Can the unbeaten challenger beat the unbeaten king? That’s the storyline to watch on October 7, when ONE Championship – Asia’s largest MMA organisation – returns to Yangon to pit Strawweight World Champion Yoshitaka Naito (11-0) against Filipino challenger Joshua Pacio (8-0).
Time for a work-break? Not for many Nay Pyi Taw civil servants: Only 12 of the 21 government ministries are participating in this year’s government volleyball competition, which kicked off yesterday in Nay Pyi Taw.
Southern Myanmar’s fortunes next season are looking quite a bit brighter after a September 10 decision reversed their relegation for the 2017 Myanmar National League season, while Nay Pyi Taw FC received a surprise promotion into the first-tier league.
Myanmar 's under-19 squad got their 2016 AFF U-19 championships campaign off to a strong start yesterday, beating Indonesia 3-2 at the Vietnam youth training centre in Hanoi.
All those extra reps and bottles of baby oil sure must seem worth it now, after Myanmar’s three-member bodybuilding team earned two gold medals in the 50th Asian Bodybuilding Championship, held from September 2 to 8 in Thimpu, Bhutan.
He's coming back.
Aung La Nsang will travel home to the Golden Land on October 7 for a ONE Championship fight against Polish middleweight Michal Pasternak in Yangon’s Thuwunna Stadium. The winner of the fight is expected to compete for the ONE Championship middleweight title later this year.
Zeyar Shwe Myay
Nay Pyi Taw FC
United of Thanlyin