Press release by WLC:


7 June -Yangon, Myanmar: World Lethwei Championship (WLC), the
world’s largest bareknuckle fighting organisation, has just announced
two blockbuster world champion signings, with Portugal’s Diogo Calado
and Spain’s Nauzet Trujillo now added to the World Lethwei
Championship roster.

Diogo Calado (39W-17L) is a world-class striker who has won
championships in some of the world’s biggest promotions, including
becoming Enfusion World Champion, WBC European Champion, ISKA European
champion and Strikers League Champion. Fighting out of Cascais,
Portugal, he is an aggressive power puncher with a skill set well
suited to the rules of lethwei.

Nauzet Trujillo (40W-7L-1D) has a decorated martial art career that
includes becoming WMC Spanish Champion, ISKA European Champion, IPCC
Intercontinental Champion and ISKA World Champion. Fighting out of
Tenerife, Spain, he is a lanky kickboxing specialist that is
especially adept at powerful hooks and uses his significant reach to
his advantage.

Zay Thiha, Chairman of World Lethwei Championship stated, “World
Lethwei Championship has the toughest rosters of World Champions in
the world and we are excited to welcome Calado and Trujillo into our
stable. As the home of the world’s purest martial art, we are
attracting elite world champions who want to challenge themselves in
lethwei and I am beyond excited to see how they fare!”

Diogo Calado stated, “This is an exciting next step in my martial art
journey, and getting to test myself against the world’s best pure
strikers is extremely appealing to me. Lethwei is becoming the future
of sports and I want to become its representative on the global

Nauzet Trujillo stated, “I am proud to be the first Spanish athlete
signed to World Lethwei Championship! The organisation has experienced
rapid growth and I think lethwei is a fantastic platform for me to
showcase my abilities.”

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.




11 June -Yangon, Myanmar: 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.”


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

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