Ever heard of Muaythai? Some of you might have heard of it, but for those who are not familiar with the term Muaythai, it is a world renowned self defence art originated from ancient Thai. It became a popular modern sport during the reign of Rama VII circa 1920. Muaythai is known as the science of 8 limbs and world’s most prominent contact sports.
If you are a sports enthusiast, you’d be pleased to know that Malaysia is hosting the first Muaythai league of it’s kind, the Muayfight 2015. Hosted by JustMuay Academy, it is the first of it’s kind in Malaysia, and supported by the Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia (KBS Putrajaya). The main objective is to promote Malaysian tourism as another destination for sports enthusiasts.
Muayfight League Challenge 2015 Press Conference at Ti. Food Corner Wangsa Maju.
Focusing on potential and talented youth in Muaythai, Muayfight 2015 will be anchoring numbers of competition held monthly and annually in Malaysia.
There will be 2 weight Male categories to be completed, 12 contenders each and 8 female contenders. There will be local preliminary fights, super fights, elimination fights, Night of Champions and International Superfight (King of Tomoi).
Preliminaries has been held at 5 different locations prior to the championship, and 36 muayfighters (24 male and 12 female) has been chosen to join Muayfight Academy where they will be given intensive training by professional trainers for 45 days before the league.
Below is the tentative schedule for the Muayfights before the final event:
Zero2Hero League Fight:
Venue: MSN Keramat
Time: Every Friday 3pm-11.30pm, Sunday 10am to 11.30pm from 16th Oct to 29 November 2015
Venue : Stadium Malawati Shah Alam
Date: 5-6 December 2015
Muayfight fans can purchase the tickets go the league via Muayfight 2015 representatives as stated below:
There are 3 types of tickets available up for grabs :
Seasonal Tickets (Normal)-RM200
Seasonal Tickets (VIP) – RM350
Specified league tickets – RM20
15% discounts will be given to those who purchase tickets til 30th November 2015 and 10% of proceeds from the ticket sales will be channeled to selected charity bodies.
Muayfight 2015 is supported by: RTM, Ti.Food Corner, U-MZK, Altel, Panasonic, Yayasan Aulia,Pujangga Kreatif, ewana FM, Kemudi Timur Electronic Sdn. Bhd, ZES and Hotsound Studio
For more information on Muayfight 2015, please hop over to www.facebook.com/muayfight.my