Here is the trailer for the 2014 WMC Kings Cup, which will be held on: Friday, December 5th, 2014, Sanam Luang Bangkok, starting at 18.00. Courtesy of Elite Boxing TV.
Don’t miss it!
Four top athletes will square off to compete for the Trophy of all trophies, donated by His Majesty the King of Thailand. Skill, fitness and toughness will come to the test as only one can step out of the ring as the winner and be escorted by the Royal Cadets to take the trophy and be declared the winner.
The fighters will not fight one time in the night, as it will be in a Super Four tournament format and they will have to fight twice.
For the millions and millions of muaythai enthusiasts and fans around the world who won’t have the chance to catch the real live King’s Cup action at Sanam Luang in celebration of the 87th Birthday of His Majesty the King of Thailand, have no fear! EB TV will be streaming the mega event of the year live!! more
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Valentina gave a brief report on the Youth Commission’s meeting both in Langkawi, Malaysia and during the Asian Beach Games with some recommendations to the Executive Board. Valentina also thanked the Board on behalf of all athletes for the truly active role the athletes have been able to have within IFMA, as she has been an active fighter since 2003, fighting at every championship and seeing the standard improve at every event.
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Day three of the Muaythai competitions has been another great day for the Muaythai and the Asian Beach Games in the spirit of sport, competition and unity. The stadium at Patong beach was once again filled to capacity with many people being turned away at the door and despite all that, spectators were able to view the bouts on the screens.
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