Monthly Archives: September 2016

  1. 2 Gold Medalist Women’s Fight Added to YOKKAO 22 Hong Kong!

    2 Gold Medalist Women’s Fight Added to YOKKAO 22 Hong Kong!

    YOKKAO 22 will be delivering the action this October 28th, 2016 as Hong Kong’s leader in authentic Muay Thai ATMA, has a full day/night of fun, food, and fights scheduled, to be headlined by none other than the “living legend” Saenchai at YOKKAO 22 and Phetmorakot Wor. Sangprapai for YOKKAO 21. ATMA YOKKAO Training Center has been hard at work with YOKKAO to bring fans a unique, and explosive Muay Thai experience, beginning with a BBQ Party and ending with a night of unforgettable Muay Thai fighting action comprised of 2 events in 1 night. The most recent addition to the YOKKAO 22 card is a fight that is sure to please both local favorite & Muay Thai fans alike. A very exciting women’s bout featuring gold IFMA medalist and Thailand female fighter of the year Fah YOKKAOSAENCHAIGYM vs. Hong Kong’s very own top female fighter Candy Wu, Hong Kong Women’s Champion 2015, 2016, and East Asia Muay Thai Championship Gold Medalist. The YOKKAO 21 fight

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  2. YOKKAO opens Online Wholesale access to UK and Ireland!

    YOKKAO opens Online Wholesale access to UK and Ireland!

    Breaking news: the all new www.yokkao.com/wholesale website is now offering the possibility for UK and Ireland fight shops/gyms to buy the most in-demand Muay Thai gear at the moment at a wholesale distributor price. All orders received will be processed from the YOKKAO head quarters in Bangkok. Thailand and shipped directly to our clients in the UK and Ireland. The minimum purchase is set to just 3,000USD for all orders placed within October 31st, 2016, after this special introductory date the minimum purchase order amount will increase to 5,000USD. Gyms and fight shops interested in becoming a YOKKAO wholesaler can register at www.yokkao.com/wholesale and wait for the validation e-mail from YOKKAO to start placing orders.

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  3. YOKKAO 21 & 22: a Hong Kong Double Treat!

    YOKKAO 21 & 22: a Hong Kong Double Treat!

    Hong Kong Muay Thai fight fans are in for a real treat as YOKKAO Muay Thai fightings premier [caption id="attachment_2790" align="alignright" width="250"]Saenchai PKSaenchaimuaythaigym Saenchai PKSaenchaimuaythaigym[/caption] promotion has doubled in size and excitement now being offering YOKKAO 21 & 22: a dual event on a single ticket. Featuring both the living legend Saenchai and YOKKAO'S youngest phenom fighter Manachai headlining the night, Muay Thai fans will not want to miss this night of double action on Friday, October 28th, 2016. Fighters from all around the world will be ascending upon Hong Kong to enter the ring and provide a truly spectacular evening of authentic Muay Thai bouts, including Rajadamnern Champion Phetmorakot and Muay Thai gold medalist Fah. YOKKAO 21 & 22 will also serve as a prime opportunity

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  4. YOKKAO Highlights all Global Distributors!

    YOKKAO Highlights all Global Distributors!

    In a double win for both customers and retailers YOKKAO has developed an all new online distributor map. This effort will provide loyal YOKKAO fans and customers the most efficient way to obtain the brands high quality gear and apparel, as well as offering all YOKKAO distributors a better way to reach their local customer base. With YOKKAO currently being the number one demanded Muay Thai brand in the world and the request for the brands equipment greater than ever, the need for a single location to showcase all global distributors was paramount. As the distribution numbers increasing weekly this new development is sure to be a welcomed by everyone. The distributor page will be mobile friendly and ready by the end of the month, making it easy to reach which ever equipment retailer you are closest to by choosing your country and city, then easily connecting through email, website and /or phone number. More YOKKAO distributors coming up over the next few months as partnerships

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  5. YOKKAO Gets 1.7M Views in Only 10 Days!

    YOKKAO Gets 1.7M Views in Only 10 Days!

    From checking out the scene at the Thai Expo in Korea, to watching the elite YOKKAO fighters training in the new YOKKAO Bangkok Training Center, to sneak peeks of the latest gear, apparel and accessories, the YOKKAO Instagram is on fire, consistently going viral. Generating more than 1.7 million views in just 10 short days, there is no shortage of amazingly loyal YOKKAO and Muay Thai fans checking in, commenting, and dropping massive amounts of likes. However, a strong social media following is not a new development for YOKKAO, as the brand has seen both the official YouTube page reach over 14 million views, while the Facebook page has the highest number of likes of any Muay Thai brand globally. Yet this 1.7 million views has set a new record for any Muay Thai brand globally. Watch below for some of the most popular IG videos to date, and make sure to add YOKKAO on all other social media including their all new Snapchat account, and Periscope powered by Twitter.

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  6. Jordan Watson to fight Ben Hodge at YOKKAO 20!

    Jordan Watson to fight Ben Hodge at YOKKAO 20!

    Previously scheduled to fight Reece McAllister who recently retired from the fight scene a few weeks ago, Jordan Watson has a new challenger for YOKKAO 20: the WMC World Champion Ben Hodge. Born and fighting under the British flag, Ben Hodge will be the first British fighter Jordan Watson has faced off against in the last 8 years. [caption id="attachment_2749" align="alignright" width="350"]Jordan Watson vs Sanny Dahlbeck at YOKKAO 18 Jordan Watson vs Sanny Dahlbeck at YOKKAO 18[/caption] Coming in with a record of 50 fights and 41 wins, a WMC World Title, WPMF European Title and ISKA British Title, Ben Hodge is a very slick and stylish southpaw well known worldwide for his wonderful Thai style. Jordan Watson, current YOKKAO World Champion -70kg built up his name worldwide fighting against the best 70kg

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  7. Manachai Takes 2nd Place at Toyota 8 Man Tournament!

    Manachai Takes 2nd Place at Toyota 8 Man Tournament!

    At the recent Toyota 8 Man Tournament in Khon Kaen Thailand, YOKKAO’s youngest and dynamic fighter Manachai took second place, collecting a prize of 200,000 Thai Baht (roughly 5,800 USD). The 8 Man Tournament was a tough night of authentic Muay Thai action, featuring 4 Thai national fighters and 4 foreign fighters competing to be top fighter of the evening. [caption id="attachment_2734" align="alignright" width="350"]On the right: MANACHAI YOKKAO SAENCHAI GYM On the right: MANACHAI YOKKAO SAENCHAI GYM[/caption] YOKKAO’s own Manachai fought very hard defeating a Brazilian fighter in his first bout, followed by a Thai in his second securing his spot in the final event of the evening, facing off against old rival Yodtuanthong Petchindee. Manachai has faced Yodtuanthong twice before, each taking one win over the other.

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  8. YOKKAO Next Generation Strikes Mexico!

    YOKKAO Next Generation Strikes Mexico!

    YOKKAO Next generation is continuing their talent search globally with the next stop in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico this September 24th. YOKKAO’s Next Generation events have become very popular with Muay Thai fans around the world thanks to their ongoing dedication towards discovering the next generations of Muay Thai talent and giving many fighters a showcasing career boost along with international media and exposure. For those unfamiliar with the YOKKAO Next Generation promotion, they are localized Muay Thai events that promote the sport of authentic Muay Thai, while assisting up and coming young fighters reach international levels. Next Generation began in the UK in 2015 yet their rapid surge popularity has already lead to multiple events throughout Thailand, China, Australia, Argentina, as well as previously in Mexico. The YOKKAO Next Generation roster includes both men’s and women’s fighters from all over the world including; Mexico, UK, Australia, multiple European

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  9. Singdam Defeats Jake Moulden in Australia

    Singdam Defeats Jake Moulden in Australia

    In a fight that went 5 full rounds, YOKKAO fan favorite Singdam Kiatmoo9 defeated Australia’s own Jake Moulden at YOKKAO’s sold out Next Generation event in Melbourne last Saturday, August 27th. [caption id="attachment_2718" align="alignright" width="350"]Singdam Kiatmoo9 vs Jake Moulden Singdam Kiatmoo9 vs Jake Moulden[/caption] Singdam, very well know for having one strongest kicks in Thailand faced Jake on his home turf of Australia and took home a unanimous points decision from the judges. A solid liver kick by Singdam that took Jake to the ground was just one of many great strikes showcased by Singdam. Jake however showed true heart, and fought very well lasting the complete 5 rounds with a fighter known for his powerful knockout wins. Singdam will next be fighting in China, with the 5th of an 8 fight

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  10. YOKKAO Opens Negotiations with the USA

    YOKKAO Opens Negotiations with the USA

    YOKKAO, one of the top names in Muay Thai globally is currently negotiating an expansion of their distribution partners to within the US. This week the professional Muay Thai organization sat to a formal meeting at YOKKAO HQ located in Bangkok, Thailand with a very strong potential partner who may be allowed rights to the YOKKAO brand within the US. A YOKKAO distribution partner(s) in the US will be a very welcome advancement for YOKKAO fans, Muay Thai practitioners, and amateur /professional fighters. Currently, a very high amount of YOKKAO gear and apparel is being purchased and sent to the US for private customers who are covering the additional international shipping rates / associated fees themselves. Distribution and domestic stock within the continental US will quickly relieve these extra costs, as well as alleviate waiting periods. Always looking ahead, YOKKAO wants to ensure their loyal customers receive only the best and most efficient possible experiences when purchasing

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