Archive for August, 2021

Monika Chochlikova: New WMC World Champion

August 9th, 2021

History was made in Slovakia this Saturday as Monika Chochlikova became the new WMC world lightweight champion. The Slovakian national defeated Funda Alkayis from Turkey by TKO after the doctor stopped the fight in round 5 due to a perfectly timed teep. The pair featured as the main event at MTE 11 Araver Fight Night in the city of Trencin, Slovakia. Both ladies are IFMA gold medalists with Monika previously ranked at number 8 and Funda ...

Lamai Gym Celebrates 23 Years

August 9th, 2021

Who would like to train on powder white beaches on a tropical island with some of Thailand's most outstanding instructors in a family like atmosphere? This was the dream of some pioneers to open up the world famous Lamai Gym near the beach on the beautiful island of Koh Samui.For over 30 years the original Lamai Gym opened as a fitness and muaythai facility then 23 years ago Ralph Beale followed his dream with some Thai partners to ...

Spectacular Opening of the Iraqi National Championships

August 6th, 2021

The Iraqi muaythai federation fully which is fully recognised by their National Olympic Federation and sponsored by his Excellency Minister Ihsan Abd Al Jabbar Ismail opened up the 2012 national championships. President Mustafa Alaq stated that Iraq is proud to have received the full permission by the government to do this national championships taking into consideration health and safety and well-being of the athletes during the pandemic. He further stated that it is important for Iraq to prepare for the upcoming IFMA world championships, the Indoor Asian ...

WMC Super 4 Tournament This Weekend

August 5th, 2021

This Saturday the 7th of August in the beautiful city of Trencin history will be made as MTE Araver Fight Night is back with a WMC Super 4 tournament on the show. The Super 4 will serve as the co-main fight to the WMC world title fight between Funda Alkayis from Turkey and Monika Chochlikova from Slovakia which is dubbed as being the matchup of the year so far. The 4 challengers for the Super ...

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 ...

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