Monthly Archives: October 2014

  1. Yokkao Training Center opening in Kuala Lumpur!

    Yokkao Training Center opening in Kuala Lumpur!

    The news now confirmed: Yokkao to open a new Training Center in Kuala Lumpur, together with an official store and full range of all the latest gear from the collection. Over 350 sqm fully equipped with the best equipment for Muay Thai and MMA, led by Dennis Ethan Nguyen, one of the top trainers of Muay Thai in Malaysia who recently sealed a very good partnership with the Yokkao brand. [caption id="attachment_343" align="alignright" width="350"]Yokkao Shop in Kuala Lumpur Yokkao Shop in Kuala Lumpur[/caption] Yokkao Boxing will not only be available in Malaysia at the new shop located in the Training Center, but also online at www.yokkao.com/shop where clicking Malaysia will lead you to buy directly

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  2. Video YOKKAO 10 & YOKKAO 11: 10 minutes of Pure Muay Thai!

    Video YOKKAO 10 & YOKKAO 11: 10 minutes of Pure Muay Thai!

    The highlights video of YOKKAO 10 and YOKKAO 11 is online and surfing all over the net with over 10,000 views in less than 48 hours: 10 minutes of pure action that will make you relive the thrill of what is now considered the most exciting Muay Thai promotion in the World. While in the UK, Stefania Picelli and Brian Calder began working on a new project and the next event to be held March 21 next year, again in Bolton (England), YOKKAO continues the escalation announcing on Twitter the upcoming YOKKAO 12 ... stay tuned! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QE_rKNKgBGU

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  3. YOKKAO 11 Post-Fight video: Yokkao World Title -65kg Pakorn vs Greg Wootton

    YOKKAO 11 Post-Fight video: Yokkao World Title -65kg Pakorn vs Greg Wootton

    Below is the post-fight video of YOKKAO 11, where Pakorn won the Yokkao World Title for the category -65kg beating by points Greg Wootton. The fight will be uploaded before the end of the month on Yokkao's Youtube Channel, meanwhile the web is asking...who will be the best challenger for Pakorn in the next Yokkao event? Let us know your opinion commenting here. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mq3eQ0zLyZM

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  4. Clarification about Daniel McGowan and Yokkao Boxing

    Clarification about Daniel McGowan and Yokkao Boxing

    This statement follows the previous article that has been misunderstood by lots of people who wrote several negative comments in offensively way on what happened. Bangkok 15th October 2014, Dear all, I would like to clarify all the issues regarding what happened at YOKKAO 11. It wasn’t my aim to not give the possibility to Daniel Mc Gowan and his team to pay respect during Yokkao 11 to their trainer Liam Robinson who recently passed away. I understand and respect the suffering of the people who are having this loss. Daniel Mc Gowan's fight has been in Liam Robinson's memory. Vinnie Shoreman made a speech in the ring than there has been a minute of silence. The statement regarding Daniel McGowan has been misunderstood from his family for a word referred to Daniel McGowan that hasn’t been used in the correct way on our previous article. Our articles are written by our staff in Bangkok and not by Stefania Picelli as somebody thought. I personally asked to Stefania

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  5. YOKKAO 10 – 11: The Power of a Dream!

    YOKKAO 10 – 11: The Power of a Dream!

    Saturday, October 11, YOKKAO 10 and 11 have once again signaled England's Muay Thai success. [caption id="attachment_263" align="alignright" width="300"]Yokkao World Titles -65kg -70kg Yokkao World Titles -65kg -70kg[/caption] The power of a dream, the dream of fighting in the promotion defined in an English blog "... surely the most prestigious and credible promotion now worldwide." gave the fighter the right boost to fight beyond their abilities. Anyone who has seen the pictures of the weigh-ins must have understood the physical form that fighters were, determined and focused for the win. The matches had turned Reebok Stadium into an arena packed to the roof with fans from Ireland, Scotland and England.

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  6. YOKKAO 10 - YOKKAO 11 Weigh-in Results and Pre-fight press conference!

    YOKKAO 10 - YOKKAO 11 Weigh-in Results and Pre-fight press conference!

    Yokkao 10 and Yokkao 11 weigh-ins took place yesterday at the Reebok Stadium in Bolton, the same location where this saturday YOKKAO 10 and YOKKAO 11 will deliver total action to their fans. For the Yokkao 70kg world title, Mickael Piscitello and Jordan Watson came in a perfect shape at the weight of 69kg. [caption id="attachment_243" align="alignright" width="400"]Yokkao World Title -65kg Yokkao World Title -65kg[/caption] Pakorn lost his final few pounds in the morning for a final weigh-in of 63.2kg, while Greg Wootton came in at 62.1kg. There were no issues for all the other fighters who professionally presented themselves at the agreed weights. The atmosphere is electric and the fighters are super

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  7. YOKKAO 10 - YOKKAO 11 Promo is online!

    YOKKAO 10 - YOKKAO 11 Promo is online!

    Saturday, October 11th in England will mark an indelible page in the history of Muay Thai with the first two Yokkao world titles being put on the line in the 65 and 70kg weight classes. Jordan Watson and Mickael Piscitello will represent the UK and France, respectively, to determine who will be the Yokkao 70 kg world Muay Thai champion. Pakorn PK MuayThaiGym and Greg Wootton will represent Thailand and England in a fight that fans have been waiting  over one year for, a fight that has been promised by Yokkao promoters Stefania Picelli and Brian Calder. This time up for grabs is the first ever Yokkao 65kg world title. The fans are triggered and fighters can’t wait to make flames in the ring…Yokkao is back in UK! Info & tickets:  http://www.yokkao.com/events/muay-thai-combat-mania-yokkao-10-11-tickets/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOq5t1rEodU [caption id="attachment_234" align="alignnone" width="350"]

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  8. Interview with Jordan Watson for the Yokkao 70kg World Title fight vs Mickael Piscitello!

    Interview with Jordan Watson for the Yokkao 70kg World Title fight vs Mickael Piscitello!

    The news of the Yokkao World Titles is traveling around the web with fans and fighters in a frenzy to know who will be the first Yokkao World Champion at 70kg. [caption id="attachment_216" align="alignright" width="380"]Jordan Watson entrance at Yokkao Extreme 2013 Jordan Watson entrance at Yokkao Extreme 2013[/caption] Here is a quick interview with Jordan Watson, who will fight for the first Yokkao 70kg World Title against Mickael Piscitello at YOKKAO 10 on Saturday, the 11th of October at the Reebok Stadium in Bolton, England. Hi Jordan, we would like to ask you some questions before the event: How is your training going for YOKKAO 10? My training for this fight has gone really well, I've worked very

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  9. UK loses a great Muay Thai Trainer

    UK loses a great Muay Thai Trainer

    It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of a great coach and former fighter, Liam Robinson, from Superpetch gym in England. Liam was the current trainer of the fantastic and new hopeful, Daniel McGowan, who was featured on the YOKKAO 8 card in Bolton Arena along with Panicos Yusuf. The both of them had brilliant performances. [caption id="attachment_223" align="alignright" width="280"]Liam Robinson Liam Robinson[/caption] Robinson seemed to have a glittering career ahead of him as a coach, until an untimely passing cut his life and career short. Yokkao Promoters Stefania Picelli and Brian Calder stated: "We at Yokkao would like to offer our deepest sympathy to his dear wife Pardeep and his parents and family and we will never forget what

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  10. Stefania Picelli: "It's time for the YOKKAO World Title!"

    Stefania Picelli: "It's time for the YOKKAO World Title!"

    [caption id="attachment_199" align="alignright" width="250"]Stefania Picelli and Brian Calder Stefania Picelli and Brian Calder[/caption] Stefania Picelli's tweet "It's time for the YOKKAO World Title!” had the attention of many Muay Thai fans. Here's her official statement: “Ever since the first YOKKAO event in 2012, we gave our fans fights that years later are still being watched. Youtube data speaks for itself; with over 9,000,000 views this shows how the brand has entered the heart of Muay Thai fans. Retracing our events, we can say that the best fighters in the world have fought in our ring: Buakaw Banchamek, Giorgio Petrosyan, Andy Souwer, Saenchai, Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee, Yodsanklai,

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