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3 MAD Titles to be Contested in Iraq

August 31st, 2021

Saturday the 4th of September in the beautiful city of Sulaymaniyah in Kurdistan, IRAQ will be the host of the Elite Arab Championship for a night of muaythai action. The 12 Arab federations of UAE, Jordan, Algeria, Syria, Palestine, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Egypt, Morocco, Mauritania and Yemen are all bringing their best fighters to compete. 3 WMC Mad titles will be contested between the following: Ibrahim Bilal UAE vs Abdallah Ondash Lebanon (Welterweight) Hokar Hakim Iraq vs Fahim Ait Aoudia ...

Arab Muaythai Championships

August 30th, 2021

The Arab Muaythai Federation is one of the many sub-continental federations in the IFMA family and this year the Championships will be held in Iraq. The championships will include 12 countries with 3 belts up for grabs for the final winners. The President of the Arab Muaythai Federation, His Excellency Abdullah Al Neyadi stated that this is an important event for the region especially post-pandemic for most of these countries. The event will be done under ...

Important muaythai meeting in the United Arab Emirates

August 27th, 2021

UAE has become one of the powerhouses in Asia with many events taking place to promote muaythai as a sport and cultural art form. An important took meeting took place between the IOC Vice President, HE Ng Ser Miang, HE Abdullah Saeed Amer Al Neyadi President of the UAE Muaythai Federation, representatives of the NOC, the Ambassador of Thailand to UAE, HE Waravuth Pouapina, the GAISF Vice President, AIMS President and IFMA Secretary General, Stephan Fox, Chief ...

Para Airport Tokyo, Open for Traffic

August 26th, 2021

The leadership of United Through Sports and IFMA and many friends come together to a special gathering to enjoy the opening of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. In support of #WeThe15 spearheaded by the International Paralympics and Special Olympics, International Disability Alliance and so many others. Purple was the color of the day. Tokyo’s amazing National Stadium witnessed, with billions of spectators around the world, the opening of the 2020 Paralympic Games. The amazing cast, predominantly, Japanese artists, were ...

The Road to Birmingham TWG2022

August 25th, 2021

Only 10 months to go until the opening of the World Games in Birmingham, USA. 30 international federations and sports are part of this important multi-sport games event and one of the major events within the Olympic family. This month's highlight The World Games is the pathway towards the Olympics as all of the five new sports that were added in the Tokyo Olympic Games have been included in a past edition of the World ...

Jimmy Vienot to Defend his Title Against Yodwicha

August 23rd, 2021

Christmas has come early this year for muaythai fans around the world as Empire promotions have just signed the world title bout of dreams between Jimmy Vienot and Yodwicha. Promoter Omar Sellami has worked hard throughout the pandemic to bring us this special super fight which is set for Saturday the second of October in the city of Axone, Montbeliard in France. Jimmy Vienot is a 2 time WMC champion and multiple time IFMA gold medalist ...

The Thai Ambassador to Sri Lanka Supports Muaythai

August 20th, 2021

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand and the National Federations of IFMA work closely together to promote the cultural part of muaythai in the 146 IFMA member countries. Sri Lankan muaythai has become a developing force in the muaythai family with outstanding results at the last IFMA Virtual World Championships and United Through Sports World Championships.This is why Sri Lankan Muaythai has been fully recognised underthe President of Sri Lankan Muaythai Asoka Jayarathna. The President and the Thai Ambassador to Sri Lanka held an important meeting to ...

Empire Fight Returns

August 17th, 2021

The second of October marks the date that Empire Fight returns to L'Axone indoor arena in Montbéliard, France for a night of exciting muaythai action. Following a turbulent year and a half due to the pandemic the show returns with a bang with another all star line-up featuring the creme de la creme of French fighters. Headlining the event is none other than WMC and IFMA superstar Jimmy Vienot. Jimmy is a 2 time WMC world champion ...

Muaythai Four Nation’s Cup

August 16th, 2021

IFMA has worked for over 25 years towards IOC recognition and on July the 20th the dream of the IFMA family and 146 national federations became a reality. In order to celebrate, many events were organised around the world, one of them the 4 nations cup in Dusseldorf, Germany. The four national federations of Belgium, Austria, the Netherlands and Germany sent athletes there to celebrate the recognition and also the continued cooperation between national federations on ...

Mexico is on Fire at Open Fire Sports Tournament in Tlaxacala!

August 13th, 2021

The Mexican Muaythai Federation under the leadership of Oscar Pérez Gutiérrez, held their first Open Tournament since the pandemic began in Ocotlan, Tlaxacala this past weekend on August 7th. This tournament was a follow-up event for the athletes that took part in the Federation’s Training Camp and 2021 Try-outs just over one week ago. Two hundred and twenty athletes in both junior and senior divisions participated in this kick-off event that unfolded without any ...

Lukas Mandinec Becomes the New Slovakian Champion

August 11th, 2021

It was a spectacular night in the city of Trencin, Slovakia on Saturday as MTE 11 Araver Fight Night hosted a WMC super 4 fight tournament. The best 4 fighters in the 63.5kg super lightweight division from across the country all came together to compete in the tournament to determine who is the champion of Slovakia. The first match from the draw saw Leonard Borak face Benjamin Dolnak which was a great fight with both fighters ...

Age is only a number

August 10th, 2021

Sugar Ray Leonard is truly one of the greatest boxing champions of all time. The name was attributed of two great men that came before him. Soul pioneer, Ray Charles and no doubt, one of the greatest boxers of all time, Sugar Ray Robinson. In 1976, Leonard was part of the USA Olympic team in the welterweight division. This team, until today, stands as one of the greatest boxing teams in the history of the Olympic ...

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