Tuesday, January 24, 2017
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Myanmar wins runner-up at AFL Asia Champs

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.

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Tai Kyet head to AFL Asia Champs

Unlike most of their friends and families, Min Thiha Kaung, Han Tun Aung and Ye Min Thu won’t be celebrating the October full moon festival over the weekend: They’ve got footy to play.

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New angels get their wings

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.

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Town elders to appeal for state counsellor’s help with Paung Laung problem

The fight over the controversial Paung Laung Stadium is being taken to a higher level – all the way to the Lady herself.

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Phoe Thaw’s got big plans for 2017

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.

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ONE fight night recap: Champ defends his belt

Though all eyes were on Aung La Nsang at ONE Championship’s State of Warriors on October 7, the rest of the card provided plenty of action to a growing contingent of Myanmar MMA fans.

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Python strikes again: Aung La Nsang earns second home turf victory

For the first time in his life, Aung La Nsang needed judges to confirm his dominance in a mixed martial arts fight at Thuwunna Stadium on October 7.

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Phoe Thaw ready for his belt

From training under a bridge in North Okkalapa to fighting for a title belt in front of thousands of fans, martial artist Phoe Thaw has rapidly ascended the ranks of Myanmar’s combat elite. The former lethwei fighter will face off tonight at ONE Championship’s State of Warriors event against five other local fighters in the country’s inaugural MMA featherweight championship.

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Three pugilists you need to know before tonight’s State of Warriors fights

Three fighters other than Aung La Nsang to keep an eye on tonight at ONE Championship's ONE: State of Warriors event at Thuwunna Indoor Stadium.

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What it’s like to take an Aung La Nsang kick

Not good.
You might have guessed that the mixed martial artist – who steps into the ring tonight at ONE Championship's State of Warriors can unleash a mean kick, but journalism is about facts. RJ Vogt took a kick from "the Burmese Python" to find out.

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