The third UAE muaythai extravaganza saw a world class fight card with the opening bout between Sheroz Kholmirzaev from Uzbekistan and Nouredine Samir from the UAE. Both fighters were trying to fight their way into the rankings and toward a qualifying spot for the World Games 2022. Sheroz showed outstanding boxing skills and Nouredine checked with razor sharp […]
VIP’s from around the world travelled to the beautiful city of Dubai to be part of the official opening of the world qualification for the 2022 World Games and to compete for the prestigious World Muaythai Council belts. The event was sanctioned by the UAE Muaythai Federation under the Presidency of His Excellency Abdullah Al […]
A key workshop for the development of muaythai in the Arab region took place when referees from eight countries attended training with senior IFMA referees in Abu Dhabi. Referees are the third person in the ring and their understanding of fair play, clean sport and the rules of muaythai are crucial to a successful event.
The United Emirates have made a name for themselves in the last 12 months with the new leadership under the President, His Excellency Abdullah Saeed Amer Al Neyadi Board Member – Executive Director Tariq Mohamed Al Mehairi.and Board Member – Head of the Activities Department Fahad Khalfan Al Abdooli.
Iraq muaythai held qualifiers for the IFMA Youth World Championships with over 60 young athletes entering the tournament. The Youth Worlds will be held in August.
The United Arab Emirates made their official debut in the World Championships coming as a total outsider in the competition. Much development work under the new federation members Tariq Mohamed Al Mehairi.and Fahd Khalfan Al Abdooli in parallel with the close cooperation with IFMA’s development programme is now bearing fruits.