Archive for January, 2015

Peace and Sport Enters a New Era

January 31st, 2015

Peace and Sport (l'Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport), under patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, recently unveiled a new logo. To underpin its growing public recognition, the organization has launched an engaging new slogan "Be part of what matters" (in French "Participer à l'important") accompanied by a more modern graphic identity. A pioneer of the peace through sport movement, Peace and Sport enjoys great renown within the global sports community. Since 2007, the organization ...

1 Week to Muaythai Day

January 30th, 2015

February 6 will an auspicious day for the Muaythai community around the world as it marks the historical coronation date of the Ayutthaya-era king Somdet Phra Sanphet VIII, also known as Phra Chao Suea (the Tiger King), the father of Muaythai. Thailand is a country rich in culture and history and Muaythai has played a significant part in the shaping the culture and history of the Kingdom. Celebrated around the world by our 130 member Federations ...

TopKing World Series Hong Kong: Video Highlights

January 29th, 2015

Watch the video highlights from the TopKing World Series TK3 Hong Kong!

2014: A Knockout Year for Muaythai

January 22nd, 2015

While the New Year has started with many activities planned for 2015 such as the Muaythai Day gala event, IFMA Muaythai University World Cup (under patronage of FISU), the African Championship in Morocco, the all-important Royal World Cup in Bangkok, and many more, last year marked many important milestones for Muaythai. February: saw Muaythai day, organized by the cultural ministry in conjunction with WMC and IFMA celebrated in Bangkok and other cities around the world. April: saw ...

Lion Fight 21 Set for California Debut

January 22nd, 2015

Lion Fight Promotions is off to a historic start in 2015 with the much-anticipated Lion Fight 20 coming up in February, and now the expansion of its professional full Muaythai rules events to the state of California. As part of a multi-fight deal with Pechanga Resort Casino, Lion Fight will present its first ever event in the Golden State Friday, March 27. Lion Fight CEO Scott Kent revealed the star-studded lineup for LION FIGHT 21, ...

IFMA President Greets Uzbekistan

January 21st, 2015

IFMA President Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan greeted IFMA Executive Board member, former President of the Uzbek Muaythai Federation and now First Vice President of the Uzbekistan Boxing Federation Mr. Sherzod Tashmatov and the new president Uzbekhistan Muaythai Federation Mr Jahongir Boltaboev and the Secretary of the International Department Mr Bekhzod Mirtimirov. Dr Sakchye thanked them for all their hard work, remembering the successful 2011 World Championship as well as the Silk Road Cup, the epic Muaythai tournament ...

Silk Road Cup 2015

January 21st, 2015

After the successful first edition of the Silk Road Cup, a special meeting took place in Bangkok between IFMA Executive Board member, FAMA Vice President, Uzbekistan Martial Arts Federation President and First Vice President of the Uzbekistan Boxing Federation Mr. Sherzod Tashmatov, the President of the Uzbekhistan Muaythai Federation Mr Jahongir Boltaboev, the Secretary of the International Department Mr Bekhzod Mirtimirov, and IFMA General Secretary Stephan Fox, IFMA Sports Director Charissa Tynan and the IFMA ...

Max MuayThai to be Aired Live on Thai Channel 8

January 19th, 2015

Starting from February 1st 2015, Max MuayThai will be aired live every Sunday from 18:20 to 20:20 on Thai television Channel 8. The planned events include the 2015 Max MuayThai World Champion, and the Max MuayThai Tournament, all of which will be filmed live from the brand new Max MuayThai Stadium in Pattaya.

Calgary Gearing Up for Challenger 12: Fully Loaded

January 13th, 2015

Mike Miles brings a World Class Muaythai Event to Canada featuring the Calgary's top Muaythai athletes against opponents from the UK, the USA and other parts of Canada. The Main Event of the card features WMC Intercontinental Champion Hakeem Dawodu from Calgary battling against former WMC World Light-middleweight Champion from London, England, Charlie Peters. The talented Hakeem Dawodu has had a difficult time finding Muaythai bouts. His last Muaythai fight was in Calgary, on April 5th ...

Lion Fight 20 Set to Take Las Vegas By Storm on February 20

January 9th, 2015

Las Vegas, NV – Lion Fight Promotions CEO Scott Kent has announced that Lion Fight’s World Welterweight Champion Jorina Baars, the last woman ever to defeat superstar Cris Cyborg, will take on Chantal Ughi in the main event championship bout for LION FIGHT 20, Friday, February 20, 2015 live from Foxwoods Resort Casino. LION FIGHT 20 airs live on AXS TV starting at a special time, 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. The broadcast will feature play-by-play and ...

2014 Kings Cup Breaks Internet Record

January 7th, 2015

Over 100 countries watched the 2014 Kings Cup live online with a record number of viewers. Some countries organized Kings Cup parties hosted by the embassies and/or the National Federations, which gave everyone a chance to join in with the Kingdom of Thailand in the festivities for the King’s Birthday. The World Muaythai Council, under directive of the Royal Thai Government and under official Royal Patronage will continue to foster and promote Muaythai around the world.

Full House at the 2014 Kings Cup

January 7th, 2015

The highly successful Kings Cup gala event on December 5th, 2014 was a huge success in celebrating His Majesty’s 87th birthday. The Kings Cup saw many VIPs in attendance, including representatives from foreign embassies, the United Nations, as well as celebrities from sporting and muaythai circles around the world including FISU Secretary-General and CEO, Eric Saintrond, as one of the guests of honour in attendance at this prestigious event. Dr. Jarin Suankaew Chairman of the King's ...

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