World Muaythai Council
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|General Chjetta Thanajaro|
|Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan|
The World Muaythai Council (WMC) is one of the oldest and the largest professional sanctioning organizations of Muaythai in the world for the sport. The organization was set up in 1995 by parliament resolution, and is incorporated by the Royal Thai Government and sanctioned by the Sports Authority of Thailand, under the Ministry of Tourism and Sports (Thailand). The Council has been charged with the responsibility for the expansion of Muaythai worldwide. This involves supporting youth interest and athletes to learn the skills of Muaythai and to assist in the pursuit of excellence in the art. 
Set up by parliament resolution, the WMC is incorporated by the Royal Thai Government and sanctioned by the Sports Authority of Thailand, working together with the highest sport authorities of all member countries around the world to regulate all aspects of the art and sport of Muaythai. The inauguration meeting was held in 1995 at an appropriate venue, the United Nation Conference Centre with representatives from 39 countries attended. Presently there are 120 member countries registered with the WMC. The Executive Board and various committees ranging from technical and rules, refereeing and judging, medical, finance, youth, women, press and public relations, business and legal; all were democratically elected.
On August 20, 2014, Muaythai and the World Muaythai Council received official Royal Patronage from His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand. All government departments, sport and culture ministries, sport authorities, and all major Muaythai stadiums and promoters were invited to the historic event. PDG. General Saiyud Kerdphol, General Wimon Wongwanich the former President of WMC, General Chetta Thanajaro the current President of WMC, Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan IFMA President and WMC General Secretary, Khun Kajorn Prowsree Vice President of the Amateur Muaythai Association of Thailand under Royal Patronage of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, Stephan Fox Vice President of WMC and General Secretary of the IFMA, and other notable VIPs were also in attendance. Over 20 representatives from the different embassies in Bangkok also came to witness the ceremony, along with representatives from the United Nations, among many other organizations. Along with Royal Patronage, the WMC logo was changed to include the Royal Insignia of His Majesty.
Male world champions
|Weight Class||Champion||Date Won|
|Super Heavyweight||Paul Slowinski||June 14, 2014|
|Heavyweight||Artem Vakhitov||June 14, 2014|
|Super Light Heavyweight||Vacant||–|
|Light Heavyweight||Alim Nabiev||November 19, 2016|
|Super Middleweight||Yohan Lidon||March 6, 2016|
|Super Welterweight||Buakaw Banchamek||June 14, 2014|
|Welterweight||Pakorn PKSaenchaimuaythaigym||April 29, 2017|
|Super Lightweight||Ekkarit Mor.Krungthepthonburee||June 14, 2014|
|Super Bantamweight||Takadai||March 30, 2014|
|Flyweight||Takashi Senchaijimu||June 8, 2014|
|Pinweight||Nadaka Yoshinari||April 9, 2017|
Male european champions
Female world champions
|Weight Class||Champion||Date Won|
|Middleweight||Tracy Lockwood||August 12, 2013|
|Super Welterweight||Geraldine O’Callaghan||August 12, 2012|
|Super Lightweight||Antonina Shevchenko||April 29, 2017|
|Lightweight||Claire Haigh||August 12, 2012|
|Super Featherweight||Justine Kish||November 30, 2012|
|Featherweight||Taehiran Chommanee||August 4, 2016|
|Bantamweight||Sofia Olofsson||November 25, 2016|
|Super Flyweight||Meree Verona Farm||December 5, 2016|
|Flyweight||Thisha Wor Por Sukhothai|
|Light Flyweight||Rika Matsumoto||June 8, 2014|
|Pinweight||Miyauchi Ayka||March 30, 2014|
Female european champions
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