The Mexican Muaythai Federation under the leadership of Elisa Salinas whom is also President of the Pan American Muaythai Federation has achieved an important step for the national development of the sport, in receiving full recognition by the National Sport Authority as the sole national governing body for muaythai.


President Salinas stated “This is a historical achievement for all muaythai athletes in Mexico, and muaythai is one of the fastest growing sports in the country.”


Mexico just hosted the 2018 IFMA Senior World Championships which was celebrated as an outstanding edition by all athletes from around the world. The Mexican Muaythai Federation also runs the Sport Is Your Gang campaign with the world’s largest numbers of over 3000+ from the streets an also in prisons around the country.


IFMA would like to congratulate the Mexican Muaythai Federation for this historic and momentous achievement.