Myanmar traditional boxing contests will be held in Macau and the USA with an aim to interest foreigners in Myanmar boxing and to hopefully foster future participation in Myanmar traditional boxing contests, said U Wunna, in charge of the Myanmar Media Group.
“We expect to convene the Myanmar boxing matches in Macau and USA at the end of this year. After holding Myanmar boxing matches in these two countries, we plan to hold them in other countries, too. We will try to hold the boxing competitions in an attractive way to make foreigners interested in Myanmar traditional boxing,” he added.
The Myanmar boxing matches will be held under Myanmar traditional boxing rules. The referees will be from Myanmar. Famous Myanmar fighters and foreign boxers will compete.
The Myanmar Media Group will sponsor the first Myanmar traditional boxing matches in Tokyo, Japan on 27 October, 2016.