Spectators watching the semi-finals today in Macau were in for a real treat, the biggest names in Asian amateur muaythai jumped the ropes for the semi-final bouts. And hometown hero Tak Cheun surpassed all expectations when he took on The World Games and FISU WUC champion from Kazakhstan … winning in a blistering three rounds.
Today the AGM of the Federation of Amateur Muaythai Asia met to make plans for the next two years of the amateur muaythai calendar in Asia. Representatives from each muaythai federation in Asia attended the morning meeting, held at the event hotel during the Asian Muaythai Championships.
Athletes taking part in the Asian Championships attended the FAMA Athletes Forum today, learning practical information on to deepen their understanding of muaythai and the world around sport.
A joint Executive Board meeting took place between the board members of the Federation of Amateur Muaythai Asia (FAMA) and IFMA to discuss the muaythai agenda for 2021 and 2021 in Asia. The meeting took place during the Asian Championships.
The tournament is certainly heating up with a number of big names falling by the wayside today in shock results and the crowd were entertained right to the end of an action-packed day.
The Macau Forum hosted a fantasical opening ceremony filled with dance, music and of course sport with lots to entertain the watching athletes and fans. It was a real tribute to the hard work of the Macau Muaythai Association and partners.
The eyes of the Asian muaythai community focused on Macau today as the draw took place for the 2018 Championships! Over 30 countries with 400 athletes and officials are settled in and ready for action tomorrow.