President Si-Jong Lee is re-elected at the 6th WMC General Meeting

Congratulations are in order to President Si-Jong Lee on his re-election at the 6th WMC General Meeting. Mr. Si-Jong Lee is IFMA is proud that Pearl Managuelod who has been elected as an independent council member of the WMC. Pearl needs no introduction as an Executive Board Member of the Philippines Olympic Committee. IFMA is […]

IFMA and MAP Joint Seminar

Thirty of the highest certified instructors of the Philippines participated in a 3-day educational workshop. The workshop was opened by the General Secretary of the Philippines Muaythai Association, Pearl Managuelod who is also an IFMA Executive Board member and an Executive Board member of the National Olympic Committee of the Philippines. Miss Managuelod outlined the importance of the cooperation between the National Federation and International […]

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Thriving Amidst Adversity

The world as we knew it changed drastically when CoVid-19 became a pandemic. Global lockdowns were imposed, and the sporting community was greatly affected as one event was canceled after the other.  In the Philippines, a nationwide lockdown was announced in mid-March, and national team athletes were sent home. Everything was closed, and the national […]


IF you saw Pearl Managuelod in a room full of outstanding women leaders and were asked to guess her occupation, the last thing you’d pick would be a muaythai official. But that’s alright, because you’d also probably never guess she is a real-life General’s Daughter and mother of two teenage boys. Managuelod is a cut above […]