Monthly Archives: June 2017

  1. YOKKAO 27 & 28: Back in Bolton, UK on October 15th 2017!

    YOKKAO 27 & 28: Back in Bolton, UK on October 15th 2017!

    YOKKAO 27 - 28 is confirmed for Sunday, October 15th in Bolton, UK for another showcase of the best Muay Thai fighters in action. The immensely successful YOKKAO 23/24 held in Bolton earlier in March this year remains a much talked-about fight night. Fans poured into the Macron Stadium from around Europe to witness two YOKKAO world titles defense. Both title holders, Jordan Watson and Liam Harrison defended their belts successfully against their opponents in the 70kg and 65kg bouts respectively. The crowd was also treated to the phenomenal fight between Amy Pirnie and Dakota Ditcheva, which many tout to be the best female fight of the year. The main event for YOKKAO 28 has been confirmed and will see English fan-favorite Jordan Watson defending the YOKKAO World Title -70kg against Pongsiri PKSaenchaimuaythaigym. Pongsiri is a Lumpinee and Ch7 stadium champion, so fans can expect nothing less than an intensive bout between the two. Other confirmed fights in the lineup includes Jonathan

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  2. YOKKAO is the Most Competitive Muay Thai Brand Made in Thailand!

    YOKKAO is the Most Competitive Muay Thai Brand Made in Thailand!

    After two years since the opening of the new branch factory in Samut Prakan that specializes in product R&D, YOKKAO Boxing gear is growing in demand by the day. It’s no surprise that sales have been peaking month after month. The contemporary fight brand now offers the best quality products at the most competitive prices. Handmade in Thailand by professional craftworkers, YOKKAO gear is unrivaled in terms of quality and design.

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    In the last two years, the YOKKAO R&D Team designed and developed an exclusive premium quality leather through the collaboration with one of the best tanneries in Thailand. The premium leather is

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  3. The Challenge: Who wants to fight against Saenchai this September 11th in Hong Kong?

    The Challenge: Who wants to fight against Saenchai this September 11th in Hong Kong?

    Good news for all Muay Thai fans in Hong Kong: YOKKAO 25 and 26 will be held in the vibrant city this September 11th. The even better news? Saenchai is confirmed for a fight at YOKKAO 26 and this will actually be his third time fighting in front of the Hong Kong crowd. [caption id="attachment_3467" align="alignright" width="350"]Saenchai training at the YOKKAO Training Center in Bangkok Saenchai training at the YOKKAO Training Center in Bangkok[/caption] YOKKAO event management is now looking for the right challenger to the fight. So this is an open invitation to all gyms or trainers who wish to propose their fighters for the main event against Saenchai on YOKKAO 26. Interested parties can forward their intent to YOKKAO management at trainingcenter@yokkao.com. This will be a great experience

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  4. How to Watch YOKKAO 23 - 24 Full Fight Videos on TV

    How to Watch YOKKAO 23 - 24 Full Fight Videos on TV

    YOKKAO 23 - 24 was a fantastic night for the sold out crowd at Macron Stadium in Bolton UK. Fans were enraptured with a series of thrilling fights that included 2 YOKKAO World Titles on the line but successfully defended by title holders, Liam Harrison and Jordan Watson. Amy Pirnie’s intense matchup against Dakota Ditcheva was another highlight of the evening in what many consider to be the best female fight of the year. The rest of the night was jam packed from start to end with non-stop pulsating action in a most memorable event for fans. [caption id="attachment_3460" align="alignright" width="350"]YOKKAO 23: Jordan Watson YOKKAO 23: Jordan Watson[/caption] For anyone who would like to catch the complete action or relive the amazing fight night of YOKKAO 23 - 24, the videos are now available in Full - HD on YouTube.

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  5. Dzhabar Askerov back with YOKKAO!

    Dzhabar Askerov back with YOKKAO!

    Askerov is definitely no stranger to YOKKAO or Muay Thai fans. He was one of the first fighters to sign on with the YOKKAO Fight Team in its earliest conception back in 2008. During that period, other notable fighters who signed on with YOKKAO included Saenchai, Sudsakorn and Buakaw. One of Askerov’s biggest fights took place at YOKKAO Extreme 2012 where he faced and lost to Buakaw over decision. 12,000 people attended the massive event which was held in Milan, Italy and brought together the best champions from both Muay Thai and K-1. Other than Askerov and Buakaw, Saenchai and Sudsakorn also made their fight appearances in the same event. Askerov appeared in YOKKAO Extreme 2013 the next year where he defeated Dutch kickboxer, Andy Souwer over split decision. Another highlight in Askerov’s career was his involvement in the popular Muay Thai reality-based television series, The Contender Asia. The series followed 16 Muay Thai fighters as they compete in a series of challenges

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  6. Benefits of Muay Thai Training!

    Benefits of Muay Thai Training!

    For most people who are not familiar with the Thai combat sport, Muay Thai is commonly perceived to be brutal and dangerous. It is hard to dispute this notoriety when bleeding faces, black eyes and body bruises are not uncommon in competitive bouts. This is also why Muay Thai is recognised by many to be one of the most effective stand-up fighting styles. The entire arsenal of Muay Thai consists of fists, elbows, knees, shins and feet. The Muay Thai fighter is literally a human weapon. [caption id="attachment_3450" align="alignright" width="360"]Muay Thai Training Muay Thai Training[/caption] In the past, the majority of Muay Thai practitioners were fighters who train with the sole aim of competing in the ring. But owing in part to the increasing popularity of mixed martial arts (UFC, One Championship etc,) over the years,

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  7. YOKKAO set to dominate the Muay Thai social media-sphere!

    YOKKAO set to dominate the Muay Thai social media-sphere!

    Together with its fighters, and international distributors and retailers, YOKKAO reaches more than 10 [caption id="attachment_3441" align="alignright" width="350"]Saenchai and Singdam Saenchai and Singdam[/caption] million fans every month across various social media platforms. YOKKAO fight team members such Muay Thai legend, Saenchai, multi-time Lumpinee Champion Singdam, new talent Manachai, along with YOKKAO World Champions Liam Harrison and Jordan Watson, are all social media users. They regularly posts photos and videos of their training and personal life, which they share via their official Facebook page and Instagram. In February this year, CNN international spotlighted on the YOKKAO

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  8. Kunlun Fight 62: Singdam dominates with powerful kicks!

    Kunlun Fight 62: Singdam dominates with powerful kicks!

    China’s giant kickboxing event, Kunlun Fight was back again for another night of adrenaline-pumping action on Saturday June 10. This was, no doubt, one of the most star-studded fight card of the year for Bangkok fight fans. Kunlun Fight 62 featured many of Thailand’s well known fighters such as Buakaw Banchamek, Superbon Banchamek, Jomthong Chuwattana, and YOKKAO fight team’s very own Singdam Kiatmoo9. Singdam made his debut at Kunlun Fight by going up against Chinese fighter Gu Hui, who fought Buakaw way back in Kunlun Fight 32. Singdam dominated the fight for all the 3 rounds with his signature right kicks and powerful knee strikes right from the onset. It was no surprise when he was declared the winner by unanimous decision. He had prepared for this fight with an intense training regime and it certainly paid off. The weight for this fight was set at 66 kg but there had been talks that he plans to move up the weight division and fight at 70 kg. Homegrown fighters

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  9. Boxing Coach Barry Robinson comes to YOKKAO!

    Boxing Coach Barry Robinson comes to YOKKAO!

    Famous boxing coach and martial arts breakdown specialist, Barry Robinson is in town. Barry is the founder of “A Million Styles Boxing” (AMSB) training system that has been used by professional boxers and UFC fighters. He has been invited by YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok to work with Singdam, Manachai and Yodchai and help them prepare for their upcoming fights. Barry is perhaps best known for his dedication to analyzing boxing and other martial arts fights through his online videos. His insights and fight wisdom have benefited many global fans, fighters and coaches. Although Barry is a professional boxing coach, he is no stranger to different martial arts as he believes in the advantage of learning and synthesizing different styles. He has dissected and analyzed different fight styles and worked with fighters in UFC and Glory Kickboxing, among others. This is also not the first time Barry has come to Thailand to work with Muay Thai fighters, so he is certainly no stranger

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