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Muay Thai superstars and good friends ‘The Kicking Machine’ Superlek Kiatmoo9 and Liam ‘Hitman’ Harrison will compete alongside each other at ONE’s blockbuster return to North America on September 6 at ONE 168: Denver.

That night, live in U.S. primetime at the Ball Arena, Superlek will move up in weight to challenge Jonathan ‘The General’ Haggerty for his ONE Bantamweight Muay Thai World Title, while Harrison will make his much-anticipated return to action to take on Thai brawler Seksan ‘The Man Who Yields To No One’ Or Kwanmuang.

Superlek speaks about Harrison’s comeback

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For ‘Hitman’, that fight will be his first since his August 2022 World Title loss to Nong-O Hama at ONE on Prime Video 1. A serious knee injury sustained in that bout has kept the British superstar on the sidelines since then, but he’s now back to full health and ready for an epic return.

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Like the legions of fans who have followed Harrison throughout his storied career, Superlek can’t wait to see his friend back in the Circle showcasing his crowd-pleasing style, striking.

“I’m very excited for his return. I’m happy for him that he’s recovered. I believe so many fans are waiting to watch him. I’m looking forward to seeing him in action!” ‘The Kicking Machine’ said.

With well over 100 professional fights on his resume, the 38-year-old Harrison has cemented himself as one of the most electrifying and beloved athletes to ever compete in Muay Thai.

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But what is it about the three-time Muay Thai World Champion that makes him so exciting?

Superlek commends Haggerty for his ability to entertain fans

According to Superlek, it’s the Brit’s ultra-aggressive style that’s rightfully earned him the reputation of an all-action entertainer.

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He said: “He has unique, interesting techniques. He is dangerous, amazing, and very versatile. He’s aggressive and full of surprises as well. I’ve noticed him throwing surprise elbows.  

 “He’s a great athlete and such an entertainer. He makes any fight exciting.”