Former ONE Championship bantamweight titleholder John Lineker will take a look at his “Palms of Stone” in a distinct sport on Jan. 18 when he faces Liam Harrison in a Muay Thai match at ONE Combat Night time 18.
The cardboard takes place at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand, and airs stay on Amazon Prime Video in the US. A number of folks with information of the scenario confirmed the information to MMA Preventing following a report by MMAjunkie.
Lineker improved to 37-10 underneath MMA guidelines with a choice victory over Stephen Loman this previous September. He’s gained back-to-back bouts since dropping his ONE title to Fabricio Andrade. The previous UFC fighter scored knockouts in 4 of his six appearances underneath the ONE banner.
Lineker’s current nemesis in MMA, Andrade, additionally gave it a attempt lately underneath a distinct rule set in ONE, dropping through second-round knockout to Jonathan Haggerty for the kickboxing championship earlier this month.
Harrison has competing in Muay Thai and kickboxing for many years, and has gained two of 4 Muay Thai matches contained in the ONE ring since 2019, each by first-round knockout. The 38-year-old English striker hasn’t competed since August 2022, when he got here up brief in opposition to ONE Muay Thai champion Nong-O Gaiyanghadao.