Burmese Python to defend MMA middleweight title in Yangon in November

Aung La N Sang celebrates his championship victory over Vitaly Bigdash in Yangon.

ONE Championship plans to host another MMA championship event in Yangon in November this year, where Myanmar fighter Aung La N Sang defend his world middleweight title.

Aung La N Sang won the world middleweight title last Friday by defeating Vitaly Bigdash at “ONE Championship 56: Light of a Nation”.

The championship bout between Sang (20-10) and Bigdash (9-1), which served as the main event of the online pay-per-view card at Thuwunna National Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar, was a rematch of an exciting matchup from ONE Championship 51 in January, in which Bigdash won by unanimous decision.

Aung La N Sang managed to secure the world title at his thirtieth fight, and he now boasts 20 wins.

Aung La N Sang said: “My dream has come true. Thank you all for your love and support. I will defend my world title with my strenuous effort. To defend the world title, I will have to try harder than before. I must try harder than now.”

Aung La N Sang is the first Myanmar champion in MMA history.