Posts Tagged ‘muaythai’

Yodsanklai Fairtex Put on a Muaythai Clinic at Lionfight 18

September 9th, 2014

3-time WMC World Champion and winner of the award reality show, Contender Asia, Yodsanklai Fairtex took on United Kingdom’s Salah Khalifa the WMC Muaythai Against Drugs (MAD) Champion at Lion Fight 18. Although, Khalifa showed heart and came to fight, it was Yodsanklai that stopped him in the second round. Watch the replay below, video courtesy of AXS TV Fights.

There Are No Losers in Muaythai: Three Champions United

September 4th, 2014

The Emmy-nominated reality show, Challenger Muaythai, has been one of the most watched reality shows around the globe. The event showed all the aspects of Muaythai; the tradition, the values, and the cultural aspects. It showed the sacrifices, dreams and hopes of outstanding athletes from 5 continents and that there are no borders or social differences; we drink the same water and we must show as much grace in defeat as in victory. Three of the superstars, the ...

Hong Kong Muaythai United

July 9th, 2014

Hong for centuries has been the centre for martial arts. Many of the best Kung-Fu movies, celebrities like Jackie Chan, all have been superstars in Hong Kong and China long before they captured the attention of the rest of the world. The Hong Kong Muaythai Association (HKMTA), is a proud member of the WMC IFMA and FAMA. Tim Lee, one of the IFMA vice presidents and Eldy Chan, the chairman of HKMTA and vice president of ...

Lion Fight 16 Delivers in Las Vegas

July 8th, 2014

The July 4th weekend in Las Vegas was packed with excitement as Lion Fight 16 put on another world class event. The Muaythai fight card provided the excitement as advertised and it was a memorable night for all parties involved. The main event bout for Lion Fight’s Super Lightweight title featured American Muaythai superstar and WMC ranked Kevin Ross vs Australian WMC Champ Michael Thompson. This fight did not disappoint and Ross took the fight to ...

Australia versus USA heads Lion Fight 16

June 26th, 2014

Las Vegas will have a busy week ahead with UFC 175 and Lion Fight putting on a world class promotion on the 4th of July weekend. Two of the world’s best Muaythai welterweights will face off in the main event. The 2013 prince cup winner and Australian WMC Champion, Michael Thompson will face off against one of the American legends of Muaythai, Kevin Ross. The winner of this fight will secure a position in the top ...

Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko the Pride of Muaythai

June 5th, 2014

Valentina Shevchenko needs no introduction in the world of Muaythai. She has won 8 IFMA world Championships, first as a junior in 2003, then she went on to win the titles consecutively from 2006 to 2010, 2012, and 2014. Valentina hails from a martial arts family; her mother a dedicated martial artist, part of the IFMA Female Commission, and even her sister Antonia, is a three-time winner of the IFMA World Championshi. Valentina is also ...

2nd Monte-Carlo Fighting Masters Countdown

May 27th, 2014

MONTE-CARLO - is counting down the days till the 2nd Monte-Carlo Fighting Masters, which will take place on Saturday, June 14th, 2014 at the Louis II Stadium, in the Salle Gaston Medecin. This past weekend, the world famous Monte-Carlo Formula 1 event took place, and there are less than three weeks to go until the Monte-Carlo Fighting Masters. With a total of 14 world class fighters participating in 7 fights for 7 Muaythai boxing world championships on the card, HSH ...

Sport Is Your Gang Kicks off in Thailand

July 17th, 2012

Over ten thousand children will participate in the WMC, IFMA and AMTAT cultural event, in cooperation with the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority in honour of HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn’s 60th birthday. Muaythai is a martial art which includes many aspects: self-defense, competition, fitness, musical performance, and more. Simply put, it is a sport for every body. The 28th of July is a very important day in the Thai calendar, as it marks the birthday of HRH ...

Prince’s Cup 2012

July 10th, 2012

Prince’s Cup is a very special occasion in the Muaythai world. This year, the World Muaythai Council (WMC), the governing body for the sport of Muaythai under the directive of the Royal Thai Government; the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IFMA), the world governing body for amateur Muaythai, recognised by SportAccord and the Olympic Council of Asia, set to take Muaythai to the highest level of sporting recognition; the Amateur Muaythai Association of Thailand (AMTAT), ...

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