Monthly Archives: February 2015

  1. Bernise Alldis and Tanya Merrett set to be the first female fighters to fight as co-main event in YOKKAO history!

    Bernise Alldis and Tanya Merrett set to be the first female fighters to fight as co-main event in YOKKAO history!

    Carving out a name for herself at the age of 14, Bernise Alldis is considered one of the best Muay Thai female fighters in the world at -57kg. Her record talks for itself: 37 fights, 34 wins, 3 losses. In the UK she defeated Julie Kitchen continuing to collect victories against female fighters from all over the world including Moroccan, Amel Dehby and Maria Verheijen from Holland. [caption id="attachment_642" align="alignright" width="474"]Bernise Alldis vs Tanya Merrett - Muay Thai YOKKAO 13 Bernise Alldis vs Tanya Merrett - Muay Thai YOKKAO 13[/caption] After taking a hiatus to becoming a proud mother, Bernise Alldis will be back in the ring to fight vs Tanya Merrett of Wales on Saturday

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  2. YOKKAO Seminar in New York: "Don't worry We are Muay Thai!"

    YOKKAO Seminar in New York: "Don't worry We are Muay Thai!"

    A weekend jammed full for lovers of Muay Thai in New York City, prestigious seminar allowing participants to expand their skills and knowledge of Muay Thai. On Friday 13th, Saturday 14th and Sunday February 15th, 2015 [caption id="attachment_629" align="alignright" width="474"]YOKKAO Muay Thai Seminar in New York feat Saenchai and Manop YOKKAO Muay Thai Seminar in New York feat Saenchai and Manop[/caption] New York held the first seminar by YOKKAO hosted by the living legend of Muay Thai, Saenchai PKSaenchaimuaythaigym and Manop Yuangyai. Originally scheduled at York College Arena, relocated to weather concerns, the location moved to the Striking 101 Gym in New York. "Don't worry, We are Muay Thai!"

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  3. Saenchai set to train UFC fighter Uriah Hall in New York!

    Saenchai set to train UFC fighter Uriah Hall in New York!

    After the exclusive seminar held on Saturday, February 7th, for members only of the brand new YOKKAO Training Center in Kuala Lumpur, Saenchai is headed to New York together along with long time trainer and friend Manop Yuagnjai, one of the best trainers in Thailand. 13th, 14th and February 15th are the dates to save in your calendar to attend a seminar of pure Muay Thai, a seminar that all fans have been waiting for. Accompanying Saenchai and Manop Yuangai was expected to be Pakorn, but unfortunately due to VISA issues he will not be able to attend this seminar. Saenchai, defined as the best pound 4 pound in the world and able to flow between weight classes like no one has ever managed to do, will put at the disposal of the seminar's participants all his tactical knowledge in the field of technical, timing and speed. The exclusive seminar is expected to host not only Muay Thai, but also in attentandce kickboxing and MMA fighters as well. Fighters including the talented UFC

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  4. YOKKAO UK Ranking: Released the First Names of the 65kg Category!

    YOKKAO UK Ranking: Released the First Names of the 65kg Category!

    Just released, the first names of the prestigious YOKKAO UK Ranking. A ranking composed of fighters carefully selected by promoters Stefania Picelli, Brian Calder, Jack Bolam (YOKKAO distributor for UK/Ireland) and the board at YOKKAO. YOKKAO UK rankings will offer an unprecedented visibility for UK fighters in addition to a comprehensive database with biography of fighters, photos and videos. Fans can follow the fighter rankings along with their profiles on Instagram and Facebook thanks to the embedded links on the fighter-pages. [caption id="attachment_615" align="alignright" width="300"] YOKKAO UK Ranking Muay Thai[/caption] The ranking will

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  5. YOKKAO UK Ranked #1 Darren O'Connor vs Karim Bennoui at YOKKAO 12!

    YOKKAO UK Ranked #1 Darren O'Connor vs Karim Bennoui at YOKKAO 12!

    61,5kg YOKKAO UK Ranked #1 Darren O'Connor is set to fight vs [caption id="attachment_599" align="alignright" width="250"]YOKKAO UK RANKED Fighter DarrenO' Connor YOKKAO UK RANKED Fighter DarrenO' Connor[/caption] Karim Bennoui, better known as "The Chirurgien" aka "The Surgeon", because of his accuracy in delivering hits, coming this YOKKAO 12 on Saturday 21st of March, 2015 at Macron Stadium in Bolton (UK). As per regulations, the match will be valid for scoring in YOKKAO UK Ranking and will consist of five, three minutes rounds at the weight of 61.5kg. On paper, the fighter have all the numbers to ensure fans a spectacular match: Darren O'Connor, 29 years old has a record of 35 fights with 24 wins while Karim Bennoui, 27

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  6. Pakorn "I'll bring MY belt to England and back home to Thailand"

    Pakorn "I'll bring MY belt to England and back home to Thailand"

    Released on Youtube, video interview of Stefania Picelli with YOKKAO World Champion Pakorn PKSaenchaimuaythaigym talking about his upcoming fight vs Liam Harrison at YOKKAO 13. [caption id="attachment_419" align="alignright" width="300"]Pakorn PK SaenchaiMuayThaiGym Pakorn PK SaenchaiMuayThaiGym  [/caption] The fight, valid for Pakorn's YOKKAO World Title defense, is being talked about around the world: from Japan to the United States fans are waiting for what was announced as the fight of the year in 2015. "When Liam saw my fight vs Greg

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