HERStory: Muaythai Gender Equality in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Iran was the first national federation to challenge the IFMA uniform rules for women over a decade ago. This challenge was followed quickly by a call to meet to discuss how to drive gender equality for female athletes in Iran. The Iranian Muaythai Federation took action and invited the IFMA Female Commission to Tehran to […]

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 […]