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June 21st, 2019

One of the biggest names of the modern era of muaythai Jimmy Vienot made the French team for the World Championships which definitely adds to the chances of team France being on top of the rankings for the team result. Current world title holder by the most reputable sanctioning body WMC Jimmy is now one of the most desired athletes by any promoter and his appearance at the World Championships will make so many spectators follow ...

Boxing Bar VI, Italy

June 18th, 2019

Saturday the 15th June in the quaint city of Pistoian in the Tuscany region of Italy saw an event of muaythai action as Boxing Bar returned. The 6th event in the series which was sanctioned by the WMC was a massive success as spectators were treated to an evening of bouts comprised of international athletes and home grown heroes. Beginning at 3pm the event opened with a series of bouts under IFMA rules then at 19.30 ...


June 14th, 2019

One of the notable IFMA team members in Sweden in the +91 kg division Simon Ogolla has just finished his muaythai career transitioning to a coaching job within the Swedish national team. He will try a new experience of being at the other side of the ring during the competition in Bangkok. Muaythai followers will remember the rivalry of Simon with Ukrainian Tsotne Rogava which shook the ring with their powerful kicks. Simon can be proud of ...

Sports Authority of Thailand Sets Up a Muaythai Stage for the World Championships

June 12th, 2019

The official venue of the World Muaythai Championships, The Sports Authority of Thailand will soon become one of the biggest muaythai sites setting up three competition rings, fan zone, expo-zone and entertainment taking over the main sports facility of Thailand from 20 to 29 July. Extensive presentations were made by the local organising committee at the weekly meeting with the Amateur Association of Thailand with diagrams and proposals to make this event one of the most ...

The Hitman Returns to ONE Championship

June 10th, 2019

Liam 'the Hitman' Harrison has got muaythai fans excited around the world as he will return to ONE Championship this Saturday the 15th of June in Shanghai, China. A former WMC world champion and hailing from the world famous Bad Company Gym in Leeds, Liam will take on Rodlek PK. Saenchaimuaythaigym, a current WMC world champion and one of the best in the game from Thailand. In his previous performance in ONE an on point Harrison dominated the ...


June 6th, 2019

After the immense success of YOKKAO 35 - 36, the YOKKAO team has now officially announced that YOKKAO 45 - 46 will return to Turin, Italy on 25 January 2020. The double event will be held once again at the Palaruffini multi-purpose indoor arena. YOKKAO 35 - 36 saw a sold-out venue with nearly 5000 fight fans congregating from Italy and around the region. The stacked card starred many of the biggest names in Muay Thai ...

iGLA Seminar, Mauritius

May 29th, 2019

Friday the 31st May until the 4th of June will be the date for the next iGLA seminar, this time in the idyllic country of Mauritius. The seminar will hosted by the Mauritius Muaythai Federation Executive Committee under the guidance of the President and IFMA Executive Board member Sham Seetaram. This is the first time a country in the Indian Ocean has put together such an event not only in muaythai but in all martial arts ...


May 28th, 2019

It was a night that many Australian fight fans had been waiting for. YOKKAO 39 - 40 came and delivered a night of top-level Muay Thai action that local fans will be talking about for a while. Organized in partnership with Luis Regis and Eduardo Azambuja from SRG YOKKAO Affiliate Training Center Australia, the event brought in top fighters like Singdam, Superbank and Spencer from Thailand while showcasing many of the country’s own fan-favorites and ...

Thai Fight Betong

May 24th, 2019

Following an immensely successful event in Koh Samui Thai Fight's next event on the 29th June will head to the town of Betong in the Yala province, the most Southern most point of Thailand on the Malaysian border. The event is run in conjunction with the Tourism Authority of Thailand and is aimed at promoting tourism in the area and will feature the usual roster of muaythai superstars including multiple time WMC world champion Saenchai, Tengnung, ...

ONE Championship, Two Big Upsets.

May 21st, 2019

Friday the 17th May will be a night to remember for many muaythai fans around the world as the ONE championship saw two massive upsets with superstars Yodsaenklai and Giorgio Petrosyan both losing to unexpected opponents. ONE Championship, Enter the Dragon headed to Singapore's Indoor Stadium, and had a solid card as usual but with the main attraction being for the 8 man World Grand Prix Tournament and featured some of the best muaythai athletes from ...

iGLA Khru Seminar in Athens, Greece

May 17th, 2019

The 28th of June to the 2nd of July in the historic city of Athens, Greece will be the date for the next big iGLA Khru seminar. Around 100 Khrus are expected in the countries capital with the seminar being lead by Ajarn Sawaeng Thaweekoon and Master Somnuek Traisutti who will be travelling over from Thailand specially for the event. In addition to the Khru seminar up to 100 kids are also expected to take part in a ...


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 ...

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