Archive for June, 2023

Freedom 14: Heavyweight Bout

June 30th, 2023

A huge heavyweight world title fight is set to take place on Freedom 14, as @freedomfighterpromotions brings to you USA’s @mattbakerusa vs Canada’s @paulmartinmuaythai fighting for the 91kg heavyweight Freedom World championship belt. This is the pro main event for Freedom 14 in Hammond, Indiana at the Jean Shephard Community Center on July 8. Freedom is proud to bring 2 of the best heavyweights in the world. @mattbakerusa who is representing @woodenmanmuaythai in California and his ...

Muaythai Finals Brings the House down at the European Games

June 29th, 2023

June 27th marked the final day of competitions at muaythai’s debut at the European Games Krakow-Malopolska 2023. After an intense round of preliminary and semi-final matches and nail-biting finishes, athletes from all over Europe have been crowned champions in their respective weight classes. The crowd erupted with cheers as each medallist was presented on the podium for the medal ceremonies. The European Games Krakow-Malopolska 2023 was an electrifying week-long celebration of muaythai, the IOC recognised martial art ...

Muaythai Semi-Finals a Hit at EG2023

June 27th, 2023

The semi-final day saw world class performances in which the leading countries of Turkey, Ukraine, Poland and France lost some top athletes with Moldova, Czech Republic, Sweden, Italy, Belgium, Estonia and Portugal having some stunning victories. Goncalo Da Costa Dios Noite from Portugal squared off against Poland’s Jakub Radewski which saw a world class performance from both athletes, but it was Goncalo from Portugal booking his place in the final with a standing ovation of the ...

Muaythai at the European Games 2023

June 26th, 2023

Forty-eight National Olympic Committees are participating in the 2023 European Games and Muaythai has made their official debut as a full medal sport. Mysylenice Arena was packed to the last seat with spectators cueing at the door to be part of one of the fastest growing martial arts, Muaythai. The audience loved the mixture of ancient traditions of the pre-fight ritual, the Wai Kru. Each ring had a traditional Muaythai band (Pi Muay) from Thailand in ...

Mauritius Muaythai Gala Ticks All the Boxes

June 26th, 2023

Mauritius muaythai fans were treated to a special muaythai gala on Saturday as the Gymnase Phoenix Sports Complex hosted an event to celebrate the dawn of the WMC in Mauritius. The Mauritius Muaythai Championships was the first of its kind in the country and featured a stacked card of homegrown heroes organised by the IFMA Federation of Mauritius which is headed by President Sham Seeratam.The pinnacle of the evening saw 6 WMC national titles contested ...

IFMA and WMC Mourns the Loss of Mr. Watcharin Ratchaniphon

June 23rd, 2023

IFMA alongside the muaythai community and the WMC, is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Mr. Watcharin Ratchaniphon. Mr. Watcharin will always be remembered for his vibrant and outgoing personality, which left an indelible mark on the muaythai community. In these challenging times, IFMA extends its heartfelt condolences to Mr. Watcharin's family, friends, and loved ones.

WMC India Presents Ranking Series 12

June 22nd, 2023

Ranking series 12 is going to be marked as one of the greatest events in the history of WMC India. The team are going to hold a qualifier fight for the first ever national title. The battle is going to be between Shivam Chaurasiya who was awarded the best fighter of 2022 against a very talented and powerful opponent Mohammed Zubair. Both with an undefeated record in the WMC ranking series, the pair are going to ...

WMC Cyprus Kick-Start Event

June 21st, 2023

Saturday, July the 29th is the date for a new era in professional Muaythai as the IFMA Federation of Cyprus will begin to promote WMC-sanctioned events. The federation aims to promote professional muaythai by giving athletes the opportunity to compete on the world level with opponents on the world stage. The first event of the series is a collaboration between the IFMA Greek and Cyprus federations and will feature bouts under IFMA rules with the main ...

Fight Clubbing: Borgo Fight VIII

June 20th, 2023

Fight clubbing will return this Saturday this time to the beautiful city of Monteodorisio in Italy. Borgo Fight VIII is sanctioned by the WMC and the Olympic Committee of Italy (CONI) and will feature an international roster of athletes from around the region who will face some of Italy's finest. The event will feature a super 4 tournament as part of the main event with the following athletes:Diego Fornacciari (Italy) vs Mario Gkouso (Greece)Angelo Leonzio ...

Two Days until the European Games Opening Ceremony!

June 19th, 2023

Nakmuays all over Europe are gearing up for Muaythai's debut in the European Games! The best of the best European athletes will take part in this most esteemed platform in Europe under the 5 rings to showcase to the world what the art of 8 limbs is all about. The Opening Ceremony of the 3rd European Games will take place at the Henryk Reyman Municipal Stadium in Krakow on June 21st heralding the 12 days of competition ...

Joanna Jędrzejczy, Ambassador of Muaythai at the 2023 European Games

June 16th, 2023

Joanna Jędrzejczyk needs no introduction to the world of martial arts. This Polish icon is a multiple IFMA World Champion, UFC champion and superstar and one of the highest paid female athletes in the world. In addition to being a part of the Special Olympics Poland campaign for the upcoming 2023 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Berlin in the ’Let’s play together because we are equal’ campaign, Joanna has been nominated to be the IFMA ...

WMC Mauritius Presents Muaythai Gala Event

June 15th, 2023

Saturday the 24th of June will be a night to remember in Mauritius for fight fans as the WMC Mauritius Muaythai Championship will take place at the Gymnase Phoenix Sports Complex. Muaythai athletes from across the country will travel to take part in the event which is under the auspices of IFMA and the WMC. The event features a stacked card of homegrown heroes with 6 WMC national titles on the line in this first-of-its-kind event ...

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