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Buakaw: He for She Ambassador

April 19th, 2020

Muaythai has a responsibility as an IOC recognised sport in contributing to social development and implementing social change. The WMC and IFMA have long had a strong relationship with UNESCO, UN Women and Peace and Sport and have been very active with regards to the He for She Campaign. The He for She campaign which is run by UN Women came up with the “Active bystander” campaign produced with the objective to encourage young people especially ...

7 WMC World Titles With a Fantastic Opening With HSH Prince Albert II

June 19th, 2014

It was 8 month in the making and finally Monte-Carlo made Muaythai history on June 14th at the 2014 Fighting Masters.   The event started with a great opening with HSH Prince Albert II entering the stadium and the capacity crowd standing up to show their respect to his Highness . The Baroness Cécile de Massy,  the visitors from Thailand lead by  M.L. Trinuch Sirivadhanabhakdi , the Thai ambassador to France M. Apichart Chinwanno, Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan ...

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 ...

Heavyweight Superstars Head the Fightcard in Saint-Tropez

July 31st, 2014

Many superstars will fight for honour at a great cause in Saint-Tropez with the likes of Peter Aerts, Freddy Kemayo, Jerome Le Banner, and many more. Peter Aerts, one of the greatest heavyweight boxers in the world with legendary status in Asia, especially in Japan is set to feature on FIGHTNIGHT2014’s superb fight card next week in Saint Tropez. Known for his devastating high-kicks which earned him the nick name “The Dutch Lumberjack”, Aerts will be facing ...

Chommannee: Muaythai Angel World Champion and Female Ambassador

August 29th, 2014

After the growing success of Contender Asia, and Emmy-nominated Challenger Muaythai, Mr Jaru Ajchariya came up with the concept of creating World Muaythai Angels, sanctioned by the World Muaythai Council. 16 female athletes from around the world competed in a round-robin tournament system over a 3-month period. It was Chomannee Taehiran who was crowned the first WMA Champion, receiving the grand prize of 1,000,000 Thai Baht and a brand new Toyota Vios car. Chomannee started Muaythai at the ...

About Muaythai

November 16th, 2010

Muaythai History The history of Muaythai is the history of the Thai people - both though are difficult to discover. When the Burmese army sacked and razed Ayuddhaya to the ground, the archives of Thai history were lost. With them, much of the early history of Muaythai also went. The little we do know, comes from the writings of the Burmese, Cambodian, early European visitors and some of the chronicles of the Lanna Kingdom - Chiang Mai. What all ...

HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein Receives Muaythai Honorary Membership

March 23rd, 2020

A unique and highly decorated presentation was made to His Royal Highness Prince Feisal Al Hussein, the President of the Olympic Committee of Jordan, IOC Executive Board Member and the Founder and Chairman of prestigious NGO Generations For Peace. HRH is the leading figure in the international sports movement and a visionary who promotes the role of sport and society far beyond the Olympic Games. He is a leading advocate for gender equality and empowerment ...

Welcome to the new WMC Website

March 1st, 2011

Welcome to the new WMC website. 2011 will see many changes to the WMC on-line portal as we progress with our mission to bring Muaythai to the Olympics, promote peace through sport and support our International Federations. Keep checking back here to see the latest news as it happens in the world of Muaythai, while your here, have a look at the new Official World Muaythai Council Facebook Page. Click the 'like' button on the sidebar ...

IGLA Education System at Start Up Thailand

May 5th, 2016

The WMC and IFMA IGLA education system has been developed over the last 3 years to include cultural, sporting and education as a platform. Muaythai is a martial art and combat sport with over 1000 years of history but nevertheless we must include the present and plan for the future this is why this system has been given the highest priority. The leading masters, specialists and Muaythai partners such as UN women and Peace and ...

Hong Kong and Australia in the Spotlight for the Last Week of June

June 26th, 2014

After the highlight of the successful event earlier this month at the Monte-Carlo Fighting Master in Monaco, with HSH Prince Albert II as the honorary patron and many celebrities from the Muaythai world in attendance at the event including the president of Peace and Sport, Mr Joel Bouzou, Baroness Cécile de Massy, IFMA President Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan, WMC Vice President and IFMA General Secretary, Stephan Fox; the spotlight on Muaythai is now moving to Hong ...

Thailand vs Japan

August 10th, 2017

This Friday the 11th August will see an evening of Muaythai in Tokyo, Japan, hosted by Muaylok and sanctioned by the WMC. The event boasts a mammoth line up with two main events, one for a male WMC title and one for a female WMC title. The event will promote peace as this week in 1945 the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima a pivotal moment in world history. Kochasan (Thailand) will face Hideki Kuze (Japan) for ...

Super Muaythai Months – April/May

May 18th, 2012

What a great couple of months for Muaythai, with so many events around the world. Let’s start at the top: Australia had two fantastic female events, with Caley Reece defending her World title, and Kate Heuston winning the Intercontinental title. USA: Two IFMA World Champions met in San Francisco for a much anticipated fight, Miriam Nakamoto against Sandra Bastian, WMC Light Weight Female World Champion. On the same card, Cyrus Washington faced down Ky Hollenback to ...

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