The International Affairs Committee of the WKF Iran Mr. David Sadeghi is pleased to announce that, a great achievement by one of its own members.
Mrs. Elham Sadat Asghari, one of our WKF members and twice an Iranian national champion, achieved the honour of breaking a Guinness world record.
Mrs. Asghari overcame all the obstacles and created a worldwide accomplishment by breaking the world record in official attempt of farthest swim wearing handcuffs. She improved the newest record by swimming the distance of 3.162 Kilometers equal to 1.96 Miles.
While being the first woman and first Iranian to reach such a great achievement, she had to earn the respect of the Guinness’s toughest judges.
This is while the WKF Asia President and WKF MMA World President, Mr. Amir Mosadegh just announced that Mrs. Asghari will participate in the WKF world championship in Argentina which will be held in 2018.
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The association of MUAY THAI KICKBOXING MMA PAPHOS and CYBEX GYM in collaboration with the CYPRUS TRADITIONAL MUAY THAI FEDERATION (C.Y.T.M.F.) and the WORLD KICKBOXING FEDERATION (WKF) are organizing and hosting for the third successful time, an event of martial arts ‘CASTLE GLADIATORS III’.
The event includes the participation of the best Cypriot athletes of Muay Thai and MMA. fighting with each other, while it also includes international fights with the participation of foreign athletes from countries such as Greece, Russia, Belgium, Italy, UK and others)
Futhermore we have an MMA fight pro rules with local fighters. Fight card and more info are HEREonline !!
On June 15th to 17th WKF Portugal organized the Mediterranean tournament 2017 in a beautiful São João da Madeira City.
Three international teams (Italy fail again at last moment in 2017) fight for a individual and team first place.
All against all people can see a amazing fights , to the three country’s prepare a next WKF World championship in Argentina. Many fighters in first time international opportunity but with hungry to show to national coach is quality and asking an opportunity …
Portugal like usual, show a strong team with some new fighters but with a lots of quality and win by team …
A great meeting, with amazing fair play and many inter-action moments in local party days…
After a very positive and successfully meeting in WKF head office in Vienna, Austria, the deal is done.
Mr. Andy HOPWOOD has all our trust and is high respected in our World of martial arts.
His first task is the reorganization in UK, appointment of new officials, negotiate with organizers for amateur and professional events. His most important task is also to form an UK team for the World Cup in November in Buenos Aires.
All WKF concerns in UK will be answered immediately by our new office, MAIL!
Andy Hopwood is one of the UK’s leading combat and fitness experts, with an established list of celebrity clients – from premier league footballers and motor racing champions to famous soap actors.
Andy has been involved in martial arts and fitness for 40 years and has twice been inducted into the prestigious ‘Combat Hall of Fame‘.
In 1995 Andy founded the highly acclaimed martial arts system, known as the British Free Fighting Academy.