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Petrosyan and Sana Head to the Final!

August 20th, 2019

Friday the 16th September was a big night for fight fans around the world as the semi final of the Super 8 tournament took place at ONE: Dreams of Gold. The event did not disappoint with another stacked card held at the Impact Arena in the capital city of muaythai, Bangkok. The first fight saw Samy Sana from France go head to head with star of the Contender Asia Series Dzhabar Askerov from Russia. Samy Sana the ...

IFMA Stars Join 2019 Chungju World Martial Arts Masterships

August 16th, 2019

With the echo of the World Muaythai Championships just fading IFMA athletes are looking forward to new challenges and two weeks from now the world of martial arts will be concentrated in Korea at 2019 Chungju World Martial Arts Mastership. 20 sports will be featured at the event and muaythai will be represented by athletes seeking the recognition as well as elite athletes who just walked off the awarding podium in Bangkok. One of the most titled ...

In Memory of Thomas Rasmussen

August 15th, 2019

It is with great sadness that IFMA found out about the passing of Thomas Rasmussen. Thomas was the founder of Stockholm Muaythai Academy and the first Swedish muaythai star. He was a true leader in our sport holding the title of the European Champion. IFMA's thoughts are now with the entire Swedish muaythai community and Thomas’s achievement will live in victories of new generations of Swedish athletes.

Thai Fight Heads to Udon Thai

August 8th, 2019

Thai fight returns on the 24th August, this time to Udon Thai in the North Eastern part of Thailand. The event which is run in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism aims to boost tourism in the region and is run as part of the '10 years's of Thai Fight' ongoing celebrations. The event is called Thai Fight Kham Chanod which pays homage to the venerable Grandfather Si Suttho and The Great Grandmother Sripatuma and the ...

ONE: Dreams Of Gold

August 6th, 2019

Friday the 16th August is the date fight fans around the world have been waiting for as the ONE championship returns to Bangkok Impact Arena with another epic line up. Headlining the card will see Petchdam Petchyindee Academy from Thailand defend his title against Ilias Ennahachi from the Netherlands. Also on the show will be the semi finals of the most talked about super 8 tournament in the sport as the final 4 contestants battle it out for ...

The Sporting World Celebrates his Majesty the King’s Birthday

July 31st, 2019

102 member countries came together for the closing ceremony of the 2019 IFMA World Championships and joined the nation in the well wishes of His Majesty King Rama the 10th. Many sporting personalities joined this occasion, the world Taekwondo President Choue Chung-Won, the international Jiu Jitsu Federation President Panagiotis Theodoropoulos with the IOC being represented by Andrew Hofer. IFMA would like to wish his Majesty the King Rama the 10th a happy birthday on this glorious ...

WMC King’s Birthday Celebrations

July 30th, 2019

The WMC and IFMA payed homage to His Majesty King Rama the 10th during his birthday celebrations by hosting a professional event comprising of two super 4 tournaments at the Sport Authority of Thailand in Ramkamhaeng. The EFN super 4 final to conclude the events throughout the year was held at 67kg and the female Super 4  WMC tournament was in the 57kg division. The first fight was between Keng Super Pro Samui from Thailand and Majd ...

WMC and IFMA King’s Birthday Celebrations

July 27th, 2019

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 will celebrate the 67th birthday of his Majesty the King Rama the 10th. The event will be held in cooperation with the Sports Authority of Thailand at the Sports Authority complex on Saturday the 27th July. There will be 2 Super 4 tournaments with the first been ...

WMC Referee and Judge Seminar, Bangkok

July 17th, 2019

A joint technical official referee and judge course by the World Muaythai Council and IFMA is taking place at the Sports Authority of Thailand before the opening of the IFMA World Championships. Thirty selected ITO's from around the world have come together to be part of this 4 day course which is supervised by Associate Professor Ajarn Radom Nabangchang the chair of the muaythai professional sector and also the former technical head of the famous Lumphinee ...

King’s Cup Winner Ordains as a Monk

July 15th, 2019

Pascal Schroth, the 2016 King's Cup winner has just ordained as a monk in what he described as a life changing moment. Also know as 'the German' due to his country of origin Pascal has had the most challenging year of his life to date following an injury due to an illegal throw in China where his neck was broken. The doctor's said he was lucky to be alive with the injury preventing him from ...

The Rematch is on!

July 12th, 2019

Friday the 12th of July will see the rematch of Giorgio Petrosyan and Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy after the previous bout ended in one of the most controversial decisions the sport has ever seen. The One Championship Masters of Destiny is heading to the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumphur, Malaysia with another amazing line up but this fight will definitely be the highlight of the evening. In the previous fight the decision was overturned as it was said ...

Greek Muaythai Recognition 1 Year Anniversary

July 10th, 2019

Olympia was in the centre of Greek civilisation where the first addition of the games took place in 776 BC and evolved into the modern Olympic Games which nowadays the world is celebrating every 4 years. IFMA is proud that the Panhellenic Muaythai Federation has been fully recognised in Greece last year and a special celebration was held to mark the one year anniversary. Muaythai history can be traced back centuries ago, an ancient art which ...

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