Archive for November, 2019

WMC Sri Lanka Unveiled

November 26th, 2019

Saturday the 28th of December in the Royal Mas Arena, in Colombo marks the date for the inauguration of the Sri Lankan WMC which will be showcased through their first event. The Muaythai Federation of Sri Lanka has spent the last 6 months working with the government on the constitution in order for professional events to be able to take place in the island country and have passed the test with flying colours. The first event ...

Muay Ying a Massive Success!

November 25th, 2019

Saturday the 23rd of November at the Angel Guimera Pavilion of El vendrell, Spain saw the latest edition of Nak Muay 8 muaythai series which was a massive success. The event which was Live telecast on one of the major Spanish TV channels featured some of the best female athletes from the international muaythai scene. The all-female event was to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25th. The premise ...

IFMA General Secretary Joins Right to Play

November 22nd, 2019

On Tuesday, November 19th, IFMA General Secretary, Stephan Fox, joined Right to Play in a powerful panel discussion at the ASEAN Youth Development Workshop for Peace and Leadership. Mr. Fox, a former Muaythai world champion, alongside Right To Play Track and Field Twin Athlete Ambassadors from the UK, Ms. Lina Nielsen and Laviai Nielsen and Ms. Pacharakamon Arkornsakul, a professional badminton athlete and lecturer at Thailand National Sports University Chiangmai Campus spoke on how professional ...

Muaythai Introduced in Sri Lankan Schools

November 20th, 2019

The Sri Lankan Muaythai Federation went out from their gyms with the national coaches giving a lesson to the local schools. The event turned into a fun session where youth could try a role of the Muaythai champions and hear about IFMA and WMC events taking place all over the world.More than a hundred kids joined the session which started with the welcoming word from the President of the Chairman of the Muaythai Association of ...

East meets West for the WMC New Zealand Champion Title Fight

November 19th, 2019

Saturday the 30th November welcomes the 10th installment of the Art of War to be held at the Central City Venue in East Auckland, New Zealand. The infamous 'Scarface' Slav Alexeichik from East Auckland meets West Auckland's favourite, fearless son, Hayden 'Tat North' Todd, to fight for the WMC NZ Professional Cruiserweight title. This fights promises not to dissapoint as both athletes have trained hard for this and are not wanting to go home empty handed.

Charlie Peters to Face Petchmorakot

November 18th, 2019

The ONE Championship has done it again by adding another amazing fight to the roster for the upcoming ONE Edge of Greatness show in Singapore this coming Friday. The event will take place in the Indoor Stadium in Kallang and the recent addition of Petchmorakot Petchyindee pitted against Charlie Peters has caused quite a stir on the muaythai circuit. The fight was originally scheduled to take place last year but due to injury Charlie had to ...

Bobo Sacko vs Chadd Collins Confirmed for December

November 13th, 2019

Big news from the WMC this week as a fight which has been in the pipeline for some time has finally been 100% confirmed. Bobo Sacko vs Chadd Collins is now set for the 14th December in the Pierre De Coubertin, Paris at Golden Fight. Bobo Sacko began training at the age of 11 years old coming from a rough area in Paris which he describes as a ghetto. He is one of the most notable ...

IFMA Celebrates European Champions 2019

November 12th, 2019

The European Muaythai Championships concluded in Minsk giving the world names of European Champions 2019. Over the 6 competition days the Europe’s best muaythai athletes competed for medals, and it was a true demonstration of skills, spirit, excellent physical shape which spectators saw in the Minsk Palace of Sport. Dzimitry Valent proved again that there is no better school than the old school as he gained the upper hand in the bout against Andreas Gardasevic (SWE). ...

Thai Fight Mae Sot

November 11th, 2019

Thai Fight is back on Saturday the 23rd November and will this time be hosted in the city of Mae Sot on the Myanmar border. The event which works in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism has targeted Mae Sot to help promote Thai-Myanmar relations and encourage travel between the 2 countries. The event will feature the usual roster of muaythai superstars including multiple time WMC world champion Saenchai, Tengnung, PTT and Phayak Samui to name ...


November 8th, 2019

Taking place in Turin, Italy on 26 January 2020, the date is set for YOKKAO 45-46 and matchmaking is officially underway. Organised in partnership with Thai Boxe Mania promoter, Carlo Barbuto, the double event will be held once again at the PalaRuffini arena.  YOKKAO 35-36 saw about 5000 fans turning up at the Turin arena earlier in January this year with a stellar cast of Muay Thai stars assembled for the show. The event went ...

Magomed Zainukov becomes the new WMC Intercontinental Champion

November 6th, 2019

Battle of the champions took place on Friday in Moscow with the show being a great success. Headlining the show was a scheduled super fight for the vacant 69.84 kg Super Welterweight WMC Intercontinental Title between Masoud Minaei from Iran and Artem Pashporin from Russia. Due to a broken arm in training Artem Pashporin was unable to fight but luckily Magomed Zainukov stepped in to take his place. The bout began with fireworks ...

Jimmy Vienot to Defend his WMC World Title against Chanajorn

November 4th, 2019

On February 8th in Montbeliard, Jimmy Vienot will defend his WMC crown at Empire Fight against Chanajon PK Saenchai Gym from Thailand. Jimmy remains on top of his game in the sport despite the recent loss of his Lumpinee title to Sorcraw Petchyindee who he beat in the previous year to become WMC world champion. He is a 2 time IFMA gold medalist and has been in there with some of the best in the ...

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