The National Federation of Spain have just signed a television deal to produce a series of muaythai events called “Nak Muay 8”. This will be a series of 7 national televised events hosting Round Robin tournaments with 8 athletes per division competing in 4 weight categories 61.2kg, 63.5kg, 67kg and 70kg.
The event which will begin on Saturday 25th February will start with 4 eliminator fights before the beginning of the first tournament on the 8th April. Events 5 and 6 will be semi-finals and event 7 will be the final.
The General Secretary of the National Federation of Spain Gustavo Luna stated that Spanish muaythai is growing from strength to strength and with competitions now being telecast live around the country he hopes that more Spaniards will be inspired to get off their sofas and head to the gym.
Muaythai in Spain is a sport for Every Body, the recent IOC recognition has given it a huge boost in the country and with so many events from the World Games to FISU to the World Combat Games it is Evia Espana here comes Spain.