It's not a secret.
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is big. Really big. Check out any developed country here in Asia and you’ll see MMA fans, MMA gyms and other MMA-related business booming and becoming bigger and bigger. There’s little doubt the sport is well on its way to becoming the number one sport the world over.
The Myanmar Football Federation and FIFA unveiled on June 27 a new eight–year strategic plan for the country’s football program that includes five key upgrades aimed at facilitating the sport’s development domestically.
The Myanmar Chinlone Federation has sent its officials crisscrossing ASEAN with the hopes of bringing more international talent to the traditional sport prior to the opening of December’s Southeast Asian Games.
Former Manchester United stars featured in a charity football match between retired Myanmar legends and a side comprised of foreign players who compete in the Myanmar National League (MNL) at Yangon’s Thuwanna Stadium on June 9.