Dave Leduc stops Seth Baczynski in the second round to take inaugural WLC Cruiserweight title
Dave Leduc stops Seth Baczynski in the second round to take inaugural WLC Cruiserweight title

Dave Leduc KO’s Seth Baczynski in Round 2

The World Lethwei Championship presented”WLC: King of Nine Limbs” in Mandalay, Myanmar on August 3. The bareknuckle fight card featured seven matchups, including two championship bouts and a launch of the women’s class.

In the main event, Dave Leduc cemented himself as the king of nine limbs by knocking out Seth Baczynski to become the inaugural Cruiserweight World Lethwei Champion. The sold-out venue in Mandalar Thiri Indoor Stadium were on their feet as Dave Leduc demonstrated the full assortment of lethwei striking techniques, and Baczynski had three knockdowns in the second round, resulting in a knockout victory.

In the co-main event, Ukraine’s Sasha Moisa took the fight to the former Light Middleweight World Lethwei Champion Artur Saladiak, swarming him in the first round. His precise right hands were the keys to victory as it reeled Saladiak on several occasions, winning a unanimous decision victory.

In other action, Souris Manfredi became the first winner in the newly created women’s division by constantly gaining the upper hand against Eh Yanut en route to a unanimous decision.

The complete fight results from WLC King of Nine Limbs can be found below.

WLC King of Nine Limbs results

Dave Leduc def. Seth Baczynski by KO (R2)
Sasha Moisa def. Artur Saladiak by unanimous
Souris Manfredi def. Eh Yanut by unanimous decision
Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat def. Izat Zaki by unanimous decision
Hein Tun Aung def. Linn Htet Aung by unanimous decision
Aung Paing def. Paing Thet Aung by unanimous decision
Saw Lin Lin def. Saw El Kaluu by split decision