World Lethwei Championship hosted WLC: Fearless Tigers in Mandalay, Myanmar on Friday October 4. The bareknuckle fighting event was headlined by the representative of the country-host Thway Thit Win Hlaing up against German-Thai Burutlek Petchyindee Academy.
Thway Thit Win Hlaing made an emphatic statement with a knockout victory over Burutlek Petchyindee Academy in the second round. He caught his opponent with a right hook as the German-Thai was retreating backwards. Burutlek Petchyindee Academy was unable to answer the ten-count as he stumbled to his feet, sending the sold-out Mandalar Thiri Indoor Stadium to erupt in cheers.
Nicola Barke victorious over Bianka Balajti at WLC Fearless Tigers ?? pic.twitter.com/OG8mHub4kb
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In the co-main event, Nicola Barke used her reach advantage and lanky frame to earn a unanimous decision victory over Hungary’s Bianka Balajti. Barke kept the distance with her kicks and Balajti had no answer to counter the rangier striker.
Among other bouts, Mite Yine scored a unanimous decision against Nguyen Thanh Trung, and Elite Peakday took a split decision against Shuklaine. The complete fight results from WLC Fearless Tigers can be found below. The event aired on Canal+ in Myanmar and UFC Fight Pass globally.
Thway Thit Win Hlaing def. Burutlek Petchyindee Academy by KO (R2 at 2:21)
Nicola Barke def. Bianka Balajti via unanimous decision
Mite Yine def. Nguyen Thanh Trung by unanimous decision
Elite Peakday def. Shuklaine Min by split decision
Thway Thit Maung def. Omar Elouers by unanimous decision
Auk Chin Lay def. Hein Tun Aung by split decision
Saw Kaung Htet def. Saw Min Naing by unanimous decision