championship due to an epic drama last year during the Super 8 tournament for 1 million USD prize money. Following a win over ...

Futures 11 Muaythai

January 28th, 2020

Futures Muaythai Promotions will return to Mandurah for an evening of muaythai action on Saturday the 29th of February. The 11th event from the promotion will see an all-star line up of some of the best Ozzy fighters on the scene. Headlining the card will be a bout between WMC Australian champion Lee 'Hard as Fook' from Phoenix gym and notable athlete Roy Wills from the Pit which is set up to be an amazing fight. Aside ...

The Entire World Sport Community Mourns the Death of a True Sporting Legend

January 27th, 2020

Recognised as one of the greatest internationally acclaimed basketball players of all time and a truly inspiring ambassador on and off the court, Kobe Bryant, at the age of 41, died in a devastating helicopter crash Sunday morning, which also took the life of his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. On the court, Bryant led the Los Angeles Lakers for two decades, winning five NBA finals. Bryant was also a true ambassador of the Olympic Movement, leading the ...

Jake Purdy Gives His Thoughts on Upcoming European Title Bout

January 24th, 2020

Jake Purdy is a man who needs no introduction in the muaythai world. A well-respected fighter from the UK, Jake fights out of Free Style Combat in Exeter under the tutelage of trainer Sonny Perez. The WMC Sport Director Andrew Scott got time this week to talk to Jake about his upcoming European title bout against Timothée Venderouc. AS: What does it mean to compete for this title? JP: To fight for the WMC belt ...

World Games Direct Qualifiers: Anaelle Angerville

January 23rd, 2020

Anaelle Angerville is one of few athletes taking a chance of gaining a direct qualifier for The World Games 2021 in USA. The games are now a year ahead and the race for the points is getting ever tougher with IFMA holding world and continental events in so many parts of the world. France already secured its representation in Birmingham with Anaelle Angerville winning the gold medal at the Arafura Games 2019. Annaelle has become one of the ...

FULL FIGHT CARD ANNOUNCED FOR YOKKAO 45-46

January 20th, 2020

The countdown begins for YOKKAO 45-46 with less than two weeks left to fight night in Turin, Italy. Organised in partnership with YOKKAO Italy promoter, Carlo Barbuto, the 45-46th edition of the official event series will be held on 25 January at the PalaRuffini Arena.. Yokkao are marking their return to Italy with another stacked card of stellar match-ups following the sold-out success of last year’s event in Turin. This year’s massive fight card features ...

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