Archive for October, 2023

Muaythai: Full Inclusion at World Combat Games

October 27th, 2023

The World Combat Games brings together the world of recognized martial arts at the elite level who will see the best of the best coming together in the spirit of respect, honor, excellence, tradition and fair play. Muaythai will have full inclusion and will participate in 5 disciplines: the elite combat division which will see the most outstanding IFMA athletes which have qualified for 2 years from the most prestigious events such as the IFMA World ...

East India Belt to be Contested

October 26th, 2023

Mark the dates on your calendar for the 1st and 2nd of December as WMC India is back with another stacked card, this time in the city of joy, Kolkata. Muaythai in India continues to go from strength to strength with muaythai being one of the fastest-growing martial arts in India. The main fight of the event will be for the WMC East India title which will be the first time this title has been contested. Hats ...

WMC Swedish Title this Weekend!

October 25th, 2023

This weekend on Saturday, October the 28th, Muaythai for Life returns to Gothenburg, Sweden with another all-star lineup of muaythai contenders. Muaythai for Life is one of Sweden's leading muaythai promotions producing world-class events that are broadcast on DAZN the premier streaming platform for fight fans worldwide. This event is entitled Unite Against Cancer which aims to donate proceeds and raise awareness to the Swedish Cancer Society, one of the largest financers of cancer research in Sweden. For the first ...

Muaythai’s 14 Combat Divisions Revealed!

October 25th, 2023

Just one more day until the Opening Ceremony of the 2023 World Combat Games where the world of combat sports comes together to celebrate in unity and diversity, in one of the most historic martial arts events in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. “Saudi Arabia has a significant pipeline of major multi-sport events including the World Combat Games, the Saudi Games and the Asian Games. I know other Governing bodies across the world are starting to ...

Valerio Ghionna Becomes the New European Champion

October 20th, 2023

Sunday the 15th of October will be a date to remember in the Italian Muaythai calendar this year as Valerio Ghionna became the new WMC European champion. The Colonnese promotion which is sanctioned by the WMC and Federkombat, the IFMA Italian federation, hosted the bout as part of the main card which saw Lukas Mandinec from Slovakia defend his Lightweight European title against the Italian challenger Valerio Ghionna. Valerio was very much the underdog ...

Gianny De Leu: New WMC World Champion

October 19th, 2023

Celebrations were held in Belgium on Saturday night when a new WMC world champion was crowned as Gianny De Leu was able to beat Thailand’s own Prai Pa Yah S. Sommai. The first round began with Prai Pa Yah easing himself into the fight with measured and relaxed shots but Gianny wanted to go to war from the first bell and began unloading a flurry of shots to the body and head resulting in a knockdown. ...

Three Title Fights this Weekend

October 13th, 2023

Another big weekend is in store for the WMC with 3 title international fights taking place around the world. On Saturday in the town of Lampertheim, Germany, Nak Muay – 8 Limbs will take place in the Hans-Pfeiffer Hall. Competing for the WMC interstate title is Aldo Leone who will lock horns with Leon Balbach in a fight that promises to not disappoint. Over in Italy on Sunday, the famed Colonnese Promotion returns with another stacked card ...

Capitan & Thananchai crowned RWS Champions and 3-million-baht Richer. NEXT MISSION: WCG2023

October 13th, 2023

The 2022 World Games Champions and former IFMA World Champions, Anueng “Capitan” Khatthamarasri, the crowd favorite of the RWS Super Lightweight Division and Thanet “Thananchai” Nitutorn, the underdog of the RWS Super Welterweight Division, have been crowned Rajadamnern World Series Champions in their respective divisions over the past weeks giving the Thai National Team travelling to the World Combat Games an edge and serious momentum with just over a week to the Opening Ceremony of ...

Lebanon to Host WMC MAD Title

October 12th, 2023

Beirut Thai Battle Main Event will head to the Dynamo Rockland Arena on October 21st for an evening of world-class muaythai action. Lebanon has long been a powerhouse for muaythai in the region, consistently producing champions in both the elite and junior divisions. Beirut Thai Battle is sanctioned by the WMC and the IFMA Lebanese federation under the Presidency of Sami Kiblawi and features a solid card of local heroes pitted against international athletes. The culmination of ...

Fight Clubbing to Host WMC International Title Bout

October 6th, 2023

Fight Clubbing, Italy's premier muaythai promotion returns on November the 18th to the Pala G Ventura in Chieti, Italy. The event boasts its 33rd event and returns with another fantastic card of Italian A-listers sanctioned by the WMC and Federkombat, the IFMA Italian federation. Topping the bill will be a WMC fight for the heavyweight title (91KG) between Enrico Pellegrino from Italy and Polish fighter Lukasz Radosv. The fight is trending as one of the biggest fights ...

First WMC Rules R&J Course at the 2023 IFMA Youth World Championships

October 5th, 2023

The IFMA Youth World Championships 2023 hosts the first WMC Referee and Judges Course in Antalya as part of the One Standard Muaythai and IFMA Education Program. This course celebrates and highlights IFMA and WMC working together closely since 1995 with the unification of IFMA and WMC taking place in 2019 as part of the muaythai IOC recognition process.Athletes can participate under both IFMA round robin rules or WMC single competition rules with the opportunity ...

Fornacciar vs Bensedina: European Showdown

October 4th, 2023

Saturday the 28th of October in the city of Valentigney, France will see an evening of muaythai action with a headline fight which will be a super showdown for the WMC European title. Generation Fighter which is sanctioned by the WMC and FFKMDA, the French Federation of IFMA now moves into its fourth phase and returns with a solid lineup of France's creme de la creme. Battling it out for the super welterweight title 69.85KG is ...

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