The UAE Muaythai Federation under the Presidency of HE Abdullah Saeed Amer Al Neyadi put on a muaythai super event with 15 bouts on the card and 4 of them for prestigious World Muaythai Council belts. The event was sanctioned by the UAE Muaythai Federation and certainly IFMA, the world governing body and the WMC. […]
April 16, 2020, IFMA and UTS launched the #MuaythaiConnects Social and Active Challenge in the wake of the pandemic in an effort to create opportunity, to promote positivity and to come together in solidarity at a time when the world was required to socially distance themselves to try to contain the spread of the virus. […]
An important meeting took place between the leadership of the International Federation of Muaythai Associations (IFMA) represented by its President Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan and Secretary General Mr. Stephan Fox, the Amateur Muaythai Association of Thailand represented by Mr. Kajorn Prowsri and Brite Panther Co., Ltd., represented by President Mr. Vit Suthithavil. IFMA renewed its MoU […]
It was a true honour for AIMS President, SportAccord Vice President and IFMA General Secretary Stephan Fox to have been invited during their time at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, to speak on the topic of Youth and Sustainable Development Goals at an exclusive event hosted by UN-Habitat and Nexus Brazil.
Muaythai is a combat sport and martial art which integrates sport, cultural understanding, and education. Already recognized by SportAccord, the Olympic Council of Asia, the International World Games Association, and TAFISA, another world sporting organization, Fédération internationale du sport universitaire (FISU) has recognized Muaythai and included it in their World University Championship sport program. The first […]
It has been six years since Thailand had the honour to host an IFMA World Cup. 2011 saw an outstanding championship in Uzbekistan, 2012 was Russia, 2013 was the year of the World Combat Games, and 2014 saw 101 countries travelling to Langkawi, Malaysia. For this year, 2015, Thailand has won the bid, and it […]
The official log of the upcoming 2016 IFMA World Championships in Jönköping, Sweden has been launched! Following the success of the 2014 IFMA World Championships in Langkawi Malaysia, as well as the momentum from the 2015 IFMA Muaythai University World Cup and the 2015 Royal World Cup, Sweden will be looking to keep the tradition of respect, honour, excellence, […]
IFMA and the world of Muaythai would like to congratulate IWGA President José Perurena on his election to the ASOIF board. The election took place at the recent SportAccord Convention. The ASOIF is the Association of all the International Federations involved in the Summer Olympic Games. Mr Perurena (also President of the International Canoe Federation) was elected […]