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Birmingham comes to the World Expo

Birmingham comes to the World Expo The World Expo in Dubai was a very special occasion as the official qualifier for the World Games 2020. Over 200,000 visitors came on that day to the World Expo and a special muaythai stadium was built with the World Games logo with the Road to Birmingham logo everywhere. The […]

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The World is Ready for Muaythai Expo 2022

One hundred and twenty thousand visitors came to the Expo this Friday and the Royal Thai Pavilion was one of the busiest ones for the official press conference and face-off for the Muaythai World Expo Fight Night and Royal World Cup. The best athletes from 5 continents travelled to Dubai to be part of this […]

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Congratulations to PR Sreejesh from India, World Games Athlete of the Year 2021!

The IFMA Family would like to congratulate PR Sreejesh, the hockey goal keeper from India for his outstanding results on the overall poll, winning TWG AOTY 2021. We also would like to congratulate Spanish sport climber, Alberto Ginés López in the second place, and to our martial arts colleague from wushu, Michele Giordano, from Italy […]

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IWGA Annual Media Workshop

The World Games 2022 will play host to the first major international sporting event in America since the pandemic started. Birmingham and the LOC are promising the athletes a once in a lifetime experience to reconnect with athletes from various sports disciplines around the world with the special warmth of “Southern Hospitality.” The final touches […]

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IFMA Champions Booking Their Tickets to the World Games

IFMA is the sole governing body for all muaythai with the WMC overseeing the professional rule sets. This has been the success story for many years and if you look at the former World Games and World Combat Games champions you can see the likes of Buakaw, Yodsaenklai, Superbon, Shevchenko, Vakhitov, Levin, Kulebin and the […]

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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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IFMA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS OPENING CEREMONY

Athletes from 91 countries proudly marched in the national stadium of Bangkok, Thailand for the opening ceremony of the IFMA World Championships 2021. A standing ovation was given to the first 2 teams the IFMA Refugee Team, Team Afghanistan and certainly Team Thailand. IFMA President Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan praised the IFMA community for their resilience […]

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TEAM RUSSIA HAS ARRIVED

The overall world champion, team Russia has arrived in Bangkok with a massive delegation. Russia which is the current number 1 ranked country in Muaythai in the world and has travelled to Thailand full of confidence to regain their spot. The Russian athlete’s delegation has 78 athletes qualified in every single division of the junior […]