Archive for December, 2016

Wu Fights in December

December 19th, 2016

Friday 23rd December will see the latest edition of Wu Fights in the beautiful city of Foshan, China. For the next 14 months the People’s Republic of China will be one of the centres of World Muaythai with the 15 event series of Wu fights in which the best Muaythai fighters of the world will take on China’s best on the road to become the ultimate winner. The second round of the event will see multiple ...

Thai Leading Masters Show Respect

December 13th, 2016

Hundreds of year old traditions came alive on December 5th at the WMC  and IFMA King Rama 9 Memorial Muaythai Tournament, where over 200 leading masters from all Muaythai styles, male and female from all regions of Thailand came together in a very special ceremony. Grom Tanai Luek have always been the guards of masters protecting King and country and they all came together to show their respect to the beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej Rama the ...

Buakaw Banchamek vs Andrei Kulebin Results

December 12th, 2016

Saturday the 10th December saw Phoenix promotions host one of the biggest fights of the year in Beirut, Lebanon which saw 5 time WMC champion Buakaw Banchamek go head to head with 5 time IFMA and WMC champion Andrei Kulebin. Both stepped into the ring to decide who will take home the junior middleweight (welterweight) Phoenix/WMC belt. Both athletes had a fantastic year, Buakaw only one loss in China against Yi Long the Chinese champion but ...

Lumphinee 60th Birthday

December 9th, 2016

  Friday the 9th December marks the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the prestigious Lumphinee stadium. The stadium is world famous and has showcased the best of the best in Muaythai since opening its doors in 1956. WMC and Lumphinee have always had great cooperation, especially as Lumphinee stadium is under the auspices of the Royal Thai Army and General Chetta Thanajaro being the former supreme commander and defence minister of Thailand. Cooperation has been conducted ...

Trinidad makes History

December 8th, 2016

A full capacity crowd came to watch the Super 4 female tournament for the Unite to end violence against women trophy. The line-up included the best of the best with Janice Lynn from Canada, Candice Mitchell from Trinidad and Tobego, Sawsing Sor Sopit from Thailand and Nguyen Ti Hong Nang from Vietnam. For the first fight Candice took on Sawsing from Thailand and put on an amazing performance with Trindad showing the universalism Muaythai has now reached ...

The Phoenix Rises from the Ashes

December 8th, 2016

Beirut will be the Muaythai center of the world on 10th December with the main event between two of the world’s best Muaythai fighters fighting for the title. Buakaw 5 times WMC world champion and ambassador of IFMA’s He for She campaign will be challenged by Andrei Kulebin, 5 times IFMA champion for this historical showdown. Promoter Serge Saad said that he is delighted to bring this event to Beirut under the umbrella of WMC and ...

Rumble of the Kings Results

December 8th, 2016

Isa Tidblad vs Patricia Axling  The sixth bout of the evening was between two girls from Stockholm – Sweden. 2016 IFMA 57 kg world and European Champion Patricia Axling went up against 2014 IFMA World Champion and 2016 IFMA European Champion in the 60kg division. The first round started with exchanges of technical attacks from both parties. Isa seemed to have a certain advantage with good flow and timing with her combos. Patricia felt comfortable but did not ...

Germany Silences Thailand

December 6th, 2016

The December 5th event in memorandum of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej was a very emotional event with a special stadium built in an amazing setting outside the famous Lumphinee Park in Bangkok. It was a beautiful evening with the VIP section packed with dignities from around the world with the special trophy which was donated by the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The super 4 male line up included Jarred Rothwell (South Africa), Michalis Manoli (Cyprus) Penyai ...

King Rama 9 Memorial Muaythai Tournament Fight Card

December 5th, 2016

Fights begin at 17.00, December 5th, Venue Lumphinee Park (in front of Rama 6 Statue)   Fight Card 17.00pm-23.00pm   Muhammed Asrisal Bin Hasman (Malaysia) vs Payu Sor Siriluck (Thailand) 30kg   Ramadan Ondat (Lebanon) vs Rukmuengthai Sit Chiang Roong (Thailand) 27kg   Muhammed Bin Mahmood (Malaysia) vs Tang Chuen Ngaow (China) 63kg       Super 4 Female 57 kg Sawsing Sor Sopit (Thailand) vs Candice Mitchell (Trinidad and Tobego)   Janice Lynn (Canada) vs Ngian Ti Hong Nang (Vietnam)   WMC Female World Title Fight   Meree Verona Farm (Thailand) vs Sylvie ...

December 5th Press Conference

December 5th, 2016

The important press conference took place at the government building at the Sports Authority of Thailand to announce the historical December 5th event organised by the World Muaythai Council under Royal Patronage and the International Federation of Muyathai Amateur. The event was chaired by H.E President of WMC General Chetta Thanajaro opening with a minute of silence for the sad loss of His majesty the King passing away on October 13th. The event will be historical ...

WMC World Title Fight

December 2nd, 2016

December 5th will see one of the largest Muaythai events staged in Thailand in remembrance of King Bhumibol Adulyadej who recently passed away. Besides the Super 4 male and Super 4 female fights there will be a WMC World Title fight. Two of the most outstanding athletes, Sylvie Von Duuglas Ittu and Meree Verona Farm will go head to head for the prestigious belt. This fight has huge social media popularity with people travelling from all ...

Rumble in the Club

December 2nd, 2016

After the first edition Bangkok will once again host the Rumble in the Club where the best 6 DJ’s have trained for the last 4 months to participate in this Muaythai charity event under the motto, do good feel good. Promoter Akuma Zidov stated that this is a great opportunity and will encourage many others to do sport and if the DJ’s can do it then everyone can do it making them great ambassadors for the ...

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