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MMA star Aung La Nsang fights for Myanmar's future

Political turmoil has left nation's best known sportsman feeling helpless

Myanmar's most popular sportsman, Aung La Nsang says the political strife in his native country has left him feeling helpless: "But what I can do is put on a great show for the fans," says the Florida-based MMA fighter. (Image courtesy ONE Championship)

SINGAPORE -- Myanmar's mixed martial arts champion Aung La Nsang is trying to remain fully focused on his upcoming fight but thoughts of the turmoil afflicting his homeland have his attention turned to the other side of the world.

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