Archive for December, 2013

WMC Season’s Greetings for 2014

December 21st, 2013

Buenos Aires puts on World Class Muaythai event

December 21st, 2013

Ultra Elite Fighters (Argentina) and Templo Thai (Spain) presented the UEF “V” which was a sold out event with an atmosphere never seen before at a ring sport event in Argentina. The main fight was between the North American Champion, Simon Marcus versus Damian Bujan the South American Champion. It was five rounds of world class Muaythai which went down to the last punch with Simon Marcus winning a split point decision. Simon Marcus will fight Artem ...

Battle at the Beach in Pattaya

December 18th, 2013

Pattaya again will be the venue for the Battle at the Beach, as always on the last day of the year. This time, promoter Perter Hoovers has again put together another fantastic fight card headlining with a bout between WMC champion Gaz Rees from Australia and WMC Champion Mehmet Cittel from Turkey.

Thongchai Sitsongpeenong Wins WMC Intercontinental Title

December 18th, 2013

One of the biggest Russian muaythai gala took place in Chelyabinsk, on Friday, December 13th. Khayal Dzhaniev from Russia and Thongchai Sitsongpeenong from Thailand met on the ring to compete for the WMC Welter Weight Intercontinental Title (68,9 Kilos). This evening was important for both fighters as they strive to make the way into the WMC ranking. The crowd was cheering for the Khayal Dzhaniev all the way through the bout, as Thongchai Sitsongpeenong was delivering ...

The Baroness Cecile De Massy Visits Bangkok

December 18th, 2013

It was a great honour for WMC and IFMA to have The Baroness Cecile De Massy in Bangkok for the press conference and signing ceremony of the Monte Carlo Fighting Masters event scheduled for 14th June 2014 on Monaco.   The Baroness, whom is herself a long time practitioner of muaythai as a form of fitness traveled all the way to Bangkok accompanied by Mr. Claude Pouget, Vice President of the Federation of Muaythai in Monaco and general ...

Sold out UMF60 ‘Opening of Summer’ voted best event of 2013

December 17th, 2013

South Africa's Sold out UMF60 ‘Opening of Summer’ was voted as the best event of 2013, the fights was outstanding the entertainment was mind blowing, the after party superb and the people were just fabulous. The highlight was the juniors battling out for first place, as young as 11 years old showing respect to each other win or lose. KZN really stood out this year giving the dominate Western Province a run for their money unfortunately ...

Buakaw Gets Ready for Monte Carlo

December 16th, 2013

Buakaw Banchamek will be the team captain leading the delegation of Thai champions for the upcoming Monte Carlo Fighting Masters event on the 14th of June 2014 in Monaco.   A huge signing ceremony was held at the Sport Authority of Thailand this past Friday 13th December.   Team Thailand came together alongside Damien Alamos from France and Dzianis Hancharonak from Belarus representing the international muaythai celebrities on the card.   Buakaw stated that as a Thai he was truly proud to be ...

Monaco Takes Centre Stage

December 16th, 2013

14th of June will see one of the biggest events the WMC has ever sanctioned with a total of 7 world title fights on the card for the Monte Carlo Fighting Masters event under the high patronage of Prince Albert II. A special press conference was held at the Sport Authority of Thailand on Friday 13th December, chaired by The Baroness Cecile De Massy and the WMC President General Chetta Thanajaro. The function room was packed ...


December 3rd, 2013

Lumpini has been for more than five decades, located in the centre of Bangkok City, attached to the beautiful Lumpini Park, hosting three fight shows every week. It was the golden days of so many Thai legends such as Dieselnoi Chor Thanasukarn, Samart Payakaroon and Pudpad Noy Worawoot. Then in the 1980’s when Muaythai has become more recognised internationally, it was the late Ramon Dekker, amongst many other international superstars who made the spectators queue for ...

And They Said Muaythai Can’t Dance…

December 2nd, 2013

Valentina Shevchenko, 5 time IFMA World Champion and 2 time World Combat Games Champion from Peru has rocketed to super stardom in South America. Valentina was a member of the Green team on the 2nd season of a popular reality TV game show for young Peruvians called “Combate Peru”. The show’s format features 2 teams of participants who are pitted against one another through various physical and mental competitions and battles. Valentina rocked her team to claim ...

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