IFMA Honours Pioneer of Muaythai in Iran

Master Mohammadagha Towhidi needs no introduction in the world of muaythai as he is one of the pioneers of the sport promoting and representing muaythai in the Islamic Republic of Iran and around the world. He has competed globally and also in the major stadiums in Thailand and after his retirement dedicated his life to the development of the […]

The Biggest Qualification in the History Of Iranian Muaythai

Last weekend the historical province of Kerman was the host of the biggest Muaythai event in the history of Iranian Muaythai. Winners of the National Iranian Championships were to compete against medalists and winners of the last year Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games 2017 and World Games 2017.

Iran is getting ready for the Royal World Cup 2015

Over 2000 fighters from all regions of Iran took part in the qualifying events to determine the final athletes for the 2015 IFMA Royal World Cup. Iranian Muaythai President, Mr Hamdollah Ebadati stated that many events are coming up, but regardless of this, the 2015 IFMA Royal World Cup is the first qualifier for the […]

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IFMA Female Commission Meets in Tehran

History was made when the IFMA Female Commission meeting, chaired by IFMA Vice President, Sue Latta, took place for the first time in an Islamic country. Many Islamic countries are now sending female teams to international championships, and a special meeting was held to make a recommendation to the IFMA Executive Board for finalized, modified […]

The first day of the President’s Cup

What a day: 48 competitions, in two rings, with athletes from all 5 continents competing! Whenever an athlete representing the host country approached the ring, the atmosphere in the stadium became electric. The same thing happened for neighboring country, Afghanistan, whose athletes had huge delegations turning out in support.

Muaythai History Made in Iran

The Open Asia Championship President’s Cup recently held on the beautiful island of Kish in Iran can only be described as a resounding success with a total of 28 countries participating. The event was organised and hosted by the Iranian Muaythai Association and with the full support and assistance of the government of the Islamic […]