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DMITRY BIVOL SCORES STUNNING UNANIMOUS DECISION VICTORY OVER CANELO ALVAREZ

DMITRY BIVOL SCORES STUNNING UNANIMOUS DECISION VICTORY OVER CANELO ALVAREZ

LAS VEGAS -- Dmitry Bivol, in one of the biggest boxing upsets in recent memory, scored a unanimous decision over the sport's top star, Canelo Alvarez, on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena. All three judges scored the fight 115-113, but the bout wasn't nearly that close. Still, Bivol needed to win the final rounds on all three cards to avoid a draw. Equally puzzling: All three judges score..

11/05/2022
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BUSY WEEKEND FOR MUAY THAI IN THAILAND

BUSY WEEKEND FOR MUAY THAI IN THAILAND

The motherland of muaythai had a very busy labour day long weekend of Muaythai shows in all provinces with many top fighters providing their hard labour. There were some outstanding events with One Songchai, Thailand’s super promoter putting on a great event in Phuket. Omnoi Stadium had their super bantamweight title fight between Petchsommai Sor Sommai and Ittipon Singmawin wi..

04/05/2022
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TYSON FURY RETIRED FROM BOXING, STILL WANTS SPECIAL-RULES FIGHT WITH FRANCIS NGANNOU

TYSON FURY RETIRED FROM BOXING, STILL WANTS SPECIAL-RULES FIGHT WITH FRANCIS NGANNOU

Tyson Fury has finished with his professional boxing career, but that doesn’t mean he’s done fighting just yet. Following a stunning sixth-round knockout over Dillian Whyte in front of 94,000 fans at Wembley Stadium in England, the 33-year-old heavyweight champion confirmed he has officially retired, moving his record to 32-0-1 with the win.     “Befor..

27/04/2022
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BOXER AMIR KHAN ROBBED AT GUNPOINT BY TWO MEN

BOXER AMIR KHAN ROBBED AT GUNPOINT BY TWO MEN

Amir Khan says his watch was stolen at gunpoint. (CNN) Boxer Amir Khan says was he robbed at gunpoint on Monday while he was out in London with wife Faryal Makhdoom. "Just had my watch taken off me at gun point in East London, Leyton," Khan wrote on Twitter. "I crossed the road with Faryal, luckily she was few steps behind me. 2 men ran to me, he asked for my watch..

20/04/2022
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IFMA FAMILY CELEBRATES SONGKRAN

IFMA FAMILY CELEBRATES SONGKRAN

Songkran is the Thai traditional New Year Festival going back into the ancient times of the former Siam. It celebrates and embraces thankfulness to the ones which have given us life, guided us through life, love, compassion and standing together to celebrate the past and work for the future. It’s the day for merit making, reuniting with the family and others in the community and using..

15/04/2022
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ONE CHAMPIONSHIP. SINGAPORE.

ONE CHAMPIONSHIP. SINGAPORE.

The ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Champion not only defended his belt against #1 contender Marat Grigorian at ONE X: Grand Finale on Saturday, 26 March, but he settled a score dating back to 2018. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson defeated Rodtang  Chingiz Alazov defeated Sittichai Lee defeated Stam Fairtex Akimoto defeated Capitan Petchi..

28/03/2022
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MUAY THAI vs FOOTBALL.

MUAY THAI vs FOOTBALL.

A third division match in Thailand between Bangkok FC and North Bangkok University witnessed a shocking violent attack at the weekend. Bangkok FC's Aitsaret Noichaiboon struck opposing player Supasan Ruangsuphanimit just below his right eye with a sickening Muay Thai elbow. The incident occurred in added time with Ruangsuphanimit's North Bangkok University leading 3-0. With the ba..

16/03/2022
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KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV is HEADED TO THE UFC's HALL OF FAME.

KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV is HEADED TO THE UFC's HALL OF FAME.

The UFC announced on Saturday that Nurmagomedov (29-0), the undefeated former champion from Dagestan, will be inducted as part of the UFC Hall of Fame's Class of 2022 during the promotion's International Fight Week in July. Nurmagomedov was in attendance at UFC 272 at T-Mobile arena for the announcement. Nurmagomedov is widely considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters -- if no..

07/03/2022
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LOGAN PAUL, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER TO CO-PROMOTE 2022 SLAP FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP

LOGAN PAUL, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER TO CO-PROMOTE 2022 SLAP FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP

If you've ever wanted to attend a slap-fighting contest presented by Logan Paul and Arnold Schwarzenegger, March 5 is going to be the greatest day of your life. Paul and Schwarzenegger spoke to USA Today's Josh Peter about their involvement with the Slap Fighting Championship. "I love the absurdity of it," Paul said. "I love the idea that two g..

23/02/2022
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FAIRTEX: NAMED OFFICIAL PARTNER TO MTGP

FAIRTEX: NAMED OFFICIAL PARTNER TO MTGP

Muay Thai Grand Prix, the World’s premier Muay Thai & Kickboxing promoter, announced a global equipment partnership with Fairtex, engineers of the top performing Muay Thai and Kickboxing gloves. As the combat sports leader’s official glove provider, Fairtex will outfit all MTGP athletes on fight night, beginning immediately with MTGP London in April 2022 and extending to eve..

16/02/2022
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WADA REMOVES NATIONAL ANTI-DOPING ORGANIZATIONS OF INDONESIA AND THAILAND FROM WORLD ANTI-DOPING CODE NON-COMPLIANT LIST

WADA REMOVES NATIONAL ANTI-DOPING ORGANIZATIONS OF INDONESIA AND THAILAND FROM WORLD ANTI-DOPING CODE NON-COMPLIANT LIST

Following a circulatory vote of its Executive Committee (ExCo),  the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has removed, with immediate effect, the National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADOs) of Indonesia and Thailand from the list of Signatories that are non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code (Code). On 14 September 2021, WADA’s ExCo asserted that the Indonesia and Tha..

09/02/2022
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SITTHICHAI OVERWHELMS KIRIA, ADVANCES TO GRAND PRIX FINAL

SITTHICHAI OVERWHELMS KIRIA, ADVANCES TO GRAND PRIX FINAL

Sitthichai “Killer Kid” Sitsongpeenong locked up his spot in the ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix Championship Final with an elite performance at ONE: ONLY THE BRAVE. The #3 contender advanced in the prestigious tournament by defeating Davit Kiria via unanimous decision in their semifinal bout at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday, 28 January. The two men were no..

02/02/2022
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ANTHONY JOSHUA READY TO ACCEPT’ £15M TO ALLOW TYSON FURY vs OLEKSANDR USYK

ANTHONY JOSHUA READY TO ACCEPT’ £15M TO ALLOW TYSON FURY vs OLEKSANDR USYK

Anthony Joshua is set to accept a £15million step-aside fee to pave the way for Oleksandr Usyk vs Tyson Fury. Joshua lost his heavyweight world titles at the hands of Usyk last year whilst Fury defeated Deontay Wilder to defend his WBC crown. The pair will now look to face off for the undisputed heavyweight title bout, which is likely to place in the Middle East. Cardiff’s Pr..

26/01/2022
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CHATRI SITYODTONG OPEN TO FIGHT DANA WHITE

CHATRI SITYODTONG OPEN TO FIGHT DANA WHITE

On The MMA Hour Wednesday, Chatri Sityodtong left the door open for a fight against UFC boss Dana White after his ONE Championship social media team sent out a post recently asking, “Who wants to see Chatri vs. Dana,” accompanied by footage of Sityodtong training. Sityodtong insisted that the post and his response — “send me location” — was strictly tongue-in..

14/01/2022
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FORECASTING UFC CHAMPIONS IN 2022

FORECASTING UFC CHAMPIONS IN 2022

Past history teaches us to expect the unexpected in mixed martial arts, especially at the highest levels. The 12 men and women currently in possession of Ultimate Fighting Championship gold will enter their respective 2022 campaigns with a sense of anticipation. Some will be rewarded with extended title reigns while others will endure very public falls from grace. Such is the nature of the beast i..

09/01/2022
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TOP 10 HIGHEST-EARNING FIGHTERS IN 2021

TOP 10 HIGHEST-EARNING FIGHTERS IN 2021

  10. Billy Joe Saunders | £5.7 million Saunders earned his biggest purse to date when he took on Alvarez in Texas. The Brit put up a solid effort but was pulled after the seventh round after an uppercut from Alvarez left him with a fractured eye socket.   9. Dustin Poirier | £7.2 million Poirier earned the bulk of his earnings from his two fights agains..

04/01/2022
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KNOCKOUT! WATCH RAFAEL FIZIEV FINISH BRAD RIDDELL WITH BRUTAL WHEEL KICK - UFC VEGAS 44

KNOCKOUT! WATCH RAFAEL FIZIEV FINISH BRAD RIDDELL WITH BRUTAL WHEEL KICK - UFC VEGAS 44

Rafael Fiziev kept his winning way in Las Vegas, Nevada, as “Ataman” put a brutal stop to fellow lightweight striker Brad Riddell with a spectacular wheel kick knockout. This was a matchup of two high-level strikers and that’s exactly what we got. Fiziev was a little more technical with his movement and counter punching, but Riddell’s ferocity and grittiness allowe..

10/12/2021
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PHUKET TO HOST MUAY THAI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

PHUKET TO HOST MUAY THAI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Blue Tree will serve as the host venue for the torunament which has been confirmed to take place between Dec 1-12 and which will invite over 800 participating athletes from 80 countries worldwide. The Amateur Boxing Association of Thailand and IFMA will jointly organisethe event in accordance with government policy as one of the projects to promote sports tourism with the goal of creating a g..

29/11/2021
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NAMSAKNOI. MUAY THAI LEGENDS

NAMSAKNOI. MUAY THAI LEGENDS

Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn is a retired Muay Thai fighter from Thailand. He holds one of the highest winning percentages (95% wins in 300 fights), and one of the longest reigns as a Lumpinee Stadium Champion in history, remaining undefeated for the 135 lbs title between 2000–2006.  Namsaknoi is known for his graceful and elaborate Wai Kru Ram Muay, winning the award for the ..

28/10/2021
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GOLDEN ERA OF MUAY THAI. DIESELNOI'S KNEES

GOLDEN ERA OF MUAY THAI. DIESELNOI'S KNEES

Dieselnoi Chor Thanasukarn born December 27, 1961 as Charin Sorndee is a Thai former lightweight Muay Thai kickboxer and undefeated Lumpinee Stadium champion. He is famous as the best knee fighter and one of the greats of Golden Age Muay Thai in the 80's in Thailand. According to the Thai tradition, his first fighting name was Dieselnoi Sor Banchongsak, named in the honor ..

20/09/2021
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