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Muaythai Angels 2014

December 17th, 2014

Muaythai Angels season 1 was a huge success and a second season is already on its way! A special thank you goes to Khun Jaru, the CEO World Muaythai Angels and his team for their vision, helping to promote female muaythai around the globe. We would also like to thank all the participating girls who has helped made this show such a success. Season 2 is currently in the making with events planned all around the world. Here are ...

Super Muaythai Gala in Tarragona, Spain

September 8th, 2014

OCTOBER 18TH will see the host city of the upcoming Mediterranean Games treated to a world class event! Multiple IFMA and WMC World Champion Andrei “Bullet” Kulebin from Belorussia will take on Jordan Armas from Spain. The spanish fighter will have his work cut out against one of the most outstanding fighters in the world. Furthermore there will be a Super4 España. It is the first time that a round-robin event will be held in Spain and ...

IFMA’s Youth Ambassador goes to Korea

August 15th, 2014

IFMA’s Youth Ambassador, Kiana Guyon, has been selected to represent Thailand at the Youth Leadership Programme in Gwangju, Republic of Korea from the 18th of August until the 30th of August 2014. The Youth Leadership Programme is organised under the UNOSDP (United Nations Office for Sport Development and Peace). It was conceived with the goal of helping youths whom are highly motivated to work towards providing support their communities through Sport-For-Development-and-Peace (SDP) projects.  YLP gives them access ...


April 24th, 2014

25 April 2014, BANGKOK –UN Women and the world governing bodies of the sport of muaythai have launched a new partnership to prevent violence against women, one of the most pervasive violations of human rights worldwide. The collaboration will focus on engaging and building skills of young people, athletes and trainers within the sport to challenge harmful masculinities and instead foster respectful and non-violent relationships, gender equality and empowerment of women. Using the growing global popularity and “tough guy” image of muaythai to ...

IFMA’s Sport Is Your Gang initiative wins the Spirit of Sport Awards 2014

April 17th, 2014

The most prestigious award for using the power of sport to make a difference has been awarded to Muaythai at the 2014 SportAccord Convention in Belek, Turkey. Sport Is Your Gang is the umbrella programme for all IFMA’s social initiatives and was launched in 2010 in cooperation with the Organisation for Peace & Sport. The president of IFMA, Dr.Sakchye Tapsuwan was delighted to know that IFMA has been given the honour and recognition for the social ...

Hakeew, the pride of Canada

April 2nd, 2014

Calgary will see another world class event this Saturday 5th of April with HAKEEM DAWODU (Canada) and  SAM SAMUT KIATPHONTHIP (Thailand) fighting for the WMC Muaythai Against Drugs  Intercontinental Title. This fight has attracted huge media publicity  and the main question is… Can Hakeew make Canada proud and beat the current champion in this highly anticipated match?  


March 25th, 2014

The event was held in Perth Western Australia in front of a sell out crowd on March 15th.     The main event was a WMC Challenge held between top Thai contender and female superstar Chommanee Taehiran and Caley Reece, one of the top female fighters in the world, former IFMA World Champion, Silver medal winner World Combat Games and WMC World Champion. The first round saw a battle of tactics, as Caley looked to close the gap while ...

Muaythai is getting ready for 2014 SportAccord Convention in Belek, Turkey

March 20th, 2014

Muaythai under IFMA has been a proud member of SportAccord since 2006 and has been an exhibitor at every convention since. From Seoul to Beijing, to Athens, to Denver, to Dubai, to London and last year, to St. Petersburg. This year IFMA will proudly be putting up its booth in Antalya, Turkey in order to promote muaythai as a cultural art form and competition sport. The SportAccord Convention is a 6-day annual gathering of over 2500 leading ...

IFMA President, guest of honour at the World Muay Boran Championships

March 18th, 2014

Grand Master Chinawut Sirisompan (GM Woody) chairman of the Kru Muaythai Association welcomed the President Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan as the highest guest of honour and Stephan Fox, IFMA General Secretary and WMC Vice President at the World Muay Boran festival in the ancient capital city of Ayutthaya. IFMA and AMTAT President, Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan congratulated Grand Master Chinawut on the fantastic promotion of culture and Muay Boran.

Ajarn Paiboon and Ajarn Radom receives the Golden Mongkol

March 18th, 2014

Ajarn Paiboon and Ajarn Radom needs no introduction to the Muaythai community. Ajarn Radom, the former chairman of the technical commission at the famous Lumpinee Boxing Stadium as well as chairman of the WMC technical board and Ajarn Paiboon, chairman of the IFMA technical commission and the technical delegate for the last World Combat Games was honoured to accept the Golden Mongkol. IFMA President and President the amateur Muaythai Association of Thailand under royal patronage, Dr. ...

Nai Khanom Tom Wai Kru Ceremony

March 11th, 2014

March 17 is Nai Khanom Tom day. This auspicious event will take place in the old capital city of Thailand. Ayuthaya.The event is organized by the Kru Muay association. The main organizer and chairperson of Kru Muay Association Chinawut Sirisompan stated that this is an important day for all Muaythai and Muay Boran enthusiasts to be a part of. The president of the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (under royal patronage) Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan and ...


January 7th, 2014

  Like every year, the WMC staff and the Elite Boxing Gym team up to organise what we like to call a “Do good, Feel good” project. It is a charity project where we invite people to come give their donations and in return we give them a  training session at the Elite Boxing Gym. This year’s donations went to the Ban Bang Khae Social Welfare Development Center for Older Persons, providing them necessary food and clothing. ...


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