The second World Lethwei Championship title match has been added to the WLC: King of Nine Limbs fight card. The event is held on August 2 at Mandalar Thiri Indoor Stadium in Mandalay live on Canal+ in Myanmar and on UFC Fight Pass. Artur Saladiak returns to bareknuckle fighting to defend his light middleweight title against power striker and Muay Thai Champion Sasha Moisa. The contest serves as the co-main event.
Artur Saladiak is the current Light Middleweight World Lethwei Champion and one of the best lethwei athletes in the world. Originally from Poland, he now trains out of England with some of the world’s top strikers. He is still unbeaten in lethwei and previously defeated Saw Ba Oo to become the inaugural Light Middleweight World Lethwei Champion.
Sasha Moisa is a Ukrainian Muay Thai Champion who made an empathic statement in his lethwei debut by knocking out Myanmar superstar Shwe Yar Man to earn his title opportunity. Currently training out of Bangkok, Thailand, Moisa possess incredible power in all his attacks.
WLC: King of Nine Limbs ?
Two titles are on the line ?
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“WLC: King of Nine Limbs is the first mega-event of its kind in lethwei history and will feature two world lethwei championship title matches,” said WLC Chairman U Zay Thiha stated “Artur Saladiak and Sasha Moisa are two of the best fighters in this business and to get to see them battle it out will be a true spectacle. This event will be the biggest sporting event in Myanmar history as we continue to showcase Myanmar as a global sports epicentre.”
The main event of WLC: King of Nine Limbs features the previously announced Cruiserweight World Lethwei Championship bout between lethwei openweight champion Dave Leduc and UFC Veteran Seth Baczynski.
Other bouts to be announced in the coming weeks. The championship lineup can be found below.
Cruiserweight Dave Leduc vs. Seth Baczynski
Light Middleweight Artur Saladiak vs. Sasha Moisa