World Lethwei Championship Signs Diogo Calado And Nauzet Trujillo

17 June -Yangon, Myanmar: World Lethwei Championship (WLC), the world’s largest bareknuckle fighting organisation, has just announced two blockbuster world champion signings, with Portugal’s Diogo Calado and Spain’s Nauzet Trujillo now added to the World Lethwei Championship roster.

Diogo Calado (39W-17L) is a world-class striker who has won championships in some of the world’s biggest promotions, including becoming Enfusion World Champion, WBC European Champion, ISKA European champion and Strikers League Champion. Fighting out of Cascais, Portugal, he is an aggressive power puncher with a skill set well suited to the rules of lethwei.

Nauzet Trujillo (40W-7L-1D) has a decorated martial art career that includes becoming WMC Spanish Champion, ISKA European Champion, IPCC Intercontinental Champion and ISKA World Champion. Fighting out of Tenerife, Spain, he is a lanky kickboxing specialist that is especially adept at powerful hooks and uses his significant reach to his advantage.

Zay Thiha, Chairman of World Lethwei Championship stated, “World Lethwei Championship has the toughest rosters of World Champions in the world and we are excited to welcome Calado and Trujillo into our stable. As the home of the world’s purest martial art, we are attracting elite world champions who want to challenge themselves in lethwei and I am beyond excited to see how they fare!”

Diogo Calado stated, “This is an exciting next step in my martial art journey, and getting to test myself against the world’s best pure strikers is extremely appealing to me. Lethwei is becoming the future of sports and I want to become its representative on the global stage.”

Nauzet Trujillo stated, “I am proud to be the first Spanish athlete signed to World Lethwei Championship! The organisation has experienced rapid growth and I think lethwei is a fantastic platform for me to showcase my abilities.”

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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