Archive for June, 2018

Remembering your Roots

June 29th, 2018

Faisal Zakaria is someone who needs no introduction in the muaythai world. He started his journey in IFMA as the first Sudanese athlete competing at the world championship level where he earned his nickname as the Diamond. Everyone remembers the IFMA World Championship in 2003 in Kazakhstan when he was one of the most outstanding athletes. From there he continued to become one of the top 10 athletes in the WMC rankings moving up from a ...

United for Olympic Day

June 28th, 2018

The Olympic run in Thailand was a huge success with over 12,000 participants coming together in the early hours of the 24th of June to do a five or ten kilometre run. IFMA and United Through Sport certainly were there in full force to not only participate but also take the opportunity for important meetings with the President of the NOC of Thailand General Prawit who is also the Deputy Prime Minister, the Prime Minister ...

Thai Fight: Kings of Muaythai to come to Hat Yai

June 25th, 2018

On Saturday July 7 the “Kings of Muaythai” travel to Thailand’s southern province Songkhla, bordering Malaysia and the Gulf of Thailand. This is where “Thai Fight” produces its next event, held in the city Hat Yai, which is a travel hub and shopping destination. The fight card of the upcoming show is yet to be announced. The likes of Saenchai, Saensatharn, Chanajon, among other authentic representatives of the “Art of Eight Limbs” are expected to battle ...

Australia vs Thailand!

June 22nd, 2018

Friday the 22nd of June will see the latest edition of the Toyota Revo Championship co sanctioned by the WMC. The event will feature a Super 8 competition featuring international athletes with a big cash prize for the winner and also a Toyota truck. There will also be a WMC World title in the 63.5kg (Super Light weight division). Chamuaktong is the current and two times champion beating Yodpanomrung Jitmuangnon in December 2016 then successfully defending ...

Two Intercontinental Champions are Crowned!

June 20th, 2018

Saturday the 16th of June on the idyllic French island of Le Reunion in the Indian Ocean was host to a muaythai gala featuring international athletes. The event which was sanctioned by the WMC flew in athletes from Spain and Thailand to take on their best competitors. The event had a solid undercard as well as 2 main events for WMC Intercontinental titles. The first fight saw Kengjak Naruphai from Thailand go head to head with ...

Happy Birthday Astana

June 19th, 2018

The world of Muaythai has many fond memories of Kazakhstan as in 2003 the first IFMA World championship outside of Thailand was held in this beautiful country. The capital city Astana was then only 5 years old and now 15 years later has become one of the most striving cites in the world just completing the World Expo which was held as one of the best venues in Kazakhstan.Two birthdays were celebrated at this special ...

Kazakhstan President’s Cup

June 15th, 2018

Kazakhstan is one of the strongest muaythai federations in the world, proud member of IFMA and WMC recognised by the IOC and the Sports Ministry headed by the President of FAMA and former Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov and Vice President Farhart Amankulov. Every year professional events sanctioned by the WMC are held. This years is a special event as it also marks the birthday of Mr Massimov. The highlight of the evening is a ...

TopKing Suratthani!

June 15th, 2018

Saturday the 16th in the beautiful province of Suratthani in the South of Thailand will be host to the latest edition of TopKing. The show will be promoting muaythai in the south in cooperation with the Thai government. The event features the usual Thai superstars Yodwicha and Rungrawee to name a few with the highlight of the show being a super 4 tournament in the 70kg weight division featuring Thai athletes Arrondech, Avatan, Petchsanguan and Suayngarm. The ...

Reunion vs Thailand vs Spain!

June 13th, 2018

Saturday the 16th June on the idyllic French island of Le Reunion in the Indian Ocean will be the host to an evening of international muaythai. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC will feature athletes from Thailand, Spain and of course Le Reunion Island. The event has a solid undercard with the two main fights being for WMC Intercontinental titles. The first will see Kengjak Naruphai from Thailand face Giovanni Boyer from Le Reunion ...

All Star Fight Czech, Full Line Up Confirmed

June 8th, 2018

The Full line up has now been confirmed for the upcoming All Star Fight which will take place on the 6th July in Prague, Czech Republic. This is set to be an amazing event featuring the star of the show Buakaw and a completely solid card of top level international athletes. Please see below

Muaythai Grand Prix, Athens!

June 7th, 2018

Saturday the 16th of June in the city of the birthplace of the Olympics, Athens, Greece will be host to the latest edition of Muaythai Grand Prix. The show continues to grow from strength to strength as they operate in numerous countries around the world including England and France to name a few. This latest edition will once again showcase the best of the best from Greece as well as Europe's finest and will feature a ...

Bom Promotions Returns!

June 5th, 2018

Sunday the 1st July in the beautiful city of Yokohama will be host to the latest edition of Bom Promotions. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC will be held in the Osanbashi Hall which is located next to the port providing a stunning view of the bay. The show once again boasts an extensive international line up with a solid undercard featuring the best of the best from Japan as well as future heroes. ...

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