Archive for December, 2011

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December 23rd, 2011

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Muaythai in the Philippines Going from Strong to Stronger

December 23rd, 2011

Under the leadership of General Lucas Managuelod, muaythai in the Philippines is becoming a stronghold name in the sport. A leading newspaper in the Philippines reports on the special event that was held last week: Trasmonte, Galindez head Muaythai Fight for Glory cast Source: (The Philippine Star) Updated December 08, 2011 12:00 AM MANILA, Philippines - Southeast Asian Games 2005 bronze medalist Reynold “Onyok” Trasmonte and veteran international professional campaigner Erinio “Tata” Galindez topbill the 10-bout Muaythai Fight for ...

Fitness First Philippines gets a taste of MUAYTHAI!

December 23rd, 2011

The Phiippines Fitness First in conjunction with the Muaythai Association of the Philippines and the World Muaythai Council organised a seminar for the personal trainers as part of the Fitness First muaythai for fitness campaign. The seminar was conducted by WMC Vice President and mentor of The Contender Asia and Challenger Muaythai Stephan Fox assisted by Contender Asia and Challenger Muaythai trainer Hanarong and the Challenger Muaythai semi-finalist from Iran Mostafa Abdollahi. The Philippine association national coaches ...

December 2011 – Another big month for the WMC around the world!!

December 22nd, 2011

Let’s take a look at some of the highlights in December, which was another big month for the WMC across the globe.  We’ve had some world class the major WMC events for real titles unlike the countless events from other unrecognised bodies… Hong Kong Vuyisile COLOSSA wins WMC I-1 Muaythai Grand Xtreme In an interview with, Colossa explains his bout that won him the WMC-I1 championship title…. MUAYTHAITV: How did you defeat your opponents ? Vuyisile COLOSSA: Kaponis, I ...

WMC Champion Buakaw wins Thai Fight 2011

December 22nd, 2011

  The final battle for the 70KG division Thai Fight 2011 title between WMC champion Buakaw and Australia’s Challenger Muaythai contestant Franki Giorgi was a fight to be remembered. Buakaw kicked off the first round with a round house left to Giorgi who started his game with a barrage of kicks and non-stop punches. Buakaw maintained his composure, attacking with a steady flow of left kicks making it very difficult for the Aussie to use his weapons. In ...

WMC Superstars in Thai Fight Finals

December 15th, 2011

WMC Superstars in Thai Fight Finals Thai Fight 2011 – Final Round on 18th December 2011!! One of the many successful event series is with no doubt Thai Fight, which has become one of the most popular and entertaining events in Thailand. Sunday 18th December will mark the finals where 2 x WMC World Champion Buakaw who also won the WMC Muaythai Against Drugs title at the opening of the MPL in Long Beach CA in September, ...

Farewell Championship 2011

December 2nd, 2011

December 17th will see the FAREWELL CHAMPIONSHIP 2011 organized by the Confederação Brasileira de Muaythai Tradicional, a member of the IFMA/WMC. The event is will be held in Porto Alegre - RS. Athletes participating in the event will come from various gyms from Brazil and we will have participation from countries of South America. Best athletes, instructors, masters and gym will also be awarded during the Gala Dinner. See you there!  

2nd Open Balkan Kids Muaythai Championships 2011

December 13th, 2011

The Balkan Muaythai Federation in cooperation The Turkish Muaythai Federation successfully held the 2nd Open Balkan Muaythai Championship for Kids from the 2nd to 4th December 2011 in Istanbul Turkey. Participants to the event included young athletes from Turkey, Greece, England, Netherlands, Lebanon and Azerbaijan. The event which gave the sport’s future stars the chance to gain experience in the ring under tournament pressure also gave them a chance to shine during the beautiful Wai-Kru competition. IFMA Executive ...

The Challenger Muaythai Champion Emerges as Thailand’s own MADSUA!!!

December 9th, 2011

Produced by the Imagine Group and The Group Entertainment, under sanctioning of the World Muaythai Council (WMC), the world’s governing body for the sport of muaythai, the reality competition series that was set and shot in Malaysia came to a climactic conclusion last night with the 2-hour finale fight night on AXN. The final episode was filled with spectacular fights and an electrifying atmosphere from the Stadium Negara in Kuala Lumpur. First super fight of the evening ...

Nigeria’s National Amateur Muaythai Championships & Technical/Officiating Course

December 8th, 2011

The Muaythai Federation of Nigeria, a member of IFMA have successfully completed their National Championships. The event was held at the National Stadium Complex in Lagos from November 16th-20th. The event saw the participation of some 70 fighter and 23 officials coming from some eighteen states, the Nigerian police force and navy. After the final bouts of the competition, awards and certificates of participation were presented to all athletes, officials and states. Innocent Amalikwu emerged as the Best ...

Preparations for IFMA 2012 World Championships in St. Petersburg Gets the Thumbs Up!!

December 6th, 2011

A meeting was held in the beautiful city of St. Petersburg to inspect all preparations for the 2012 IFMA World Championship which will be held on year ahead of the 2013 SportAccord Combat Games. IFMA General Secretary Stephan Fox , EMF General Secretary Rafal Szlachta and EMF Sport Director Erik Aruszanjan led by the President of the Russian Muaythai Federation Dmitry Putilin, inspected all venues, hotels and had meetings with the government to ensure that everything ...

Vakhitov – New Light Heavyweight European Champion!!

December 6th, 2011

Over 10,000 people filled the arena for the RUMA event held in Moscow on December 2nd. One of the highlights was the fight between Vando Cabral and Artem Vakhitov for the 81KG WMC European Title. Many VIPs packed the stadium including SportAccord President Hein Verbruggen, the Deputy PM of Russia; the WMC was represented by Vice President Stephan Fox, the General Secretary of the EMF Rafal Szlachta and EMF Sport Director Erik Aruszanjan. In an action packed fight, ...

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