While YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok has no short of visitors on a daily basis, the gym received a special guest on Tuesday. He is none other than UK number one and YOKKAO World Champion Liam Harrison.
Harrison has flew halfway across the globe to be at the YOKKAO camp for a few weeks of training in preparation of his upcoming fight. On the cards for the UK legend is his highly-anticipated and confirmed on YOKKAO 38 in Bolton on 23 March 2019. Matchmaking is in the final stages and word has it that he will square off against an elite fighter. The YOKKAO World Title -65kg will be on the line and Harrison is not taking it lightly.
In his 20-year career, the Englishman has won top accolades of the sport including WBC world titles. He was also the recipient of Muay Siam Magazine Foreign Fighter of the Year in 2007. Harrison won the YOKKAO World Champion title in 2016 and has since defended it successfully on 2 different occasions.
The Muay Thai star’s last appearance in the YOKKAO ring saw him walked away with a spectacular TKO win over his opponent. Harrison finished off the fight with a barrage of low kicks that had the referee calling a stoppage a minute into the second round. The video highlights of the fight was posted on YOKKAO Instagram account and garnered over 2 million views in a just few days.
YOKKAO Training Center is home to world champions and legends of Muay Thai including Saenchai, Singdam and Manachai. With these training partners, Harrison is certain to have a fruitful stay at YOKKAO over the coming weeks. Look out for details on his YOKKAO 38 matchup which will be announced soon.