Faria Retains WLC Title by TKO

Antonio Faria

Portugal's Antonio Faria successfully defended his World Lethwei Championship light welterweight title by TKO against Spain's Francisco Vinuelas Friday in Yangon, Myanmar. Faria suffered a knock down in the first round but came back to punish Vinuelas in the next two rounds. Vinuelas was unable to answer the bell for the start of the fourth round. The co-main event saw Nico Mendes of Spain knockout Thailand's Saensuek in the first round.

The show, featuring the native Burmese form of bareknuckle boxing which allows kicks, knees, elbows and headbutts, was broadcast on UFC Fight Pass and Canal +.

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