Myanmar’s welterweight lethwei fighter Saw Ba Oo will fight Arthur Saladiak from Poland for the world championship title in the Knockout War Competition in Nay Pyi Taw on 2 June.
Saw Ba Oo is a Myanmar Lethwei fighter from Taung Ka Lay Club. He is a former Lethwei world champion and is competing in World Lethwei Championship and ONE Championship’s lightweight division. Polish fighter Arthur Saladiak is a British K-1 (kick boxer) and Muaythai champion.
The winner will become WLC’s welterweight (67-71kg) world lethwei champion. The reigning middleweight (75kg) world champion of WLC is Myanmar lethwei fighter Too Too.
The fight between Saw Ba Oo and Arthur Saladiak will be the main event of the competition, in which Kyaw Zin Latt and Saw Darwait, both of whom won in different matches at the WLC’s co-main event in February, will also fight for the light welterweight (60-63.5kg) title.
Some seven bouts are included in the competition in which Myanmar lethwei fighters, Saw Nga Man, Tha Byay Nyo, Meik Yaing and Saw Htoo Aung will take part.