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Battle of the Champions, Moscow

November 1st, 2019

Friday the 1st November in the beautiful city of Moscow will see the return of Battle of the champions. The show which is sanctioned by the WMC will deliver its 11th installment and promises not to disappoint with a full international card featuring featuring athletes from around the globe and the best of the best from Russia's elite. Headlining the show will feature a super fight for the vacant 69.84 kg Super Welterweight WMC Intercontinental ...


October 29th, 2019

As announced earlier, Spencer has pulled out from YOKKAO Fight Night Bologna due to a suspected traumatic brain injury. The young fighter has ceased all training and is now undergoing further tests and recovery treatment until all symptoms are fully cleared.  Stepping in to face Italian fighter, Alessio D’Angelo in Bologna in place of Spencer will be none other than fellow teammate, Manachai. The former world champion took a hiatus since August and recently returned to ...


October 24th, 2019

The leader of the French team Jimmy Vienot is joining his team mates as one of the favourites for medals in his 75 kg division. He holds the gold from the European Championship in Prague 2018 and a spectacular performance in the World Championships 2019 this year. In Minsk, Jimmy will go to the lair of his rival from last year in the Prague final, Vital Hurkou. Vital will definitely want revenge for his ...

Thai Fight: Bang Saen

October 22nd, 2019

Thai Fight is back this Saturday the 26th of October this time heading to the beach resort of Bang Saen in Eastern Thailand. The event is a continuation of the '10 years of Thai Fight' celebrations which have been taking place since the beginning of the year. 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 ...


October 21st, 2019

Just 4 more weeks to go for YOKKAO 43-44 which will take place on 26th October in Bolton. Another exciting bout has just been confirmed for the show and will pit YOKKAO Fight Team's Yodchai against Dean James in the co-main event.  Fresh off the YOKKAO Seminar tour in the USA, Yodchai is back training in full gear for the coming bout in Bolton. The 24-year-old has been focusing on making his name at Lumpinee ...

The Highest Honour Given to WMC Vice President

October 17th, 2019

World renowned sports personality Stephan Fox needs no introduction in the world of sport. A former World Champion who transitioned through various roles including administration and where today, he is the President of AIMS the IOC recognised umbrella organisation for Non-Olympic recognised sports. Mr Fox is also Vice-President of GAISF, the world umbrella organisation for Olympic and Non-Olympic sports promoting the mission of one voice for all sport. Stephan Fox has dedicated his life to sport ...

Petrosyan Returns Home a Millionaire

October 15th, 2019

Giorgio Petrosyan made history on Sunday by taking home the highest paid purse to date so far in the history of the sport. The Italian, nicknamed the doctor due to the clinical precision of his shots receive a staggering 1 million USD following a win over French opponent Samy AK47 Sana on Sunday in One Century Part 2 in Japan, Tokyo. The 8 man tournament which began in May featured some of the best in the sport ...

IFMA Awards Outstanding Athletes

October 11th, 2019

The Youth Muaythai World Championships concluded with an award night which revealed new names in the youth elite. The event truly showed that Muaythai is now a universal sport with medals travelling to each continent. The personal awards traveled to Ukraine, USA, Australia, Moldova, Malaysia, Netherlands and many other countries. Youth athletes demonstrated a very adult level of skills, will power and sportsmanship to make this event a very special tournament. IFMA congratulates the winners in ...

Jimmy Vienot vs Sorcraw 2

September 23rd, 2019

Tuesday the 24th September at the prestigious Lumphinee Stadium in Bangkok will see the second part of the Jimmy Vienot and Sorcraw Petchyindee saga. The pair met for the first time last August in the famous Ratchadamnoen Stadium facing off for the WMC world title in the 72.58kg division with Jimmy emerging the victor, shocking many. Sorcraw from Thailand had successfully defended his world title 3 times but Frenchman and IFMA gold medalist Jimmy was not ...


September 19th, 2019

With about a month away from YOKKAO 43-44 taking place on 26 October, the much-anticipated main event has just been confirmed. Fan-favorite and UK legend, Liam Harrison will take on French KO specialist, Jeremy Payet in a headlining faceoff at the University of Bolton stadium. The man who hardly needs any introduction, Harrison is an integral part of YOKKAO shows since his promotional debut in 2014. He has built a reputation around the world for bringing ...

Sangmanee added to the ONE Championship Roster

September 16th, 2019

Muaythai superstar Sangmanee Sor Tiempo is set to make his debut in the One championship after signing a multi bout contract this week where he will be heading into the bantamweight division. Nicknamed 'million dollar baby' Sangmanee is both a Ratchadamnoen and Lumphinee champion and is now set to make his name on the international stage. Sangmanee used to fight out of the famous 13 coins gym in Bangkok where he was stationed alongside muaythai superstar ...

Antalya: 1000 Participants Registered for the Youth World Championships

September 12th, 2019

IFMA Youth World Championships have truly made their name as the world’s biggest Muaythai event in the world. The numbers of participants registering for the competition grows with every year as national teams grow in numbers of muaythai practitioners and athletes’ entourage.  IFMA has truly take Muaythai tournaments beyond the field of play and so many national teams arrive to the host countries accompanied by the representatives of the governments, ministries of sport and charity organisations ...

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