Author: Jacob Rawley

At the Yokkao training centre in Bangkok, this generation’s Muay Thai legends have adopted a young lad from the west of Scotland. To say the camp has a wealth of knowledge is an understatement, with greats such as Saenchai and Singdam constantly present and willing to help. Unlike more traditional Thai camps, Yokkao sets out to find and sign up new international talents through Yokkao run fight shows all over the world. This is where they discovered the red-hot prospect, Spencer Brown . Brown trained out of the Rama Muay Thai camp in Irvine and was very rapidly making a…

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Jonathan Haggerty is fresh off of a barnburner fight with one of Thailand’s top fighters, Rodtang Jitmuangnon. This was a title defence of Haggerty’s One Championship flyweight title, and although he did not get his hand raised, he proved he is one if the best flyweights in the world at only 22 years of age. Haggerty’s career so far has been outstanding, nearly always fighting at a huge experience disadvantage, but somehow, he beats opponents handily. What makes Haggerty a special phenom is the fact that he beats opponents not through raw talent and power, but through elite technique and…

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