International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble met today at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne to advance collaboration on the protection of sport from corruption, particularly the manipulation of competition through betting. Read More
IOC President meets with INTERPOL Secretary General to discuss joint action plan to protect clean athletes
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.
A coordination meeting took place today between WMC-IFMA and the iGLA teams to update on the work flow and target timelines for the stages of development of the new standardised muaythai education system (iMAES) scheduled to be launched before the end of the year. Read More
Today, we are looking back on our one week journey at the 2014 IFMA World Championships in Langkawi by sharing with you the beautiful moments captured by our photographers. Read More
IFMA’s Youth Ambassador Kiana Guyon has recently returned from Gwangju, South Korea where she received a certification from the United Nations Office for Sport Development and Peace (UNOSDP), for her participation at the Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) where she also completed an introduction to child safeguarding and protection. Read More
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 Zukas. 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.