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YOKKAO 39 - 40 was held on 25 May in Sydney, Australia where fight fans were treated to adrenaline-packed Muay Thai action. The event brought together many of the country’s prominent and up-and-coming fighters, who starred alongside Singdam, Spencer, and Superbank.
It was an evening of intense Muay Thai fights for the thousands of fans who turned up and the thousands more who tuned in to watch from around the world. For many of the competitors themselves, it was far more than the 5-round fight; it was an arduous journey of ambitions, blood, sweat and sacrifices.
Over the course of three days from the weight-cut to weigh-in and the actual event, our media team followed the competitors as they shared their thoughts about the sport, and their dreams. A HD video is now released and offers seldom-seen behind-the-scene footage of the fighters and rare glimpses of the backstage at YOKKAO 3
May has been a busy month for us with new product releases and YOKKAO 39 - 40 that took place on 25 May in Sydney. We remain committed in staying connected with our fans and over the past month, we posted 25 videos on our Instagram account with many going viral. Here are five of the best and most viewed clips of the month:
#5 - Singdam at work (May 17)
Posted: June 03, 2019||Tags: yokkao italy|
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
It was a night that many Australian fight fans had been waiting for. YOKKAO 39 - 40 came and delivered a night of top-level Muay Thai action that local fans will be talking about for a while. Organized in partnership with Luis Regis and Eduardo Azambuja from SRG YOKKAO Affiliate Training Center Australia, the event brought in top fighters like Singdam, Superbank and Spencer from Thailand while showcasing many of the country’s own fan-favorites and rising stars.
Having hosted three separate Next Generation shows in the past, YOKKAO 39- 40 marked the first full-fledged YOKKAO double event for the land down under. Australia has one of the most exciting Muay Thai scene outside of Thailand, producing many top athletes in the sport. On this occasion, the country proved its place in the global scene with high-quality, well-matched fights to rival the world’s best.
In less than 24 hours, 22 fighters will take turns to enter the ring at YOKKAO 39 - 40 as they put on bout after bout of non-stop Muay Thai action. The double event will be held at the Australian Technology Park with the undercard kicking off on Saturday, 25 May at 17:00 Sydney time.
The official weigh-ins were held today at the Braza Churrascaria restaurant in downtown Sydney and all fighters have successfully made weight for the show. Remember to follow us on our social media network to catch some of the action live and direct from Sydney.
Here are the weigh-in results:
** Yokkao 40 **
Superbank 61.0kg vs Zac Einersen 60.8kg
Spencer YOKKAOSaenchaiGym 63.75kg vs Albert Xavier 63.7kg
Singpayak 65.2kg vs Lloyd Dean 64.65kg
Jordie Bargailie 62.45kg vs Joe Coverdale
World Boxing Council Muay Thai hosted its annual award ceremony in recognition of the best in the sport today in Bangkok.
At the ceremony, YOKKAO received 2 out of the 4 prestigious awards that were given out. YOKKAO key person, Stefania Picelli was present to receive the award from WBC for the best Muay Thai international promotion of the year (2018).
In the last seven years since hosting the first event, we have promoted 70 official events with over 70 seminars held around the world. YOKKAO has proven itself to be a stable and reliable organization in international Muay Thai events promotion, as evident in the award from WBC. This year, we will host our official flagship event for the first time in Australia and Ireland with more locations to be announced.
Posted: May 22, 2019|||
The YOKKAO team has landed in Sydney, Australia after a smooth 9-hour flight departing from Suvarnabhumi airport. Fresh off the flight, our fighters underwent a medical checkup and getting briefly acquainted with the city.
The team then spent the evening at SRG Thai Boxing Gym, the YOKKAO Training Center in Australia at the invitation of gym founder and YOKKAO 39-40 promoter, Luis Regis. We received a warm welcome from the gym trainers and gym members who were delighted to meet our fighters.
Singdam, Superbank and Spencer got down on the treadmill to get ready ahead of the weigh-in and fights this week. After a sweaty workout, the team also took time to chat and take photos with the local fans at the gym before returning back to the hotel for dinner and rest.
YOKKAO 39-40 is set to take place this Saturday, 25 May at the Australian
The newly-launched YOKKAO Hip Bag is the latest Muay Thai accessory in our collection. Made using matte textured canvas and sporting YOKKAO colors, the bag features a 3D embossed rubber patch, same as the ones used on our gloves. The accessory unifies function and style, making it an unique, trendy accessory that is practical for daily use by fighters and fight fans.
Since its launch earlier in the week, the hip bag has achieved tremendous success in global sales in just a few days. The accessory looks to be a hit this summer.
Our products are currently available in 23 countries, operating out of two main warehouses in Asia and Europe. Prompted by the increasing demand for our products, the third warehouse was set up in USA earlier this February and will be operative in August to better serve our growing North American customer base.
YOKKAO Hip Bag is now available on our online store and authorized dealers around the world.
Posted: May 12, 2019|||
Joining the headliners at YOKKAO 41 - 42 will be truly explosive matchup and one that is not to be missed for the fight fans of Ireland. Spencer Brown will clash against Irish fighter, Stefan Korodi in a Super Lightweight faceoff come 27 July in Dublin.
Training out of Dublin Combat Academy, Korodi may just prove himself to be one of Spencer’s toughest opponents to date. The Irish fighter, has made frequent trips to train and fight in Thailand over the years. In his recent stay in Bangkok, Korodi made his debut at the prestigious Lumpinee stadium while training at the famous PK Saenchai Gym. He won the fight with a round-2 KO, no less. Korodi is a fighter to watch for but he won’t be having an easy time against his opponent in Dublin.
Spencer will be making his Irish debut at YOKKAO 41 and will look to make his presence felt in the ring. The WBC European champion is coming strong on
The countdown has officially begun with YOKKAO 39 - 40 just three weeks away from showtime in Sydney, Australia on 25 May. Along with a who’s who of top athletes in Australia, the event will be headlined by multi-time champion, Singdam, and Thai phenom, Superbank.
WBC European champion, Spencer will also make his return to Sydney, taking on 2-time WBC Victorian champion, Albert Xavier. The Australian-based Timorese fighter holds a record of 22 wins in 33 fights. Nicknamed the Timorese Assassin, Xavier is the first Timorese Muay Thai world champion. We speak to him ahead of his fight against Spencer on YOKKAO 40:
YOKKAO (Y): Hi Albert, can you introduce yourself to Muay Thai fans outside Australia?
Albert Xavier (A): I’m 29 years old, coming from Noble Park south eastern suburbs of Melbourne. I’m a 2x WBC Victorian Super Lightweight Champion, IKBF Commonwealth Welte