Archive for March, 2014

Muaythai Takes Theatre Stage By Storm

March 28th, 2014

Thrilling stage show on the origins and heroes of muaythai and muay boran opens at The Stage, Bangkok’s newest playhouse.Bringing the origins and heroes of muaythai back to life, MUAYTHAI LIVE : THE LEGEND LIVES is an epic live show that captures 300 years of Muay Thai’s history though a dazzling combination of hyper-real fights, breathtaking stunts and sweeping drama. Created and directed by Ekachai Uekrongtham, celebrated Thai director of the award-winning film ‘Beautiful Boxer’ and ...

King of Kings 7 in Cambridge

March 27th, 2014

Cambridge England will play host to the first ever Muay Thai world championships fight night. A joint sanctioned event between the United Kingdom Muaythai Federation and the WMC, is a first of its kind in Cambridge. This spectacular event will see English multiple world champion Lee Coville, take on the very tough and heavy hitter Rittijak Kaewsamrit. In what is being described as the toughest toe to toe fight England has bore witness to, in a very long ...


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. ...

WMC Femme Fatale!

March 11th, 2014

Two of the top world female fighters will meet this weekend in the long anticipated title match. Australia’s Caley Reece, former IFMA and multiple WMC world champion will square off against Thai champion and one of the finalists of World Muay Thai Angels, Chommanee Sor Tehiran. This will be a world class match, Caley known for her aggressive fight style and Chommanee known for her outstanding grappling skills. Good luck to both girls. May the best ...

Muaythai Gets REAL in Italy!

March 11th, 2014

Muaythai is getting ready to hit reality TV in Italy with the first programme of its kind this July/August! The show format will feature 2 teams of 10 athletes, 5 male and 5 female thrust into survival mode in the jungle. Teams will battle both each other and mother nature to survive in the wild as well as make it through elimination to beat out the competition and be the ultimate muaythai survivor. Aptly named "Living Muaythai", ...

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 ...

European Muaythai League: Lithuania

March 4th, 2014

Over 4000 spectators came to see the next round of the European Muaythai League in the arena in Kaunas, Lithuania. Amazing fight card has fulfilled the promise of very entertaining night.You can see the trailer of the event here. Spectators witnessed a great fight between well-known muaythai athletes in the Welterweight Super 4 category. The first bout was between Deimantas Visockas vs. Deividas Yla, where fighters were performing at the best of their abilities. And after ...

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