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Rumble of the Kings

June 23rd, 2017

Saturday 25th of November 2017 is time for the Rumble of the Kings, Uprising in Sweden sanctioned by the WMC. This time in Partille Arena just outside Gothenburg! For anyone who loves standing fighting and beautiful world-class battlegrounds, this is an opportunity you can not miss. Some of the world's biggest muaythai stars will step into the ring and the event will feature professional world championship titles to prestigious superfight winnings. The first fight to be published ...

Muaythai Goes Urban

June 22nd, 2017

Saturday 17th June in the exciting city of Hoi Chi Minh City, Vietnam saw the latest edition of Chang Urban Pulse at the Queen Hall venue in District 4. The event is powered by Beer Chang and will tour South East Asia over the next coming year promoting South East Asian street and urban culture. Featured in the event were some of Vietnam's most influential rappers alongside beatboxers and breakdancers from Malaysia, Singapore Thailand and ...

Chang Urban Pulse Tonight!

June 17th, 2017

Tonight 17th June in the exciting city of Hoi Chi Minh City comes the latest edition of Chang Urban Pulse. With the athletes all weighed in and ready to go the event is shaping up to be the best so far following a raging success in Singapore earlier in the year. The event aims to promote street culture and will feature B-Boy crews, Beatboxers, rappers alongside two fights from some of the top-level athletes from both ...

Yodsanklai Announces Retirement!

June 12th, 2017

One of the biggest Muaythai legends of all time has officially handed in his resignation to the Muaythai World in an announcement made over the weekend. Yodsanklai, probably one of Thailand’s biggest exports, has been a legend in muaythai for many years and is a two-time Lumpinee champion. Known as having the strongest kick in muaythai, Yodsanklai shot to international fame when he appeared on The Contender Asia, the award winning reality TV show, sanctioned by the ...

WMC/IFMA Female Gala

June 7th, 2017

12 countries will participate in a special Muaythai promotion and to showcase the gender equality in Muaythai it is an all-female card. The event is there to promote IFMA’s cooperation with UN Women to create awareness towards violence against women. There will be a world title fight between Tisha Rongreankeelakoraj (Thailand) and Fani Sasiprapa Gym (Greece) in the 60kg weight division and an intercontinental title at the 63.5kg as well as 2 title fights for the ...

Chang Urban Pulse

June 5th, 2017

Saturday the 17th June will see the latest event powered by Chang Urban Pulse. The second event of a 4 city tour of South East Asia will this time head to the beautiful city of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to showcase another evening of entertainment, fusing Muaythai with music and break dancing in the Queen Hall. The event aims to promote street culture and will feature B-Boy crews, Beatboxers, rappers alongside two fights from some ...

Angel Fight Part 2

June 2nd, 2017

Following a massive success with round 1 in Angel Fight at the Sports Authority of Thailand the second round is set to take place in August this time in Shanghai, China. The competition which is sanctioned by the WMC is a sixteen-woman elimination tournament at 57kg which began in April and will be completed by the end of the year. The first round saw 16 female athletes go head to head with a full international line ...

Thai Fight Italy a Huge Success

May 30th, 2017

Saturday the 27th May saw the latest serving of Thai Fight, this time in the beautiful city of Turin, Italy. The event was held to commemorate 149 years of Thai-Italian relations and also to promote tourism in the region. To celebrate this momentous occasions the superstar Thai team consisting of WMC legends such as Saenchai, Saiyok and Sudsakorn took on the local Italian team putting on an epic performance which was telecast live on Domestic ...

Muaythai Angels in Cannes film festival

May 26th, 2017

Gender equality is not just a word for the WMC and IFMA, over the last 15 years a lot of work has been put in to promote female muaythai around the world and today female muaythai is flourishing on all 5 continents. Who would have thought that countries such as Iran and Iraq would send female teams to the IFMA championship going back 10 years. IFMA and the WMC also have a solid partnership with UNESCO ...

Matthieu Guevara the New Super Lightweight European Champion!

May 23rd, 2017

Mattieu Guevara from France received a standing ovation when he became the new WMC European Super Lightweight champion (63.5 kg) taking a win over Maciej Zembik from Poland on Thursday evening. The event which was held in the beautiful city of Sarcelles, France and sanctioned by the WMC saw international bouts of the highest level with athletes hailing from Thailand, Russia, Bulgaria, Poland and of course France, all hoping to go home victorious. The main fight ...

Great success for Muaythai Grand Prix 8 Athens

May 22nd, 2017

Saturday the 20th May in Athens, Greece saw an evening of muaythai at the Grand Prix Muaythai Event which which is put together in association with the WMC. What an evening to remember it was with athletes and the crowd making the atmosphere like that of Lumphinee Stadium. The WMC Super 4 In the first semifinals of the evening, Nikos Grantzidis went head to head with Alexandros Maragakis. Nikos displayed all of the eight weapons during this ...

This Weekend in Costa Rica!

May 19th, 2017

Sunday the 21st May will see an afternoon of professional Muaythai sanctioned by the WMC in the beautiful city of San José, Costa Rica. The Muaythai scene in Costa Rica is continuing to grow not just within the country but the Pan American region as a whole. Ms Elisa Salinas, President of the Mexican Muaythai Federation and Pan American Muaythai Confederation stated that Muaythai in the Pan American region is really starting to take off. There ...

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