Monthly Archives: January 2018

  1. YOKKAO Next Generation Kids Confirmed for Scotland 3rd March!

    YOKKAO Next Generation Kids Confirmed for Scotland 3rd March!

    Following the announcement of the YOKKAO Next Generation show taking place at Paisley, Scotland, another event has been confirmed for Scottish Muay Thai fans. YOKKAO Next Generation Kids is now set to take centre stage at the Grangemouth Leisure Complex on 3rd March, Saturday. This is the third of seven events that YOKKAO has lined up for the of Next Generation Kids series between 2017-2018. It follows the inaugural show held last November in Barnsley Metrodome and the follow-up that will take place on February 10th at the same venue. Headlining the event will be local young lady, Erin Kowal, who now trains with coach Keith McLachlan out of the Griphouse Gym in Glasgow. Erin previously trained under the late great Jordan Coe at the now defunct Carnage Gym. The 16 year-old comes from the Scottish town of Falkirk and has been training in Muay Thai since 2011. She has won a number of titles that include Scottish, British and European championships and looks forward to competing full-time

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  2. YOKKAO Extends Online News and Events Coverage For Kids!

    YOKKAO Extends Online News and Events Coverage For Kids!

    Muay Thai kids are no longer just a phenomenon found in Thailand. Over the past few years, more and more kids are taking up Muay Thai training all around the world. They are not just training as a recreational sport but are competing in world championships. Last year on 26th November, YOKKAO organized its first event for young athletes between 5 to 16 years old. The YOKKAO Next Generation Kids, held in partnership with promoter Peter Spensley and long-time YOKKAO collaborator, Brian Calder, delivered an immensely successful and unforgettable show that set the high bar for all future Muay Thai junior competitions. The inaugural show, held at the Barnsley Metrodome, also gave the world the first YOKKAO Junior World Champions, Joe Ryan and Ellie Barker. The second YOKKAO Next Generation Kids is set to take place on 10th February, at the Barnsley Metrodome once again. Applications began pouring in as soon as the first Kids show ended and now the card is stacked with back-to-back action.

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  3. Final 24 Hours For YOKKAO 50% OFF Super Clearance Sales!

    Final 24 Hours For YOKKAO 50% OFF Super Clearance Sales!

    YOKKAO turned the heat up by having a Super Clearance Sale at just one week left to the end of the month with products going for up to 50% off! Muay Thai practitioners and martial artists everywhere have already taken advantage of the amazing deals but all good things come to an end. The month-long sale is finally down to the last 24 hours - just one day left to enjoy the unbeatable prices. There is no better time than now to replace old training gear with fresh, premium quality gear from YOKKAO. With up to 50% off the usual prices, it is hard to say when the crazy discounts will be offered again. Look out for the best-sellers from YOKKAO this season like the Monster Collection, Frost Collection and the Sick Collection, as well as basics like the Matrix boxing gloves and the ever-popular Carbon Muay Thai shorts. All of these chart-topping products are going for between 30% to 50% off. It’s the final lap. Just head on over to the YOKKAO web

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  4. YOKKAO 29: Myk Estlick vs Luke Hill!

    YOKKAO 29: Myk Estlick vs Luke Hill!

    One more matchup has been confirmed for YOKKAO 29 and it is yet another battle of Englishmen - Myk Estlick will clash in the ring with Luke Hill. Luke Hill fights out of the well-known Crawley Fitness & Martial Arts Gym where he is a member of the gym’s fight team alongside YOKKAO event alumni like Reece Thomson and Ben Hodge. The Muay Thai fighter and coach will be making his YOKKAO debut where he will face one of the toughest fighter in the Super-Featherweight division - Myk Estlick. Estlick has fought on every single one of YOKKAO’s events in the UK since YOKKAO 11 but broke the momentum with a hiatus in the last event (YOKKAO 27-28). With just 1 loss in his 6 YOKKAO appearances, he has one of the best fight records in the YOKKAO UK events. The fighter from Manchester started Muay Thai at the age of 14, first training at his uncle’s Thai Boxing gym. He fought within one year of starting in the sport and hasn’t looked back since. YOKKAO 29 marks Myk

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  5. Manachai YOKKAOSaenchaiGym Vs Pongsiri PKSaenchaiGym for Channel 7 Title 147lbs!

    Manachai YOKKAOSaenchaiGym Vs Pongsiri PKSaenchaiGym for Channel 7 Title 147lbs!

    Come the day of 18th February, a massive fight of epic proportions is set to erupt. Manachai YOKKAOSaenchaiGym will go head to head against Pongsiri PKSaenchaiGym in the battle for the Channel 7 title 147lbs. First up, Pongsiri hails from none other than the renowned PK Saenchai Gym, arguably one of the top Muay Thai camp in the whole of Thailand. The prolific fighter is a regular on the elite stadium circuit and has held welterweight championship titles from Lumpinee as well as Channel 7 in his illustrious career. There is no doubt that this will be one of the toughest challenges for Manachai since joining the YOKKAO Fight Team. Manachai himself is a former number one at Lumpinee stadium and he has seen and faced nothing less than the very best fighters in Thailand. He remains unfazed by the coming challenge at Channel 7 stadium. Manachai has been tearing up opponents in the ring with a series of back-to-back victories all around the world. His stellar performance of late includes

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  6. YOKKAO Super Clearance Sale - Amazing Deals at Unbeatable Prices!

    YOKKAO Super Clearance Sale - Amazing Deals at Unbeatable Prices!

    The heat is on. After delighting worldwide fans around the world with the start-of-year sales, YOKKAO turned it up one more notch with the Super Clearance Sale. All YOKKAO products now receive at least a 30% discount and up to 50% off for many selected items. YOKKAO manages all the different regional web stores so as to cater directly to the fans. This allows YOKKAO to offer the most attractive prices available in the market via special sales such as this amazing promotion. YOKKAO global warehouses have been kept busy since the announcement of the super clearance sale with massive orders coming in to take advantage of the incredible prices. There is no better time than now to replace old training gear with fresh, premium-quality gear from YOKKAO. Here are just some of the crazy discounts that can be found in the sale for different regions: For US customers, the most requested Monster CarbonFit shorts are now going for $42 (original price $60) at 30% off; the Sick boxing gloves

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  7. YOKKAO Next Generation Southampton: Jake Purdy vs Charlie Guest

    YOKKAO Next Generation Southampton: Jake Purdy vs Charlie Guest

    YOKKAO Next Generation is one of the most exciting events in the global Muay Thai scene. Started in 2015 to discover and groom the next generation of Muay Thai stars, the talent program has been widely received as the best platform for all young Muay Thai fighters starting on their professional career. Coming on the 29th April, the YOKKAO promoters will head to Southampton to uncover promising talents in the region. With this event, the promoters have gone one more step and fit in some top-tiered bouts to turn it up a notch. As announced earlier, the event will be headlined by a smashing match-up between YOKKAO fight star Manachai and rising Glory kickboxing star, Mo Abdurahman. Now, another A class fight has been confirmed and it stars 2 prominent English fighters, Jake Purdy against Charlie Guest. The 21-year old Charlie Guest will be making his YOKKAO debut at the event. The English lad has fought out of Sumalee Boxing Gym in Phuket over the past year and competed actively on a

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  8. YOKKAO 30: Paul Karpowicz vs Ja Kiatphontip!

    YOKKAO 30: Paul Karpowicz vs Ja Kiatphontip!

    Another match up has been confirmed for YOKKAO 30 card and it looks to be a real cracking fight. Both stylistic fighters are known to put up rip-roaring shows - it’s British homegrown hero, Paul Karpowicz against Thai warrior, Ja Kiatphontip. Both Paul and Ja will be making their second appearance on an YOKKAO event - Paul fought and lost against Keith McLachlan on YOKKAO 13 while Ja took the win over Jonathan Haggerty on YOKKAO 28. Regardless of the results, both fighters left a deep impression for their outstanding performances in their respective fights. Paul is a fluid fighter, well-known for his creativity and unpredictability in the ring that never fails to entertain the crowds. His nickname of “The Magician” says a lot of his fighting style. He is well-regarded within the community for his passion; Muay Thai is more than sport but an artform that he strives to perfect. Every opponent he meets takes him another step towards his goal. Ja comes Thailand but

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  9. YOKKAO Next Generation Bound for Scotland!

    YOKKAO Next Generation Bound for Scotland!

    The expansion continues for YOKKAO in reaching out and bringing the best Muay Thai action to a wider audience. Come next month on the 24th February, the global talent search program of YOKKAO Next Generation will be held in the Scottish town of Paisley, Renfrewshire. For this occasion, YOKKAO Next Generation will actually be held in partnership with local promoter, Robert Morrison and promoted together as the Rama show. The event is set to feature A class, B class, C class and even junior bouts. With YOKKAO now thrown into the mix, the fighters now have an even bigger incentive to do their best in the ring. YOKKAO has been the most active brand in terms of finding young talents and promoting them on the global stage. One of the most prominent fighters discovered from the Next Generation is none other than Scotland’s very own Spencer Brown who was talent-spotted in the event 2 years ago. This will be a golden opportunity for fellow Scots to join the prestigious YOKKAO Next Generation

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  10. YOKKAO Launches Super Clearance Sale up to 50% Discount!

    YOKKAO Launches Super Clearance Sale up to 50% Discount!

    YOKKAO kicked off 2018 in a spectacular fashion by announcing a storewide 30% sale. Fans all over the world responded favorably to the great discount and product sales surpassed last year’s monthly record within just 10 days. As the end of the month draws near, YOKKAO takes the promotion even further with a Super Clearance Sale with discounts up to 50%! With just a week left to the end of January, which also marks the end of the Super Clearance Sale, there is no better time to stock up on the year’s worth of training gear and equipment. Expect irresistible prices on the full range of YOKKAO premium Muay Thai gear and equipment from past and current seasons. YOKKAO runs the Italy, UK and Thailand web stores to cater directly to the local fans, minimizing the need for resellers in these countries. This allows YOKKAO to offer the most attractive prices available in the market directly to fans, via special sales such as the current promotion. There is no need for any coupon

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