The athletes have praised the 2019 IFMA World Championship Opening Ceremony in their social media as one that puts the athletes and muaythai with all its cultural elements, history and traditions at the heart of the competition.

The 45 minute show, including more than 100 performers received a standing ovation from the visitors and put the IFMA World Championships another level up with cultural and sporting exchange.

Today the action will start in 3 rings with approximately 140 bouts with the elite athletes of the world competing to enter the next round of this important championship and one step closer to qualifying for The World Games and The World Combat Games 2021.