Harrison faces Pongsiri test

Tyson Harrison, right, fights Rambo Mor Rattanabandit in March. Ram Vanitjirattikarn

ONE Championship has announced the full card for the 18th instalment of its weekly series of events at Bangkok’s Lumpinee Boxing Stadium.

ONE Lumpinee 18 will be headlined by rising Australian star Tyson Harrison on Friday.

He faces decorated Thai veteran Pongsiri PK Saenchai in a bantamweight Muay Thai battle that promises fireworks.

Harrison has made a huge impression since joining the ONE roster earlier this year.

Dubbed “John Wayne Noi” (Little John Wayne), Harrison made his debut in January with an early contender for “fight of the year” honours against former four-time Muay Thai world champion Seksan Or Kwanmuang.

Although he came up short…

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