TOO TOO RETAINS TITLE IN UNANIMOUS DECISION VICTORY OVER VASYL SOROKIN
SAW BA OO PUTS ON CONVINCING DISPLAY IN WIN OVER THA PYAY NYO
CAMBODIA’S NOU SREY POV FIRST FEMALE WINNER IN WORLD LETHWEI CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY
Yangon, Myanmar- World Lethwei Championship (WLC), the world’s largest bareknuckle fighting organization, held a historic night of world-class lethwei action at WLC: BARE-KNUCKLE KING this past Saturday, with Middleweight World Lethwei Champion Too Too retaining his title in a hard-fought bout against Ukrainian challenger Vasyl Sorokin.
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In the main event of the evening, a game challenger emerged in Vasyl Sorokin. Using his length and reach advantage, he kept the advancing Too Too at bay, but Too Too’s aggressiveness and lethal hooks to the body proved to be the difference on the judges’ scorecards as he emerged as the winner in his first title defence.
Saw Ba Oo impressed with dazzling footwork, as he put on a striking clinic against perennial contender Tha Pyay Nyo. He significantly impacted Tha Pyay Nyo’s vision and won a convincing unanimous decision.
In the first female bout in world lethwei history, Cambodia’s Nou Srey Pov demonstrated the effectiveness in counter striking and battered Shwe Sin Min for three rounds.
Full Event Results below:
Lethee Moe defeated Thway Thit Maung via KO round 4
Chit Maung Maung defeated Sithu via unanimous decision
Nou Srey Pov defeated Shwe Sin Min via unanimous decision
Saw Darwait defeated Pat Kyaw Lin Naing via KO round 1
Kyaw Zin Latt defeated Ba Htoo Maung via KO round 3
Saw Ba Oo defeated Tha Pyay Nyo via unanimous decision
Too Too defeated Vasyl Sorokin to retain Middleweight World Lethwei Championship via unanimous decision
Final of the 4-man Myanmar Light Welterweight National Championship between Saw Darwait and Kyaw Zin Latt will take place at a future event.