Archive for February, 2023

Vive La France

February 14th, 2023

The French Muaythai Federation which is fully recognized by the French National Olympic Committee and Sports Ministry under the Presidency of Nadir Allouache who is also a French Olympic Executive Board Member, just had their national qualifications for the upcoming IFMA World Championships. The French Federation has over 1000-member gyms under the federation and IFMA and has produced many world champions both female and male over the last years.This year, over 8000 athletes participated in the ...

Muaythai in Portugal Celebrates with 34th Annual Gala

February 8th, 2023

The Portuguese Kickboxing and Muaythai Federation recently celebrated its 34th anniversary at a special gala event at which special awards and laudations were presented to athletes, coaches, and many other important stakeholders of the muaythai family in Portugal. Awards were given such as Athlete of the year, Revelation Athlete, Athletes who participated in International and National Championships of Muaythai, and many more. Special VIP guests on hand to support the special celebrations included Thailand’s Ambassador to Portugal Her ...

Muaythai Sets Guinness World Record

February 7th, 2023

February 6th is a special day on the calendar for the global muaythai community as it marks World Muaythai Day. It was on 2nd of May 2011 that the Thailand Ministry of Culture’s proposal to declare February 6th of each year Muaythai Day was officially approved by the Cabinet of the Royal Thai Government. The day is intended to honour King Somdej Phra Sanphet the 8th, better known as Phra Chao Sua or Tiger King, of the Ayutthaya ...

Bilal Chareuf Becomes the New Intercontinental Champion

February 6th, 2023

This weekend, Saturday the 4th of February was a big night in Otswald as Superstar Promotions graced the Le Point D'eau venue for an evening of elite-level muaythai. The main fight of the evening was for the vacant 81KG WMC Intercontinental title, contested between Bilal Bakhouche Chareuf from France and Miguel Angel Padilla from Mexico. The pair locked horns from the first bell with both fighters giving it their all. In round 4 Bilal picked ...

UAE is Getting Ready for the IFMA World Championships 2023

February 3rd, 2023

Abu Dhabi hosted one of the most outstanding IFMA World Championships in 2022 under the patronage of the United Arab Emirates National Olympic Committee and Sports Council in celebration of IFMA and Muaythai’s recognition by the International Olympic Committee. UAE has been hosting exceptional events, especially the debut of muaythai at the Muaythai World Expo. The President of the UAE Muaythai Federation, His Excellency Abdullah Saeed Al-Neyadi, who is also the President of FAMA, the Asian continental arm ...

Chareuf vs Madilla: Intercontinental Showdown

February 2nd, 2023

This Saturday, the 4th of February, the beautiful city of Otswald will play host to Superstars Promotions for an evening of muaythai action. The Le Point D'eau will be the venue for the second edition of the promotion following on from the massive success of their debut in September 2022. The fight card is packed and features fighters from around the globe with one WMC title on the line. The main fight of the evening ...

Monika Chochlíková and Team USA, you make the IFMA Family Proud

February 1st, 2023

Huge congratulations to Monika Chochlíková from Slovakia for receiving 1st Runner up for the IWGA Athlete of the Year 2022! Since making it into the top 10 in the running for Athlete of the Year on the 22nd of January, Monika has been neck and neck for first place with the winner, Valeria Cardenas (COL) from Flying Disc. In the final minutes of voting, the Colombian overtook Monika by just 346 votes. What an exciting ...

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