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MUAY THAI TO BE INCLUDED AT 2023 EUROPEAN GAMES

MUAY THAI TO BE INCLUDED AT 2023 EUROPEAN GAMES

There was great pride and celebration for Thailand yesterday (Feb 26) after it was confirmed the national sport has secured one of final spots on the official medal program for the 2023 European Games in Poland. The International Federation of Muay Thai Associations, which is recognised by the IOC as the world governing body for the sport, is made up of 146 member National Federations, working ..

03/03/2021
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YANA KUNITSKAYA ADMITS KETLEN VIEIRA'S STRENGTH SURPRISED HER DURING UFC FIGHT NIGHT 185 BATTLE

YANA KUNITSKAYA ADMITS KETLEN VIEIRA'S STRENGTH SURPRISED HER DURING UFC FIGHT NIGHT 185 BATTLE

LAS VEGAS – Yana Kunitskaya may have picked up a big win in her first appearance of 2021, but it didn’t come without a surprise or two. Kunitskaya (14-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) outpointed Ketlen Vieira with a unanimous decision in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 185, which took place Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, earning scores of 29-28 on all three scorecards. But despite co..

22/02/2021
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MANNY PACQUIAO WANTS $40 MILLION TO FIGHT TERENCE CRAWFORD

MANNY PACQUIAO WANTS $40 MILLION TO FIGHT TERENCE CRAWFORD

The legendary boxer appears to be seeking one huge payday before retiring. Manny Pacquiao probably only has one or two fights left in him before he makes a full-time switch to the world of politics in his native Philippines. However the former eight-weight world champion wants to go out on a huge money-spinner. Pacquiao, who held the WBA (Super) welterweight title for a year and a half befor..

15/02/2021
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ALEXANDER VOLKOV BATTERS ALISTAIR OVEREEM WITH BRILLIANT STRIKING DISPLAY

ALEXANDER VOLKOV BATTERS ALISTAIR OVEREEM WITH BRILLIANT STRIKING DISPLAY

It was a bad night for mixed martial arts legends on Saturday at Apex in UFC Vegas 18. Moments after Cory Sandhagen obliterated the legendary Frankie Edgar with a flying knee knockout in just 28 seconds, heavyweight Alexander Volkov went out in the main event and handily took care of another future Hall of Famer. Volkov’s striking was at its best Saturday as he battered Alistair Ov..

08/02/2021
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ALEX PEREIRA BECOMES THE FIRST TWO-WEIGHT UNDISPUTED GLORY CHAMPION

ALEX PEREIRA BECOMES THE FIRST TWO-WEIGHT UNDISPUTED GLORY CHAMPION

Alex Pereira becomes the first two-weight undisputed GLORY champion Alex Pereira has become the first two-division undisputed king in GLORY Kickboxing. The reigning middleweight and interim light heavyweight champion took the win by split decision against the defending 95 kg titleholder Artem Vakhitov in the championship unification, that co-headlined GLORY 77 on January 30 One judge had it ..

01/02/2021
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CAPTAIN COLLAPSES WITH ALAVERDI, RAISING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BELT SECOND

CAPTAIN COLLAPSES WITH ALAVERDI, RAISING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BELT SECOND

Academy “Young Sin of the Tung” Captain Petchinidi, demonstrates the form of stamping, punches a map, beats in the direction of “Alaverdi Ramazanov”, a Russian fighter, beaten in tears. 2nd place: ODI World Kickboxing Championships in lightweight 27-year-old booties from Nong Boa Lam Fu returned the belt to their homeland with dignity and showed that this victory was a drea..

25/01/2021
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MUAY THAI ON HOLD AGAIN IN THAILAND

MUAY THAI ON HOLD AGAIN IN THAILAND

  After a turbulent 2020 for the sport of muay thai across Thailand, 2021 has now brought a second wave of despair to the muaythai community with restrictions being reimposed following a new recent Covid 19 outbreak. For the latter part of 2020 Thailand seemed to have beaten the virus with no local cases recorded for many months and gyms and muay thai shows in Thailand operating on ..

14/01/2021
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4 CHAMPION FIGHTS. GLORY 77.

4 CHAMPION FIGHTS. GLORY 77.

GLORY 77: Rico vs Jamal GLORY 77: Rico vs Jamal takes place behind closed doors at a studio location in Holland on Saturday, January 30 (Sunday, January 31 in Australia). The event is held with no fans in attendance, meaning there is no tickets to witness the show at the venue. Nevertheless, kickboxing devotees can watch the fight card live on pay-per-view, featuring four championship bouts. Th..

07/01/2021
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MANNY PACQUIAO - THE NEXT PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES?

MANNY PACQUIAO - THE NEXT PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES?

Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is a lot of things. He is the world’s only eight-division world champion. He is also a politician, a singer, a businessman, a basketball player and a preacher. Can the 41-year-old add president of the Philippines to the list? The possibility of “PacMan” gunning for the top post in the Southeast Asian country has been brought up befo..

30/12/2020
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IFMA YOUTH SHINES ON THE PODIUMS AT THE UNITED THROUGH SPORTS GALA AND AWARDS NIGHT

IFMA YOUTH SHINES ON THE PODIUMS AT THE UNITED THROUGH SPORTS GALA AND AWARDS NIGHT

Bangkok hosted the Gala Awards Night this past Saturday, December 19th where over 300 kids who participated in the event from various sports disciplines came together one last time to enjoy the festive activities. Saturday afternoon, the third floor of the Ambassador Hotel transformed into a fun-filled kids fair packed with carnival games, cotton candy, balloon animals and with a special ap..

23/12/2020
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SUPERBON BANCHAMEK. THE PRODIGY

SUPERBON BANCHAMEK. THE PRODIGY

Suppachai Meunsang had the same humble beginnings as most other Thai fighters in his time. Despite having faced many of Muay Thai’s biggest names like Kaew Fairtex, Singdam, and even Saenchai, Suppachai has never captured the prestigious Lumpinee or Thailand championship belt during his time competing on the Thai stadium circuit. By the time he retires, he could have easily ended up as yet a..

16/12/2020
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FIGHTERS OF THE WEEK

FIGHTERS OF THE WEEK

1. Errol Spence Jr.: Danny Garcia had nothing for the welterweight champion, as he Spence didn’t let him get going. A unification fight has to be next for the two-belt champ at 147lbs. 2. Billy Joe Saunders: Defended his WBO super middleweight championship with an emphatic win over Martin Murray, foiling the challenger’s fifth attempt at world title gold. 3. Marvin Vettor..

09/12/2020
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PODIUMS OF THE IFMA WORLD VIRTUAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020

PODIUMS OF THE IFMA WORLD VIRTUAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020

It has been a great week full of excitement and heated rivalry with truly close decisions and friendly competition spanning  great distances over the world via the digital super highway.  This is the first time in IFMA’s history that an event was held in 134 countries with venues set up in living rooms, parks, gyms and roof tops around the globe. IFMA athletes truly showed that ..

02/12/2020
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WE SPOKE LIKE MEN’: KHARITONOV SHOWS REMARKABLE RECOVERY AFTER BRUTAL ATTACK BY UFC FIGHTER YANDIEV AS PAIR END FEUD

WE SPOKE LIKE MEN’: KHARITONOV SHOWS REMARKABLE RECOVERY AFTER BRUTAL ATTACK BY UFC FIGHTER YANDIEV AS PAIR END FEUD

The bitter feud between Russian MMA fighters Sergey Kharitonov and Adam Yandiev appears to be over after the pair made a very public show of reconciliation in Moscow on Tuesday. After being discharged from hospital on Monday – where he had remained for 10 days following a brutal attack by Yandiev, allegedly over unpaid debts – Bellator MMA veteran Kharitonov appeared at a specially ar..

25/11/2020
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KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV & JON JONES REACT TO P4P RANKINGS

KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV & JON JONES REACT TO P4P RANKINGS

When the new UFC rankings were released yesterday, Khabib Nurmagomedov was ranked the #1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world. He unseated Jon Jones for the spot. Both Khabib and Jones have reacted to the change atop the rankings. “Not everyone can retire at their peak but I know that in a year, two or five, I’d have to face that decision again,” Khabib said upon returning..

04/11/2020
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 THAI FIGHT: BEGINS RESULTS. SAENCHAI vs GANJI

THAI FIGHT: BEGINS RESULTS. SAENCHAI vs GANJI

Thai Fight: Begins takes place at Central Plaza West Gate in Bang Yai, Nonthaburi Province, Thailand on Saturday, October 17. In the main event Saenchai faces off Esmail Ganji. The rest of ten-fight card features a series of bouts in Muay Thai and Kard Chuek, where rope is used around hand and forearm instead of the boxing gloves. The fight fans can watch Saenchai vs Ganji here: ..

19/10/2020
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KHABIB WON'T DO ‘TUF’ WITH CONOR MCGREGOR: NOT ‘EVEN IF THEY GIVE ME $5 BILLION’

KHABIB WON'T DO ‘TUF’ WITH CONOR MCGREGOR: NOT ‘EVEN IF THEY GIVE ME $5 BILLION’

Khabib Nurmagomedov has no interest in a reality TV gig opposite Conor McGregor. The reigning lightweight champion confirmed a recent statement made by his manager, Ali Abdelaziz, that he vetoed the possibility of coaching a season of “The Ultimate Fighter” against the Irish superstar. "'The Ultimate Fighter' with him is good attention for him," Nurmagomedov tol..

13/10/2020
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KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV EXPLAINS STRATEGY TO BEAT JUSTIN GAETHJE

KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV EXPLAINS STRATEGY TO BEAT JUSTIN GAETHJE

Through 28 fights and 28 victories, Khabib Nurmagomedov has rarely tried to hide the strategy he plans to use to dismantle and otherwise dominate his competition and that’s not going to change ahead of his next title defense at UFC 254. On that night, the undefeated UFC lightweight champion will seek to unify his title with the interim belt currently held by Justin Gaethje after he punish..

06/10/2020
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WBC INTRODUCES SAFETY IN YOUTH MUAY THAI PROGRAM

WBC INTRODUCES SAFETY IN YOUTH MUAY THAI PROGRAM

Monday, September 28, 2020: The team at the WBC Muay Thai Youth Cares program, led by chairperson Jade Bhakdibhumi, held a ‘Safety in Youth Muay Thai workshop at Bangkok’s Khongsitta gym on Saturday, September 26. The Safety in Youth Muay Thai program was set up to offer young practitioners of the sport of Muay Thai an opportunity of understanding the serious risks involved when..

30/09/2020
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THAI FIGHT NEW NORMAL. All RESULTS. ALL VIDEO

THAI FIGHT NEW NORMAL. All RESULTS. ALL VIDEO

Thai Fight: New Normal presents nine bouts on Saturday, September 19 at MCC Hall The Mall Bangkapi in Bangkok, Thailand. In the main event Saenchai faces off Rodrigo Freitas. The rest of the card features a series of matchups in Muay Thai and Kard Chuek, where rope is used around hand and forearm instead of the boxing gloves. Video of all fight: Get Thai Fight: New Normal results below. ..

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