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And the Winners Are….

The 2022 FISU University World Cup Combat Sports in beautiful Samsun was the first of its kind. University Nak Muay from all 5 continents came together over a series of 5 days to celebrate the art of their sport and the finals was a tremendous end and an exciting spectacle of strength, heart and determination. […]

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The Race to Gold at the FISU University World Cup Combat Sports, the Heat is On!

The Ikadim Okculuk Sports Centre was filled with Muaythai fans cheering with excitement and pride for their favorite university nak muay in last day of the Semi-Finals. Team UAE started out of the blocks strong and finished just as strong with Ibraham Bilal of Al Ain University of Science and Technology and Mohamed Toulzi of […]

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Day 3: Semi-Finals at the Ikadim Okculuk Sports Centre

Day 3 at the FISU University World Cup Combat Sports saw tremendous heart from the university nak muay as they competed for their spot at the top of the podium. Turkish Universities, Istanbul University, Samsun 19th May University, Kirsehir Ahi Evran University and Gaziantep University with winners Samet Kartal, Ezgi Keles and Nadiye Ozdemir from […]

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A Day of Cultural Exchange with the Amazons of Samsun

The IFMA ITO’s, referees and judges including the IFMA Director General, Charissa Tynan and IFMA Athletes’ Commission Chair, Janice Lyn and the Pi Muay from Thailand spent the morning immersing and learning about tasty Turkish cuisine with a traditional Turkish breakfast and the history and culture of the powerful Amazons of Samsun. The IFMA Family […]

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FISU University World Cup Combat Sports Officially Open

The city of Samsun held the Opening Ceremony for FISU University World Cup Combat Sports 2022 edition. The athletes, executives and VIPs of the FISU Family came together to celebrate the organisation’s biggest event since the 2019 Summer Universiade in Napoli. Students from over 370 universities marched into the Omu Ataturk Kongre ve Kultur Merkezi […]

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FISU University World Cup Combat Sports Muaythai General Technical Meeting

The FISU University World Cup Combat Sports Muaythai General Technical Meeting was opened by the distinguished FISU Sports Director, Juan Carlos Holgado, who gave a warm welcome to the IFMA Family and praised IFMA’s presence and importance as part of FISU’s first World Cup Combat Sports event. The Organizing Committee’s Event Manager, Mr. Erkan Gunay, […]

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FISU University World Cup Combat Games 2022: Let the Games Begin!

Today, the Opening Ceremony of the FISU University World Cup Combat Games 2022 will welcome university nak muay from all 5 continents to the beautiful city of Samsun. Samsun will be the Muaythai capital city for the university nak muay of the world for the next 6 days which will be full of a bright […]

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Hilal Brings Honor to Muaythai

IOC President, Dr. Thomas Bach, visited the Olympic Headquarters in Ramallah, Palestine to continue to promote cultural understanding and peace through the Olympic Values. The outstanding Palestine Athlete, Ahmad Hilal, was invited to meet and be presented with a special token and honor from the IOC President Thomas Bach. Certainly, muaythai is one of the […]