World Muaythai Federation Recognizes Mixed Martial Arts In Nigeria
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The President, Mixed Martial Arts Federation of Nigeria, MMAFN, Henry George says his recent appointment by the World Mauythai Organisation, WMO will give athletes in the country bigger opportunities and better platforms.
The WMO recently appointed George as the National Representative for Nigeria to promote, organize and oversee all aspects of Muaythai events under the World Muaythai Organization rules and regulation.
Speaking to media, George who is also the Head of the Dynamite Fighting Championship, DFC said the recognition will give Nigerian fighters greater opportunity to excel in the Sport.
“We are grateful to God for this recognition by the World Muaythai Organisation for giving Nigeria the opportunity to have our athletes and officials exposed to professional Muaythai events. World Muaythai Organisation is the governing body for the professional arm of the Muaythai.
The former Mixed Martial Artist explained that the federation is thankful for the opportunity which will expose athletes and officials to professional Mauythai events.
“So what it means is that our fighters now have this big privilege and opportunity to really excel in the sports, for us we are grateful as a nation and being part of what Africa is doing we are very happy about this recognition, making me the international representative for WMO.”