Lethwei Showcase scheduled for 25 September: WLC


World Lethwei Championship (WLC), has recently announced one of its main spectacle-free event named “Lethwei Showcase” which is scheduled to hold on 25 September, according to the Myanma Lethwei organizers. The event will be broadcast live on 25 September at 6:30 pm Myanmar Standard Time (5 am Pacific Time, 8 am Eastern Time, 1 pm London Time) and is available on UFC Fight Pass, Canal+ and other broadcast partners across 100 countries. In the main event of “Lethwei Showcase”, Portuguese champion Antonio Faria will defend his WLC light-welterweight belt against Spanish veteran Francisco Jose Vinuelas.
“As the world’s largest Lethwei organization, World Lethwei Championship is excited to continue to showcase the world-class talent in the sport of Lethwei. The upcoming event will be a night to remember as the knockout king of Lethwei, Antonio Faria, returns to action against his toughest opponent yet, Spain’s Francisco Jose Vinuelas. This bout, along with other great bouts on this fight card, will be a testament to the shining qualities of Lethwei,” said WLC Chair Zay Thiha. Antonio Faria defeated Saw Htoo Aung to become the inaugural WLC light-welterweight champion and will now defend his championship title for the first time amidst pandemic.
On the other side, Francisco Jose Vinuelas, a veteran of the Chinese mixed martial arts and kickboxing fighter has well experience in 60 official fights across all disciplines and now aiming to become a new champion in Lethwei world.—Lynn Thit (Tgi)

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