Archive for January, 2022

European Title to be Contested This Weekend

January 28th, 2022

This coming Sunday the 30th of January expect Fireworks as Top Level Fighters returns with another action-fueled evening of elite international muaythai. The show which is sanctioned by the WMC will be held in Fiumicino, Rome and features some of Italy's best pitted against international fighters. The headline event of the evening will see Alessio Ancinelli from Italy and Ion Fernadez from Spain battle it out for the WMC European title set at 52.16KG. Davide Carlot, IFMA Executive ...

Diplomacy Through Sport

January 26th, 2022

Diplomacy Through SportKingdom of Thailand & Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Today has marked a historical day between two kingdoms, the Kingdom of Thailand and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, when His Excellency General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of the Kingdom of Thailand and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia concluded a two-day ...

Bilal Chareuf Bags the European Title

January 25th, 2022

It was an amazing evening of muaythai action this Friday the 21st of January as Em Strasbourg Muaythai show successfully delivered on all levels. The show which was sanctioned by the WMC featured a stacked international lineup alongside some of the best French muaythai fighters on the scene. Headlining the card was Bilal Chareuf from France who went toe to toe with Omar Moreno from Spain as they contended for the vacant light heavyweight WMC European ...

European Title in Strasbourg

January 21st, 2022

The beautiful French city of Strasbourg which is also the seat of the European parliament will be the host next of the next WMC French muaythai event. The French Muaythai Federation (FKKMDA) under the presidency of Nadir Allouache who is also an IFMA Executive Board member is with no doubt one of the leading federations in the world. Muaythai in France is fully recognised by the National Olympic Committee in which Nadir Allouache is also an Executive Board member. WMC promoter Pascal Arene stated ...

“Muaythai” The Pride of Thailand

January 20th, 2022

National Identity Foundation supports IFMA to enhance Muaythai towards the highest recognition. Muaythai, known to some as “Muay” or “Thai boxing” dates back to the days of ancient Siam. The martial art in the battlefields was used to uphold the freedom and independence of modern Thailand. Muaythai is inherently woven into the fabric of the heritages and cultures of the Kingdom of Thailand with the traditions of the ancient art & sport deeply rooted. Muaythai is based on 5 important pillars, ...

Muaythai Goes Mainstream in Sri Lanka

January 19th, 2022

Sri Lanka Muaythai which is fully recognised by the Olympic Committee had another important event. The Sri Lankan Muaythai Federation which is under the presidency of Asoka Jayarathna received a special reward for the Most Outstanding Team of the 2021 IFMA Virtual Championships at the World Championships, 2021 in Bangkok. The event was an important promotion to continue the elite athlete's development in Sri Lanka and also to promote the close cooperation with the motherland Thailand ...

Istanbul in Full Preparation for 2022 European Championships

January 17th, 2022

The Turkish Muaythai Federation is in full preparation to welcome teams from across the continent of Europe to the 2022 European Championships to qualify for the final direct spots for Europe at the upcoming World Games 2022. Under the leadership of its newly elected President Hasan Yildiz, the Turkish Muaythai Federation is working at full speed to ensure a safe and high level event for all participating delegations. Registration is open and in full swing ...

Nak Muay 8 Series is Back!

January 14th, 2022

IFMA's main event this year will be the World Games in Birmingham in which qualifications around the world are already now in full swing. IFMA believes in gender equality and therefore the World Games has an equal number of male and female competitors this time around. The Spanish Muaythai Federation has done outstanding work over the last few years and is doing the pre-qualifier in an all-female card on the 29th of January. Nak Muay 8 ...

WMC Fight Night, Sri Lanka

January 10th, 2022

Saturday the 15th of January in the picturesque city of Colombo, Sri Lanka will see an evening of muaythai action put together by the Sri Lankan muaythai federation. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC will feature Sri Lanka's best fighters battling it out for bragging rights and a chance to climb the muaythai ladder. The headline fight of the evening will be for the WMC Sri Lankan Title which will see Kumudu face Vishnu ...

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