WLC: Lethwei Showcase Results

WLC: Lethwei Showcase went down on Friday night in Chang Mai, Thailand. The main event saw Antonio Faria defend his light welterweight title in the main event against Francisco Vinuelas.

Portugal’s Faria recovered from needing to be saved by the bell in the first round after being knocked down, to dominate the second and third round with precise elbows in the clinch, eventually getting the knockout at the end of the third round.

In the WLC: Lethwei Showcase co-main event, Nico Mendes needed only 90 seconds to finish Saensuek.

Official results from WLC: Lethwei Showcase:

Light Welterweight 60 to 63.5kg: Antonio Faria (Portugal) defeats Francisco Vinuelas (Spain) at 3:00 in round 3 via TKO to retain the light welterweight title

Middleweight 71 to 75kg: Nico Mendes (Spain) defeats Saensuek (Thailand) at 1:30 in round 1 via KO

Light Middleweight 67 to 71kg: Leehaney Henrique (Brazil) defeats Vladimir Shulyak (Russia) via unanimous decision

Light Welterweight 60 to 63.5kg: Yoel Paique (Argentina) defeats Saw Hla Min (Myanmar) at 0:37 in round 2 via KO

Bantamweight 51 to 54kg: Pha Kyaw Hae (Myanmar) vs Bandasak (Thailand) ends in a draw

Women’s Bantamweight 51 to 54kg: Miriam Sabot (Italy) defeats Petchnaree (Thailand) at 3:00 in round 2 via TKO

Bantamweight 51 to 54kg – Elamghari Ayoub (Morocco) defeats Jay Chay (Myanmar) via split decision

The World Lethwei Championship returned last month with WLC: Hideout Battle, after a six month hiatus due to the global coronavirus pandemic.

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