Monthly Archives: July 2018

  1. YOKKAO To Host Biggest Kids Event in 5000-Seat Arena!

    YOKKAO To Host Biggest Kids Event in 5000-Seat Arena!

    The Italian Muay Thai scene is getting a jolt of fresh energy with the arrival of YOKKAO Next Generation Kids. With new Italian promoter, Carlo Barbuto from ThaiBoxeMania on board, the leading junior Muay Thai event series from YOKKAO is expanding with Italy joining the global initiative in discovering and grooming the new generation of fighters. Both the date and venue have been confirmed for the show that will take place on 27th January 2019 at the PalaRuffini in Turin, Italy. The amazing 5000-seater will make this the biggest event for junior fighters anywhere in the world. In another step towards globalising YOKKAO Next Generation Kids, the event will be headlined by the lively junior Thai fighters who train out of YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok. The young prospects have been featured regularly on YOKKAO Instagram, training and learning with the very best at the camp. They will now test and pit their skills against the best in the European region. First launched in November

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  2. YOKKAO 32: Nathan Bendon vs Mo Abdurahman

    YOKKAO 32: Nathan Bendon vs Mo Abdurahman

    Things are about to get blown to smithereens at the forthcoming YOKKAO 31 - 32 on 13th October at Bolton Macron Stadium. It’s the battle for the UK top spot as current number 1 at 63.5kg, Nathan Bendon takes on third seed, Mo Abdurahman! YOKKAO fans will -no doubt- be very familiar with Mo Abdurahman. The 21 year-old fighter put a vicious stop to Manachai’s 10-fight winning streak at the YOKKAO Next Generation event in April. Abdurahman delivered a dramatic TKO in round 3 to seal the deal. For his impressive performance, he is now moving up to the big league with a spot on the card of the YOKKAO official event. While there are rumours of a rematch with Manachai in Thailand, Abdurahman has a more imminent challenge on-hand as he challenges Nathan Bendon for the UK number 1 ranking. It goes without saying that Bendon will not be making this an easy fight for Mo. The super lightweight UK top seed holds wins a number of notable wins including a recent split decision against

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  3. Buakaw & Manachai Primed for Action at All Star Fight 5!

    Buakaw & Manachai Primed for Action at All Star Fight 5!

    Along with trainer, Kru Petchdam and the rest of the All Star Fight crew, Manachai has arrived in the beautiful city of Prague, Czech Republic. All Star Fight 5 is set to go live at Tipsport Arena for what is guaranteed to be an evening of pure adrenaline. The weigh-ins for the event were conducted today. Manachai came in at 66kg while his Spanish opponent, Nauzet Trujillo weighed 65.9kg. Both of them making weight successfully for the fight that was set at 66 kg. All Star Fight’s key figure, Buakaw Banchamek weighed in at 69.9kg for the 70kg main event. His opponent, Michael Krcmar from Czech Republic also cleared the bar. The weigh-in was followed by a press conference with a massive journalist turnout to cover the event. Hordes of photographers were also present to capture the competing fighters in pre-fight glory. As per previous All Star Fight shows, 7 bouts are scheduled for action at the Tipsport Arena, featuring a host of top fighters from around the world. With 3

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