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A New European Champion is Crowned

July 27th, 2021

Saturday the 24th of July was a night to remember on the Italian muaythai circuit as Number One War Promotions hosted an evening of international elite bouts. The event which was sanctioned by the WMC and in cooperation with Feder Kombat featured a gargantuan line up of Italy and the surrounding regions finest Nak Muays. Headlining the event was a much anticipated European title bout between Alex Avogadro from Italy and Manuel Gomez from Spain set ...

Eruption Back with a Bang

July 23rd, 2021

Eruption is back with another explosive line up of world class muaythai action on Saturday the 4th of September in the beautiful city of Mansfield, Victoria. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC is now in its 21st edition and will be held at the Eagle Sports Complex. The headlining fight of the evening will see Rocky Ogden take on Kahow Lee for the Eruption featherweight title. Rocky put on a muaythai masterclass at the ...

Alkayis vs Chochlikova: World Title Bout

July 22nd, 2021

The 7th of August is set to be the date of one of the most anticipated bouts of the year so far as Funda Alkayis will face Monika Chochlikova for the WMC world title. Hosting this main event bout in the beautiful city of Trencin in Slovakia is MTE 11 Araver Fight Night who have worked hard through the pandemic to make this fight happen. Monika Chochlikova, an IFMA gold medalist from Slovakia won the European ...

Muaythai & IFMA receives official confirmation on IOC Recognition

July 21st, 2021

IFMA President Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan has received the official letters from the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, and President of the Association of IOC Recognised Sports (ARISF) Raffaele Chiulli. The letters of confirmation and congratulations have been received just shortly after the 138th IOC session unanimously voted on the approval of IFMA and Muaythai to be fully recognised by the IOC.

IFMA Granted Full Recognition at 138th IOC Session in Tokyo

July 20th, 2021

Muaythai is a unique and ancient combat sport and martial art form originating from the battle fields where it secured the freedom and independence of ancient Siam to the modern Thailand of today. In 1992, IFMA was established by a group of visionary men, soon to be joined by incredible women,  with the goal to unite muaythai around the world under the same rules and regulations with the goal to be Olympic recognised as a sport ...

Triumphant 12: Abasolo vs Bublea

July 19th, 2021

After an epic Triumphant 11 which saw an immense line up and a tearful Kevin Ross retirement speech, Triumphant will now head to the shores of Rosarito Mexico for their 12th edition. The show which is sanctioned by the WMC promises not to disappoint as the Triumphant team led by Promoter Geoff Quares have assembled another killer fight card comprised of international fighters. Headlining the show for the WMC Intercontinental and Triumphant World titles is a ...

European Games 2023

July 16th, 2021

Muaythai is proud to be part of the European Games 2023 which will take place in beautiful Poland from 21st of June to the 2nd of July 2023. Muaythai is an official medal sport at the European Games. Not only as a ring sport but also as a cultural art form with wai kru and mai muaythai. An important meeting took place with the Deputy Prime Minister of Poland Mr. Jaroslaw Gowin and the Secretary General of the European ...

WMC Mad Title in Italy

July 15th, 2021

Saturday the 4th of September in Rome, Italy will see the return of Fighting Spirit World Series for an evening of world class muaythai action. The show which is sanctioned by the WMC will feature the best of the best fighters from Italy and is entitled "Girl Power" promoting gender equality. Aside from the stacked undercard the main fight will be for the WMC MAD title between protagonists Sveva Melillo from Italy and Greek fighter Effrosyni ...

MAP Stamps the Virtual Grid with Muaythai Virtual Competition in Celebration of the Philippines Sports Commission Women’s Martial Arts Festival

July 14th, 2021

The Philippines Olympic Committee, the Philippines Sports Commission and the National Muaythai Association of the Philippines promoted the first ever Female Martial Arts Festival. Over 300 participants have already signed up for this important event in which the winners will join their male counterparts to build the Philippines national team participating in the upcoming IFMA World Virtual Championships. Philippines Olympic Committee Member and IFMA Executive Board Member Pearl Managuelod stated, “To continue to promote physical and mental wellbeing has ...

Muaythai Joint Meeting in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

July 13th, 2021

An important meeting took place between IFMA, the National Olympic Committee of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Saudi Arabian Muaythai Federation to discuss future activities in the Kingdom. Martial arts and combat sports have received a huge boost in Saudi Arabia, as part of an overall transformation in the Saudi sport sector under the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, being awarded the World Combat Games 2023 where the 15 Olympic and non-Olympic recognized combat sports will ...

A New Czech Champion is Crowned

July 13th, 2021

Saturday the 10th of July was a night to remember in the city of Banksa Bystrica, Slovakia as Dracula Fight Night returned with a bang. This was the 4th edition of the fight night which was run in cooperation with the Slovakian and Czech muaythai organisations under the presidencies of WMC world champion Vladimir Moravick and Petr Ottich. The night boasted a solid card with Slovakian fighters and opponents from surrounding countries and was the first ...

WADA Encourages Continued Collaboration in Anti-Doping Among Governments of Asia

July 9th, 2021

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) encourages continued collaboration in anti-doping across all nations within the Asia region in order to strengthen the anti-doping system for athletes of the region and the world. Addressing a virtual meeting of the Ministers of Sport and other senior Government officials of the East, South and South-East Asian countries to discuss anti-doping matters, WADA President, Vice-President and Director General were united in thanking the public authorities for their commitment to anti-doping, ...

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