The 2014 IFMA and EMF European Championship will be another milestone for Muaythai in Europe. The biggest number of countries and participants has already been confirmed and it will be an event tailored for the athletes and spectators with many activates planned.
Krakow, Poland is set to host one of the biggest European Championships this year from the 21st to the 28th of September. Over 40 European countries will be sending Muaythai athletes and officials to participate in this highly anticipated event. Read More
Chinese Taipei has become a very strong member of IFMA and FAMA in the past years, and Muaythai in Chinese Taipei is still growing at a steady pace. Chinese Taipei had one the leading junior teams in last nears World Championships and they represented their National Federation honourably.
Amman, Jordan has received the honour to host the Arabs Muaythai Championship with around 20 Arabic countries participating. The championship will be under the patronage of HE Prince Nawaf, the brother of King Abdullah, King of Jordan.
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.
Saint-Tropez is with no doubt one of the top vacation places in the world; it also became the centre of the Muaythai world last week. The FightNight was held under the patronage of Mlle Brigitte Bardot, promoted by Olivier Muller, president of the Swiss MuayThai Network, in one of the most beautiful locations in the world.
Saint-Tropez FightNight 2014 is a high profile event with various celebrities in attendance, and under the patronage of the legendary actress Brigitte Bardot. The main event is under the WMC and IFMA, together with the United Nations Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign. Thai superstar and Muaythai Angel Champion Chommanee will be taking on the European Champion Irina Mazepa from Russia in the main women’s bout of the evening.
The legendary actress, singer and fashion model, Brigitte Bardot, now socially involved with her foundation for animal welfare, has lent her support to the Saint Tropez FightNight along with WMC, IFMA and UN.
Promoter Olivier Muller stated that this is an important event to create social awareness of the positive change and contribution sport can make to society. “This year is very special as we will celebrate Brigitte’s birthday this coming September. We all here in St Tropez, owe a lot to Brigitte and it is important for me to contribute to this ‘other fight’ against mistreatment of animals throughout the world.”
The WMC President said that this is an important event to show that muaythai is based on important values and that giving back is an important part of the sport and art-form.