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The Nak Muay Field of Play is Officially Open at Nimibutr Stadium

The long-awaited IFMA 2021 World Championships in Bangkok commenced today and began with the One Standard Muaythai Cultural Workshop lead by Cultural Commission Chair Ajahn Chao alongside Kru Id with special guest and multiple world champion and muaythai superstar Buakaw. The afternoon began at Nimibutr Stadium with a whopping 134 bouts. Bangkok witnessed the true […]

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Virtual Championship Gives Opportunities to Sport Is Your Gang Team Philippines

This year’s Virtual Championships not only opened participation for the IFMA members, but also to members running Sport Is Your Gang programmes to engage marginalised youth in their communities through muaythai. Not only did the Muaythai Association of the Philippines (MAP) enter an incredibly strong team to represent the nation at this year’s virtuals, but […]

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Opening Ceremony of the IFMA Virtual Championships

Today marks the official opening of the 2021 IFMA Virtial Championships!! After over a month of registrations and VDO submissions, IFMA kicks off this year’s Virtual Championships with the Official Opening Ceremony. IFMA Director Charissa Tynan stated: “This event promotes non-discrimination, inclusion, and equality. Regardless of the current pandemic it gives all our athletes and […]

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Beyza brings smiles and hope with her Wai Kru in #MuaythaiConnects2.0

Today we congratulate Beyza Esma Yeşil, who over the last few days creeped her way up into the top 5 athletes with the most viewership for the #MuaythaiConnects2.0 Social and Active Challenge. The efforts of her team, family and friends truly exemplify the IOC President’s words that “We are truly #StrongerTogether” and highlights the whole […]

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Miggy’s Impressive Pad Work advances him to Round 2 of #MuaythaiConnects2.0

A #throwback to the 2018 Youth World Championships in Bangkok where Miguel Estrada Embuido, aka “Miggy” from UKMF, took home silver. Miggy was also a gold medalist in the 2019 Baltic Muaythai Open. Miggy’s high energy and explosive pad work with coach, Aaron Jones, received the second highest viewership on all IFMA’s social media platforms […]

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#MuaythaiConnects2.0 to enter Round 2

Congratulations to all athletes for your participation in the #MuaythaiConnects2.0 Challenge which, once again, went beyond expectations. #MuaythaiConnects2.0 received participation from athletes from all continents showing skills in the Art of 8 Limbs through Shadow Boxing and Padwork, the culture and tradition of muaythai with Wai Kru performances and inspirational messages to foster hope and […]

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#MuaythaiConnects2.0 Trinbago Athletes Master the Art of 8 Limbs

Hello again from beautiful Trinidad and Tobago! The people of Trinidad and Tobago, regardless of their origins, have one thing in common: hospitality from the heart and openness towards visitors especially our World Muaythai Family. Hanging out or “liming” is a favourite pastime and our muaythai sisters and brothers are always welcome to join a […]