Pan American Muaythai Union (PAMU) Formed

23 Dec

by FTX (2009-12-23)

On December 2, 2009, the Presidents of each Muaythai Federations from USA, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Peru, Argentina, Venezuela, and Jamaica have come together to formed the Pan American Muaythai Union (PAMU) making Muaythai a step closer to an IOC (International Olympic Committee) recognition.The new organization is recognized by IFMA and inaugurated at the IFMA Annual General Assembly Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand.

Mr. Carlos Camacho, President of CBMTT (Confederation of Brazil Muay Thai Tradition) is the President and Mr. Anthony Lin, President of USMF, is the Senior Vice President of PAMU.Others key Muaythai players within the PAMU included the like names of Mr. Mike Miles from Canada, Mr. Clifton Brown from Jamaica, etc.The PAMU will be based out of Brazil where the President presides.

The members of PAMU have agreed to hold its first PAMU Championships to select the top 8 athletes to represent PAMU countries at the SportAccord in Beijing, China in 2010.The agreed date for PAMU Championship is on March 19-21, 2010 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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