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Turkey Muaythai Super League

May 24th, 2022

Turkey is one of the leading muaythai federations in Europe with over 20,000 registered athletes and have started their muaythai superleague around all provinces in Turkey to decide which Turkish male and female athletes will be invited to the final of the Royal World Cup. The President of the Turkish Muaythai Federation stated that the over 20,000 registered athletes need opportunities and the Turkish Olympic Committee and Sports Ministry fully recognise muaythai under the Turkish Muaythai Federation which earlier in the year opened the season with ...

Five Days to the Opening of the World Championships

May 23rd, 2022

As the SEA games have come to a closing, the next major event will be the World Championships held in Abu Dhabi. The state of the art Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre is the most appropriate venue for when the world of muaythai comes together for this ten-day event. Technical officials continue their journey from Vietnam straight to Abu Dhabi and the UAE Muaythai Federation under the Presidency of his Excellency Abdullah Al Neyadi and CEO Tareeq Almheiri are getting ready to welcome the delegates and ...

Two Kingdoms Unite

May 19th, 2022

A special meeting took place between the President of the Muaythai Association of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia HRH Prince Fahad Bin Mansour Bin Saad Bin Saud Al Saud and the Muaythai Association of Thailand under the Presidency of Doctor Sakchye Tapsuwan. His Royal Highness visited the headquarter of the sole Olympic recognised Muaythai federation in Thailand and a special demonstration was organised showcasing the different aspects of muaythai as a cultural art form and competition ...

Day 1 of the 31st SEA Games: Philippines Showcases Muaythai Universality

May 18th, 2022

Team Philippines won the first gold medal in the muaythai competition at the 2022 SEA Games.The first competition was the Wai Kru and Mae Mai Muaythai Competition female division showcasing the unique cultural aspects of muaythai. Three teams made it to the finals: Team Thailand, Team Vietnam and Team Philippines. It was Team Philippines with an outstanding performance showcasing totally accuracy in every single technique and move, in addition to masterful acrobatic ability which won them gold. ...

Historical Muaythai Meeting between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Kingdom of Thailand.

May 17th, 2022

Muaythai is a combat sport and martial art with deep and ancient traditions passed down through generations from the old Siam to modern Thailand. Saudi Arabia traces its roots back to the earliest civilisations of the Arabian peninsula, the birthplace of Islam and today a sophisticated state and a major player on the international stage. There are many important connections between the two kingdoms but one of them is the art and sport of muaythai. Muaythai is more ...

Fabio Successfully Defends his Title

May 17th, 2022

It was a night to remember in the city of Pescara as Fight Clubbing celebrated its 10th anniversary with an evening of muaythai action. The show was sponsored by CONI, the National Olympic Committee of Italy and was run in cooperation with FederKombat and the IFMA National Federation of Italy. The card boasted a full card of international fighters which delivered on all levels. The headline bout of the evening saw Fabio Puce defend his WMC ...

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 ...


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