The ‘Petersburg Cup' donated to the USMTA for the sole purpose of promoting goodwill between competing countries of the former Soviet Union and the United States of America in the sport of Muay Thai.
The decision to promote the ‘Petersburg Cup' event was to promote the best of the America’s Amateur Muay Thai fighters and those of the Soviet States and countries to the United States and each other. The ‘Petersburg Cup' was originally devised as a twin City championship between Petersburg of Russia and of the Cities named 'Petersburg' within the United States, but as more eastern bloc and former soviet nations became involved in the sport, it was accepted as the standard Amateur event between the Eastern and Western nations.
The ‘Petersburg Cup' Championship series between: Belarus, Russia, Uzbekistan, Yugoslavia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrghyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Moldavia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Ukraine
The country or nation invited to compete, will be able to send their best Amateur competitors for the ‘Petersburg Cup' to compete in the championship. Each country will put forward their fighters who will be chosen to represent their national team. The records of each fighter must be up to date and each fighter should be licensed and registered with their own respective and recognized national association. The points gathered from each fighter are based on the 10 point system.
Each national team must forward a completed Team entry form with photo’s and fight records of all fighters. It must include the status of the team Managers, Coaches, Corner men etc. The event is a national team effort and will not be classed as a single or individual competition. The final points complied by each fighter will determine who will become the winning National team and champions of the ‘Petersburg Cup' Championship.
The United States are the patrons of the ‘Petersburg Cup' Championship Series .The name of the ‘Petersburg Cup' Amateur Muay Thai Championship Series is Copyright protected by the USMTA Inc., (United States Muay Thai Association Inc.) 1996-99, all rights pending. All proprietary rights of the Amateur Muay Thai Championship Series is Copyright protected by the USMTA Inc., (United States Muay Thai Association Inc.) 1996-2000, all rights pending. All proprietary rights of the ‘Petersburg Cup' Championship are the sole property of the USMTA Inc., (United States Muay Thai Association Inc.) 1996-2000 all rights reserved.
Please note: All International fighters must be valid residents of their country, and have up to date passports, visa's , travel permits and documents etc.