World Lethwei Championship Announces Calendar For 2020/2021 Season

11 June -Yangon, Myanmar: World Lethwei Championship (WLC), the world’s largest bareknuckle fighting organisation, has just announced the full calendar for the launch of the 2020/2021 lethwei season.

The season will feature nine blockbuster events in seven cities across five countries.

Mr Zay Thiha, Chairman of World Lethwei Championship stated, “After the historic success in 2019, World Lethwei Championship has successfully driven the sport of lethwei to become the fastest growing sport in the world. This upcoming season will continue our efforts to develop and grow the infrastructure of lethwei globally. We are excited to hold events with our esteemed broadcast and corporate partners in Cambodia, Thailand, Japan, and the United States of America to deliver world-class lethwei content throughout multiple continents.”

FULL 2020/2021 CALENDAR

August 4, 2020 (Tentative)
Yangon, Myanmar

September 18, 2020 (Tentative)
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

November 27, 2020
Mandalay, Myanmar

January 8, 2021
Bangkok, Thailand

March 12, 2021
Yangon, Myanmar

May 1, 2021
Hpa An, Myanmar

August 6, 2021
Tokyo, Japan

November 5, 2021
TBD, USA

December 3, 2021
Mandalay, Myanmar



About World Lethwei Championship
World Lethwei Championship is the largest bareknuckle fighting organisation in the world and the leading exporter of Burmese culture to the world. Based in Yangon, Myanmar, World Lethwei Championship has signed the top fighters in Lethwei and kickboxing to exclusive contracts. It packages the historic traditions of the Burmese martial art of lethwei with cutting-edge technology in media & entertainment to provide fans with a night to remember.

Author: Robert Belen

Robert Belen is a long-time combat sports writer for dSource Boxing. An avid sports fan, he knows no fear nor partiality in his reporting. If you have a problem with him, tell it to his face. (We bid you not.) You can follow him on Twitter @robertbelen

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