22 year old, two-time, Muay Thai world champion, Daniel McGowan, opens-up on how recently came close to not fighting anymore and the mental and emotional hurdles he’s had to overcome to persevere with his professional fighting career whilst finding the right balance overall in life; with some wise words of advice for other young fighters & much more.
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GLORY Kickboxing return to the UK on June 2 with GLORY 54 Birmingham headlined by, Rico Verhoeven vs Mladen Brestovac. However, with four UK events planned in the next 18 months, GLORY need the UK market to fall in love with both kickboxing and their most prolific champion, Rico Verhoeven.
Evan Jays and Anoop Hothi assess what more needs to be done by GLORY, especially when there is a rich pool of kickboxing talent in the UK that’s not featuring on the main cards of GLORY 54 and more.
Liam Harrison vs. Charlie Peters is the biggest fight announced for 2018 in UK Muay Thai (headlining Muay Thai Grand Prix 16), followed closely by, Jon Haggerty vs. Macauley Coyle which, was confirmed by, Coyle’s coach & multiple world champion, Dean James with K1ANOOP. Both fights get broken-down in more detail and the current state of affairs in: Kickboxing, Muay Thai & more.
Harrison vs. Peters headlines Muay Thai Grand Prix 16 (MTGP 16) on July 7, 2018 at the O2 Indigo, London and an official announcement for, Jonathan Haggerty vs Macauley Coyle is expected soon.
Dean James is a 33 year old British Muay Thai fighter and multiple world champion with titles including: the ISKA Bantamweight, WMA (MAD) and WRSA world championships.
James had remarkably overcome colon cancer in his early adulthood and had found Muay Thai during that incredibly tough time in his life which, helped him with fighting cancer and the overall recovery process.
Over the years, Dean has not only become one of the best UK Muay Thai fighters, he’s also developed a career as a teacher for children with, Behavioural Emotional Social Difficulties (BESD), autism and other mental health issues.
On this episode of The K1Anoop Show, Dean James talks about all of the above and much more from his incredible life experiences, in and especially out of the sport and more.