The Nak Muay Field of Play is Officially Open at Nimibutr Stadium

December 7th, 2021

The long-awaited IFMA 2021 World Championships in Bangkok commenced today and began with the One Standard Muaythai Cultural Workshop lead by Cultural Commission Chair Ajahn Chao alongside Kru Id with special guest and multiple world champion and muaythai superstar Buakaw. The afternoon began at Nimibutr Stadium with a whopping 134 bouts. Bangkok witnessed the true spirit of muaythai with not only top performances from former seasoned senior IFMA ...

IFMA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS OPENING CEREMONY

December 6th, 2021

Athletes from 91 countries proudly marched in the national stadium of Bangkok, Thailand for the opening ceremony of the IFMA World Championships 2021. A standing ovation was given to the first 2 teams the IFMA Refugee Team, Team Afghanistan and certainly Team Thailand. IFMA President Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan praised the IFMA community for their resilience during these challenging times and that Thailand is proud to have been given the rights to ...

WATCH IFMA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 LIVE

December 5th, 2021

Today marks Father’s Day in the kingdom of Thailand celebrating his late Majesty King Rama the 9th and in respect to the motherland of the sport Thailand. The IFMA world championship opening ceremony will be held on the event of December 5th where 90 countries have made their way to Thailand. The opening ceremony will be a festival of cultural exchange and understanding from the past to the present and IFMA’s wish towards ...

Teams Heading to the Motherland for the IFMA 2021 World Championships

December 3rd, 2021

Teams from around the world are checking into airports to board their flights to Bangkok and some have already touched down in the Motherland for the 2021 IFMA World Championships. Team UAE had a huge send off at the Abu Dhabi Airport and the Director of UAE Muaythai and IFMA Executive Board Member Tareq Al Muhairi, stated that Team UAE with 33 people are ready to face the best athletes of the ...

One Standard Muaythai Seminar in Bangkok Begins in 4 days

December 2nd, 2021

Only 3 days until the opening of the IFMA World Championships 2021 and we are proud for the first time to be a fully IOC recognised organisation. We are also launching the One Standard Muaythai programme and offering a three-day course on advanced Muay Boran, Krabi Krabong, Wai Khru and Muaythai. We are very fortunate to have Ajarn Chao, Chair of the IFMA Cultural and Heritage Commission and Khru Saifon, one of the highest decorated Muay Boran and Krabi Krabong ...

Teams Arrive for the World Championships 2021

November 30th, 2021

After all the events were cancelled in 2020, Bangkok Thailand has been awarded the hosting rights for the 2021 World Championships. Over 200 athletes and officials are expected to travel to the Kingdom of Thailand. The opening ceremony will be a festival of cultural and sporting exchange celebrating IFMA 's full recognition by the International Olympic Committee and also the birthday celebration of his late Majesty King Rama the 9th. It is not just a World ...

Nick Trask Takes the Queensland Title

November 29th, 2021

Fight fans in Queensland were treated to an evening of elite-level muaythai on Saturday as Coastal Warfare returned with another corker of a card. The show which is sanctioned by the WMC, as usual, featured a stacked fight card with the headlining fight for the WMC Queensland Super Middle Weight title between Corey Crittenden and Nick Trask. This was a fight of epic proportions with both fighters giving it their all ...

Shevchenko Grapples with Hollywood

November 26th, 2021

Valentina Shevchenko, a multi-time time IFMA gold medalist, WMC champion, and UFC superstar has now set her sights on Hollywood as her next opponent. The Kyrgyzstan-born fighter has just made her acting debut, playing the fierce ladykiller and opponent of lead role Halle Berry who also wrote and directed the movie. When Halle began work on the movie, she knew she would need a real fighter to work alongside and asked ...

Muaythai is Proud to be a Part of UTS

November 24th, 2021

The beautiful Kingdom of Riyadh and the birthplace of Saudi Arabia was the place for the opening of UTS 2021. Over 100 organisations worked together for the UTS 2021 festival from Riyadh to the world under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee, the Internationational Paralympic Committee, the Special Olympics GAISF, and AIMS. The opening ceremony saw cities like Paris 24, Pyeongchang 24, Dhaka 26 and so many others coming together with the youth of Saudia Arabia for this ...

Coastal Warfare 21

November 24th, 2021

Coastal Warfare is back with another killer line up this coming Saturday the 27th November in Queensland, Australia. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC is now on its 21st edition and will be held at the Banana Bender pub with Australia's best travelling to compete. The headline fight of the evening will see Corey Crittenden face Nick Trask for the WMC Queensland Super Middleweight title in a much-anticipated bout. From ...

Lukáš Manďo Mandinec Becomes the New Intercontinental Champion

November 23rd, 2021

Saturday the 20th of November in Tashkent, Uzbekistan was a night to remember as U1 Muaythai Championships graced the city with an evening of elite-level muaythai. The show boasted an all-star international lineup with the world's best coming to challenge Uzbekistan's finest. The headline fight of the evening saw Lukáš Manďo Mandinec from Slovakia take on “Muhammadi “Jojo” Jahongir from Uzbekistan for the WMC Intercontinental Super-Lightweight title (63,5 kg). This ...

Origins 10 This Weekend!

November 19th, 2021

Origins Fight Promotions returns to Perth with live Muay Thai entertainment this Saturday November the 6th, 2021 for Origins 10: Eddy D'Uva vs Jack 300. Origins Fight Promotions aims to bring the most exciting in fight entertainment in one of the oldest forms of human combat known to man - Muay Thai, also known as "Science of the Eight Limbs". In the main event, see technician Eddy D'Uva (Riddlers Gym) ...

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