The MTGP TEAM are so excited to get Andy onboard!
We’re excited to announce Andy Howson is joining the MTGP team. With Andy’s extensive Muay Thai experience he will be an asset to the MTGP team; both as an event organiser and an outstanding coach. With 7 years of events already under his belt, we’re ready to team up and take MTGP to the next level.
Andy’s commitment to expanding Muay Thai in the UK perfectly aligns with the aim of MTGP and we’re excited to be working with him.
Howson is one of the most known Muay Thai fighters to come of the UK and hails from the infamous Bad Company Gym in Leeds. A five-time world champion in the 55kg Super Bantamweight Division. Originally retired from fighting in 2015. He made a comeback in 2018 with 2nd round head kick knockout win over World Champion Gianpiero Sportelli from Italy. A few short months after this Andy was approached by the largest Martial Arts Organisation in the World today ONE Championship for his final fight.
During Andy’s 24 year career he has remarkable achievements. Andy managed to become a 5 times world champion including prestigious WBC World Title, 2x Intercontinental Champion, 2x Commonwealth Champion, European Champion, 2x British Champion and English Champion in his impressive 88 fight career where he picked up 74 wins (27 by KO) 13 losses and 1 draw. Andy is known outside of Thailand as one of the best ever bantamweight fighters and have proved this on many occasions by fighting and beating the best in his fighting career.
The ‘The Punisher’, or ‘Lord of War’ for years been fighting top caliber opponents and holds wins over names like Damien Trainor, Mohamed Bouchareb, Mohad Ali Yakub, Weera ‘Spicy’ Minghton and many top level Thais including a Lumpiniee, Rajadamnern and Thailand Champion Somboombap Phumpaneang.
Andy said: “I’m very happy to be joining the MTGP team, after sitting down with them we’re all on the same page with the direction we want to take the sport. There is no other brand in the UK like MTGP that put these kind of shows on a regular basis all around the world. and I can’t wait to be a part of that.
I’ve been promoting shows now on my own since 2015 and each show has been great and I’ve put on some amazing fights as it is, but with us now joining forces and bringing all our contacts together I only see even bigger things in MTGP future.
The brand is established in the South with great shows at the O2, now I’ll be bringing those big events all around the North of England regular and I can’t wait…”