One of China’s most historical cities and the home of Kung Fu, Foshan will once again become the host city of the Wu Fights Series on Friday 24th November. The event which is under the umbrella of the WMC will take place over the next 12 months in a monthly tournament inviting the best muaythai athletes from all continents.
The fourth round of the event will see multiple WMC and IFMA world champions such as Pakorn from Thailand (2 times WMC World Champion), IFMA star Pio Fajardo from the Philippines and Kings Cup finalist Ruslan Ataev from Russia to name a few, take on China’s elite. The event proves that Chinese Muaythai is getting stronger as fighters can go toe to toe with the best athletes in the world.
96 Athletes will compete in six weight divisions to decide on the champions. The event will also help to promote the 2017 World Games and will be televised live.
During the press conference Albert Yu CEO of Wu Fights stated “This event series is setting a new standard for muaythai in China. It is an amazing opportunity for the Chinese athletes to compete against the best in the world handpicked by the World Muaythai Council and certainly IFMA, the world governing body for amateur muaythai. The event also will help to foster cultural exchange, promoting China to the world whilst also bringing the world to China”.
From all at the WMC we wish the athletes the best of luck.