WLC: LETHWEI SHOWCASE Now All Set After Weigh-Ins

Chiang Mai, Thailand- World Lethwei Championship (WLC), the world’s largest bareknuckle fighting organisation, have announced that all bouts are now confirmed for WLC: LETHWEI SHOWCASE. The main event will feature the first title defence of Light Welterweight World Lethwei Champion Antonio Faria as he takes on Spanish veteran Francisco Vinuelas. Both athletes along with the lethwei athletes from the other six bouts weighed in and faced off ahead of tomorrow’s contest.

WLC: LETHWEI SHOWCASE will air on 25 September 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.

Weigh-in photos for WLC: LETHWEI SHOWCASE are available at https://we.tl/t-2IGyQhXX3u

Main Event
Light Welterweight 60 to 63.5kg (For the Light Welterweight World Lethwei Championship)
Antonio Faria (Portugal) – 63kg VS Francisco Vinuelas (Spain) – 63.5kg

Co Main Event
Middleweight 71 to 75kg
Saensuek (Thailand) – 75kg VS Nico Mendes (Spain) – 75kg

Light Middleweight 67 to 71kg
Leehaney Henrique (Brazil) – 70.7kg VS Vladimir Shulyak (Russia) – 70.8kg

Light Welterweight 60 to 63.5kg
Saw Hla Min (Myanmar) – 62.3kg VS Yoel Paique (Argentina) – 63.2kg

Bantamweight 51 to 54kg
Pha Kyaw Hae (Myanmar) – 53.2kg VS Bandasak (Thailand) – 53.9kg

Women’s Bantamweight 51 to 54kg
Petchnaree (Thailand) – 53.8kg VS Miriam Sabot (Italy) – 53.9kg

Bantamweight 51 to 54kg
Jay Chay (Myanmar) – 53.9kg VS Elamghari Ayoub (Morocco) – 53.9kg

Author: Robert Belen

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