HARRISON WINS WORLD TITLE
FULLFILLS CAREER AMBITION
15 Sep 2014
Liam Hitman Harrison the pride of British Muaythai wins WBC world title
Britain?s Muaythai star Liam ?Hitman? Harrison achieved a career fulfilling ambition when he won the WBC World Welterweight Title against defending champion Mehdi Zatout in Liverpool on 6 September.
It was an enthralling contest in the action-packed SMASH event. Both fighters exhibited courage as they pushed their Muaythai fighting skills to the limit.
The world championship lived up to expectations with Harrison finishing the stronger - winning the title on points 50-47, 50-46, 50-46.
On the same event Andy Howson won the vacant bantamweight title against competitive challenger Mohammed Bouchared.
Throughout all five rounds Bouchared demonstrated strong techniques, but that did not to trouble Howson who controlled the event winning the world title with a comfortable points decision. The judges scores were 50-47, 50-46, 50-46.
On the same card Mike Egan (UK) outpointed Roman Molina (Spain) to take a international challenge belt, and rising star 18-years-old Soloman Wickstead became the new U.K. champions after scoring a points win against Daniel Bowie.