IFMA General Secretary was invited to Abu Dhabi to the Zayed Sports Tournament named after UAE late visionary leader Sheikh Zayed.

The event is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan organised at the Arms Forces Officers Club under the umbrella of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council.


It is the year of tolerance, and tolerance and non-discrimination is also deeply rooted in muaythai. Mr. Fox was welcomed by the chairman of UAE muaythai H.E. Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Tareq Al Muhairi Executive Director of UAE Muaythai.


A special meeting took place between His Excellency and Mr. Fox to discuss the upcoming Asian Championships which will be held in November in Abu Dhabi and many upcoming events. The IFMA General Secretary praised the UAE development of muaythai and also the efforts towards cultural understanding and using the power of sport towards social change and development.


Besides inspecting the various sites for the forthcoming 2019 Asian championships which will be hosted in Abu Dhabi the the end of the year, the IFMA General Secretary together with the Chairman H.E. Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan , and the UAE team led by Tareq Al Muhairi also witnessed two days of competition, also the visiting countries and the great atmosphere of the event.