Monthly Archives: May 2016

  1. Manachai to headline YOKKAO Next Generation in Khorat!

    Manachai to headline YOKKAO Next Generation in Khorat!

    Breaking News: YOKKAO Next Generation will take place for the first time tomorrow May 31st in Khorat (Thailand). The [caption id="attachment_2471" align="alignright" width="350"]Manachai YOKKAO Saenchai Gym Manachai YOKKAO Saenchai Gym[/caption] event will feature the new and upcoming talents from the North of Thailand with Manachai YOKKAOSaenchaiGym headlining the main event of the night. Coming from a debatable loss last Sunday at Rajadamnern Stadium against veteran Yodtuantong, at just 19yrs old Manachai is only just beginning to write his name in the papers of the next generation of Muay Thai fighters. During the night, 2 more fighters from the Kitamoo9 YOKKAO Training Center in Buriram will fight. Fights will be broadcasted live on Facebook.com/yokkaoboxing Subscribe

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  2. YOKKAO Next Generation takes on Sydney!

    YOKKAO Next Generation takes on Sydney!

    On Saturday, May 21st SRG YOKKAO Training Center hosted the first in a series of upcoming YOKKAO Next Generation events. Beginning with 8 amateur bouts and finishing with two international pro fights, the gym in Sydney saw hundreds of fight fans turn up with thousands more online cheering for the fighters. [caption id="attachment_2461" align="alignright" width="350"]YOKKAO Next Generation: Muay Thai in Sydney YOKKAO Next Generation: Muay Thai in Sydney[/caption] First fight came on strong with Konstanine Pokalioukhine from Phoenix Gym Canberra pitted against Anton Machart of Taipan Gym, Konstanine scored some lethal low kicks racking up enough points for the win. In the second match up, SRG’s own Pamela Ablang fought against Lucia Barber from Double Dragon Gym, with lethal knees from both sides during clinching, the fighters kept up

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  3. YOKKAO Fighter Fah becomes Thai Fighter of the Year!

    YOKKAO Fighter Fah becomes Thai Fighter of the Year!

    Fah YOKKAOSaenchaiGym wins the Muay Thai Thailand Female Fighter of the Year this past Saturday May 14th in Mini Buri just outside of Bangkok. [caption id="attachment_2448" align="alignright" width="300"]YOKKAO Fighter Fah becomes Thai Fighter of the Year! YOKKAO Fighter Fah becomes Thai Fighter of the Year![/caption] Joining her from YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok, fellow fighters Singdam, Petchdam, Joe and none other than her father and renowned trainer Kru Manop. You may know Fah’s father as he has been working with the “Living Legend” Saenchai for many years seeing him through his past 200 plus fights. Fah and her opponent started the first round in the traditional style of testing eachother out but things quickly heated up as the women

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  4. YOKKAO Fighters Superlek, Rungarai and Petpanomrung outclass Rajadamnern!

    YOKKAO Fighters Superlek, Rungarai and Petpanomrung outclass Rajadamnern!

    Explosive night yesterday at Rajadamnern Stadium with 5 fighters from YOKKAO Training Center Buriram scoring 2 KOs and a victory by points in the main event. Wanchai Kiatmoo9 started the fight night against the promising of Petchyindee, Palanphong. In a very close fight Wanchai lost by points. The 4th fight saw the exceptionally talented fighter of the moment at 108lbs, Rungarai Kiatmoo9 escalating his ranking becoming the new Rajadamnern Champion at juts 16yrs old. A devastating KO by high kick in round 2 left the stadium breathless. Immediately following Runagarai it was time for Superlek to step into the ring. For those who saw Superlek's live training on facebook at the YOKKAO Training Center in Bangkok, we are sure that you didn't have any doubt that he would be victorious. It came in the 3rd round with a tremendous elbow knock out against Bangplenoi 96Peenung. The main event of the night saw an incredible war between Petpanomrung Kiatmoo9 and Phetmorakot Wor. Sungprapai.

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  5. Soloman Wickstead's early impressions of training in Bangkok

    Soloman Wickstead's early impressions of training in Bangkok

    A week ago fighters from Frank’s Gym in Manchester arrived to the YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok. Directly from arriving at the airport, they dropped their bags off at a local hotel and made their way to the gym for a full power afternoon training session. Amongst this contingent of fighters from Manchester, Soloman Wickstead, a YOKKAO UK Ranked Fighter at -72.5kg who recently fought at YOKKAO 18 in England against Jake Purdy and prior to that last fall in Argentina at YOKKAO 16 against Nicolas Sanchez. Also with this group another YOKKAO UK Ranked Fighter at -70kg, Jack Fallon, who fought at YOKKAO 15 against Luke Imeson. Traveling with owner of Frank’s Gym in Manchester, Frank Hudders, the fight group is based walking distance down the street from the Training Center working out two times daily at the gym. Check out the video below to see what Soloman Wickstead thinks so far about training here in Thailand. Stay up to date and check out our regularly Live

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  6. YOKKAO Next Generation heading to Sydney this May!

    YOKKAO Next Generation heading to Sydney this May!

    Coming up on Saturday, May 21st 2016 at SRG Thai Boxing Gym YOKKAO Training Center in Sydney Australia, the global series of YOKKAO Next Generation events. The first event of it’s kind to be hosted in Australia, the PRO/AM format will bring together the best fighters from across Oz all vying for the highly coveted positions of fighting at YOKKAO events. Fans and fighters alike, reserve your tickets ahead of time as space is limited by contacting info@srgpromotions.com.au or info@yokkao.com.au. Are you interested in fighting? Contact via the same email as just listed. The event is still looking for more male and female fighters in both Pro and Am of the various weight divisions, get involved now and show the world what your made of. This event is being LIVE broadcasted globally via YOKKAO’s Facebook.com/yokkaoboxing. Tickets are $50

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  7. Manachai Highlight video Coming Soon

    Manachai Highlight video Coming Soon

    The team from Rocket Media is in post production from a recent film shoot with none other than recently acquired Lumpinee #1 Manachai. Having arrived to Bangkok about three weeks ago, Manachai is adapting very well to the city life and more importantly the intensive training environment put forth by the YOKKAO Training Center in Bangkok. Fighting at 63 to 5kg, Manachai is preparing for upcoming fights both nationally and internationally. Requests are pouring in to fight the new #1 of Lumpinee with YOKKAO carefully planning the future of this young to be great fighter. Manachai is quickly becoming the most demanded fighter of the moment in Thailand. Training twice daily, join Manachai on his power workout alongside the resident superstar fighters of the YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok. Training sessions are open for drop-in’s and start daily (except Sundays) at 7am or in the afternoon at 3pm. For private training sessions with Manachai contact, trainingcenter@yokkao.com

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  8. YOKKAO World Title Fight: Watson vs. Dahlbeck goes Live Globally

    YOKKAO World Title Fight: Watson vs. Dahlbeck goes Live Globally

    Jordan Watson vs Sanny Dahlbeck is going live tonight from Bangkok being broadcasted worldwide via social media. The time’s are as follows for FRIDAY, May 6th, 2016: 9:00pm Bangkok / 3:00pm London 10:00am New York / 7:00am Los Angeles The fight of the year, right from the comfort of home, make sure not to miss the event that saw the YOKKAO World Title return to England, the same World Title that is going up against Reece McCallister this fall in the Battle of Britain. Join YOKKAO on facebook.com/yokkaoboxing for the global launch of a fight that marked a historical page in Muay Thai Revolution. SEE YOU THEN

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  9. Muay Thai Buriram Powers arrive in Bangkok!

    Muay Thai Buriram Powers arrive in Bangkok!

    Tuesday afternoon saw the arrival of three top Muay Thai fighters from YOKKAO Training Center Buriram Kiatmoo9. Bangkok welcomed Superlek, Rungarai, and Petpanomrung to it’s ranks. Starting with full power training, the other fighters in the gym joined the training session with the best. Following the signing of the YOKKAO Training Center Buriram, the deal has seen a growth in up and coming fighters being produced from Thailand’s north. Generating unprecedented exposure early on in fighters careers, YOKKAO partnership not only supports fighters in the north but continues supporting them in Bangkok. This morning the fighters were out the gate early running in Benjakiti Park to beat the day’s heat followed by intensive pads, bags, and specialized weight training. Fighting on May 9th at the Rajadamnern Stadium, join the team by supporting the fighters at the event. Interested in joining? Buy now your VIP Ticket and get FREE Van transportation. Departure from

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  10. Breaking: Liam Harrison set to fight Fabio Pinca for YOKKAO 19!

    Breaking: Liam Harrison set to fight Fabio Pinca for YOKKAO 19!

    Breaking News: the YOKKAO World Champion -65kg Liam Harrison will fight against Fabio Pinca at [caption id="attachment_2407" align="alignright" width="200"]YOKKAO World Champion -65kg Liam Harrison YOKKAO World Champion -65kg Liam Harrison[/caption] YOKKAO 19, October 8th at the Macron Stadium in the UK. The fight requested by Muay Thai lovers from all around the world has been exclusively secured by YOKKAO Key person Stefania Picelli and YOKKAO UK promoter Brian Calder. For the occasion, Liam Harrison accepted to fight at 66,5kg (1,5kg over his usual fighting weight) as requested by Fabio Pinca. Together with the biggest domestic fight of UK headed by Watson vs McAllister set for YOKKAO 20, October 8th will deliver one more time the most anticipated Muay Thai night with 2 events in one night: YOKKAO 19 and

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