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World Lethwei Championship unveils 2020 World Lethwei Awards

Voting window closes on Dec. 12

Myanmar’s World Lethwei Championship is inviting fans to vote for their favourite fighters and fights of the year.

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“World Lethwei Championship is excited to honour and reward the brilliance of the elite athletes within the World Lethwei Championship ranks,” WLC chairman Zak Thiha said in a press release. “Through their performances, lethwei is the fastest growing combat sport in the world! This year, the loyal and dedicated fans of Lethwei get to be involved and vote for who they believe deserves to be recognized.”

Fans can vote at the organization’s website and vote on various categories like the ones listed below.

Voting Categories include:

Fighter of The Year
Female Fighter of The Year
International Fighter of The Year
Breakthrough Fighter of The Year
Newcomer of The Year
Knockout of The Year
Fight of The Year
Comeback of The Year
Upset of The Year

Honourary Categories include (Non-voting):                                                                                                                                                                                    
Event of The Year
Winner Celebration of The Year
Coach of The Year
Referee of The Year
Journalist of The Year

Voting began on Dec. 1 and closed on Dec. 12. This year’s WLC awards edition will be virtual.


Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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