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May 15th, 2019

Joining the headliners at YOKKAO 41 - 42 will be a truly explosive matchup and one that is not to be missed for the fight fans of Ireland. Spencer Brown will clash against Irish athlete, Stefan Korodi in a Super Lightweight faceoff come the 27th July in Dublin. Training out of Dublin Combat Academy, Korodi may just prove himself to be one of Spencer’s toughest opponents to date. The Irish athlete, has made frequent trips to ...

ONE Championship, Enter the Dragon

May 14th, 2019

Friday the 17th May will be a big date in the calendar for all muaythai fans as One Championship, Enter the Dragon heads to Singapore's Indoor Stadium. The co main event of the evening will determine who is the king of the Netherlands as Nieky Holzken will go head to head with Regian Eersel. Both athletes are known to go in strong so this will be a fight not to be missed. The event which has got ...

WMC Champions Conquer Lumphinee

May 2nd, 2019

It was a big night for France on Tuesday as two WMC world champions won Lumphinee titles in their respective weights. Jimmy Vienot and Rafi Bohic, both WMC champions put on stunning performances and now join the shortlist of the few foreigners to ever receive a prestigious Lumphinee title. Jimmy Vienot from France became the WMC champion taking the belt from Sorcraw Petchyindee in an absolute war at the Ratchadamnuen Stadium earlier last year and has ...

iGLA, Around the World in 80 Days!

April 30th, 2019

The last few months have been very busy for the iGLA team as the education system continues to go from strength to strength. The system is now up and running in over 50 countries with national grading seminars being conducted week in week out under the guidance of iGLA recognised Khrus. Poland was one of the first federations to get on board with the system and is a very active country with over 30 iGLA Khrus teaching ...

Cristian Marzullo the new WMC MAD Champion!

April 29th, 2019

The WMC would like to congratulate Cristian Marzullo on becoming the new WMC MAD Champion over the weekend, beating Georgios Moustakis from Greece. This was an epic battle and dubbed by many as fight of the night. At the end of 5 rounds the decision went to the judges score card in favour of the man from Italy who went home with a massive smile on his face and a shiny new belt to hold ...

Fighting Spirit, Road to Thai Fight.

April 26th, 2019

On Saturday the 27th April, Fighting Spirit will return to the Atlantico stadium in Rome, Italy for an evening of muaythai action. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC is a road to Thai Fight qualifier meaning that 2 winners can compete in Thai Fight in June which will take place in Thailand. This is set to be a huge event with over 20 fights planned with some of the biggest names in the business ...

Nak Muay 8, May the Fourth be with you!

April 24th, 2019

May the 4th is the date for the upcoming Nak Muay 8 event which will be held in the picturesque town of El Vendrell, Spain. This will be the 5th in the series and will be held at the Angel Guimera Pavilion. The event will feature an all female line up in support of the 'Break the Silence' campaign which aims to tackle the issue of violence against women and domestic abuse. The event which is ...


April 23rd, 2019

For the first time in YOKKAO history, they are bringing their signature official event to the Land of Eire! After months in planning, the inaugural YOKKAO Ireland event has been confirmed for the 27th July in the Irish capital of Dublin. Organised in partnership with YOKKAO UK promoter, Brian Calder and renowned Irish fight coach, Collie Mahon, YOKKAO 41 - 42 will feature the region’s best and up-and-coming fighters. Fans can expect to catch regulars from ...

Fusion-FN Returns!

April 22nd, 2019

Friday the 26th of April in the historical city of Brno will be host to an evening of muaythai action sanctioned by the World Muaythai Council. Fusion FN will feature a full international card as well as an 8 man tournament at 71kg. The main fight of the evening will be for the WMC Czech Republic National Champion title in the 66.68kg weight category between Michal Vacek and Jiri Pav. Petr Ottich the President of the Czech Muaythai ...

Naruepol Defeats Scott Mackenzie at Triumphant 7

April 19th, 2019

Saturday the 13th April was the date for the return of Triumphant Muaythai Series sanctioned by the World Muaythai Council. The 7th edition of the show headed to the the gambling mecca Las Vegas with an all star line up of international athletes and local heroes. Headlining the bill was IFMA Pan American gold medalist Scott Mackenzie from Canada as he went head to head with the world famous Naruepol Fairtex from the Challenger TV series. Round ...

iGLA National Seminar, UAE, a Massive Success!

April 18th, 2019

The United Arab Emirates Muaythai Federation have just completed a very successful national iGLA seminar with over 60 participants in attendance. The seminar which was lead by the highest Khan 12 and Khan 13 Ajarns from the UAE federation was a massive success with students receiving their Khan 1 and Khan 2 certificates as well as white Mongkhons to determine their level. Under the supervision of the United Arab Emirates Federation of muaythai and in cooperation ...

Thibault Arias Crowned European Champion

April 17th, 2019

Saturday the 13th April saw an evening of international muaythai action on the French island of Corsica in front of 1,500 spectators. Alongside a packed under card the headlining fight of the night was between Ladislav Kristufek from the Czech Republic and Thibault Arias from France for the vacant 66,68kg/147 pounds WMC European title. After 5 hard fought rounds the fight went to the judges score cards in favour of Thibault from France much to the pleasure of ...

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