Monthly Archives: July 2018

  1. YOKKAO 32: Amy Pirnie vs Dani Fall For Number 1 Spot!

    YOKKAO 32: Amy Pirnie vs Dani Fall For Number 1 Spot!

    YOKKAO 31 - 32 comes to Bolton Macron Stadium in less than 3 months’ time and the card is already stacking up with some of the most exciting bouts ever. Another smashing matchup is now set to join the 13th October show, featuring the top 2 female fighters on the UK scene: Amy Pirnie vs Dani Fall. Since her debut on YOKKAO 18 back in 2016, Amy Pirnie has become a staple of the official shows in UK. The 25 year-old brings with her an explosive style that has gained her a huge fan base over time. Fighting out of Glasgow, Scotland’s Inferno Muay Thai Gym, Amy holds an undefeated record on YOKKAO. She returns for her 6th YOKKAO appearance to face Dani in a 50KG contest in defense of her UK number 1 spot. At 20 years of age, Dani is an rising star in the UK circuit with an impressive record of 13 wins out of her 14 fights. Her YOKKAO debut matches her up against the more experienced Amy - a challenge that is well worth the risk as a victory would propel her to the top spot and

  2. Liam Harrison sfiderà Rambo a YOKKAO 32!

    Liam Harrison sfiderà Rambo a YOKKAO 32!

    È  stato confermato pochi giorni fa', l’attesissimo match per YOKKAO 32. Il Campione Mondiale YOKKAO Liam Harrison metterà in gioco il suo titolo mondiale -65kg contro il formidabile pugile Thai, Rambo Phet Por Tor Aor! Rambo è un fighter molto presente nei grandi stadium d’elite thailandesi. Il suo nome si trova regolarmente nei matchmaking dei grandi stadi quali il Lumpinee, il Rajadamnern e il Siam. Si è classificato in alto in quasi tutte le sedi e mantiene il titolo dei pesi leggeri al prestigioso Stadio Channel 7. Il fighter dei super leggeri ha battuto il numero uno del Rajadamnern Rafi Bohic e il pluricampione del Lumpinee, Muangthai PKSaenchaiGym. Con il suo debutto nel Regno Unito, l’esponente della Muay Thai si impegnerà al massimo per lasciare una forte impronta e portarsi a casa il titolo mondiale YOKKAO. L’obiettivo di Rambo non sarà un compito facile dal momento che sfiderà uno dei miglior

  3. Saenchai Singdam & Manachai Set for YOKKAO 35-36 in Italy!

    Saenchai Singdam & Manachai Set for YOKKAO 35-36 in Italy!

    The date has been confirmed and the highly-anticipated YOKKAO 35 - 36 is set to take place on 26th January 2019. Organized in partnership with Thai Boxe Mania promoter, Carlo Barbuto, the event also marks the 7th anniversary of YOKKAO Extreme 2012 - the inaugural show that saw a record-breaking 12,000 attendees. Continuing from where it left off, YOKKAO is marking its return to Italy with the loudest bang possible. For this event, the promotion team is bringing out the big guns with 3 of the biggest stars headlining the show. Muay Thai living legend, Saenchai, multi-time Lumpinee and Thailand champion, Singdam as well as the dynamite rising star, Manachai are all confirmed for YOKKAO 35 - 36. This is arguably the most exciting fight card Italy has seen since YOKKAO Extreme in 2013! The last time the trio appeared in the same ring was back in September 2017 on YOKKAO 25 - 26 in Hong Kong. This will actually be Singdam’s first fight appearance in Italy while his YOKKAO team mates,

  4. YOKKAO Plans 30,000 SQ FT Factory in Bangkok!

    YOKKAO Plans 30,000 SQ FT Factory in Bangkok!

    Just a little over 3 years since opening its factory back in 2015, YOKKAO has seen unprecedented growth and success. It is becoming one of the most recognized and requested Muay Thai brands in the world today and its popularity continues to grow. At the moment, YOKKAO has international warehouses set up in Bangkok, Hong Kong and Republic of San Marino. The 3 logistics points are set up to directly serve the markets of Asia, Greater China and Europe/UK/Ireland respectively. A fourth warehouse in the United States is now ready to go into operation in a couple of months for the North American continent. With the increase in global demand for YOKKAO products comes the need for an increase in manpower and production facilities. To accommodate the expanding operations and manufacturing team, YOKKAO has started plans for a 30,000 sq ft factory in the Bangkok metropolis. This is almost 3 times as large as its current factory. According to the YOKKAO management team, this is just the beginning

  5. YOKKAO Launches Viral Contest on Instagram

    YOKKAO Launches Viral Contest on Instagram

    It’s time for everyone to have some fun at Muay Thai training. YOKKAO has launched a contest on Instagram and it’s heating up across social media. In less than 24 hours, the post has already garnered almost 350k views with more than 1500 comments! The enthusiastic response from fans around the world shows once again shown why YOKKAO is the king of the Muay Thai social media-sphere. In many fight sports like Muay Thai or boxing, abs conditioning is an important part of an athlete’s training program. This may be done by dropping medicine balls on the abs, slamming with a kick pad, or just straight up punching and kicking. For this first-ever YOKKAO Challenge on Instagram, participants are expected to team up in pairs for a hardcore abs conditioning workout. One participant will attempt throw as many body punches as possible to the partner’s abs in 20 seconds and capture it on video. To win the contest, it’s not only about speed but also power, style, and

  6. YOKKAO 32: Joe Craven vs Jake Purdy

    YOKKAO 32: Joe Craven vs Jake Purdy

    Get ready for a rib-cracking, bone-crushing showdown coming this 13th October at YOKKAO 31 - 32. It’s another explosive match-up as Joe Craven takes on fellow Englishman, Jake Purdy. Joe will stand guard for his position as the UK number 2 at 72.5kg against Jake Purdy who currently ranks one spot lower at number 3. It’s a race to the top of the chart and neither fighter is about to relent. Jake is a regular on YOKKAO UK official events and is set to make his fourth appearance at the upcoming show. With 3 wins out of all 3 YOKKAO appearances, the FSC gym fighter will be driven to continue his undefeated streak. A well-known figure on the UK and international Muay Thai circuit, Jake already has his eyes set on the number 1 spot for a while. It’s 2 more fights to the top and Joe Craven will be the first standing in his way. Fighting out of the illustrious Bad Company gym in Leeds, Joe has already racked up 2 wins at YOKKAO 23 and 29 respectively. With campmates the

  7. YOKKAO Fight Team Train with Famed Fight Coach Alfio Romanut

    YOKKAO Fight Team Train with Famed Fight Coach Alfio Romanut

    Learning is a never ending process. When you stop learning, you stop growing. Just days fresh off his stunning win at All Star Fight 5 in Prague on 6th July, Manachai has resumed his intense training schedule. The young fighter made a detour from Prague to Italy where he is now at the Team Satori Nemesis Gorizia gym. YOKKAO has made special arrangements for Manachai to learn from the world-renowned Italian kickboxing coach, Alfio Romanut. Coach Romanut is a well-respected name in the world of fight sports. He has trained numerous world champions over the years, including one of the greatest kickboxers of all time - Giorgio Petrosyan. Under his technical and highly-effective instruction, Giorgio Petrosyan has gone on to bag top accolades around the world and holds a near-pristine fight record. Joining Manachai for the training expedition is YOKKAO Fight Team mate, Spencer Brown. The 2 fighters are accompanied with champion trainer, Kru Petchdam in an international exchange of striking

  8. YOKKAO Next Generation Goes to Bologna Italy!

    YOKKAO Next Generation Goes to Bologna Italy!

    YOKKAO is going all-out with a full ensemble of events in Italy. YOKKAO 35 - 36 has already been confirmed and YOKKAO Next Generation Kids is set to take place a day after in the same arena. To facilitate next year’s full-on entry into Italy, YOKKAO Next Generation will be launched in the beautiful country this year! The Italian debut for YOKKAO Next Generation will be held at Zola Predosa Sports Hall (Palazzetto dello Sport di Zola Predosa) on the 1st December 2018. As Zola Predosa is a commune in the world-famous province of Bologna, the inaugural Italian event will be titled YOKKAO Next Generation Bologna. Headlining the show is a cracking match-up between French-Algerian fighter, Karim Bennoui and Italian representative, Cristian Faustino. Karim is no stranger to the fans as he has fought on a number of YOKKAO events in the past against some of the promotion’s
  9. YOKKAO Seminar Returns to Budapest!

    YOKKAO Seminar Returns to Budapest!

    Back by popular demand! YOKKAO Seminar with Saenchai goes to Budapest, Hungary on 30th July for another fun-filled and enriching Muay Thai training with the living legend. This is not the first visit to Hungary for Saenchai and the seminar team. The Muay Thai great last visited the Hungarian capital back in 2016 with renowned YOKKAO trainer, Kru Manop for a sold-out 3-day seminar tour. After much request and a 2-year wait by the Hungarian fight fans, Saenchai is set to return to deliver his widely-acclaimed seminar event once again. For one day only, Saenchai will conduct the highly-popular YOKKAO Seminar at the BME Sportközpont (BME Sports Center) in Budapest. The event follows a 2-day seminar stop in Bratislava, Slovakia. Attendees can expect to learn many of the fight-winning, signature moves from the legend first-hand. Some lucky participants will also have the chance

  10. Sweeping Win for YOKKAO Fight Team!

    Sweeping Win for YOKKAO Fight Team!

    The YOKKAO Thailand Fight Team has done it again! Over the weekend, fighters from YOKKAO took to events in Thailand and beyond to deliver respective victories in the various arenas. It’s a spectacular 3 wins in a row for the team within a space of two days! YOKKAO young star, Manachai kicked off the string of victories with his smashing performance on All Star Fight 5 at Prague, Czech Republic. On Friday night at the Tipsport Arena, the Thai fighter faced a towering Nauzet Trujillo from Spain. Despite the height and reach disadvantage, Manachai dominated the fight from the start to finish. The YOKKAO prospect was unrelenting in his offense, pushing forward constantly and unleashed a series of punishing low kicks that left Trujillo’s thighs burning red by the end. It was no surprise when Manachai was awarded the win via unanimous decision.

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