Chris Shaw Meets Connor McCormack at YOKKAO 28!
The coming YOKKAO event this 15th October at Bolton Macron Stadium is already packed to the brim with the very best fights, including 2 title defense by current YOKKAO world champions, Liam Harrison and Jordan Watson. Here’s one more exciting matchup to add to the card of YOKKAO 28 that’s guaranteed to stir things up: Chris Shaw vs Connor McCormack. Chris is a household name in the UK and has fought some of the biggest names in the sport including YOKKAO World Champion Jordan Watson and Michael Wakeling. He is moving down in weight for this fight and will meet his opponent at 71 kg. Chris has fought on YOKKAO 19 against Jersey Pinto and winning the bout on points. He comes to the ring with a record of 34 fights with 29 wins and is 2-time Scottish and British Champion as well as being a Patong Stadium Champion. He fights out of the ULT Muay Thai gym that he runs himself in Ayr, Scotland. Connor will be making his debut on YOKKAO Fight promotion but like Chris, he is also a well-known figure in the UK Muay Thai scene. Connor is the current S3 European Champion having won the title by KO in spectacular fashion via a devastating head kick against Dominik Matusz from London. Connor is well known for his KO power and like Chris, has fought some of the biggest names in the sport including Tim Thomas whom he also KO'd with his signature head kick. Connor has also defeated YOKKAO regular, Jack Kennedy so this fight against Chris is set to be spectacular, to say the least. He has a high win percentage with a record of 17 fights with 14 wins and fights out of the Petchnoi Muay Thai Academy run by Scott Robinson in Northampton. Other matchups for the double event of YOKKAO 27 - 28 are no less exciting, featuring a who’s who list of the sport’s best. Fans can expect to see top-action fights including Superlek Kiatmoo9 vs Christopher Shaw, Jonathan Haggerty vs Ja Kiatphontip, Rungarai Kiatmoo9 vs Dan McGowan, Amy Pirnie vs Josefine Lindgren Knutsson, and Chris Whittle vs Jack Kennedy. The YOKKAO Muay Thai events at Bolton Macron Stadium are the best in the sport outside of Thailand and are not to be missed. Tickets for YOKKAO events have always sold out in the past so get on it and book at your tickets today at: www.asia.yokkao.com/events/yokkao-27-28-tickets