Archive for February, 2017

Best of Siam

February 21st, 2017

Thursday the 23rd February will see the latest edition of the Best of Siam in Bangkok, Thailand at the prestigious Rajadamnern stadium. Rajadamnern Stadium opened its doors in 1945 and has since helped shaped the lives of many young athletes making them elite world famous champions. Promoter Jean Charles Skarbowsky has put together an evening of world class events with some of the best current fighters on the muaythai scene including Fabio Pinca, who will be ...

Muaythai Spain goes on National TV

February 15th, 2017

The National Federation of Spain have just signed a television deal to produce a series of muaythai events called “Nak Muay 8”. This will be a series of 7 national televised events hosting Round Robin tournaments with 8 athletes per division competing in 4 weight categories 61.2kg, 63.5kg, 67kg and 70kg. The event which will begin on Saturday 25th February will start with 4 eliminator fights before the beginning of the first tournament on the 8th ...

Brazil Muaythai Charity Night

February 10th, 2017

The Embassy of Brazil in Bangkok and Muaythai Live organised a special Muaythai charity night at the Asiatique stage. The evening opened with a speech by the Ambassador of Brazil to Thailand, His Excellency Mr Gilberto Moura. The ambassador talked about the power of sport, unity and diversity, and an unforgettable Olympic games in Rio. Mr Moura also highlighted the special relationship that Brazil and Thailand have and congratulated Muaythai and IFMA for being recognised by ...

Muaythai Day Fights a Huge Success

February 9th, 2017

The 6th of February is officially called muaythai Day in Thailand, held in honour of the historic King Sanphet VIII (also known as “Phra Chao Suea” the “Tiger King”), to mark his coronation day in 1702. The WMC and IFMA joined forces together with the Ministry of Tourism and Sport, the Ministry of Culture and the Sports Authority of Thailand to celebrate this important day in the muaythai calendar. The event opened with a tribute by the ...

IFMA Executive Board Invited to Government Muaythai Celebration

February 7th, 2017

The Royal Thai government, Ministry for Tourism and Sports and the Sports Authority of Thailand organised this year’s muaythai day celebrations at the SAT office.   The 6th of February is officially called muaythai Day in Thailand, held in honour of the historic King Sanphet VIII (also known as “Phra Chao Suea” the “Tiger King”), to mark his coronation day in 1702.   The event was presided over by the Deputy Prime Minister, His Excellency Tanasak Patimapragorn and the ...

Muaythai Athlete Sofia Olofsson wins IWGA Athlete of the Year

February 4th, 2017

Sofia Olofsson (SWE) tops the polls and wins the IWGA Athlete of the Year 2016! The 28-year-old Muaythai fighter wins the race by a huge margin . Olofsson won 39 % of the votes, making her clear number 1.After the victory, Sofia was quoted saying: “It feels incredible to get so many votes! I would like to thank all of the Muaythai community and all of my supporters from Sweden and the rest of the world. ...

Australia vs Malaysia

February 2nd, 2017

This Sunday 5th February the vibrant city of Perth Australia will once again host the latest edition of Ignition Muaythai with a line up not to be missed. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC will see Australia's best of the best battle it out to see who is number 1. Muaythai Australia National President is also proud to have Malaysia v Australia as the main event of the evening and also MTA Champion Ben ...

WMC and IFMA Honour Muaythai Day

February 1st, 2017

February 6th marks an auspicious day in the Muaythai calendar as Muaythai day where practitioners of the sport around the globe pay homage to King Somdej Phra Sanpher the 8th, better known as Phra Chao Sua, or the Tiger King. The Tiger King is renowned for his skills in martial arts, rising to the throne on February 6th, 1702. This year the WMC and IFMA in cooperation with the Ministry of Sports and the Ministry of ...

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