Archive for June, 2023

Monika Chochlikova Gears up for the European Games

June 14th, 2023

In only 10 days the European Games will take place in Krakow, Poland, certainly a proud moment for muaythai making another Olympic debut. Muaythai will run from the 25th to the 27th of June at the Myslenice Arena. Representing Slovakia in the 51Kg division is non-other than IFMA and WMC royalty, Monika Chochlikova. Monika needs no introduction in the Muaythai world as her accolades speak for themselves as both an IFMA gold medalist and a WMC ...

Freedom 14: Heavyweight Bout

June 13th, 2023

Freedom 14, @freedomfighterpromotions brings to you the 91kg heavyweight USA Freedom Champion @adam.reynoldsmt ADAM REYNOLDS to defend his belt against @__grindseason__ DARIUS SHEFFIELD in Hammond, Indiana at the Jean Shephard Community Center on July the 8th. The hometown favorite, Adam Reynolds, representing @primemuaythai in Chicago, will be returning to the Freedom ring in his 2nd appearance and this time looking to have his first title defense. The East Coast fighter, Darius Sheffield, who will represent @risingtideacademy ...

Ukraine National Team Prepares for European Games

June 12th, 2023

The IFMA Family believes in fairness and opportunity and this is why IFMA has welcomed the Ukrainian National Team in Thailand to prepare for the upcoming European Games in Poland in which muaythai is making their debut. The team, under the leadership of Pavel Yevtushenko, has engaged in a 4-week camp and IFMA which has already supported the team in the build-up of the European Games, has opened up their hearts to Team Ukraine. The AMTAT Executive ...

Two Legends Collide

June 9th, 2023

Two legends of their respective sports came together on Wednesday evening as Boxing Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury met with Thai Superstar and muaythai legend Buakaw Banchamek. Tyson Fury was in town to host an evening with fans as a lucky few got to hear his life story and get a photo with the star. The pair met at the legendary Rajadamnern Stadium in Bangkok to take in an evening of bouts and meet with fans.


June 8th, 2023

On June 17th, the Brazilian National Team, made up of elite athletes from Santa Catarina, will be representing Brazil in the professional championship "Uruguay Muaythai Fighters" to be held in Montevideo. The event, organized by the Uruguayan Federation of Traditional Muaythai, under the presidency of the distinguished multi-champion Marcos Denis Pereira, will have four fights in the male category and two in the female category. In addition to the athletes, accompanying the Brazilian team are Masters Carlos ...

Indian National Championship and Ambassador Cup 2023

June 8th, 2023

One of India’s most prestigious places the EVP Film City in Chennai, India hosted the 2023 Indian National Championships with over 800 female and male athletes from all Indian regions participating in this event. UMAI President Mr. Prasenjit Singha thanked all the participating states on the overwhelming success and that Indian muaythai is not only growing in numbers but also in strength. The General Secretary of UMAI, Dr. Shri Ram Choudhary, thanked the Consul General Mr. Nitirooge Phoneprasert ...

The Challenger Battleground on Prime Time

June 2nd, 2023

The Challenger Battleground series follows the journey of some inspiring athletes from all 5 continents showcasing their dreams, resilience, sacrifices and the reality of the athletes living their dreams. Challenger is the only martial art series to have been nominated for an international Emmy and this time they are out to do it again. Challenger has full gender equality on all levels, equal numbers, equal pay and equal airtime and for the next 13 weeks, HBO ...

WMC Superfight Rankings in Greece

June 2nd, 2023

WMC Pro Rankings Night will take place on Saturday, June 3rd at 18:30 at Sportcamp Loutraki. The athletes continue to "climb" the Greek Rankings, gathering points from participation and victories in the WMC Pro Ranking Series, with the aim of conquering the Greek Title and the WMC (World Muaythai Council) zone, which will be awarded at the Official WMC Event of the year, in December 2023. The WMC Pro Rankings at the Muaythai Open Training Camp 2023, ...

Muaythai is Ready for the 2025 World Games!

June 1st, 2023

The World Games General Assembly took place in Madrid with all World Games members coming together with one of the important agenda points in mind; the sport program for The World Games 2025. Muaythai made their debut in 2017 in Poland. In 2022, muaythai was one of the most outstanding sports in Birmingham, Alabama and muaythai was praised for their universality with medals spread over all 5 continents. Muaythai athletes are some of the most popular in the ...

IFMA and Rajadamnern Stadium Renew MoU

June 1st, 2023

Rajadamnern Stadium, Thailand’s oldest and most established stadium, renewed their MoU with IFMA. This MoU is an important step towards opportunity towards the IFMA athletes of the world as the RWS World Series is already dominated by IFMA World Champions from around the world such as: Daniel Rodriguez, Thananchai Sitsongpeenong, Capitan Petchyindee, Yodwicha Por Boonsit, Sajad Venum Muaythai, Reza Venum Muaythai, Sevgi Dogan, Zehra Dogan and many more. Full gender equality is also an important article within ...

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