World Lethwei Championship Announces Event Plans

The World Lethwei Championship, also known as WLC, has announced plans for 2020 and 2021, including a trip to the United States.

World Lethwei Championship (WLC), the world’s largest bareknuckle fighting organisation, has just announced the full calendar for the launch of the 2020/2021 lethwei season.

The season will feature nine blockbuster events in seven cities across five countries.

Mr Zay Thiha, Chairman of World Lethwei Championship stated, “After the historic success in 2019, World Lethwei Championship has successfully driven the sport of lethwei to become the fastest growing sport in the world. This upcoming season will continue our efforts to develop and grow the infrastructure of lethwei globally. We are excited to hold events with our esteemed broadcast and corporate partners in Cambodia, Thailand, Japan, and the United States of America to deliver world-class lethwei content throughout multiple continents.”

The release includes a trip to the United States in November of next year. While no location has been confirmed, the plan is for the card to take place November 5.



August 4, 2020 (Tentative)
Yangon, Myanmar

September 18, 2020 (Tentative)
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

November 27, 2020
Mandalay, Myanmar

January 8, 2021
Bangkok, Thailand

March 12, 2021
Yangon, Myanmar

May 1, 2021
Hpa An, Myanmar

August 6, 2021
Tokyo, Japan

November 5, 2021

December 3, 2021
Mandalay, Myanmar

About World Lethwei Championship

World Lethwei Championship is the largest bareknuckle fighting organisation in the world and the leading exporter of Burmese culture to the world. Based in Yangon, Myanmar, World Lethwei Championship has signed the top fighters in Lethwei and kickboxing to exclusive contracts. It packages the historic traditions of the Burmese martial art of lethwei with cutting-edge technology in media & entertainment to provide fans with a night to remember.

  • Categories

  • Leave a Comment