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  1. Breaking: First Six Fighters Announced for YOKKAO 45-46!

    Breaking: First Six Fighters Announced for YOKKAO 45-46!

    Taking place in Turin, Italy on 26 January 2020, the date is set for YOKKAO 45-46 and matchmaking is officially underway. Organized in partnership with Thai Boxe Mania promoter, Carlo Barbuto, the double event will be held once again at the PalaRuffini arena. 

    YOKKAO 35-36 saw about 5000 fans turning up at the Turin arena earlier in January this year with a stellar cast of Muay Thai stars assembled for the show. The event went down as one of the most dramatic and memorable nights that kept our audience at the edge of the seats. 

    After months of planning, we are set to kick off 2020 with a massive, star-studded card at YOKKAO 45-46. Headlining the double event will be none other than Muay Thai living legend, Saenchai who is considered by many to be the greatest Thai boxer of all time. He will be joined by multitime Muay Thai world champion and legend, Singdam; YOKKAO fan-favorites, M

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  2. Manachai Steps In to Co-Headline YOKKAO Fight Night Bologna

    Manachai Steps In to Co-Headline YOKKAO Fight Night Bologna

    As announced earlier, Spencer has pulled out from YOKKAO Fight Night Bologna due to a suspected traumatic brain injury. The young fighter has ceased all training and is now undergoing further tests and recovery treatment until all symptoms are fully cleared. 

    Stepping in to face Italian fighter, Alessio D’Angelo in Bologna in place of Spencer will be none other than fellow teammate, Manachai. The former world champion took a hiatus since August and recently returned to the camp where he has resumed his training. 

    Manachai underwent a tough period over the last few months with the passing of his father. After an impressive run of undefeated performance in the last two years, Manachai took a stumble this year with two losses out of his three fight appearances. With six weeks left to Fight Night, training has picked up at top gear where he will look to make a statement with his ant

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  3. Spencer vs D’Angelo co-headlines YOKKAO Fight Night Bologna

    Spencer vs D’Angelo co-headlines YOKKAO Fight Night Bologna

    Another headlining act has been confirmed for YOKKAO Fight Night Bologna that will place on 30 November. In the co-main event will be Spencer from the YOKKAO Fight Team, taking on Italian fighter, Alessio D’Angelo.

    The coming fight marks Spencer’s return to the ring since his memorable performance at Dublin’s YOKKAO 41 in July. The Scotsman had been out of training having just completed a recent 3-week seminar tour with Saenchai in the USA. Never one to shy away from challenges, Spencer has picked up the tempo back at the gym and will take on former WMC world champion, D’Angelo a in the coming coheadliner. 

    Making his YOKKAO debut at Bologna, D’Angelo comes with over 10 years of professional experience under both Muay Thai and K1 rules. The Italian fighter has competed on top promotions such as Max Muay Thai, Thai Fight and Glory Kickboxing. D’Angelo also counts himself among those

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  4. Singdam vs Faustino to Headline YOKKAO Fight Night Bologna

    Singdam vs Faustino to Headline YOKKAO Fight Night Bologna

    A new event series is set to launch on 30 November in Bologna, Italy. YOKKAO Fight Night will showcase top Muay Thai athletes and the inaugural show will be headlined by the newly-crowned WBC Diamond champion, Singdam who takes on Italian rising star, Cristian Faustino.

    Faustino is arguably the most prominent Italian fighter on our promotions at the moment, having taken on headline roles in his last three YOKKAO outings. He went the distance against living legend, Saenchai at YOKKAO 36 earlier this year and put on an acclaimed performance when he faced UK legend, Liam Harrison at the recent YOKKAO 41 in Dublin. Faustino will leave no stone unturned in his quest to the top as he takes on another Muay Thai legend.

    Fresh off his monumental victory in Dublin, Singdam is ready to step back into the ring for yet another challenge in his illustrious career. The multi-time world champion

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  5. YOKKAO 45 - 46 Returns to Turin on 25 Jan 2020!

    YOKKAO 45 - 46 Returns to Turin on 25 Jan 2020!

    After the immense success of YOKKAO 35 - 36, we are pleased to officially announce that YOKKAO 45 - 46 will return to Turin, Italy on 25 January 2020. The double event will be held once again at the Palaruffini multi-purpose indoor arena.

    YOKKAO 35 - 36 saw a sold-out venue with nearly 5000 fight fans congregating from Italy and around the region. The stacked card starred many of the biggest names in Muay Thai including Singdam, Manachai, Yodchai, Spencer, Liam Harrison and living legend, Saenchai.

    Organized in partnership with Thai Boxe Mania promoter, Carlo Barbuto, YOKKAO 45 - 46 continues in its mission to promote Muay Thai in the region and providing a platform for local fighters to prove themselves against the best in the sport.

    Come 25 January 202, fans can once again expect a whole evening of Muay Thai action from the country’s best alongside top athletes f

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  6. YOKKAO Seminar with Harrison at YOKKAO Riccione 2-day Event

    YOKKAO Seminar with Harrison at YOKKAO Riccione 2-day Event

    The leading junior and talent-search Muay Thai event series are coming back to Italy once again for two days of exciting Muay Thai action. YOKKAO Kids and YOKKAO Next Generation will be  held simultaneously over the weekend on 22-23 June at the Play Hall Palasport, located at the idyllic coastal town of Riccione.

    We are excited to announce that the two-day event will also feature our signature seminars on top of the competitions. With more than 70 seminars held around the world to date, YOKKAO Seminar continues to be a leader in the field, selling out everywhere it goes. Now for the first time ever, the seminars will be conducted separately for adults and kids.

    Leading both the YOKKAO Seminar and YOKKAO Kids Seminar at Riccione on 22 - 23 June will be none other than UK legend, Liam Harrison. The event sets a precedent by being the first Muay Thai seminar to be hosted by a world

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  7. YOKKAO 35 - 36 Weigh-in Results

    YOKKAO 35 - 36 Weigh-in Results

    With YOKKAO 35- 36 just a day to go, the competitors have all arrived in Turin, Italy. The weigh-ins were carried out at Hotel Concord in the afternoon on 25 January with all fighters making weight successfully.

    WBC and WMC officials were present to oversee the weigh-in for the three title matches taking place. Manachai will face Luca Falco for the WMC Intercontinental title; Yodchai takes on Jonathan Astarita for the WBC Lightweight title; and Spencer will clash against Luca Roma for the WBC Super-Lightweight title. 

    Here are the complete weigh-in results:


    ** YOKKAO 35 **

    YOKKAO Team vs France -66kg
    Singdam YokkaoSaenchaigym 65.8kg vs Jeremy Payet 66kg

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  8. YOKKAO 35 – 36 Almost Sold Out

    YOKKAO 35 – 36 Almost Sold Out

    The countdown has officially begun for YOKKAO 35 - 36 with 9 days to fight night in Turin Italy. For the first time ever, our official event will be held at the 5000-seat PalaRuffini. Tickets are almost sold out and a massive congregation of Muay Thai fans are expected at the indoor arena on Saturday, 26 January.

    YOKKAO 35 - 36 features one of the most star-studded lineups to date with fight appearances by Saenchai, Singdam, Manachai, Yodchai, Spencer, Sudsakorn and Liam Harrison. The stacked card brings together 26 matches in total including the Next Generation undercard and a Kids showcase. Three titles will be contested with Manachai vying for the WMC Intercontinental title against Luca Falco; Yodchai taking on Jonathan Astarita for the WBC Lightweight Intercontinental title; and Spencer squaring off against Luca Roma for the WBC Super-Lightweight European title.

    VIP tickets are officially sold out with limited seats available at TicketOne via sport.ticketone.it/43196/90600704/thai-boxe-mania-presenta-yokkao-35-36

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  9. YOKKAO Kids Shine in Turin

    YOKKAO Kids Shine in Turin

    Over the weekend on 16 December, a double-bill showcase featuring YOKKAO Next Generation and YOKKAO Kids took place at Thai Boxe Torino in Turin Italy.

    Organized in partnership with Carlo Barbuto, a stacked card of up-and-coming fighters as well as some very young athletes took to the ring. Teams and supporters showed up to rally behind their fighters who were pitted against each other in an exciting display of Muay Thai skills.

    For many in attendance, the highlight of the show was the young competitors of the YOKKAO Kids segment. Some of them were as young as 8 years old. These promising junior fighters  put on one intense match up after another, leaving the crowd in awe and the parents proud.

    This is just a preview of what’s to come as YOKKAO Kids will return for a bigger show on 27 January 2019 set to take place at the 5000-seat PalaRuffini arena in Turin. The massive event will host fighters from Italy and countries around the region, as well as junior Th

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  10. YOKKAO 35: Yodchai Gets WBC Title Shot Against Astarita!

    YOKKAO 35: Yodchai Gets WBC Title Shot Against Astarita!

    A third title bout has now been confirmed and added to YOKKAO 35 - 36 taking place on 26 January 2019. The previously announced fight between Yodchai from YOKKAO Fight Team and Jonathan Astarita from Italy will now be an official WBC Lightweight Intercontinental title match. Yodchai has built a reputation as a highly exciting fighter to watch in the ring, with a string of outstanding performances over the past 2 years in both domestic and international competitions.

    Fighting since the age of 8, it’s now his time to shine as the 23 year-old finally gets his major title shot at the coming YOKKAO 35 Italian showdown. Astarita is himself a Muay Thai and K1 Italy champion. Like Yodchai, the 29 year-old Italian fighter is known for his technical ring style with skillful sweeps to rival the best. It’s a clash of skills and power with both fighters looking for a strong finish at YOKKAO 35. It’s all or nothing, as only one will make it home with the WBC gold.

    Two other exciting title

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