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Shihab the Muaythai Tiger

IFMA believes in the importance of animation and education. Animations can be a very valuable teaching tool. It can explain complex information in a simple and entertaining way especially for the younger generation. IFMA and Muaythai has engaged in this in many ways using cartoon and comics, with over 200,000 copies given out as free […]

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IFMA Awards Night, Abu Dhabi

At the end of every IFMA event, it’s time to celebrate the event itself and all the hard work of the athletes and to recognize individuals who excelled throughout the event. In the spirit of friendship and respect, the IFMA family came together at Abu Dhabi National Convention Center. It was a classy and memorable Awards Gala […]

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Full House at the Finals at the ADNEC for the 2022 World Championships

The finals of the IFMA World Championships in Abu Dhabi had VIPs including Ambassadors from all over the world flocking to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center to cheer and support  the heroes of their countries. H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan was present to cheer and support the UAE National Team and […]

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Finals for the IFMA U23 Division

After 400 bouts in 3 rings, over 7 days, the time has come for the IFMA Under 23 Finals and it has been an outstanding day. Twenty-five finals in three rings have seen some outstanding contests with the United Arab Emirates bringing the house down with 4 gold medals and the first female gold medal […]

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DAY 3 IFMA World Championships

Day 3 saw a lot of surprising upsets and Asia showing some muscle against the regular European powerhouses. In the female bouts, the 2022 SEA Games gold medalist, Bang Thi Mai defeats France’s Asia Devismes, Bahrain’s two female powerhouses, Beatriz Diniz and Elaine Lopes made their debut with triumphs against against Poland’s Dominika Chabiniak and […]

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Day 2 IFMA World Championships: Female Power

Day 2 of the IFMA 2022 World Championships in Abu Dhabi showcased the hard work IFMA has been doing over the last decade and more towards gender equality. Normally the female powerhouses of Sweden, USA, France, Finland, Thailand, Morocco, Canada, Turkey, Poland, Hungary, Philippines, Greece, Slovakia, Italy and so on, take the floor, but it […]

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Day 1: IFMA World Championships in Abu Dhabi

After a spectacular Opening Ceremony, the muaythai competitions commenced with 3 rings and 92 bouts on day 1. The event started with Home Team Ilyass Hbibali and IFMA WC from UAE taking on the African Champion from Mauritius Veejaye Agathe. It was the right scene setter for this world class elite event and after 3 […]