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Yokkao 31 & 32

August 20th, 2018

In about 2 months’ time, the highly-anticipated YOKKAO 31 – 32 will be staged in Bolton Macron Stadium for another showcase of the best Muay Thai action. Elite athletes from the UK and Thailand will come together to compete for glory, fame, and also the coveted YOKKAO World Champion belt. An ensemble of a-listers has already been confirmed for the show. Many of them are regulars on YOKKAO and household names in the international Muay Thai ...

Thai Fight Rayong

August 17th, 2018

The next edition of muaythai promotion “Thai Fight” will be held on Saturday August 25th. The event takes place at the Makro mall in Rayong, which is a city on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand and the capital of the Province. The promotion has recently released an official event trailer of the upcoming show. In addition the broadcast schedule on Thai television has been announced. The programme is scheduled from 6.20 pm till 8 pm ...

Sor Vorapin Closes its Doors after 39 Years

August 6th, 2018

The famous Sor Vorapin located in the Banglamphu district has closed its doors after 39 years due to the land it was built on been sold. The gym is known all over the world as it was one of the first gyms in Bangkok to accept foreign athletes. The manager Thanomsak has been there since his fighting days and is known all over the world as he has trained athletes in various countries including France, Germany ...

Hayley Cee, 57kg Super 4 Cup Winner

August 2nd, 2018

Saturday the 30th July at the Sport's Authority of Thailand Complex celebrated The King of Thailand's birthday with a spectacular muaythai event . His Majesty King Rama the 10 turned 66 and in honour of the beloved King the World Muaythai Council under Royal patronage and the the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur put together 100 fights over a 2 day period, including 3 female super 4 tournaments. The 57kg category included Sanfan Jackie gym and ...

King’s Cup 2018

July 31st, 2018

The World Muaythai Council under royal patronage and IFMA the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur recognised by the IOC and the Amateur Muaythai Association of Thailand under royal patronage joined forces to celebrate the 66th birthday of his Majesty the King Rama the 10th. The event was held in cooperation with the Sports Authority of Thailand at the Sports Authority complex and it was an exciting day with spectacular contests. The King's Cup is fought in ...

Super 8 in Honour of His Majesty the King

July 30th, 2018

Every year the WMC and IFMA host an event in honour of his Majesty Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun the King of Thailand's birthday. This year is no different and will feature a Super 8 competition in the 72kg weight category. The Super 8 competition is considered the toughest in the muaythai world as finalists will have to compete a grueling total of 3 times across 2 hours. This will be the main event of the competition and the first ...

Female Gender Equality Pushes Through

July 30th, 2018

The WMC and IFMA stands for gender equality and in honour of His Majesty Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun the King of Thailand, 3 female Super 4's will take place in the 51, 55 and 57kg weight categories. In Cancun for the first time ever there was full gender equality with a 50/50 split at the elite level and IFMA will continue this fashion with 3 Super 4 fights. Trophies for the event will be given through United through Sports ...

King’s Cup, 100 bouts in 24 hours!

July 29th, 2018

Every year the WMC and IFMA celebrates the birthday of his Majesty Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun the King of Thailand. This year in honour of his 66th birthday the World Muaythai Council under Royal Patronage and the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur has put together 100 bouts of professional muaythai which will be held over 24 hours, beginning on the 29th July from 6pm and finishing late on the evening of the 30th July. The best referees and ...

Jitti Gym Moves House!

July 13th, 2018

The legendary Jitti Gym has shut it's doors this week as the land has been sold to make way for new property developments. All is not lost however as the gym and trainers have moved a mere one minute walk down the road to a swanky new venue. Opening in 2016 coming from the site of the former Soi Vorapin gym on Khao San Road Jittis has long been a second home for foreign athletes preparing ...

YOKKAO 32: Nathan Bendon Vs Mo Abdurahman

July 10th, 2018

Things are about to get blown to smithereens at the forthcoming YOKKAO 31 – 32 on 13th October at Bolton Macron Stadium. It’s the battle for the UK top spot as current number 1 at 63.5kg, Nathan Bendon takes on third seed, Mo Abdurahman! YOKKAO fans will -no doubt- be very familiar with Mo Abdurahman. The 21 year-old athlete put a stop to Manachai’s 10-fight winning streak at the YOKKAO Next Generation event in April. Abdurahman ...

Buakaw Banchamek Defeats Michael Krcmar, All Star Fight 5 Results

July 9th, 2018

Superbon defeats Fabian Hundt, Manachai decisions Trujillo. All Star Fight made its’ European debut on Friday July 6. The event took place at the Tipsport Arena in Prague featuring some of the notable Thai athletes up against Czech and international opponents. Famed Buakaw Banchamek battled out in the main event. Making his first visit to Czech Republic the two-time K-1 World Max champion Buakaw faced the local competitor Michael Krcmar. The pair squared off in a three-round Muay ...

Ignition Full Fight Card

July 3rd, 2018

Sunday July the 15th in the beautiful city of Perth will be 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. Full Fight Card Below Ben "Warpath Worsfold (WATBC) v Jake Keefe (KKB) 5x3 Brandon Kingston (WATBC) v Conner Haley (Diesel) 5x2 Hohai ...

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