One of the biggest Muaythai events of 2009 will take place in Jamaica, 26 June 2009. Muaythai history is in the making as for the first time ever, the highest ranking Muaythai Delegates in Thailand are travelling together for one event, Champion of Champions 2.
His Excellency General Pitchitr Kullavanijaya, Privy Councillor to HM the King of Thailand is attending the event along with two children from his Muaythai Against Drugs Youth Charity program. Two of the children from H.E. General Pitchitr’s program were featured in a documentary entitled The Road to Greatness which followed the youth through the trials and tribulations of everyday life and reflects on the positive impact that Muaythai has had on their lives. The documentary was part of a promotional campaign for Champion of Champions 2. The children and accompanying youth musicians will perform demonstrations in ancient art of Muay Boran and perform traditional Muaythai music. In addition, H.E. General Pitchitr Kullavanijaya also serves as Honorary President of the World Muaythai Council (WMC) and the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IFMA). High ranking Muaythai officials WMC President, General Chetta Thanajaro and IFMA President, Dr. Sakchye Taspsuwan are also part of the delegation along with WMC Vice President, Stephan Fox.
Champion of Champions 2 is part of the CCGI (Caribbean Classic Golf Invitational), a five-day massive charity event organised by RISARC Productions to raise funds to donate over 3,000 computers and establish computer labs in schools in need throughout Jamaica and the Caribbean. The night of Muaythai will feature nine WMC World Title fights among Muaythai’s top competitors from around the world.
The country of Thailand will be represented by top-billed fighters Yodsanklai, Buakow, Anuwat and Kaoklai. The event will be aired on Main Event PPV, and will be Australia’s first ever PPV Muaythai event. To order, please visit www.mainevent.com(http://www.mainevent.com.au/event.asp?id=678).
Tickets for the event are available on CCGI’s website.
The explosive fight card and world wide exposure make this event one of the best Muaythai promotions of 2009. Stay tuned as Muaythai paves with way with philanthropy in sport on a global scale.
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