Liam Harrison, a veteran British striker, vividly recalls the near-miss opportunity he had earlier this year to schedule a fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr., who is now retired but was a great fighter in his day.
“Hitman” has stated that even though he is not fighting at the present due to a knee injury that he sustained last August, he is still getting glances from interested parties. Hitman is now on the sidelines as he heals from a knee injury that he sustained last August.
There were also the people who were in charge of ‘Money,’ who wanted to get their hands on him for a hypothetical boxing match back in January.
Liam Harrison disclosed to the South China Morning Post during fight week for ONE Championship’s recent debut live on-ground offering in the United States that conversations with Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s representatives were a whirlwind and caught him by surprise. The interview took place during fight week for ONE Championship’s recent debut live on-ground offering in the United States.
A combatant from Leeds was quoted as saying:
“Right, it’s absolutely crazy so I was obviously booked in for my surgery in January, but then Floyd Mayweather’s team approached me and said listen, we want you to fight Floyd Mayweather, and I was like, ‘is this for real?’ “Right, it’s incredibly crazy so I was definitely booked in for my surgery in January but then Floyd Mayweather’s management approached me and said listen we want And those twenty-four hours flew by like a blur. I wound up being on Facetime with Floyd’s manager, and he was explaining everything that was going to take place right then and there. blah blah blah blah and I’m like ‘holy crap.'”
The Bad Company subsidiary further stated:
“After that, I went back to my house, where I found myself wondering, ‘Hey, has that just taken place?'”
Take a look at the interview down below:
Liam Harrison was able to continue with his surgery despite the fact that the fight did not go through.
The British slugger suffered a knee injury after being hit by a vicious leg kick delivered by the former ONE bantamweight world champion Nong-O Hama during the opening round of their title clash at ONE on Prime Video 1 in August. The fight was for the bantamweight world championship. Because he was unable to continue, a technical knockout was awarded as the result of the match.
Liam Harrison stated that he has been making steady progress in his recovery and that he is aiming a return to competition later this year. He also expressed his desire to challenge fellow United Kingdom fighter Jonathan Haggerty for the gold medal that is currently held in his division.