Following a massive success with round 1 in Angel Fight at the Sports Authority of Thailand the second round is set to take place in August this time in Shanghai, China. The competition which is sanctioned by the WMC is a sixteen-woman elimination tournament at 57kg which began in April and will be completed by the end of the year.
The first round saw 16 female athletes go head to head with a full international line up including many IFMA and WMC superstars for example Sofia Oloffson the WMC European Champion, WMC World champion as well as World Games athlete of the year. Also on the bill is Chomannee and Yolanda Schmidt both WMC and IFMA superstars.
Going through to the second round is:
Lucy Payne (UK), Natalie Morgan (US), Yolanda Schmidt (South Africa), Jinnai Madoka (Japan), Namtarn por Muangpecth (Thailand), Chommanee sor Taehiran (Thailand), Maria Lobo (Portugal) and Sofia Olofsson (Sweden).
The prize money for the winner is 1 million Baht as well as a Toyota pick-up truck.
Promoter Jaru stated that female Muaythai is going from strength to strength and again muaythai has proven its universality as so many athletes will take part from all 5 continents.
From all at the WMC we wish all the athletes all the best and may the best woman win.