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Lethwei Fight: 15th Regions & States Tournament

4 July 2017

The 15th regions and states Lethwei Fight started on Monday at Theinphyu stadium in Yangon.

The fight is organized by Ministry of Health and Sports.

The purpose of the fight is to promote young and talented Lethwei fighters and to find out the best.

Manager , Ayeyarwady Region Lethwei Association, Kyaw Thant: My team has 6 fighters. I believe they will win the finals as they have skills and experiences.

So I do believe they will grab gold or silver or bronze belts.   

One of the winners in Monday matches expressed his views on the fight. 

Winner , Zaw Hitke: I prepared a lot. I hope I can go back to my hometown with a belt.  Such kind of traditional fight is really good for us as we can get experience. 

The regions and states traditional Lethwei fight is set to run till next Wednesday.