On behalf of the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur and the world muaythai community, we wish to express our sincere condolences for the recent passing of the Lithuanian Muaythai Union’s beloved President, Dr. Nerijus Luksas. His death is no doubt a great loss. Read More
After the success of the first round of the World Muaythai Angels (WMA), which saw Chommanee Taehiran from Thailand winning the 1,000,000 Thai Baht prize and a brand new Toyota car, round two has begun with female athletes from around the world vying to get their spot in the final 16.
Promotional events and qualifying fights will be held during the rest of the year, with the first event being held at the end of October in Bangkok.
The WMA Season Two round robin event will start early next year, and as female Muaythai has grown so much in popularity, the world is looking forward to the next season, where the best of the best will fight for honour, glory, and the biggest payday in their fighting career.
After the growing success of Contender Asia, and Emmy-nominated Challenger Muaythai, Mr Jaru Ajchariya came up with the concept of creating World Muaythai Angels, sanctioned by the World Muaythai Council. 16 female athletes from around the world competed in a round-robin tournament system over a 3-month period. It was Chomannee Taehiran who was crowned the first WMA Champion, receiving the grand prize of 1,000,000 Thai Baht and a brand new Toyota Vios car.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released its amended 2014 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, with xenon and argon gas added to it. Read More
COLORADA SPRINGS (29/08/2014) The International World Games Association (IWGA) has presented the sport programme for the 10th World Games in Wroclaw (Poland) in 2017. “Floorball (Men), Lacrosse (Women), and Muaythai will make their debut in the official competition programme”. announced Joachim Gossow, CEO of the IWGA. Read More
IFMA truly prides itself on fair play both in and out of the ring and upholds the belief that prevention is the cure. Read More
Samara Yawnghwe, the former chairperson of the Social Responsibility Unit of IFMA and member of the IFMA Sport Integrity Committee just completed a book published by the Institute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. The book covers an in-depth look into the complex history of the country of Myanmar viewed from the perspective of the various ethnic nationalities.
Over the past weekend the City Council of Porto Alegre was the venue for yet another Brazilian National Referee & Judges course organized by the CBMTT, the course was done in accordance with the international rules issued by IFMA – International Federation of Muaythai Amateur, the world governing body for amateur Muaythai. Read More
The 2014 European Muaythai Championship held in Krakow, Poland from the 21st to the 28th of September will feature a record number of participating countries, and athletes. European General Secretary Rafal Szlachta stated that 40 countries are expected to participate in this event, with nearly 1,000 athletes and officials. He also stated that there is a 10% increase in the female participant ratio, which truly shows that female muaythai is has become more and more popular as male muaythai has already become.