The face of Filipino mixed martial arts, Baguio City’s Eduard “Landslide” Folayang (16-5-0) is up for a much-deserved shot at Shinya Aoki (39-6-0) and his ONE Lightweight World Championship belt in the top card fight at One Championship’s Defending Honor on November 11 in Singapore.
Myanmar's annual national hockey tournament wrapped up yesterday with a final pitting Yangon Region against Chin State, but the Hockey Federation is keeping a keen eye on the competitors ahead of the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Mud sprayed and men collided, and after 30 minutes of battling through a torrential downpour, the tournament was over: Myanmar’s Fighting Cocks watched as the Bali Geckos erupted into cheers after claiming victory in the AFL Asia Championships Division Two Grand Final in Ho Chi Minh City on October 15.
After Myanmar national team coach Gerd Zeise booted star striker Kyaw Ko Ko and midfielder Thiha Zaw off the squad two weeks ago, the team will return from a tour in Europe today two men short of a full roster.
The fight over the controversial Paung Laung Stadium is being taken to a higher level – all the way to the Lady herself.
Already adept in jiu-jitsu and aikido in addition to lethwei and karate, Phoe Thaw is a formidable match for Myanmar’s local fighters, but he has still yet to be tested by a foreign opponent. In 2017, he plans to change that.
Zeyar Shwe Myay
Nay Pyi Taw FC
United of Thanlyin