Nong-O Gaiyanghadao excited to showcase legendary Muay Thai hanging to American followers

Muay Thai legend Nong-O Gaiyanghadao is worked up to showcase “the artwork of eight limbs” to the American fanbase, a lot of whom could possibly be watching the spectacle for the primary time on Amazon Prime Video on Friday, August 26 at US primetime.

The previous Lumpinee Stadium world champion will defend his ONE bantamweight Muay Thai belt in opposition to British powerhouse Liam Harrison within the co-main occasion on the Singapore Indoor Stadium-held card.

Honored to be part of the historic martial arts revolution in ONE Championship, the 36-year-old icon lastly has an opportunity to showcase the game he so loves. On that, he instructed ONE Championship:

“This will likely be a fantastic alternative for Westerners to get to know Muay Thai higher and to advertise Muay Thai extra extensively around the globe. I wish to present them that Muay Thai is among the most harmful [styles] in comparison with different fight sports activities.”

Certainly, Muay Thai, often known as “the artwork of 8 limbs”’ (2 fists, 2 knees, 2 shins, and a couple of elbows) is taken into account to be probably the most harmful and aggressive sports activities in Asia as a result of, when mixed, the bodily weapons could cause extreme injury to an opponent.

Not simply anybody can stand up to the debilitating energy and approach behind the apply. Whereas the game is bodily and mentally draining, it’s additionally lovely in each sense of the phrase.

Like all of his earlier matches, Nong-O, a legend in his native Thailand, is poised to offer American audiences an action-packed firefight like they’ve by no means seen earlier than.

Nong-O Gaiyanghadao impressed with Liam Harrison’s veteran comeback in opposition to Muangthai

5-time defending ONE bantamweight Muay Thai world champion Nong-O Gaiyanghadao was impressed with Liam Harrison’s warrior spirit in his final battle in opposition to Muangthai PK Saenchai this previous April at ONE 156.

‘The Hitman’ went punch-for-punch and kick-for-kick with the Thai phenom. After an exhilarating first spherical that featured a complete of 5 knockdowns in lower than three minutes of motion, Harrison scored the victory with the third knockdown to guide himself a world title alternative reverse Nong-O.

The champion is worked up to lock horns with a formidable veteran, whom he holds in excessive regard. Praising the sturdiness on present in Harrison’s newest efficiency, the Thai fighter instructed ONE Championship:

“Liam may come again [after being knocked down twice by Muangthai] as a result of he has extra expertise. He may learn the sport higher than Muangthai. He knew that Muangthai had two knockdowns already, and he would rush to seal the deal. However Liam is a veteran. When he was [being] counted, he wouldn’t rush to stand up. He waited to get well and get again up robust.”

Nong-O is on a Six-fight profitable streak and is hoping to increase that to seven by obliterating ‘The Hitman’ in a battle of willpower. Count on this battle between two of the world’s most harmful Muay Thai strikers to be talked about for a few years to come back.