Archive for July, 2021

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, ...

#IFMAHerStory: Angela Mamic on Believing in Yourself

July 9th, 2021

I was 21 when I tried Muaythai for the first time and in the beginning it was just a way to stay in shape. I really enjoyed it, so I kept coming to more and more training sessions and one day the trainer asked me if I wanted to compete. At this point in time I had been doing Muaythai for two years. I was nervous but thought that it couldn´t hurt to give it a ...

Avogadro vs Gomez: European Title Fight

July 8th, 2021

The 24th of July in the beautiful city of Brescia, Italy will welcome an evening of muaythai action of the highest calibre. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC will feature a solid card with some of the best Italian fighters competing on their home turf for bragging rights. The main fight of the evening will be for the WMC European title between Alex Avogadro from Italy and Manuel Gomez from Spain set at 61.22 ...

Ilyass Habibali Makes the UAE Proud

July 7th, 2021

The third UAE muaythai extravaganza saw a world class fight card withthe opening bout between Sheroz Kholmirzaev from Uzbekistan and Nouredine Samir from the UAE. Both fighters were trying to fight their way into the rankings and toward a qualifying spot for the World Games 2022. Sheroz showed outstanding boxing skills and Nouredine checked with razor sharp counter attacks using the close range and grappling to score points. Both fighters displayed outstanding muaythai skills but it was Nouredine which ended ...

Cehovsky vs Krcmar: WMC Title Fight

July 5th, 2021

The 10th of July in the beautiful city of Banksa Bystrica, Slovakia will play host to an evening of pure muaythai action as Dracula Fight returns. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC is now in its 4th edition and this next event is organised in cooperation with the Czech Muaythai Federation under the presidency of Petr Ottich. The undercard is stacked with local favourites alongside the main fight of the evening which is for ...

Germany is Gearing up for Female Muaythai

July 2nd, 2021

The city of Ratheim, Germany will see the big comeback fight of an international muaythai event organised between athletes from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The main event will be between the Austrian champion Nina Scheucher from K.S.F.  Gym Leoben, a multiple competitor at the IFMA World Championships and Austrian national team member against Raffaella Dibiase Ebert from Pro Fighting Lampertheim. This is the pre-fight for the World Games in Birmingham 2022. Nina stated that she is very proud to face Raffaella as the main bout on this ...

UAE Fight Night: Myriame Becomes the MAD Champion

July 2nd, 2021

The United Arab Emirates saw another amazing fight night with athletes from around the world participating in the pre-qualification event for the World Games which also served to restart the WMC campaign around the world. The opening fight saw Lucas Porst from Sweden fight Ellis Barboza from the UK. Both are very strong IFMA and WMC European members with Swedish muaythai being fully recognised and UK being one of the strongest federations known for their amazing ...

Suk Muay Femur: Rangsit Stadium

July 1st, 2021

July the 10th is set to be a memorable date in the muaythai calendar as the Muaythai Femur show will be released from Rangsit stadium in Bangkok which is run in cooperation with the WMC and IFMA. The pre-recorded event will be released on the Muaythai Iyarin app and boasts a stacked fight card with international fighters of the highest level which promises not to disappoint. A Muay Femur is a fighter that relies on skill ...

UAE Kicks Off the Muaythai Championships League

July 1st, 2021

VIP’s from around the world travelled to the beautiful city of Dubai to be part of the official opening of the world qualification for the 2022 World Games and to compete for the prestigious World Muaythai Council belts. The event was sanctioned by the UAE Muaythai Federation under the Presidency of His Excellency Abdullah Al Neyadi and Director Tareq Al Mehairi. So many VIPS such as the IOC Vice President, the GAISF Vice President, the ...

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