New Mexico has produced numerous fighters of note that have gone on to achieve career altering success in MMA like Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series season one alumni Nick Urso. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a gritty enforcer looking to lay down the law in the main event of LFA 64 on April 26 in the promotion’s return to South Dakota. A professional since November 2014 and representing Force Of One Martial Arts, Harvey Park owns an 11-2 record in 13 career bouts as a professional comprised of six knockouts, four submissions and one decision. Prior to making his debut with Legacy Fighting Alliance in 2018, Park competed with various MMA promotions in his home state of New Mexico.
In his MMA debut at KOTC Duke City, he submitted John Rozema in the first round via rear naked choke. Park also tapped out Dellis Borges via rear naked choke in round three. He defeated his next two opponents via knockout in Joshua Hallford and Misael Inarritu. Then at Jackson’s MMA Series 19, Park defeated Jon Sparks via TKO in the second round. He submitted Boummy Somchay in round one at Force Of One Martial Arts Way of the Warrior. Park defeated his next two foes via TKO in Roberto Amorim and Brandon Trujillo. At Jackson -Wink Fight Night 2 he submitted Frenchman Majdeddine Ayadi via rear naked choke to earn his fourth submission victory as a professional.
In his second appearance with Legacy Fighting Alliance at LFA 53, Park defeated Leville Simpson via unanimous decision. For the main event of LFA 58, he defeated Jaleel Willis via TKO in the first round to secure back to back victories with Legacy Fighting Alliance. The win also earned Park his sixth knockout victory as a professional. In the headliner of LFA 64 on April 26, he will face Demarques Jackson for the interim lightweight title. Good luck Harvey!