Lethwei Returns Tomorrow With WLC: HIDEOUT BATTLE

Yangon, Myanmar- World Lethwei Championship (WLC), the world’s largest bareknuckle fighting organisation, have announced that all bouts are now confirmed for WLC: HIDEOUT BATTLE. The main event will feature the crowning of the first women’s lethwei world champion in history as France’s Souris Manfredi battles Spain’s Maisha Katz for the right to be the inaugural Women’s Bantamweight World Lethwei Championship. Both athletes along with the lethwei athletes from the other six bouts weighed in and faced off ahead of tomorrow’s contest.

WLC: HIDEOUT BATTLE will air on 28 August at 6.30pm Myanmar time (5am Pacific Time, 8am Eastern Time, 1pm London Time) and is available on UFC Fight Pass, Canal+ and other broadcast partners across 100 countries. Please check your local listings.

partners across 100 countries. Please check your local listings.

More information on WLC: HIDEOUT BATTLE is available at https://we.tl/t-8MjAoOpUe3

Main Event
Female Bantamweight 51 to 54kg (For the Inaugural Women’s Bantamweight World Lethwei Championship)
Souris Manfredi (France) – 53.9kg VS Maisha Katz (Spain) – 53.9kg

Co Main Event
Bantamweight 51 to 54kg
So Mi Ong Luktupfah (Myanmar) – 54kg VS Artur Te (Uzbekistan) – 53.8kg

Middleweight 71 to 75kg
Kristof Kirsch (Germany) – 74.7kg VS Gligor Stojanov (Switzerland) – 75kg

Bantamweight 51 to 54kg
Saw Phoe Khwar (Myanmar) – 53.5kg VS Nabil Anane (Algeria) – 53.8kg

Light Welterweight 60 to 63.5kg
Nakha (Myanmar) – 63.3kg VS Sherzod Kabutov (Kyrgyzstan) – 63.5kg

Welterweight 63.5 to 67kg
Tophik Abdullaev (Georgia) – 66.7kg VS Omar Mahir (Belgium) – 66.7kg

Featherweight 54 to 57kg
Nur Mohammad (Uzbekistan) – 57kg VS Myagmasuren Borkhuu (Mongolia) – 56.6kg

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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