The King of Nine Limbs: Dave Leduc

EARLY YEARS Dave Leduc was born in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, before his aspirations in martial arts had begun, Leduc was playing baseball at a young age as a pitcher.  After a disagreement with his father, which has since been resolved, had caused Leduc to leave home, at the age of seventeen, Leduc began practicing martial arts at Kung […]

Top Welterweight World Lethwei Championship Contenders

The Welterweight division in World Lethwei Championship is probably the best in the promotion, with enough stars to make a 16-man grand prix. It features local stars like Yan Naing Tun, Tha Pyay Nyo, Saw Ba Oo and Soe Lin Oo, as well as international superstars like Cambodia’s Roeung Sophorn, Italy’s Samuel Toscano and Uzbekistan’s […]

Lethwei looks to fit in Philippines’ rich martial arts culture

“The Philippines is a hotbed for combat sports and the fans are some of the most passionate in the world. Filipino combat sports athletes have all the skills to translate well into Lethwei, and I truly believe that there could be a Filipino world champion in Lethwei in the near future,” – Gerald Ng