Douglas Morrison of Scotland faces Gary Hamilton of Northern Ireland in the “18 years in the making” rematch. The bout is featured on the PROKICK fight card billed as “Lord of the Ring”. The event takes place at Stormont Hotel in Belfast on October 26.
Morrison and Hamilton first met in February 2001. The contest ended in the last round with the latter taking the win by TKO. The former world champion kickboxers square off for the second time, which might be the final bout in their careers. The contest is scheduled for seven rounds in Full Contact at super welterweight.
"Belfast Boy" is Back !
— World Kickboxing Network (@WKNkickboxing) August 2, 2019
Douglas Morrison is coached by Albert Ross with a full training and sparring team at Fraserburgh Fitness Centre supporting their athlete for this thrilling bout.
PROKICK “Lord of the Ring” features the newly crowned WKN Intercontinental Welterweight champion Johnny “Swift” Smith of Northern Ireland in defense of his title against Shuhei Sone of Japan. The undercard will include a series of amateur bouts with local and international competitors.
The event celebrates 30 years when former four-division World Champion in Full Contact, Belfast’s Billy Murray lifted his first crown.
🏆 Billy "The Man" Murray is the Ireland's most successful Full Contact kickboxer, former four-division #WorldChampion, promoter of numerous world-class show, co-founder of The Peace Fighters, head of @Prokick Gym and more … 🇬🇧 pic.twitter.com/1hanEHlVsj
— World Kickboxing Network (@WKNkickboxing) August 3, 2019
International Super Welterweight bout / Full Contact 7x2mn
Gary Hamilton (Northern Ireland) vs. Douglas Morrison (Scotland)
WKN Intercontinental Welterweight title / Oriental Rules 5x3mn
Johnny Smith (Northern Ireland) vs. Shuhei Sone (Japan)