Recently retired MMA star Decky 'The Diamond' Dalton was recently announced to be fighting at the Siam Warriors Muay Thai show on June 4th in Cork.
Dalton, who registered a pro MMA record of 6-1 before retiring last month, represents the Phuket Top Team gym in Thailand who have a renowned coaching staff and team experienced Thai fighters.
He will be facing a returning Seamus Colgan who has been out of action for 5 years. A press release from the Siam Warriors promotion read:
"It's a long an eagerly waited return of Irish fighting veteran Seamus Cogan. 5 years since he has stepped in the ring and after two disappointing cancellations in recent fights its fitting he gets to return on home soil and in Ireland's most exciting and now legendary fight venue atmospheres of a Siam Warriors fight night.
Belfast native Decky Dalton is better known in Irish MMA circles. However he is a powerful striker with an impressive MMA record and will be looking to stamp a foothold on Muay Thai after training camps in Thailand and a taste of fighting there.
This is a really interesting match up under Full Muay Thai rules. One of over 10 A-Class fights and extremely impressive stacked support card."