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2021 Arafura Games Deferred to 2023

In a press release from the Minister of the Arafura Games and the Northern Territory government, it was announced that in light of uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Arafura Games have been deferred until 2023.   The Games take years of careful planning, and uncertainties created by the COVID-19 pandemic make it impossible […]

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Thumbs Up for IFMA YWC

IFMA prides itself on its youth development ensuring that the athletes and the youth are at the centre of IFMA’s work. The values of Muaythai and IFMA focus on youth development and social exchange. IFMA as an IOC recognised organisation promotes the Olympic spirit of excellence, friendship and respect. The IFMA youth world championship, in […]

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Faces of IFMA Gold Medalists

IFMA World Championships 2019 updated the IFMA gold medal tally with some athletes defending their titles and some wearing the IFMA gold medal  for the first time in their lives.  Such athletes like Igor Liubchenko, Alena Liashkevich, Nili Block again became the best in their weight divisions showing the highest level of muaythai. Both Igor […]

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The Rise of the Sudanese Muaythai

Only two years ago the Sudanese Muaythai Federation appeared on the muaythai map of the world establishing itself as a recognsed sport federation in Sudan. So many youth of Sudan have been inspired by the career and achievements of the former world muaythai champion and hero to many Faisal Zakaria Diamond Flyer and today this […]

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IFMA – IGLA Seminar in United Arab Emirates

UAE Muaythai is growing from strong to stronger under the presidency of H.E. Abdullah Saeed Alan and the hard work of Executive Director Mr. Tareq Mohamed Al Mehairi and Head of the Activities Department Mr. Fahad Khalfan Al Abdooli.

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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.

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Nokweed Davy, you will not be forgotten RIP

The IFMA family would like to express our sincere condolences for the recent passing of Wichit Somboon, known and loved in the Muaythai world as Nokweed Davy. His tragically early death at just 51 years is a loss to our sport community.