Archive for May, 2022

WMC India Ranking Series 7 a Great Success

May 31st, 2022

Residents of Calicut in Karala, India were in for a treat on Sunday as the WMC India Ranking Series came to town with a full fight card of muaythai action. This was the 7th edition hosted by WMC India and the fights certainly did not disappoint. Fighters from across the country traveled to compete in the event in the South Indian state, each hoping to earn a spot in the rankings. WMC promoter Balkrishna Shetty stated that ...

Day 1: IFMA World Championships in Abu Dhabi

May 30th, 2022

After a spectacular Opening Ceremony, the muaythai competitions commenced with 3 rings and 92 bouts on day 1. The event started with Home Team Ilyass Hbibali and IFMA WC from UAE taking on the African Champion from Mauritius Veejaye Agathe. It was the right scene setter for this world class elite event and after 3 rounds of dynamite muaythai, UAE took the first win for the home team with His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed al ...

WMC India Ranking Series 7

May 27th, 2022

Sunday the 27th of May in the city of Calicut, Kerala will be the host of the WMC India Ranking series 7, sanctioned by WMC India. Muaythai athletes from across the country of India will head to the city to compete and to build their ranking. This will be the first ever WMC event in the South of India in the state of Kerala. Kerala is known for producing great strikers whether it’s wushu, boxing, kickboxing or ...

Thank You Vietnam!

May 27th, 2022

As an IFMA tradition, the spirit of fair play and friendship must continue after the competition comes to an end and the Farewell Party was certainly a night of friendship. The event was organized by the Vietnam Muaythai Federation, IFMA and supported by the National Sports Development Fund who brought all the teams, ITOs and musicians together to enjoy each other’s company and friendship. The Chair of the Vietnam Muaythai Fedeation, Madame Le Na, opened the event ...

Liam Nolan to Fly the Union Jack at the IFMA World Championships

May 26th, 2022

Liam Nolan has officially joined TEAM GB to represent the UK at the upcoming IFMA World Championships in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The event will run from the 27th of May to the 5th of June and is the ultimate test for any fighter to compete multiple times in a round-robin tournament. Liam fights out of Knowsley Academy under the tutelage of coach Christian Knowles, with stablemates and Muaythai celebrities Johnathan Haggerty and Lydon Knowles. Liam is ...

Turkey Muaythai Super League

May 24th, 2022

Turkey is one of the leading muaythai federations in Europe with over 20,000 registered athletes and have started their muaythai superleague around all provinces in Turkey to decide which Turkish male and female athletes will be invited to the final of the Royal World Cup. The President of the Turkish Muaythai Federation stated that the over 20,000 registered athletes need opportunities and the Turkish Olympic Committee and Sports Ministry fully recognise muaythai under the Turkish Muaythai Federation which earlier in the year opened the season with ...

Five Days to the Opening of the World Championships

May 23rd, 2022

As the SEA games have come to a closing, the next major event will be the World Championships held in Abu Dhabi. The state of the art Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre is the most appropriate venue for when the world of muaythai comes together for this ten-day event. Technical officials continue their journey from Vietnam straight to Abu Dhabi and the UAE Muaythai Federation under the Presidency of his Excellency Abdullah Al Neyadi and CEO Tareeq Almheiri are getting ready to welcome the delegates and ...

Trask and Jameson Weigh in on Coastal Warfare 22

May 20th, 2022

Coastal Warfare is back on the 4th of June at the Banana Bender Pub with another monster lineup. The main fight of the evening will see Nick Trask and Cody Trae Jameson battle it out for the WMC Australian title. We took some time to catch up with Nick and Cody on Friday to weigh in on how they are feeling ahead of the fight. Nick Trask began fighting in 2007 and has 42 fights to ...

Two Kingdoms Unite

May 19th, 2022

A special meeting took place between the President of the Muaythai Association of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia HRH Prince Fahad Bin Mansour Bin Saad Bin Saud Al Saud and the Muaythai Association of Thailand under the Presidency of Doctor Sakchye Tapsuwan. His Royal Highness visited the headquarter of the sole Olympic recognised Muaythai federation in Thailand and a special demonstration was organised showcasing the different aspects of muaythai as a cultural art form and competition ...

Day 1 of the 31st SEA Games: Philippines Showcases Muaythai Universality

May 18th, 2022

Team Philippines won the first gold medal in the muaythai competition at the 2022 SEA Games.The first competition was the Wai Kru and Mae Mai Muaythai Competition female division showcasing the unique cultural aspects of muaythai. Three teams made it to the finals: Team Thailand, Team Vietnam and Team Philippines. It was Team Philippines with an outstanding performance showcasing totally accuracy in every single technique and move, in addition to masterful acrobatic ability which won them gold. ...

Historical Muaythai Meeting between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Kingdom of Thailand.

May 17th, 2022

Muaythai is a combat sport and martial art with deep and ancient traditions passed down through generations from the old Siam to modern Thailand. Saudi Arabia traces its roots back to the earliest civilisations of the Arabian peninsula, the birthplace of Islam and today a sophisticated state and a major player on the international stage. There are many important connections between the two kingdoms but one of them is the art and sport of muaythai. Muaythai is more ...

Fabio Successfully Defends his Title

May 17th, 2022

It was a night to remember in the city of Pescara as Fight Clubbing celebrated its 10th anniversary with an evening of muaythai action. The show was sponsored by CONI, the National Olympic Committee of Italy and was run in cooperation with FederKombat and the IFMA National Federation of Italy. The card boasted a full card of international fighters which delivered on all levels. The headline bout of the evening saw Fabio Puce defend his WMC ...

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