6 Nov 2010

The WBC MUAYTHAI wrapped up its 2010 convention with a unanimous decision to expand its organization structure to include three federations representing the country groupings of Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas.

Following the organization established by WBC boxing over the past 48 years, which has resulted in 10 active independent WBC federations, the three core federations to be included into the WBC MUAYTHAI will establish rankings within the structure of three federations that would be used by the world ranking committee to establish top 30 rankings in the 19 weight divisions.

The expanded structure also includes establishment of country committees to organize and authorize national titles. The national champions would receive priority ranking in their federation and be positioned to contest a prestigious federation championship that would be a main stepping stone to a world title.

The reshaping of the organizational structure will see official title belts positioned in a vertical advancement to the world titles.

National Titles
Approved by the country committee

International Titles
Where a national champion from one country challengers a national champion from another country

Federation Titles
Contenders for federation championship will be approve based on each federations official ranking.

Inter-Continental Titles
A federation champion challenges another federation champion for an Inter-Continental title. The winner will be top ranked in the world rankings for mandatory sanctioning for world title contest.

World Titles
Inter-Continental and Federation champions will be given high ranking to challenge top Thai boxers for world titles.

Chairman Pol. General Kovid Bhakdibhumi said the organization of WBC MUAYTHAI had reached the critical time where growth in activities had entered a new phase.

?Over the past five years we have set up an organization that is equipped to take professional Muaythai to a new level of popularity and acceptance on the world stage. We have established rankings and championships in 19 divisions.

?We are blessed to have the WBC in which we can take Muaythai to highest level on the global stage.

?Now we are looking at expanding our structure and we are been asked by those who are actively involved with professional Muaythai to expand regionally with country structures that lead to national titles, international challenge championships, inter-continental titles and world titles.?

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