Archive for May, 2022

Czech Muaythai Ensuring Muaythai’s Traditions

May 17th, 2022

The Czech Muaythai Association organised a special seminar for the young nak muays and aspiring future champions. Czech superstar Karolina Klusova delivered the seminar which imparted knowledge on the different elements of Muaythai’s rich cultural and traditional aspects. The first seminar of wai khru teaching under the guidance of Karolina Klusova took place in the middle of March in the Sports Centre Třebíč, organized under the auspices of the Czech Muaythai Association club THAI BOX DEVILS ...

31st SEA Games Electrifying Opening Ceremony

May 13th, 2022

The 31st SEA Games opened in Hanoi at the National Stadium with a spectacular display of culture, lights and music. The stadium was filled to capacity with 40,000 spectators experiencing a beautiful opening with standing ovations. 4,900 athletes will participate in this important regional sporting event from 11 participating nations and all of them proudly marching into the stadium waving their national flags and tracksuits. Muaythai once again is one of the main sports and arts in the Sea Games and IFMA is proud that, ...

From a Fiery Nak Muay to Cool, Calm and Collected Gum-Ma-Garn: Katarina Perkkiö

May 12th, 2022

Photo by Haci Turk It was during a rest and relaxation trip to Thailand in 2004, that Katarina first encountered Muaythai. The original plan was to take some time off to recuperate from a hectic lifestyle but venturing into a Muaythai gym next to the hotel changed not just the course of her holiday, but her entire life.  After the first class, she was sold; after taking classes daily for an entire week, Katarina felt reborn. Then ...

Fabio Puce to Defend His MAD Title this Weekend

May 11th, 2022

Fight Clubbing celebrates its 10th anniversary this coming weekend with another monster show in the city of Pescara. The event is sponsored by the National Olympic Committee of Italy (CONI) and is organised in conjunction with the National Federation of Italy, Federkombat. Headlining the show will see Fabio Puce defend his WMC Middleweight Mad title. Fabio is one of Italy's most celebrated and decorated fighters originally becoming champion in a bout against Oussama Rebbani with a ...

WMC India Ranking Series Tonight!

May 10th, 2022

Tonight will be a showdown in the Baburao Sanas Sports Ground in the city of Pune, Maharashtra province, India as the potential candidates for the WMC India rankings will be determined by means of a muaythai gala. India's best of the best will head to the stadium to compete which will require them to bring their A-game in order to enter the rankings. The headlining fight of the evening will see local boys Manthan and Sourabh go ...


May 6th, 2022

Written by Charlie Penwick March 13th, 2022, concluded the USMF’s World Games Qualifiers, finishing an exciting weekend full of Muay Thai competition and education in Denver, Colorado. Of course, the talented athletes fighting for their spot to represent the USA at the upcoming World Games were at the forefront of the event. However, there were also two clinics available for attendees; one on the intricacies of Muaythai officiating and the other on media. The USMF’s official sponsors and vendors were ...

Fight Clubbing: MAD Title to be Contested

May 5th, 2022

Fight Clubbing will make its return on Saturday the 14th May with another stacked international card of muaythai action in the beautiful city of Pescara. The event which is sponsored by CONI the National Olympic Committee of Italy and sanctioned by the WMC always delivers with Italy's elite fighters on the show. The main fight of the evening will see Fabio Puce from Italy defend his WMC MAD title against the challenger Yodprataphi Sirilux from Thailand ...

Bùi Yến Ly: Thank you IFMA

May 3rd, 2022

Bui Yen Ly needs no introduction to the world of muaythai. She is an IFMA World Champion, Asian Champion and she is looking forward to proudly represent her country, Vietnam, for the upcoming 31st SEA Games in Hanoi, Vietnam and The World Games in Birmingham, USA. “The 17th of May will be a proud moment for me as I will be walking into our National Stadium being part of the flag parade for the Opening Ceremony of ...

National Team of Thailand Getting Ready for the SEA Games

May 3rd, 2022

The 31st SEA Games opening ceremony is less than 2 weeks away in the beautiful city of Hanoi, Vietnam. The biannual regional multi-sport event is the major sporting event in South East Asia and Muaythai under IFMA which is fully recognised by the Olympic Council of Asia is one of the major sports. Eleven National Olympic Committees work together under the slogan for a stronger South-East Asia and it is every South-East Asian athlete's dream to be a part of and very proudly wear the National Olympic tracksuits. Muaythai is ...

Busy Weekend for Muaythai in Thailand

May 2nd, 2022

The motherland of muaythai had a very busy labour day long weekend of Muaythai shows in all provinces with many top fighters providing their hard labour. There were some outstanding events with One Songchai, Thailand's super promoter putting on a great event in Phuket. The Super champ tournament had some fantastic international bouts promoting female muaythai with the main fight between Judy Humber from Scotland competing against Ruslana Vyniavska from Ukraine, with Judy taking the win with a points decision. ...

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