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Lion Fight 23′s Liam Harrison A Rare Breed, Turned Pro At 14

By Frank Curreri
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Lion Fight 23 Main Event Fighter Liam Harrison – Fights at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif.

It’s not every day that you meet an athlete who turned pro at 14 years old. Qualifying Liam “The Hitman” Harrison is an absolute novelty. Not only did the hard-nosed Brit begin fighting professionally at age 14 – Harrison went unbeaten for the next 29 fights.

The 29-year-old Harrison participates in pro fight #99 when he meets legendary Muay Thai fighter Malaipet Sasiprapa on Friday in the Lion Fight 23 main event. I recently caught up with Harrison, a knockout artist, on Facebook Messenger. What follows is our interview, which features Harrison discussing his finisher’s mindset, why turning pro at 14 was the right thing to do, and how he also intends to beat Malaipet in a dance-off after their fight.  Read More

Bellator Returns to Southern California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino Friday, October 3rd as Daniel Straus Battles Justin Wilcox

bellator 127Newport Beach, Calif. (August 2014) – Bellator 127 is now set as the promotion will return to Southern California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino on Friday, October 3rd as Daniel Straus will battle Justin Wilcox in the main event live on Spike TV. Tickets for the event are $50, $85 and $150 and are on sale now and are available at the Pechanga Box Office, Pechanga.com or Bellator.comRead More

International Showdown of Muay Thai Fighters at Pechanga this June

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Muay Thai Fights @ Pechanga Resort & Casino

TEMECULA, Calif. – (May 14, 2014) – Professional, live action, super-athletic Muay Thai kickboxing comes to Pechanga Resort & Casino for one night this summer – Saturday, June 7 at 6:30p.m. Professional kickboxers including Sam Alvey vs. Jacob Poss in the  WCK Muay Thai Super Cruiserweight ranking bout, Ji Guangjian vs. Adam Rothweiler for the WLF Featherweight International Title, plus five female bouts featuring world champion Jemyma Betrian vs. Christi Brereton for the WBC Women’s Bantamweight World Title, will take place in the Grand Ballroom at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. Doors open at 5:30p.m. and tickets are $40 for general admission and $100 for ringside seats. For tickets or more information, visit the Pechanga Box Office, call (877) 711-2946 or visit www.Pechanga.com/Entertainment. Read More