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Federación Mexicana de Muaythai Celebrates IOC Recognition

August 4th, 2021

The Federación Mexicana de Muaythai is one of the leading federations in the PanAm regions and has celebrated the IOC recognition in a unique way. Athletes from all over the country came together in a 1-week National Training Camp and Tryout to celebrate and train together. The President of FEMEM Oscar Perez, stated that the IOC recognition is a major boost for Mexico. Muaythai is already recognized in  Mexico but now with the ...

Quadzilla Returns to the Ring

August 3rd, 2021

Jordan Watson, a name that needs no introduction in the muaythai world is making a comeback to the ring after a 2.5 year hiatus it has just been revealed. A star of the Challenger Muaythai TV series among his many accolades, Watson trains and fights out of the Bad Company Gym in Leeds under the tutelage of coach Richard Smith. Jordan Watson was one of the main athletes when IFMA and WMC launched their official application ...

War on the Shore is Back

July 30th, 2021

One of Australia's biggest promotions is back, War on the Shore and this time it is the 21st edition. We have seen over the years some of the most amazing promotions with superstars like Frank Giorgi, Madsua from Thailand, Kevin Lai vs Kampan and the list goes on with far too many to mention. This weekend will see another fantastic fight card with some of Australia's best and in the corner some of Australia's number one coaches such as ...

The WMC Mourns the Loss of Chujaroen Raveearamwong.

July 30th, 2021

Mr Chujaroen Raveearamwong was one of Thailand's leading promoters and one of the founding members of the World Muaythai Council. He was known for his positive outlook on life, pleasant personality and needless to say his love for muaythai and the Kingdom of Thailand. The World Muaythai Council and the International Federation of Muaythai Associations would like to send their prayers and condolences to his family and loved ones.

The WMC Congratulates Dr. Muhammad Yunus

July 29th, 2021

The IOC has awarded Dr. Yunus, the second ever Olympic Laurel during the Olympic Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics. Initiated for Rio 2016, the Olympic Laurel is to be awarded at the opening ceremony of each summer edition of the Olympic Games. The IOC awards the Laureate to someone who has made significant achievements in education, culture, development and peace through sport. Professor Yunus was the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 and he ...

YOKKAO 49-50 RETURNS TO THE UK ON 8TH AUGUST 2021!

July 29th, 2021

After more than a year since the last official event, the date is now confirmed for the next major show. Originally set for 31st July 2021, YOKKAO 49-50 is now set for Sunday 8th August 2021 due to a Bolton Wanderers friendly football match that has just been scheduled on the same day at the University of Bolton Stadium. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has proposed 21st June as the deadline when all aspects of normal living ...

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 ...

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