Archive for March, 2022

Indian Ocean World Games Qualifier

March 31st, 2022

The beautiful country of Mauritius was awarded hosting rights for the official #RoadtoBHM qualifier for the World Games 2022. The qualifier was for the 91kg male and 51kg female division. The event was televised on national TV with a record audience opened by His Excellency the Sports Minister of Mauritius with many VIPs in attendance including the GAISF Vice President Stephan Fox. Athletes from Mauritius, Le Reunion and Madagascar took part in this event and it came ...

Moroccan National Team is Getting Ready for The World Games

March 29th, 2022

The Moroccan Muaythai Federation, fully recognized by the National Olympic Committee and Sports Ministry recently held an important press conference to announce the national team of Morocco for The World Games 2022. The President of the Moroccan Muaythai Federation, Mr. Abdelkarim El Hilali, stated that Morocco is proud to have qualified 4 athletes for The World Games with full gender equality; 2 males and 2 females in the Olympic Spirit.Belouarrat Oumaima, will participate in the Female ...

Brazil Goes One Standard Muaythai

March 23rd, 2022

The Brazilian Muaythai Federation, under the Presidency of Mr. Carlos Camcho, one of the leading Muaythai federations in South America, just completed an important national teaching course to be aligned with IFMA and IFMA’s “One Standard Muaythai” policy.IFMA has aligned all coaching, technical officials and all educational aspects under one umbrella and the event in Brazil brought together the leading instructors and coaches from the Brazilian national federation. Congratulations to Brazil Muaythai and President Mr. Carlos ...

Spanish Olympic Committee Celebrates 25 Years of FEKM in Madrid

March 23rd, 2022

A special gala took place to celebrate 25 years of Muaythai in Spain and the recognition of Muaythai by the International Olympic Committee. The event took place inside the most fitting location, the Spanish Olympic Committee in Madrid, and was opened by the President of the Spanish Olympic Committee, Mr. Alejandro Blanco. The President praised the work of the Federación Española de Kickboxing y Muaythai under Presidency of Mr. Jesus Eguia for promoting and fostering the Olympic ...

The IFMA Family Mourns the Loss of General Mohammed Zaidani

March 21st, 2022

The IFMA Family mourns the loss of the President of the Palestinian Muaythai Federation, General Mohammed Zaidani. He was known for his charisma, leadership and expressive words from the heart from which the Palestinian Muaythai Federation and the entire IFMA Family will miss dearly. During these tragic moments, and certainly this great loss for Arab Muaythai, we honor his bravery and his legacy. The IFMA Family sends comfort and our well wishes to his family, loved ...

Siam 2 Sydney this Weekend

March 18th, 2022

Siam 2 Sydney is back this Saturday the 19th March with another stellar lineup featuring some of Australia's top-shelf fighters. The show which is sanctioned by the WMC never fails to disappoint as Promoter and WMC Australia Representative Andrew Parnham always delivers with a stacked card. Jamie Alleyene will be defending his belt against Hugh O'Donnell for the WMC Pro State Title. This is a rematch where the last time they fought Hugh edged out a ...

Mauritius Muaythai World Gala

March 18th, 2022

The beautiful island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean is staging the Indian Ocean Muaythai Championships and the qualifier for the World Games 2022 this weekend. The 3-day event will feature the region's best talent in this special event.  The Mauritius Muaythai Federation is fully recognised by the Sports Ministry and the National Olympic Committee and has been growing under the dynamic leadership of Sham Seetaram. His Excellency Mr Stephan Toussaint the Minister of Youth Empowerment and Sports & Recreation will be there ...

Nai Khanom Tom Day

March 17th, 2022

March 17 is Nai Khanom Tom day. This auspicious event usually takes place in the old capital city of Thailand, Ayutthaya. This day pays homage to the late Nai Khanom Tom, a legendary Thai warrior who competed against 10 opponents and won all of them using the art of the eight limbs. His strength and power of will became motivation for many current champions who are inspired by this legendary warrior.March 17 is Nai Khanom Tom ...

Korea World Games Qualifier

March 17th, 2022

Last weekend the Korean Muaythai Association hosted a Super 4 World Games qualifier for the upcoming games in Birmingham, USA in July. The Association which is fully recognised by the National Olympic Committee of South Korea, under the presidency of Mr Lim Changjin hosted a muaythai gala with the Super 4 as the main event.The Super 4 featured the best 4 fighters from the Korean federation in the 63.5 KG division who battled it out ...

Team USA World Games 2022

March 16th, 2022

The World is getting ready for The World Games 2022 held in Birmingham, USA. Thirty-four sports will participate in this important multi-sport games event under the patronage of the IOC. Muaythai is a full medal sport and is proud to have full gender equality with equal numbers of male and female divisions participating. Over the last two years, over 140 national federations participated in qualification events around the globe to determine who will be representing their ...

Muaythai gets in the US Army

March 15th, 2022

This year the special Hanuman Guardian exercise at Fort Erawan in Lopburi between the Royal Thai Army and the US Army had a special attraction as muaythai was included in the training programme. Who would be a better Khru than the multiple WMC world champion and IFMA ambassador Buakaw Banchamek who took the top soldiers of this special op through a traditional muaythai workout. The muaythai legend taught the important traditional Wai Khru before taking them for a ...

Highest Honor for Muaythai

March 11th, 2022

History has been made at the World Expo, as for the first time, Muaythai was officially part of the World Expo. The International Federation of Muaythai Associations, the world governing body of the art and sport of muaythai recognized by the International Olympic Committee, in conjunction with the World Muaythai Council and the UAE Muaythai Federation under the presidency of HE Abdullah Al Neyadi, organized this mega event where the world was one. The event featured two ...

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