Monthly Archives: June 2018

  1. Bratislava hosts 1st YOKKAO Seminar with Saenchai in Slovakia!

    Bratislava hosts 1st YOKKAO Seminar with Saenchai in Slovakia!

    This July, YOKKAO Seminar gets another tick on the list of countries visited. For the very first time since its launch in 2012, the popular training event series will be setting foot in the central European nation of Slovakia! YOKKAO Seminar has visited neighboring Poland and Hungary in the past but fans in Slovakia will now finally host its own meet-and-train event with the living legend, Saenchai. Following the successful formula of the Seminar series, fans will get a chance to learn the unique, signature moves as imparted by the master himself. A few lucky participants will also have the opportunity to spar with him. It’s always a fun-filled and memorable experience that is not to be missed. Through the years, Saenchai has proven time and time again why he is arguably the greatest fighter in the world of Thai boxing. He has captured numerous titles and awards with a flamboyant yet effective fighting style unlike any others in the history of combat sports. At the age of 37,

  2. Manachai Accepts 66kg Against Trujillo at All Star Fight 5

    Manachai Accepts 66kg Against Trujillo at All Star Fight 5

    The official card is out for All Star Fight 5 that is confirmed to take place in Prague on 6th July. Like the previous editions, the coming event is set to feature  the best fighters from Thailand, host country Czech Republic and around the world. Making his fourth appearance for the event will be YOKKAO’s own fight star, Manachai. Other than the event’s leading man, Buakaw Banchamek, Manachai is now the promotion’s most regular name on the cards. The Thai star has won all 3 of his bouts on All Star Fight and will certainly look to further his record. Manachai will take on Spanish fighter, Nauzet Trujillo. Trujillo fights out of Spain’s Peleador del Shoothon Gym and has competed in Europe and Thailand. His notable wins include a stunning KO victory over well-known UK fighter, Reece McAllister in 2016. YOKKAO management is receiving daily requests for Manachai fights from Thailand to USA, with everyone asking for a weight advantage. The coming fight

  3. YOKKAO Plans Seminar Tour with Saenchai in July!

    YOKKAO Plans Seminar Tour with Saenchai in July!

    Muay Thai fans of Europe are in for a treat this July. The wildly successful YOKKAO Seminar with Saenchai is back again by popular demand! Along with the YOKKAO Seminar crew, Saenchai will embark on a road trip across Europe where fans of the sport can meet and train with the Thai legend. Saenchai is a Muay Thai icon who needs no introduction, having captured the hearts of fight fans for over a decade. Since 2015, the legendary fighter has become a permanent fixture as the star of the YOKKAO Seminars. He has conducted nearly 60 training events around the globe - selling out at every single one. Just this year, he has already visited Poland, Italy and Canada to exceedingly positive response and sold out venues at every stop. Throngs of fans who have yet to attend the seminars have frequently wrote in to request for the events to be held in their home countries and so YOKKAO has responded favorably with another tour. With over 70 seminars held to date, YOKKAO Seminar is arguably the

  4. YOKKAO 33 - 34 Returns to Hong Kong October 29

    YOKKAO 33 - 34 Returns to Hong Kong October 29

    Fight fans in Hong Kong, mark the calendar for October 29th because YOKKAO 33 - 34 is coming to town! The upcoming YOKKAO promotion will be the third time the official event is held in Hong Kong. Since 2016 beginning with YOKKAO 21 - 22, the events have become annual affairs that local fight fans look forward to each year. YOKKAO always promises the best Muay Thai action for all its official events and never disappoints. Last year’s epic YOKKAO 25 - 26 was arguably the biggest Muay Thai event held in the metropolitan city. It featured the YOKKAO Thailand Fight Team out in full force with Saenchai, Singdam and Manachai headlining the triple-billed show. The result was an unprecedented success that YOKKAO is looking to replicate, and even surpass. This year, YOKKAO 33 - 34 is set to return to last year’s venue at Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre with a minor change. The highly-anticipated event will be held at the bigger Star Hall to accommodate

  5. Spencer Brown Reflects on Loss against Singpayak

    Spencer Brown Reflects on Loss against Singpayak

    It has been 2 weeks since the memorable night of YOKKAO Next Generation Sydney. Spencer Brown faced and took a loss against former Channel 7 champion, Singpayak at the spectacular main event fight. In his interview with YOKKAO prior to the fight, Singpayak boldly claimed that he was “110%” confident of beating his opponent. The Thai fighter did exactly what he said he would do. There is a popular saying, “You either win or you learn”. Even those at the very top occasionally trip and fall. The same weekend, multitime champion Singdam took a loss in China against a younger fighter. This is the way of the fighting game. No one stays undefeated, not even the greatest fighters of all time. Muay Thai and combat sports in general, are unpredictable in nature - a wrong move can lead to devastating results. After a week of rest, Spencer is back at the YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok. Like a true warrior, he’s back on his feet and training at the gym with no time

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