Archive for August, 2023

Muaythai & ASEAN Cultural Festival a Huge Success

August 31st, 2023

The capital city of Astana, Kazakhstan was the host of the 2023 Asian Cultural Festival in which muaythai was center stage. The event was in full cooperation with the Royal Thai Government, embassy, Sports Ministry, Sport Authority, NSDF, the Sport and Cultural Ministry of Kazakhstan, National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan, the National Federation of muaythai and IFMA. The Mayor of Astana welcomed all the delegates to the capital city. The National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan once again ...

Another Final 4 Showdown at RWS Last Saturday

August 30th, 2023

This past Saturday showcased the semi-finals of two weight divisions with the RWS title up for grabs in the male Lightweight Division and the female Bantamweight Divisions. In the female Bantamweight Division, IFMA World Champion, Sevgi the “Ice Queen” from Turkey went toe to toe with Thai superstar, Ngaoprajan from Thailand. This grudge match was one of the most exciting matches of the night and it was Sevgi’s hands vs Ngaoprajan’s knifey knees. With a determination ...

Congratulations to Tierra Brandt

August 30th, 2023

Congratulations are in order for Tierra Brandt as she managed to bag the WMC USA National title over the weekend at Prime Fight Promotions. The event was held in the Jean Sheperd Community Centre in Hammond, Indiana, and featured a stacked card of America's finest. The main fight of the evening was for the WMC USA title between Tierra Brandt and Charlsey Maner. Also on the line, the duo battled it out for a spot in ...

Maner vs Brandt: USA Title Bout

August 25th, 2023

We're thrilled to share an update about the match-up between Charlsey Maner and Tierra Brandt! This match isn't just about securing a spot on the USA Muaythai National team at the World Combat Games – it's now officially a battle for the World Muaythai Council 60KG Women's USA National Championship Title! 🏆 This match holds immense significance – a remarkable leap forward for women's muaythai in the USA, a collision of two world champions, and a ...

Belgium vs Thailand: World Title Fight

August 24th, 2023

Mark October 14th in your calendars as Gent Fight Night returns for an evening of world-class muaythai in Belgium. The event which is sanctioned by the WMC and the Belgian Muaythai Federation contains a solid lineup of European fighters pitted against local heroes. The headlining fight of the evening will be between Gianny De Leu from Belgium and Thailand's own Prai Pa Yah S. Sommai. Gianny De Leu is an IFMA gold medalist and became the European ...

Kazakhstan Muaythai Fever

August 23rd, 2023

After the outstanding success of the muaythai festival in Vichy France, Kazakhstan will now host the Muaythai and Asian culture fair in the capital city of Astana. The event will be in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, the Sports Authority of Thailand, the Department of Physical Education of Thailand, the National Sports Development Fund of Thailand, PAT, and certainly under the sanctioning of the world governing body, IFMA. The Royal Thai Embassy, the Cultural and Sports Ministry, the National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan, and the muaythai federation of Kazakhstan will be the ...

PML 7: Road to Rajadamnern

August 18th, 2023

Slovakian Muaythai fans are in for a treat on Saturday the 23rd of September as PML Professional Muaythai returns to the Municipal Sports Hall in Trencin. The event which enters its 7th edition boasts a solid card with international superstars alongside local talent. The show is a Road to Rajadamnern event where new talent will be scouted for the RWS event held at the prestigious Bangkok stadium. Headlining the bill is a WMC world title fight ...

Libya to Host 2023 Arab Youth Championship

August 17th, 2023

IFMA, FAMA and the Arab Muaythai Federation will organize the Arabia Youth Championship in the Libyan capital of Tripoli from the 23rd to 27th of August 2023.  Around 20 countries and 300 male and female athletes will be participating in this event. The President of the Asian Muaythai Federation, H.E. Abdullah Saeed Amer Al Neyadi stated, “We are proud of this important event in cooperation with the Libya Muaythai Federation and IFMA to support the Arab youth, create ...

Johanna Persson Crowned Nordic Champion

August 16th, 2023

On Saturday the 12th of August, a new Nordic champion was crowned in Finland at the Lahti Fight Event.Two top-level female fighters, Tessa Kakkonen from Finland and Johanna Persson from Sweden both stepped up to the challenge and were determined to go home as the new champion in the light-flyweight division. The 5-round fight was full of action and the spectators were able to see world-class Muaythai at its finest. On this occasion, Johanna Persson brought ...

Japan Muaythai from Strong to Stronger

August 16th, 2023

The All Japanese Muaythai Federation, the IFMA Member in Japan, once again, displayed why Japan is one of the leading IFMA members.Rajadamnern Stadium, which is in partnership with IFMA, had an incredible fight night with Japanese fighters Nadaka and Kaito. Kaito went up against Thai superstar Petchsongpon from Thailand and after performing a beautiful Wai Kru and unleashing a kamehameha to the delight of the fans, it went down to business in an exciting match with ...

Back to the Roots

August 9th, 2023

Three of Thailand's leading promoters are joining forces for the Rajadamnern Super Show which will see ten incredible matches held. Each bout will be five rounds of world-class muaythai with the event being put together to promote traditional muaythai and showcase the importance of the rules, Wai Khru, and the Pi Muay band. Many former muaythai superstars will be there at the event and some of them will also be qualifying for the upcoming super league. Congratulations to the organisers and good luck to ...

IFMA Youth World Championships Heads to Antalya

August 9th, 2023

IFMA believes that our youth are more important than ever. More than ever, we need our youth as they are the greatest agents of change in society. Muaythai is built on 5 important pillars: Respect, Honor, Tradition, Excellence and Fair Play. Excellence, Friendship and Respect are the 3 values of Olympism and these values are in line with the foundations of the Olympic Movement. IFMA’s value blends culture, sport and education and the IFMA youth stand ...

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