IFMA World Executive Board Meeting

May 16th, 2023

The IFMA Executive Board meeting met in Bangkok as part of the IFMA World Championships 2023. IFMA President Dr Tapsuwan opened the meeting and welcomed the IFMA executive board. There were many important topics such as the financial and membership report, anti-doping report 2022 and all upcoming events such as the European Games in Kracow, the youth in Turkiye, the World Combat Games in Riyadh and the Asian Indoor and Martial ...

Magdalena Pircher Becomes the New European Champion

May 15th, 2023

Last Saturday the 6th of May in the city of Bolzano, Italy, a new European champion was crowned as Magdalena Pircher went to head to head with Spanish opponent Claudia Perona. The fight was in the flyweight division as part of the main event of the evening at Muaythai Arena presented by Sing Noi Promotions which was sanctioned by the WMC and Federkombat. After 5 hard-fought rounds, the decision went to ...

IFMA Senior World Championship Finals

May 15th, 2023

The Central World Convention Center was filled to the last seat with spectators cuing outside where special screening places were organized. The event was aired on over 70 TV channels including the Olympic Channel. Seventy large screens were displayed all over Bangkok. The VIP section was filled with royalty, representatives from the Royal Thai government, embassies, the Olympic movement and the list goes on. It was an incredible day for the ...

Two Thumbs up for the IFMA World Championships 2023

May 10th, 2023

The 2023 IFMA Muaythai World Championships is with no doubt, one of the largest single combat events in the world. The event hosts 102 countries from all five continents with over 2000 participants from all 5 continents including countries such as Yemen, Syria, Sudan, Afghanistan, Refugee teams, and the list goes on. Unity in Diversity is key for IFMA as an IOC recognized organization. The event showcases various disciplines in two ...

Press Conference: IFMA World Championships 2023

May 3rd, 2023

Central World Bangkok, the same venue which hosted SportAccord 2018, will be the venue for the IFMA World Championships 2023 utilizing the convention center inside the venue for the competition and the outside promenade for a muaythai festival. Over 100 countries, athletes, officials, executives and VIPs will travel to Bangkok for this 10-day event which also celebrates the 30 years of history and hard work of IFMA. Central World was packed for ...

IFMA World Championships 2023 Live Around the World

May 2nd, 2023

Over 40 broadcasters including the Olympic Channel and certainly IFMA will air the IFMA World Championships 2023 from the opening to the closing ceremony.The Central World Convention Centre will host the 2023 IFMA World Championships from the 4th-12th of May. One Hundred-Two countries will travel to Bangkok with over 2000 athletes, coaches and participants and over 90 bouts per day spread across three rings. Each ring will telecast all the action-packed bouts from ...

Tessa Kakkonen Becomes the New European Champion

May 1st, 2023

Saturday night was a night to remember in France as Muaythai Attitude returned for its 8th edition at the Pierre Ruquet Gymnasium in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine. The main fight of the evening was the talking point of the evening as Tessa Kakkonen beat Myraime Djedidi to claim the vacant WMC mini flyweight European title.Tessa from Finland headed into enemy territory to face Myriamme which began with an even first round. In round ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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