United Arab Emirates Muaythai has become one of the strongholds in the Middle East with the federation becoming fully recognised by National Olympic Committee and Governmental Sports Authority.
The President of United Arab Emirates National Federation H.E. Abdullah Saeed Amer Al Neyadi has a long-term vision with possible future championships such as Asian or even World Championships to take to Abu Dabi to continue to use at as sporting hubs.
Mr. Fox had a meeting with the Executive Director Mr. Tareq Mohamed Al Mehairi to discuss the upcoming events seminars and participation of UAE in IFMA events. Mr. Tareq stated that the direct cooperation with IFMA is important especially with the youth development plan of UAE at the grass root level is key to the future of the sport.
Mr. Fox also was invited to participate in a special class for UAE instructors and youth team and IFMA Secretary-General was impressed with the standard and vision UAE Muaythai has.