Archive for July, 2017

Bom Promotions Returns

July 27th, 2017

Sunday the 6th of August in the beautiful city of Tokyo, Japan will witness the latest installment of the famous BOM Muaythai promotion. The event is run in cooperation with the WMC and features some of the best fighters from both inside and outside of Japan. This edition will see local boy Ishii Tatsuya go head to head with Chamuektong for the WMC lightweight World title 63.5kg as well as having a solid undercard. BOM Promotion and ...

King’s Cup Final, Kuala Lumphur

July 25th, 2017

This coming Saturday the 29th of July will see the King’s Cup final in honour of his majesty Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun  in the Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Malaysia. The event will host 2 Super 4 male competitions. The first is at 66kg and will feature some of the best athletes on the muaythai scene at the moment including Craig Dickson, Amir Naseri, Kim Dong Hwan and Yodsayam Fairtex. The second Super 4 competition is at 72.5kg featuring ...

Youth World Championships Record Number

July 24th, 2017

The beautiful city of Bangkok will be the centre of the world for the muaythai youth championships from the 3rd to the 11th August. Over 1000 participants are confirmed from all 5 continents which will take part in this sporting and cultural exchange. The event titled Reaching for the Stars will be in line with IFMA’s youth and grass root development to use the power of sport and muaythai to create a better world. It will ...

Viva La France!

July 18th, 2017

Nowadays France is earning its spot as one of the top countries for Muaythai athletes outside of the motherland of the sport. With Rafi Bohic just winning the Lumphinee title in the welterweight division (147 pounds) against Pongsiri P.K. Saenchaimuaythai a renowned and difficult opponent, France is once again the talk of the town in the muaythai world. Rafi has become the first ever non-Thai to hold the Lumphinee and Thailand titles at the same time. Other ...

Thai Fight Yala

July 14th, 2017

This Saturday the 15th July will see the latest edition of Thai Fight this time hosted in the Southern province of Yala. The event which promotes Thai culture around the world has this time decided to head to the South of Thailand, a place known for political unrest. The show entitled “We love Yala” hopes to spread love in the region, promoting peace. This event promises not to disappoint and includes fights from Muaythai legends such ...

Ignition Fight card for this coming Sunday 16th July

July 13th, 2017

IGNITION Muaythai fight card 16th July 2017 Red - Blue Main Card Australia v Malaysia International Super Fight Ben Worsfold (WATBC) v Mat Ropi (Malaysia) 63.5kg FTR IGNITION Perpetual Cup bout Brandon Kingston (WATBC) v Lukas Sayer (Diesel gym) FTR 67kg Under Card David Deves (Champions Gym) v Jay Hughes (Ekelboom MT) FTR 67k Kayliegh Wainwright (WATBC) v Rhian Shepard (Westside) FTR 58kg Dave Barnsley (CNS) v Mitchel Walker (Diesel Gym) FTR 75kg Joe Collins (MMA247) v Shanon Beardon (Mandurah MT) FTR 87kg Lauren Hawkins (AMMA) v ...

Cooperation is key both for IFMA and for WMC

July 11th, 2017

Australia will host an international event inviting Malaysian athletes in for the last important test before the SEA Games 2017 held in Malaysia. Malaysian athletes will take on top Australian fighters and Australian muaythai President Peter Boyd stated that events like this are important for the development of both countries especially as Oceana will now enter Asian events such as the Asian games and indoor Asian games. Malaysia has hosted an amazing world championship in ...

Russia and Japan Celebrate Diplomatic Relations

July 6th, 2017

Sunday July 9th in the beautiful city of Yekaterinburg, Russia will see an evening of Muaythai to commemorate the ongoing Japanese and Russian diplomatic relations. The event will feature some of Japan’s finest warriors going head to head with local athletes who are all hoping to go home victorious. Martial arts have long played a part in both of the countries national identity so the event will not only showcase Muaythai but also help further promote ...

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