Muay Thai’s continuing fight to be recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has taken a blow, but there is still hope yet. The IOC failed to recognise Muay Thai’s governing body IFMA at a meeting in St Petersburg, Russia, but will get another chance at an IOC meeting in December.
MMA has certainly been on the up-and-up in Australia. The whole country is still buzzing after UFC 110 and it certainly seems to have re-vitalized many in our sport. But with the positive, I guess there always has to be a little negativity.