Monthly Archives: April 2016

  1. Buriram Top Fighters headed to YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok!

    Buriram Top Fighters headed to YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok!

    Next week the YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok will be hosting Superlek, Rungarai and Petpanomrung, three of the top fighters arriving from the famous YOKKAO Training Center Kiatmoo9 in Buriram all starring in the upcoming event at Rajadamnern Stadium on May 9, 2016. [caption id="attachment_2398" align="alignright" width="350"]YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok[/caption] Fighters will be based at the new facility in Bangkok opening the possibility to train with the best in a hardcore training environment put forth by Kru Manop, Singdam, Saenchai and the other residents fighters. YOKKAO president Doungjai Tananan stated, “It is exciting to host these amazing talents from Buriram. To not only open our doors but show them how we’re training here and continuing to develop the highest

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  2. Jordan Watson to defend the World Title vs Reece McAllister at YOKKAO 20!

    Jordan Watson to defend the World Title vs Reece McAllister at YOKKAO 20!

    Jordan Watson will defend the YOKKAO World Title -70kg against Reece McAllister at YOKKAO 20 on Saturday October 8th at the Macron Stadium in Bolton. [caption id="attachment_2392" align="alignright" width="350"]YOKKAO 18: Jordan Watson becomes the new YOKKAO World Champion YOKKAO 18: Jordan Watson becomes the new YOKKAO World Champion[/caption] Introduced to Muay Thai by his father when he was a toddler, Reece McAllister began training at his childhood and went on to fight his first bout at the age of nine. At only 22 years of age, McAllister is already extremely experienced with over 40 professional fights to his credit. “I’m not afraid of anyone. Everybody is human at the end of the day....I just want to be known as a legend," said the fighter in his recent interviews. After bringing back the YOKKAO

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  3. Amy Pirnie's fight sets record views on Facebook in 24hrs!

    Amy Pirnie's fight sets record views on Facebook in 24hrs!

    [caption id="attachment_2382" align="alignright" width="350"]Muay Thai Female Fight YOKKAO 18: Amy Pirnie vs Fanny Ramos Muay Thai Female Fight YOKKAO 18: Amy Pirnie vs Fanny Ramos[/caption] YOKKAO 17-18 being heralded as the night of nights for 2016 saw Muay Thai Champions rise and fall. One hero of the night, Amy Pirnie in her fight against Fanny Ramos winning by KO in the 3rd round. In just 24 hours the fight saw on YOKKAO’s official facebook page some 22,000+ likes, a record setter for a female fight at a YOKKAO event. First round saw Ramos on the offensive with Pirnie calculating her defense protecting from the melee style attack of Ramos. In the second round Ramos still on the offensive, saw Pirnie’s defense quickly turn into an offense scoring some big hit. Third round with

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  4. YOKKAO Training Center going LIVE from Bangkok!

    YOKKAO Training Center going LIVE from Bangkok!

    Exciting news for Muay Thai lovers from all around the world: from now on you will be able to watch [caption id="attachment_2375" align="alignright" width="400"]Muay Thai Bangkok: Saenchai training with Kru Manop Muay Thai Bangkok: Saenchai training with Kru Manop[/caption] LIVE on facebook.com/yokkaoboxing how the best Muay Thai fighters of Thailand train at the new YOKKAO Training Center in Bangkok. Trial tested just a few days ago, the first Facebook live streamed successfully and went viral on the web with 25k people watching it featuring none other than Saenchai, Singdam, Chanajon, Babu, Petchpaithoon, Kru Manop and Petchdam Kiatmoo9. The upcoming broadcasts are planned after Songkran Festival. Stay tuned on instagram.com/yokkaoboxing

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  5. YOKKAO acquires Lumpinee #1 Manachai from Kiatmoo9 Gym!

    YOKKAO acquires Lumpinee #1 Manachai from Kiatmoo9 Gym!

    Official: the first official fighter acquired by the new YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok is nothing less than Lumpinee ranked 1 Manachai Kiatmoo9. [caption id="attachment_2362" align="alignright" width="400"]Manachai YOKKAOSaenchaiGym Manachai YOKKAOSaenchaiGym[/caption] Requested for acquisition by the best camps across Thailand, the final word came from the fighter who chose the new YOKKAO Training Center in Bangkok as his hometown signing a exclusive contract for 8 years. Weight category -65kg, the young talent has an impressive record of 265 fights with 184 wins (17 by KO) and all the credentials to become in the years to come one of the most famous Muay Thai fighters in the world. Manachai's training schedule will be monitored by the best in the business: Saenchai, Singdam, Chanajon, Kru Manop, Petchdam

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  6. YOKKAO 17-18: The Blend of Energy!

    YOKKAO 17-18: The Blend of Energy!

    YOKKAO 17 and YOKKAO 18 took place on Saturday March 19th at the Macron Stadium in Bolton with another completely sold out arena. A successful night that wrote yet another historic page in Muay Thai history. [caption id="attachment_2320" align="alignright" width="350"]YOKKAO 17 - YOKKAO 18 Macron Stadium (England) YOKKAO 17 - YOKKAO 18 Macron Stadium (England)[/caption]   A blend of energies made from motivation, progress, self-confidence and achievements that exploded in the newly canvassed yellow ring of the YOKKAO brand leaving Muay Thai fans breathless the entire night. The evening began with the "YOKKAO Next Generation" development project, the new global initiative designed to introduce a broad spectrum of fighters to Yokkao events in order to discover new Muay Thai talents. On the spot in 6 fights, Artur

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