Monthly Archives: November 2017

  1. Missed the Black Friday? Have no fear, Cyber Monday is here!

    Missed the Black Friday? Have no fear, Cyber Monday is here!

    Black Friday is already behind us but if you missed the year's greatest bargains, no worries because Cyber Monday sale has already begun! For just 24hrs only, Cyber Monday will offer the same fantastic savings from Black Friday with 30% off all of YOKKAO's products on the online store. Simply use the coupon code CYBERMONDAY on your cart when you check out at www.yokkao.com. It's your last chance to enjoy the year's best deals and it's for one day so don't miss it! 2017 has seen one of the most innovative creative directions taken by YOKKAO with the release of the matching collections. From the pop art of Sick, to the classic Vintage and the playful Monster collection, YOKKAO has given fans the most versatile and most stylish fight gear.

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  2. Liam Harrison To Defend Title Against Chamuaktong At YOKKAO 30!

    Liam Harrison To Defend Title Against Chamuaktong At YOKKAO 30!

    Another monster of a fight has just been confirmed for YOKKAO 30 to be held next March 10. Current YOKKAO world champion -65kg will put his title on the line once again, this time against Chamuaktong PKSaenchaiMuayThaiGym. For anyone who is unfamiliar with his name, Chamuaktong hails from the top Thailand camp of PKSaenchai Gym. The camp is a recipient of the coveted Lumpinee Stadium gym of the year award in 2016, and is home to many of the top fighters on the elite stadium circuit. Chamuaktong himself won the Rajadamnern title for 140 lbs just recently on November 6. He was also a Lumpinee champion at 140 lbs in 2016. That’s not all. Chamuaktong won the prestigious Toyota Marathon at 154 lbs back in the same year. Having defeated the likes of Petpanomrung Kiatmuu9 and Singdam, Chamuaktong is set to be one of the strongest challengers for Harrison’s YOKKAO Champion Belt-65kg. Harrison is fresh off a successful title defense at YOKKAO 27 earlier last month in October.

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  3. YOKKAO Instagram Video Garners over 2 million views!

    YOKKAO Instagram Video Garners over 2 million views!

    YOKKAO has once again shown why it is number one in the Muay Thai social media-sphere. The latest video on YOKKAO IG account to go viral is a clip of Liam Harrison’s low-kick knockout win at the recent YOKKAO 27. The clip has spread like wildfire on social media, reaching 1 million views in just 2 days of being uploaded. In just a few days’ time, a record of over 2 million views has been achieved and is still going strong. The video has really gone viral and was even shared by social media giant SportBible. In the short 20-second video clip, Liam Harrison shows why he’s still at the top of the game. The fight took place at the recent YOKKAO 27 held in Bolton UK where Harrison was matched-up against a young, iron fist opponent in Kevin Burmester. Despite facing a hungry and strong opponent, Harrison’s experience and fight IQ shows as he dismantled Burmester with tree-chopping leg kicks and took home a win for the day with TKO via referee stoppage. Besides its

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  4. Check Out the All-New YOKKAO Full Catalog for 2017/2018

    Check Out the All-New YOKKAO Full Catalog for 2017/2018

    The official YOKKAO catalog for 2017/2018 season is out now. Featuring the complete range of high quality products from the YOKKAO inventory, the catalog is decked out in full glorious colors with gorgeous photos and detailed item description. It’s the classic fashion lookbook, Muay Thai style. 2017 has been one of the most exciting years in YOKKAO product history with the release of the well-received matching collections such as Sick, Frost and Monster. More than any other brand in the industry, YOKKAO has constantly pushed the boundaries of fight gear with the most cutting-edge products. The YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok has been pivotal in the development and improvement of the products. For over two hours twice a day, six days a week, every week and month of the year, the YOKKAO gear and equipment undergo the hardest challenge in the hot, humid environment of Thailand. On the ground

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  5. YOKKAO Training Centers popping up worldwide!

    YOKKAO Training Centers popping up worldwide!

    Always at the forefront of trends and innovation, YOKKAO is now ready to launch another novel initiative: the YOKKAO Pop-Up Training Centers. The pop-up concept is the trend of the moment all around the world from United States, Canada, China, Japan, Mexico, France, Germany, the United Kingdom to Australia. Although the trend has become widespread, it remains largely within the world of retail and fashion. Now for the first time ever, YOKKAO introduces the pop-up concept into the fight and fitness industry and it’s set to take the world by storm. After the success promotion of YOKKAO seminars around the world, the pop-up training center will turn the action one notch up. By partnering with gyms around the world, YOKKAO fighters and trainers will offer the renowned authentic Muay Thai training done the same fashion as at the YOKKAO Training Center in Bangkok. The YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok needs no introduction, having been visited by CNN, Wall Street Journal, National

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  6. YOKKAO and PK Saenchai Co-Promotion Debuts at Surin!

    YOKKAO and PK Saenchai Co-Promotion Debuts at Surin!

    YOKKAO heads to Surin, Thailand for a local fight promotion this Friday 17th November. For the event, PK Saenchai SurinYOKKAO will be partnering with none other than the top Lumpinee Stadium promotion, PK Saenchai. The fight card features Muay Thai stars, Manachai and Yodchai from the YOKKAO Fight Team and of course, fighters from the PK Saenchai gym among others. The promotion partnership is a first of its kind for YOKKAO and more are already in the pipeline. YOKKAO’s partnership with PK Saenchai goes back to 2014 when the PK Saenchai gym first opened in Surasak. This was and remains one of the best Muay Thai camps in Thailand, with a stable

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  7. Announcing the Opening of the YOKKAO Hong Kong Store!

    Announcing the Opening of the YOKKAO Hong Kong Store!

    Good news for all the fight fans residing in Hong Kong! The YOKKAO Hong Kong web store is now up and ready to serve the city’s passionate Muay Thai and martial arts community. Since the announcement 2 months back, YOKKAO has been dedicating its efforts in setting up the Hong Kong warehouse. This is the second YOKKAO international retail logistics facility after Europe to be set up outside of Thailand. With the launch of the YOKKAO Hong Kong web store, local fight enthusiasts can expect all the products from the YOKKAO catalog, access to the latest product releases and the fastest shipping. On top of that, purchases over just 500HKD will be entitled to free shipping in the Hong Kong territory. The YOKKAO Hong Kong online store features traditional Chinese script to cater to the local customers for ease of use. Prices are tagged in Hong Kong dollars as well as Chinese Yuan to cater to the greater China region. YOKKAO first made its

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  8. It’s Time to Vote! YOKKAO Sparring Goes to The Polls on Instagram!

    It’s Time to Vote! YOKKAO Sparring Goes to The Polls on Instagram!

    YOKKAO has always been an advocate of adopting the most current social media trends in reaching out to the fans. The hottest buzz introduced recently on Instagram stories is the poll feature where followers can participate in voting. YOKKAO has swiftly joined in the fun by creating a reality based Muay Thai “video game” for its IG followers and it’s already going viral. This is how the game works: Sparring videos featuring the YOKKAO Fight Team members will be uploaded on YOKKAO Instagram Stories. Everyone can view and vote on who they think is the better-performing fighting in the sparring. Remember to vote objectively for the better fighter rather than as a fan supporting your idol. You play the role of a competition judge and score the fighters accordingly. Let the games begin! Vote the sparring winner at instagram.com/yokkao

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  9. Join The YOKKAOFit Movement!

    Join The YOKKAOFit Movement!

    The YOKKAO Fight Team has come together to design a full-body fitness workout based on Muay Thai. All the Fight Team members are enthusiastic about the movement that is set to take the fitness world by storm. YOKKAOFit combines the basic idea behind HIIT (high intensity interval training) workouts with elements of Muay Thai techniques to offer a complete exercise regime for anyone hoping to get fit. Each exercise module is broken down into different difficulty levels to cater to beginners, intermediate and professionals. The YOKKAOFit program is guaranteed to set the heart pumping, and body completely drenched in perspiration. YOKKAOFit is a great cardio and strengthening exercise ideal for both practitioners of Muay Thai who are away from the gym; and also non-practitioners who want to experience the sport at home or even in a fitness gym. With YOKKAOFit, now everyone can enjoy the physical benefits of Muay Thai. That’s not all. YOKKAOFit is not only an exercise program

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  10. YOKKAO 30: Singdam vs Reece McAllister

    YOKKAO 30: Singdam vs Reece McAllister

    The countdown to YOKKAO 29 - 30 begins as the first confirmed match up has been made official by YOKKAO UK promoter Brian Calder and YOKKAO. Multi-time world champion and Thai legend, Singdam will go head to head against UK fan-favourite, Reece McAllister. The weight for the fight has been set to 65,5kg. Reece McAllister is a name that needs no introduction for the UK Muay Thai fans. The 25 year-old holds a number of world titles and has fought many of the sport’s big names like Fabio Pinca and Mike Zambidis. McAllister trains and fights out of Phoenix Gym, run by his father, Gary McAllister. McAllister senior himself is a former UK number 1 Muay Thai fighter and now runs the gym full-time while acting as a trainer for his son. Last year, McAllister shocked the Muay Thai community when he announced his retirement from fighting and pulled out from a title fight at YOKKAO 20 against Jordan Watson. YOKKAO 30 will mark his return to the ring in a big way as he gets matched with

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