Author: Nyi Min Han

Sign up to Fight Record here, and access thousands of Muay Thai and Kickboxing fighter profiles, records, biographies and bout history, from fighters all over the World. World Lethwei Championship returns on Friday 25th September with another night of world-class lethwei action, this time titled WLC: LETHWEI SHOWCASE. The event will stream on UFC Fight Pass, Canal+ and more than 100 countries globally. Here are five reasons why you should tune in. Myanmar Represent!  Myanmar will be well-represented at WLC: LETHWEI SHOWCASE with three top Burmese athletes representing the country which is the birthplace of lethwei at this event. Jay Chay…

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History is set to be made on 28th August, as the leading lethwei organisation, World Lethwei Championship, crowns its first female World Lethwei Champion in the main event of WLC: HIDEOUT BATTLE. One of the challengers, Souris Manfredi, is a well-known face to fans of lethwei, having made her name by going undefeated in World Lethwei Championship. The other challenger, Spain’s Maisha Katz, will be making her dream debut in the championship bout against Manfredi. Katz started dabbling in various martial arts as a teenager in Spain, as a way to be disciplined and confident. It quickly became a passion…

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Since its inception in 2017, World Lethwei Championship (WLC) has taken the combat sports world by storm, growing the lesser known sport of lethwei into a world-class phenomenon. Here are the milestone moments that got the promotion to where it is today. The Very First Spectacle On 3 March 2017, World Lethwei Championship showcased its debut spectacle, WLC: The Great Beginning in Yangon, Myanmar. All of Myanmar’s best athletes were on full display, including Tun Tun Min and Too Too. The outdoor spectacle drew over 5,000 fans who witnessed the reinvention of lethwei. First CANAL+ Event In July 2018, World…

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