World Boxing Council Muaythai

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World Boxing Council Muaythai
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Abbreviation WBC Muaythai
Formation 2005
Headquarters Thailand
Location
Region served
Worldwide
Membership
National associations
Chairman
General Kovid Bhakdibhumi
Website http://www.wbcmuaythai.com

World Boxing Council Muaythai or WBC Muaythai is commissioned under the jurisdiction of the World Boxing Council (WBC) as a non-profit organization to regulate, control and supervise professional Muay Thai (Muaythai) events and their respective jurisdictions worldwide. The organization also adheres to the standard rules and regulations for all Muay Thai competition as approved by the Board of Boxing Sport (Office of Professional Sports) Sports Authority of Thailand.[1][2]

WBC Muaythai has its own Constitution and Rules and Regulations, aiming to promote the sport as an acclaimed fighting art, and foster muaythai championships in all weight divisions with the highest levels of professional competition, gain greater popularity, recognition and professional status and evolve into becoming the world’s premier fighting art.[3]

Current champions[edit]

Male world champions[edit]

Weight Class Champion Date Won
Super Heavyweight Cameroon Cyril Bonye December 5, 2014
Heavyweight Brazil Fabiano Aoki June 9, 2012
Super Cruiserweight Australia Steve McKinnon June 20, 2008
Cruiserweight England Marlon Hunt March 28, 2014
Light Heavyweight France Cheick Sidibe February 1, 2014
Super Middleweight France Yohan Lidon September 20, 2014
Middleweight France Raphaël Llodra March 9, 2013
Super Welterweight Belarus Vitaly Gurkov January 25, 2014
Welterweight England Liam Harrison September 6, 2014
Super Lightweight Japan Tetsuya Yamato November 15, 2014
Lightweight Turkey Yetkin Özkul March 8, 2014
Super Featherweight Japan Umeno Genji November 15, 2014
Featherweight France Hakim Hamech September 20, 2014
Super Bantamweight Thailand Kaimukdum Chuwattana November 4, 2011
Bantamweight England Andrew Howson September 6, 2014
Super Flyweight Thailand Jomhod Eminent Air May 16, 2013
Flyweight Vacant
Light Flyweight Vacant
Mini Flyweight Thailand Nichaoew Suwitgym January 5, 2013

Male international champions[edit]

Weight Class Champion Date Won
Super Heavyweight Australia Steve Bonner September 1, 2012
Heavyweight Sudan Faisal Zakaria January 2, 2010
Super Cruiserweight Vacant
Cruiserweight Vacant
Light Heavyweight Vacant
Super Middleweight Uganda Umar Semata June 14, 2013
Middleweight United States Chaz Mulkey August 20, 2011
Super Welterweight United States Chike Lindsay August 13, 2011
Welterweight England Liam Harrison August 1, 2011
Super Lightweight Japan Tetsuya Yamato September 22, 2012
Lightweight Vacant
Super Featherweight Japan Genji Umeno April 13, 2014
Featherweight Vacant
Super Bantamweight Japan Kunitaka Fujiwara December 5, 2009
Bantamweight Vacant
Super Flyweight France Franck Gross July 19, 2014
Flyweight Japan Ryuji Kato December 23, 2013
Light Flyweight Vacant
Mini Flyweight Vacant

Female world champions[edit]

Weight Class Champion Date Won
Middleweight Vacant
Super Welterweight Vacant
Welterweight Vacant
Super Lightweight Vacant
Lightweight United States Miriam Nakamoto August 24, 2013
Super Featherweight Vacant
Featherweight Vacant
Super Bantamweight Vacant
Bantamweight Netherlands Jemyma Betrian August 18, 2012
Super Flyweight Vacant
Flyweight Ukraine Lena Ovchynnikova July 19, 2014
Light Flyweight Vacant
Mini Flyweight Vacant
Pinweight England Denise Mellor July 14, 2012

Female international champions[edit]

Weight Class Champion Date Won
Middleweight Vacant
Super Welterweight Vacant
Welterweight Vacant
Super Lightweight Vacant
Lightweight Vacant
Super Featherweight Vacant
Featherweight Vacant
Super Bantamweight Vacant
Bantamweight United States Tiffany van Soest October 13, 2012
Super Flyweight England Ruth Ashdown March 9, 2013
Flyweight Japan Miyauchi Ayka July 26, 2014
Light Flyweight Vacant
Mini Flyweight Vacant
Pinweight England Denise Mellor

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