Archive for August, 2018

AFC Heads to Kuala Lumpur

August 31st, 2018

Friday the 21st September in the vibrant city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia will be host to the second installment of Asia Fighting Championship sanctioned by the WMC. The event features the top WMC and IFMA athletes from the Asian continent and will host shows around the region promoting the sport at the highest level. Promoter Sasi stated that after the success of the first event the AFC team is excited to head to Kuala Lumpur to continue ...

UK vs Sweden

August 30th, 2018

Sunday the 2nd September  in the beautiful city of Telford, UK will feature an evening of muaythai sanctioned by the WMC. The main event features two of Europe's very best competing for the prestigious WMC European Title, under full Thai rules! Introducing the three time Swedish National Champion Sandra Godvik. With twenty one victories and just four losses (Lommanee and Phetjee Jaa two of the best females in the World), Sandra has spent the majority of her ...

Kings of Muay Thai in Chiang Rai

August 29th, 2018

The dust has barely settled after the last weekend’s muaythai event in Rayong, yet the “Thai Fight” promotion announced its next show scheduled for October 27 in Chiang Rai. The happening marks the first time when the famed fighters battle out in this northern Thai city, in the mountainous province of the same name. The announcement was made on Sunday , the day after a nine-fight bill was produced in Rayong (an eastern Thai province on ...

WMC World Title Upset

August 28th, 2018

Muaythai is becoming more and more international and this is due to the hardwork and cooperation of the World Muaythai Council and IFMA. The WMC, the Thai organisation under royal patronage has been working closely with IFMA since day one and this marriage can not be broken by the involvement of the IFMA Executive in the WMC. Many IFMA Thai athletes including Buakaw, Yodsaenklai, Superbon and Chommanee have become WMC world champions and some of them ...

The WMC Wishes General Chetta Thanajaro Many Happy Returns!

August 23rd, 2018

From all at the WMC we would like to wish our President General Chetta Thanajaro many happy returns on his birthday. The General needs no introduction as he is the honourary President of the Olympic Committee of Thailand, former Supreme Commander and Defence Minister of the Royal Thai Army and President of the WMC since 1996. The muaythai world would like to wish the President a happy birthday and all the best for the rest ...

Muaythai Fight Night Vietnam

August 22nd, 2018

Saturday the 18th of August in the beautiful city of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam was an evening to remember with a muaythai gala put together by the Vietnamese Muaythai Federation. The fight card was put together with local and international athletes featuring both IFMA and WMC regulars. Headlining the show was local hero Nguyen Tran Nhat who stole the show with a win over the visiting Thai superstar. Lomannee Santai Gym, another Thai superstar went home ...

Yokkao 31 & 32

August 20th, 2018

In about 2 months’ time, the highly-anticipated YOKKAO 31 – 32 will be staged in Bolton Macron Stadium for another showcase of the best Muay Thai action. Elite athletes from the UK and Thailand will come together to compete for glory, fame, and also the coveted YOKKAO World Champion belt. An ensemble of a-listers has already been confirmed for the show. Many of them are regulars on YOKKAO and household names in the international Muay Thai ...

Thai Fight Rayong

August 17th, 2018

The next edition of muaythai promotion “Thai Fight” will be held on Saturday August 25th. The event takes place at the Makro mall in Rayong, which is a city on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand and the capital of the Province. The promotion has recently released an official event trailer of the upcoming show. In addition the broadcast schedule on Thai television has been announced. The programme is scheduled from 6.20 pm till 8 pm ...

Sor Vorapin Closes its Doors after 39 Years

August 6th, 2018

The famous Sor Vorapin located in the Banglamphu district has closed its doors after 39 years due to the land it was built on been sold. The gym is known all over the world as it was one of the first gyms in Bangkok to accept foreign athletes. The manager Thanomsak has been there since his fighting days and is known all over the world as he has trained athletes in various countries including France, Germany ...

Hayley Cee, 57kg Super 4 Cup Winner

August 2nd, 2018

Saturday the 30th July at the Sport's Authority of Thailand Complex celebrated The King of Thailand's birthday with a spectacular muaythai event . His Majesty King Rama the 10 turned 66 and in honour of the beloved King the World Muaythai Council under Royal patronage and the the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur put together 100 fights over a 2 day period, including 3 female super 4 tournaments. The 57kg category included Sanfan Jackie gym and ...

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