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Veteran Japanese MMA fighter joins Phoe Thaw's gym 531

Myanmar Times
Jan 28, 2019
“Shunichi is a very good coach and student” says Phoe Thaw, the ONE Championship featherweight and founder of Team PT, Myanmar’s first MMA Gym and fight team.
       “He is a humble person willing to teach and learn. He believes in our mission to help the next generation: that together we are champions and a team makes the individual stronger.”
       A martial artist since he was 15 learning judo in his native Tokyo, Japan, Shunichi has been living in Yangon, Myanmar expanding his MMA arsenal by training Myanmar traditional boxing (Lethwei), a fast-paced bare knuckle fighting style.
       He fought Lethwei Champion Tun Lwin Moe to a five round draw (under traditional rules) in 2018, proving his new skills.

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