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Lion Fight 20: Video Highlights

February 24th, 2015

Lion Fight promotions put on another impressive show this past weekend with the explosive Lion Fight 20. For the main event of the evening, Muaythai superstar, Jorina Baars from Holland defended her Lion Fight women’s welterweight title against challenger, Chantal Ughi, from Italy. Congratulations to Scot Kent and Lion Fight for continuing to promote the art and sport of Muaythai and for another excellent fight card. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dLtPOuwL_M Fight Card Results Julio Pena (2-0) defeated Tom Evans (0-2) Gaston Bolanos (3-0) ...

Lion Fight 20 Ready to Kick Off

February 20th, 2015

Lion Fight promotions puts on another excellent fight card with their most recent Lion Fight 20 going down this weekend. Reigning women's Champion Jorina Baars, the last woman to beat Cris Cyborg, Jorina Baars returns to the Lion Fight ring to attempt her first title defence against Chantal Ughi. With a successful weigh-in featuring an exciting fight card, this event will be sure to deliver. Lion Fight 20 will air live on AXS TV at LION FIGHT ...

Knees of Fury 50th Edition

February 13th, 2015

Israel Adesanya will be taking on Kim Loudon in the main event of Knees of Fury 50, at the The Barton Theatre in South Australia on Saturday 14 February. There are not many promotions in the world which enjoyed such consistent success like Knees of Fury in Adelaide, Australia. Saturday night will mark 50th edition of a promotion which has seen some of the best fighters from around the world coming to Adelaide; and at ...

Female Muaythai UNiTE

February 12th, 2015

Muaythai and UNiTE have continued their fantastic joint campaign to End Violence Against Women. World Muaythai Angels partnered up with WMC to put on a special Muaythai Day show to promote the popularity of female Muaythai. Girls from around the world joined in the fantastic event and to promote the campaign, and the Thai national team took on an international team in an unforgettable event for all participants and spectators. The main fight of the evening was between World Muaythai ...

Muaythai Truly International

February 11th, 2015

Muaythai is truly an international sport, and Muaythai Day is an important event in the Muaythai calendar with the main festivities held in Thailand, organized by the Thai Government, the World Muaythai Council under directive of the Thai Government, and certainly, IFMA the world governing body, recognized by the OCA, IWGA, and many others. The story is told that the Phra Chao Suea (the Tiger King), the father of Muaythai , took on challengers in any ...

A Wonderful Muaythai Day

February 9th, 2015

February 6th marked the day of the celebration of Muaythai in honour of the Ayutthaya-era king Somdet Phra Sanphet VIII, also known as Phra Chao Suea (the Tiger King), the father of Muaythai. With over 60 countries joining in the celebration with events ranging from Krob Khru ceremonies, social responsibility events and so on, with the main event held in Thailand at the department of culture. The Minister of the Culture Ministry of Thailand, HE ...

Madrid Heating Up for an Ultra Elite Muaythai Evening

February 5th, 2015

The Ultra Elite Fighters Promostions event in Madrid, Spain has been set for February 21. The event is promoted by the Asociacion WMTC Del Mundo Hispano (All Hispanic World WMC Association) in conjunction with WMC and IFMA. This will be the first of ten Muaythai events that will take place starting in Spain then moving around Europe to Italy, Portugal, Romania and Argentina. Congratulations to Spain Muaythai for organizing another highly anticipated event!

Muaythai Showdown in China

February 2nd, 2015

A recent press release showed how China has become a powerhouse in Muaythai in recent years. Beijing was the host of the first World Combat Games, under patronage of the IOC, and Muaythai was one of the outstanding sports represented at the games. The Chinese government and Olympic Committee is working very closely together with the World Muaythai Council to promote Muaythai in a special 2-day event. The event is scheduled for May 1st and ...

Peace and Sport Enters a New Era

January 31st, 2015

Peace and Sport (l'Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport), under patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, recently unveiled a new logo. To underpin its growing public recognition, the organization has launched an engaging new slogan "Be part of what matters" (in French "Participer à l'important") accompanied by a more modern graphic identity. A pioneer of the peace through sport movement, Peace and Sport enjoys great renown within the global sports community. Since 2007, the organization ...

1 Week to Muaythai Day

January 30th, 2015

February 6 will an auspicious day for the Muaythai community around the world as it marks the historical coronation date of the Ayutthaya-era king Somdet Phra Sanphet VIII, also known as Phra Chao Suea (the Tiger King), the father of Muaythai. Thailand is a country rich in culture and history and Muaythai has played a significant part in the shaping the culture and history of the Kingdom. Celebrated around the world by our 130 member Federations ...

TopKing World Series Hong Kong: Video Highlights

January 29th, 2015

Watch the video highlights from the TopKing World Series TK3 Hong Kong! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJt9tc4b80g

2014: A Knockout Year for Muaythai

January 22nd, 2015

While the New Year has started with many activities planned for 2015 such as the Muaythai Day gala event, IFMA Muaythai University World Cup (under patronage of FISU), the African Championship in Morocco, the all-important Royal World Cup in Bangkok, and many more, last year marked many important milestones for Muaythai. February: saw Muaythai day, organized by the cultural ministry in conjunction with WMC and IFMA celebrated in Bangkok and other cities around the world. April: saw ...

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