Lethwei: Everything you need to know about Burmese bareknuckle boxing

Lethwei, or Burmese bare-knuckle boxing, is rapidly growing in popularity. It is the national sport of Myanmar and has been around longer than all modern combat sports. But what actually is Lethwei? Continue reading for the history, rules, and analysis…

Dave “The Nomad” Leduc talks growing the sport of Lethwei through many endeavors

Dave Leduc speaks with John Hyon Ko about his world tour, Lethwei documentary, and Bas Rutten.

Dave Leduc remains focused on Lethwei: “I like fighting with no gloves and headbutts—that’s my passion”

Myanmar’s national sport of Lethwei resembles Muay Thai at first glance. Fists, knees, elbows, and kicks are thrown with violent intent inside the ring. Participants can clinch, toss and throw each other to the mat. The distinguishing factor that really…