Lethwei returned to action with the WLC putting on their first card since the pandemic. WLC 12: Hideout Battle took place in Myanmar and put on a great night of fights as usual.
The card featured Souris Manfredi and Maisha Katz in the main event for the inaugrial WLC women’s bantamweight title. The co-main event featured Myanmar’s So Mi Ong Luktupfah and Artur Te in a epic battle
Souris Manfredi defeated Maisha Katz by retirement in the fifth round. Manfredi captured the inaugrial women’s bantwmweight belt for the WLC.
WLC 12: Hideout Battle as a whole featured a fun night of insanely brutal fights. There were knockouts, close fought fights and much more.
Full WLC 12: Hideout Battle Full Results
(Inaugrial WLC Women’s Bantamweight Title) Souris Manfredi defeats Maisha Katz via retirement (3:00 of round 4)
So Mi Ong Luktupfah defeated Artur Te via split decision
Kristof Kirsch defeated Gligor Stojanov via unanimous decision
Nabil Anane defeated Saw Phoe Khwar via unanimous decision
Sherzod Kubatov defeated Nakha via unanimous decision
Omar Mahir defeated Tophik Abdullaev via knockout (1:24 Round 1)
Myagmarsuren Borkuu defeated Nur Mohammad via knockout (2:20 Round 4)
WLC is the premier lethwei promotion, a sport native to Myanmar. With several huge stars in the making, the promotinon aimed to create a new one tonight in the women’s division, and perhaps they did. Manfredi brought the pace the entire fight. WLC 12: Hideout Battle was a success and WLC returns on September 18th in Phnom Penh, Cambodia with WLC 13.
In addition, WLC will be making their United States debut on November 5th with that card being announced soon. Other international debuts this year include Thailand and the aformentioned Cambodia card as the WLC continues their quest for international recognition by combat sports fans across the globe.
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