Posts Tagged ‘Competition’

Muaythai Fight Explosion in Spain

October 20th, 2011

The city of Baena will host the 1st edition of the Muaythai Fight Explosion event organized by Club Hanuman and with the collaboration of the local sports administration. The Royal Sport Center Juan Carlos will come alive on the 22nd of October!! For more information please visit www.femt.es  

The Nordic Championships, Arlöv, Sweden

October 20th, 2011

12 November 2011 The 2011 Nordic Championships will be held on the 12th of November in Arlöv, Sweden. We wish all athletes and officials the very best of luck for a great event!

The Swedish Championships, Östersund, Sweden

October 20th, 2011

  The Swedish Championships will be held in Östersund, Sweden, from 24-29th of January. The event will be broadcast nation wide on Swedish television so viewers from across Sweden can follow their national athletes to see who will come out on top and get the chance to represent their country at future international events under IFMA and the WMC. The Swedish Championships, will be co-arranged with something called SM-veckan (meaning SC week) where several other sports will ...

Nigeria National Amateur Muaythai Championships

October 20th, 2011

  The Muaythai Federation of Nigeria, a member of IFMA is holding its 2011 National Championships in Lagos from the 16th - 19th of November 2011. A Referee & Judge course will be held as part of the event to ensure the standardization of officiating for the event. We wish all athletes and officials the best of luck for a successful championship event!

Muaythai Premiere League Round Two

October 14th, 2011

Once again, the MPL sanctioned by the WMC put on a spectacular event.Round two of the league went Italiano, with one of the finest productions in the history of the sport. The tournament once again saw the best of the best battling it out to earn points towards the semifinals. CATEGORY -63.5KG – SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT Round two of the league’s female division saw some heavy clashes… Ilona Wijmans (NED) def. Chantal Ughi (ITA) by Decision A very technical fight but ...

Thank you Uzbekistan

September 30th, 2011

Over 1,000 people came to the 2011 World Championships good bye party, which ended as it started… In style. Uzbek performers put on a 2 hour show which concluded with all 74 participating countries partying together. Winning or losing did not matter as competitors and rivals mingled regardless of political or religious difference. It was an example of the quality of friendship and cultural exchange promoted by the Championship event, showing that sport really can make ...

IFMA World Championship Finals

September 29th, 2011

  The last day of the IFMA world championship was without a doubt a day which will remain in the memory of athletes and spectators alike. The stadium was pack to bursting and over 10,000 people had to be turned away as there was no more room, not even to stand. The Championship was televised on every TV station in Uzbekistan as well as all Russian speaking countries. The President of the Olympic committee of Uzbekistan, The President ...

IFMA World Championship Semi Finals

September 26th, 2011

As it has been in the past days, the stadium was packed with spectators making for an electrifying atmosphere with 52 fights being competed in 3 rings. In the male division it was Russia, Iran, Ukraine, Belarus, Thailand and France which dominated the rings, while in the female division it was Sweden that showed their dominance with 6 females making it through the finals followed by Morocco with 3, Belarus, Russia and Peru with 2 each ...

Day 4 – IFMA World Championships

September 25th, 2011

Yet another day at the Uzbekistan Sports Center, with a stadium filled to capacity and a series of exciting fights, where the power houses of muaythai faced off: The Netherlands losing to Belarus, Thailand beating Brazil, and Uzbekistan, with the help of the entire nation, taking home many fights. The female division proved to be extremely popular with fighters representing Germany, Kazakhstan, Morocco, Peru, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine, and surprise country Iraq, showing that female muaythai ...

Day 2 – IFMA World Championships 2011

September 23rd, 2011

Day 2 of the competition proves to be filled with excitement and action over all 3 rings. Atmosphere in the stadium was electrifying with the cheers from local muaythai enthusiasts and fans. The roof of the Sporting Palace was on fire when Home boy Kahhorov Mavlonbek took the victory over Turkey's Ozturk Yilmaz in the 67KG A division bout. The crowd's decibel level was a true testament to the Uzbeki's love for muaythai.

Opening Ceremony – IFMA World Championships 2011

September 22nd, 2011

Tashkent greeted the world muaythai community with a spectacular opening ceremony. The Tashkent Sporting Palace was filled to capacity and over 10,000 eager fans had to be turned away. Hats are off to the Uzbekistan Amateur and Professional Muaythai for organizing one of the most spectacular and entertaining opening ceremonies in the history of IFMA world championships. Guests arrived at the venue to an interactive and colourful cultural display of local crafts, traditional music and dance. The event ...

Muaythai Cultural Exchange – IFMA World Championships 2011

September 22nd, 2011

Muaythai is more than just a fighting sport, it’s a martial art form and a science. Muaythai is a unique in its kind, whether it is practiced as a form of self-defense, health or fitness training, or for competition. Sports of any type has an extremely important moral value, especially for the younger generation. Particularly in times of instability, sport has the power to let us put aside our differences and focus on common understanding and good ...

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