Archive for April, 2023

IFMA Welcomes the Next Generation of ITO’s to the IFMA World Championships 2023

April 28th, 2023

IFMA, the sole governing body of muaythai and recognized by the International Olympic Committee believes in keeping the athletes at the heart of the art and sport of muaythai and ensuring that the health and safety of the athletes is a priority and fair play is being upheld. Fair play inside and outside of the ring is one of muaythai’s 5 pillars. The role of the referee and judges are crucial to ensure that the fights ...

Night of the Rebels

April 27th, 2023

Night of the Rebels is back, this time in Huckelhoven Germany, where the nation's supreme muaythai fighters will come together to lock horns and determine who is the best of the best. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC features a full card of elite fights beginning at 18.00 local time. The main event will be contested for the WMC German Interstate title between Meiko Steffenhagen and Suren Bejanyan which is set to steal the ...

Brazilian Muaythai Championships 2023

April 26th, 2023

The Expo Center Norte in São Paulo was the home for the Brazilian Muaythai Championships held over 3 days. CBMTT, the sole recognized federation in Brazil was part of the Arnold South America with 12,250 exhibitors and 90,000 spectators. It was an event promoting inclusion very much at the heart of the IFMA Family. The athletes coming from all regions of Brazil and the final qualifier for the IFMA World Championships 2023 in Bangkok. President Carlos ...

Djedidi vs Kakkonen: European Showdown

April 25th, 2023

This Saturday the 29th of April, expect Fireworks at the Pierre Ruquet Gymnasium in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, France as Muay Thai Attitude returns for its 8th edition. This event is set to blow the roof off with a massive card of both domestic and international bouts. Headling the event for the WMC Mini Flyweight European title will be France's own Myriamme Djedidi who will face one of Finland's finest, Tessa Kakkonen. This is set to be the showdown of ...

Muaythai at centralwOrld

April 24th, 2023

The IFMA Muaythai World Championships 2023 will take place in one of the largest lifestyle destinations in the world, centralwOrld, which has 33 outlets and is without a doubt, one of the most prestigious locations with 830000sqm, boasting over 600 stores and a multitude of restaurants. CentralwOrld is undisputedly Bangkok’s trendiest shopping and dining destination. The concept is central to your world; a place where everyone comes to enjoy and celebrate life and lifestyle. But more ...

Vietnam Promotes Clean Sport

April 20th, 2023

The Vietnam Muaythai Federation is one of the leading federations in Asia with FAMA Executive Board Member, Madame Le Na Tu Thi, representing Vietnam Muaythai. Clean Sport and Fair Play is an important part of Vietnamese sport in general. An important 3-day workshop took place with the National Anti-doping Authority, the Vietnamese Muaythai Federation and IFMA to continue IFMA’s Clean Sport Education to create a strong doping-free culture. Mr. Giap Trung Thang, Secretary General of the ...

The Next Generation of IFMA Nak Muay Takes Thailand by Storm

April 19th, 2023

Youth development is key for IFMA to ensure the proper development of education and sport. It is also important that the youth are not given belts at an early stage, but rather, to have them climb up the athlete pathway and ladder, winning medals for their achievements and then arriving at the right age and level of maturity within their career to move away from the round robin events towards the single events without protective ...

European Title to be Contested in Europe

April 17th, 2023

On Saturday the 6th of May, Sing Noi Promotions presents Muaythai Arena for an evening of elite muaythai bouts in the beautiful city of Bolzano, Italy. The show boasts a solid card of local heroes and international contenders sanctioned by the WMC and Federkombat. The main event of the evening will see Magdalena Pircher from Italy face Claudia Perone from Spain for the vacant 51 KG WMC European title. Both fighters have left no stone unturned ...

Freedom Fighter Promotion Travels to Thailand

April 12th, 2023

Freedom Fighter Promotions in cooperation with USA Muaythai, IFMA and the WMC put on a world class promotion at the famous Lumpinee Stadium. The event was held to celebrate the recognition of muaythai in the United States and showcasing to Thailand the importance of safety for the youth. Muaythai, which is fully recognized by the IOC and the Olympic Council of Asia for nearly 30 years, has promoted safeguarding and fair play, protecting the traditions. The ...

IFMA World Championships 2023: Over 100 Countries Confirmed

April 11th, 2023

IFMA, the sole governing body recognized by the International Olympic Committee, the Olympic Council of Asia, European Olympic Committee, World Games, World Combat Games, FISU and the list goes on, is hosting the 2023 World Championships in Bangkok.The event is in conjunction with the 30 years IFMA celebrations and over 100 countries have already confirmed their participation in the 10-day event. The event will be held in one of Bangkok’s most prestigious venues, the 5-star ...

Pride 4 Fight Series

April 10th, 2023

On Saturday, May the 6th, the Hart's Mill Venue in Adelaide will play host to an evening of Muaythai action presented by Pride Fight Series. The promotion will enter its 4th phase and has sourced the best of the best of Ozzy athletes to compete alongside international challengers ahead of the show. Pride 4 will feature TWO cards: a daytime show for juniors and novices followed by an evening show featuring elite-level fighters. The event is proudly ...

Valentina David Chairs IFMA Sport and Active Society Commission

April 4th, 2023

The IFMA Sport and Active Society Commission is an extremely important one, as IFMA firmly believes the possibility to practice Muaythai must be a fundamental right for all. IFMA has strong values, and is determined to promote social progress, better standards of life and that Every Body is entitled, without any discrimination, to have access to physical activity. IFMA very much recognises the benefits from health, empowerment, social and economic development, reconciliation and peace which ...

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