Archive for July, 2019

The Sporting World Celebrates his Majesty the King’s Birthday

July 31st, 2019

102 member countries came together for the closing ceremony of the 2019 IFMA World Championships and joined the nation in the well wishes of His Majesty King Rama the 10th. Many sporting personalities joined this occasion, the world Taekwondo President Choue Chung-Won, the international Jiu Jitsu Federation President Panagiotis Theodoropoulos with the IOC being represented by Andrew Hofer. IFMA would like to wish his Majesty the King Rama the 10th a happy birthday on this glorious ...

WMC King’s Birthday Celebrations

July 30th, 2019

The WMC and IFMA payed homage to His Majesty King Rama the 10th during his birthday celebrations by hosting a professional event comprising of two super 4 tournaments at the Sport Authority of Thailand in Ramkamhaeng. The EFN super 4 final to conclude the events throughout the year was held at 67kg and the female Super 4  WMC tournament was in the 57kg division. The first fight was between Keng Super Pro Samui from Thailand and Majd ...

WMC and IFMA King’s Birthday Celebrations

July 27th, 2019

The World Muaythai Council under royal patronage and IFMA the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur recognised by the IOC and the Amateur Muaythai Association of Thailand under royal patronage will celebrate the 67th birthday of his Majesty the King Rama the 10th. The event will be held in cooperation with the Sports Authority of Thailand at the Sports Authority complex on Saturday the 27th July. There will be 2 Super 4 tournaments with the first been ...

WMC Referee and Judge Seminar, Bangkok

July 17th, 2019

A joint technical official referee and judge course by the World Muaythai Council and IFMA is taking place at the Sports Authority of Thailand before the opening of the IFMA World Championships. Thirty selected ITO's from around the world have come together to be part of this 4 day course which is supervised by Associate Professor Ajarn Radom Nabangchang the chair of the muaythai professional sector and also the former technical head of the famous Lumphinee ...

King’s Cup Winner Ordains as a Monk

July 15th, 2019

Pascal Schroth, the 2016 King's Cup winner has just ordained as a monk in what he described as a life changing moment. Also know as 'the German' due to his country of origin Pascal has had the most challenging year of his life to date following an injury due to an illegal throw in China where his neck was broken. The doctor's said he was lucky to be alive with the injury preventing him from ...

The Rematch is on!

July 12th, 2019

Friday the 12th of July will see the rematch of Giorgio Petrosyan and Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy after the previous bout ended in one of the most controversial decisions the sport has ever seen. The One Championship Masters of Destiny is heading to the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumphur, Malaysia with another amazing line up but this fight will definitely be the highlight of the evening. In the previous fight the decision was overturned as it was said ...

Greek Muaythai Recognition 1 Year Anniversary

July 10th, 2019

Olympia was in the centre of Greek civilisation where the first addition of the games took place in 776 BC and evolved into the modern Olympic Games which nowadays the world is celebrating every 4 years. IFMA is proud that the Panhellenic Muaythai Federation has been fully recognised in Greece last year and a special celebration was held to mark the one year anniversary. Muaythai history can be traced back centuries ago, an ancient art which ...

Myriam Eyes up the WMC World Title

July 9th, 2019

Myriam Djedidi is someone who needs no introduction in the muaythai world and is known as the Queen of muaythai in France. Fighting at Super flyweight (52.15kg), Myriam is the current WMC intercontinental and 2 time WMC European champion as well as an IFMA gold medalist. She became the Intercontinental champion following a valiant performance against Canadian athlete Yumiko Kawano from Canada in what was an epic battle. Myriam now has her heart set on winning the world title as ...

Andy ‘The Punisher’ Howson to Join ONE Championship

July 3rd, 2019

It is an exciting week for fight fans around the world as Andy Howson, a man that needs no introduction in the muaythai world has just signed a 6 fight contract with the ONE Championship.  Also know as ‘The Punisher’ and ‘The Lord of War’ he has made a name for himself as one of the most fierce fighters in the 55kg Bantamweight division, never failing to put on a good show. Hailing from the Bad ...

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