World Boxing Council Muaythai

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World Boxing Council Muaythai
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AbbreviationWBC Muay Thai
Formation2005
HeadquartersThailand
Location
Region served
Worldwide
Membership
National associations
Chairman
General Kovid Bhakdibhumi
Websitewww.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 events 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, rules, and regulations, aiming to promote the sport and foster Muay Thai championships in all weight divisions.[3]

Current champions[edit]

Male world champions[edit]

Weight Class Champion Date Won
Super Heavyweight Belgium Yassine Boughanem February 26, 2018
Heavyweight Azerbaijan Zabit Samedov 2016
Super Cruiserweight France Zinedine Hameur Lain 2017
Cruiserweight
Light Heavyweight
Super Middleweight France Hamza Ngoto
Middleweight Belgium Youssef Boughanem February 26, 2018
Super Welterweight Thailand Kompetlek Lookprabaht December 29, 2015
Welterweight Thailand Manaowan Sitsongpeenong January 28, 2017
Super Lightweight Japan Tetsuya Yamato November 15, 2014
Lightweight Thailand Panpayak Sitjatik February 23, 2017
Super Featherweight Japan Umeno Genji November 15, 2014
Featherweight France Hakim Hamech September 20, 2014
Super Bantamweight Thailand Kaimukdum Chuwattana November 4, 2011
Bantamweight Italy Joseph Lasiri February 18, 2017
Super Flyweight Thailand Jomhod Eminent Air May 16, 2013
Flyweight Vacant
Light Flyweight Vacant
Mini Flyweight Thailand Nichaoew Suwitgym January 5, 2013

Diamond world champions[edit]

Weight Class Champion Date Won
Super Welterweight Thailand Buakaw Banchamek August 15, 2014
Super Lightweight Thailand Saenchai PKSaenchaimuaythaigym August 14, 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ Muaythai Promotions
  2. ^ Green, Thomas A. (2010). Martial Arts of the World: An Encyclopedia of History and Innovation. ABC-CLIO. p. 323. ISBN 978-1-59884-243-2. Retrieved 2013-04-11.
  3. ^ FOUR WBC MUAY THAI TITLES ON THE LINE IN PRIMM, NEVADA ON AUG. 20

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