Archive for April, 2022

Muay Thai Ranking Series this Weekend

April 29th, 2022

This weekend in the city of Bhopal India will see the first-ever Indian WMC muaythai ranking series take place. The event which runs across two days will feature some of India's best athletes who will gather from around the country to compete for a place in the WMC Indian rankings. WMC Promoter Mr Balkrishna Shetty stated that Muaythai in India continues to grow from strength to strength. The professional side of the sport continues to gain ...

Malaysia Boleh!

April 28th, 2022

Malaysia Muaythai is looking forward to a big 2022 with many events around the globe and at home. The President of Malaysian Muaythai Dato Shahnaz Azmi held a recent press conference announcing Team Malaysia for all upcoming events. Mr. Azmi, who is also the chair of IFMA South East Asia, the IFMA Vice President of Asia and IFMA EB member stated, “The youth development has been key for Malaysia over the last years and has shown fruit ...

AMTAT Executive Board Meeting

April 28th, 2022

AMTAT is the sole recognised Muaythai federation in Thailand recognised by the National Olympic Committee and the Sports Authority of Thailand to send the official national team abroad and organise the Muaythai World Championships in the Kingdom. Doctor Sakchye Tapsuwan, the President of AMTAT welcomed all delegates to the AMTAT quarters inside the Sports Authority of Thailand giving them a detailed briefing on the many upcoming events such as the SEA Games, the IFMA World Championships in Abu Dhabi, the ...

European Title on the Line in Bosnia and Herzegovina

April 28th, 2022

Saturday the 16th of July is still a way off but fight fans are already getting excited for a massive muaythai gala put together by the Muaythai Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina which will take place in the city of Mostar. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC will feature the best international fighters from Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as the surrounding countries. Headlining the event is a much-anticipated matchup featuring local hero Marin Čarapina ...

Brazilian Muaythai National Championships

April 28th, 2022

The World-Class Expo Center will host the 16th Brazilian Muaythai Championships in the beautiful city of Sao Paulo. The event is part of the Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic and Arnold Schwarzenegger himself will be there to give medals to the athletes. The best female and male athletes from all regions of Brazil will be part of this Gala which will be the final qualifier for the IFMA World Championships in Abu Dhabi. The President of CBMTT, Mr. Carlos Camacho, stated, ...

GAISF and Saudi Olympic & Paralympic Committee hold World Combat Games Signing Ceremony

April 27th, 2022

GAISF and the Saudi Olympic & Paralympic Committee this weekend held a signing ceremony to celebrate that the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, will host the 2023 World Combat Games (WCG), an international multi-sport festival bringing together ancient traditions, exciting competitions and sport demonstrations. The nine-day event, which will combine sport and culture in a festival atmosphere, will bring together 15 combat sports and martial arts and include competitions, sport demonstrations, educational conferences ...

Freedom Fighter Promotions 5: WMC USA Title to be Contested

April 27th, 2022

Save the date of April the 29th as Freedom Fighter Promotions is returning to the Grand Roosevelt Ballroom in Hudson, New York for an evening of elite muaythai action. The Promotion which is now in its 5th edition is going from strength to strength as interest surrounding each show swells. At the top of the card, Izjadin Bekteshi and Richard Abraham will battle it out to see who is WMC National Champion! This fight will be ...

IFMA Refugee Team is Getting Ready for the World Games 2022

April 26th, 2022

We continue to live in a fragile world with the global refugee crisis around the world and seeing millions of people in the world displaced. We all remember the historical moment when the initiative under the IOC and visionary President Thomas Bach, brought to life, the first refugee team, who walked in with a standing ovation not only at the Rio Maracana Stadium with the full capacity of 74,000 people and billions around the world. ...

Fighting Spirit Draws to a Close

April 26th, 2022

What a night it was this Saturday in Rome, Italy as Fighting Spirit World Series blew the roof off the Cinecitta World Venue with an absolutely packed crowd. The muaythai gala which was sanctioned by the WMC and Federkombat featured some of the best elite muaythai fighters Italy has to offer on the show with a full international card. The co-main event between local boy Giammarco Giosi and Spaniard Segura Saez was one of the most ...

IFMA World Championships Site Visit: The World is Ready for Abu Dhabi

April 22nd, 2022

The beautiful city of Abu Dhabi will host the IFMA 2022 World Championships from May 26 to June 4th. Approximately 100 countries are expected to participate in this 10-day event which will be the first official qualifier for The World Combat Games 2023. The President of the UAE Muaythai Federation His Excellency Abudullah Al Neyadi stated that Abu Dhabi is proud to have been given the trust by the IFMA Executives after the successful 2019 Asian ...

SMTF Welcomed by the Thai Ambassador

April 19th, 2022

It was a momentous occasion and honour for the IFMA Swedish Muaythai Federation to be welcomed to dinner by the Thai ambassador of Sweden to Thailand on Monday at the Royal Thai Embassy in Stockholm. Her Excellency Ambassador Kanchana Patarachoke hosted a dinner in honour of Nicole Kaiser, President of the Swedish Muaythai Federation and members of the Swedish National Team to the World Championships (Bangkok, Dec 2021) and the European Championships (Istanbul 2022). Also present ...

Tolga’s Memorial Fight Night

April 18th, 2022

The 12th of November in the city of Eindhoven will play host to an evening of muaythai action put together by Duran gym. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC and IFMA is split into two parts with full pro and amateur cards comprised of the best of the best fighters from the Netherlands. Headlining the event two top Dutch athletes will put it all on the line for a stab at the WMC Dutch ...

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