Monthly Archives: October 2018

  1. YOKKAO 33 - 34 Weigh-In Results

    YOKKAO 33 - 34 Weigh-In Results

    The YOKKAO 33 - 34 competitors arrived in Hong Kong on Saturday and after a restful night, the weigh-ins were carried out at the Camlux Hotel in the afternoon of October 28.

    All 28 fighters made weight successfully for their respective bouts at the weigh-in press conference. WBC officials were also present to oversee the weigh-in for the welterweight champion title match competitors Manachai and Julio Lobo. Both fighters came in at 64.6kg for the fight that was set at 65kg.

    YOKKAO 33 - 34 will be broadcasted via YOKKAO Facebook page live at 730pm local time. Here are the complete weigh-in results:

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  2. Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee joins YOKKAO 35-36 in Italy

    Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee joins YOKKAO 35-36 in Italy

    With 3 months away from YOKKAO 35 - 36, the promotion team has moved up a gear in preparation for the 26 January 2019 event. So far, Saenchai, Singdam, Manachai and Spencer Brown have already been confirmed for the Italian show. Another Muay Thai star is set to join the stellar lineup and he is none other than Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee. Along with Buakaw, Saenchai, and Yoddecha Sityodtong, Sudsakorn was one of the original members of the YOKKAO Fight Team when it was first founded in the brand’s early days. The lanky fighter led the very first YOKKAO Seminars together with Buakaw in San Marino and Italy. Sudsakorn subsequently went on to star as one of the headlining acts for YOKKAO Extreme 2012, the promotion’s first official event which saw a record-breaking 12,000 attendees at the Forum di Assago in Milan, Italy. He returned for 2 more gigs where he headlined YOKKAO Extreme in 2013 and YOKKAO 9 in 2014. After nearly 5 years since his last YOKKAO appearance, Sudsakorn

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  3. YOKKAO 37 - 38 Returns to UK on 23rd March 2019

    YOKKAO 37 - 38 Returns to UK on 23rd March 2019

    It’s been a few weeks since YOKKAO 31 - 32 concluded with a bang at Bolton Macron stadium but the event remains the talk of the town. With a generous serving of knockouts, explosive battles and some blood-splattering action, many of those who attended the show are still reeling with excitement from the aftermath. It’s about 5 more months to go but fans will be happy to know that YOKKAO 37 - 38 returns to UK on 23rd March 2019 for another rumbling event of world-class Muay Thai. The event promotion team has stepped into action and preliminary production has begun. Since 2014, YOKKAO has teamed up with Supershowdown promoter, Brian Calder to put on the acclaimed Muay Thai events in UK. The collaboration has been a driving force in promoting the sport in the region and also served to provide an international platform for UK fighters to prove themselves against the best of the world. Come Saturday 23 March 2019, fans can expect a stacked double event starring the biggest

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  4. Saenchai Special Guest At YOKKAO 33 - 34 In Hong Kong

    Saenchai Special Guest At YOKKAO 33 - 34 In Hong Kong

    YOKKAO promotions premiered in Hong Kong back in October 2016 with YOKKAO 21 - 22. Coming back for the third time this year, it has since become an annual event in the city showcasing top Muay Thai action with some of the world’s best professional athletes. After headlining the YOKKAO shows in Hong Kong for the past 2 years, living legend Saenchai has taken a backseat from this year’s event. Although he won’t be competing in the ring, fans will be happy to know that the Muay Thai star will make a special guest appearance at YOKKAO 33 - 34. He is there not only to rally behind his YOKKAO team mates but will also be available for autograph signings and photo-taking with fans. It is worth noting that YOKKAO promotion takes another step towards globalization with YOKKAO 33 - 34. This year’s fight card boasts a diverse lineup with 28 fighters coming from different parts of the world including Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Brazil, Spain, Sweden, France and

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  5. YOKKAO 33 - 34 Full Fight Cards

    YOKKAO 33 - 34 Full Fight Cards

    The countdown begins for YOKKAO 33 - 34 at the Kowloon International Trade & Exhibition Centre (KITEC) in Hong Kong. Prepare for a Muay Thai world war as a total of 14 world-class matchups have been lined up featuring top athletes from Asia, Europe and South America. YOKKAO 33 - 34 has been set up as a triple-headliner starring Singdam vs Mathias Jonsson, Superlek vs Cristian Opazos and last but not least, Manachai vs Julio Lobo for the WBC Muay Thai World Welterweight belt. The rest of the fights will be no less intense or exciting, with other top-billing acts like Yodchai, Spencer Brown, Iquezang, Christian Zahe and Abdelnour Ali-Kada sharing center-stage. Weigh-ins will take place on Sunday, 28 October. Doors open at 6:30pm on 29 October at Star Hall, KITEC with fights kicking off at 7pm Hong Kong time (GMT +8). The event will be broadcasted on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/yokkao In the meantime, check out the full fight

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  6. YOKKAO Holds First-Ever Halloween Party

    YOKKAO Holds First-Ever Halloween Party

    Things are about to get spooky, wild and crazy on 31 October.  YOKKAO is proud to present the first edition of its Halloween party at the YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok. Halloween is a festival originally dedicated to remembering the dead but as it developed over time, it is now celebrated by people of all social, racial and religious backgrounds. Today, Halloween costumes have become synonymous with the festival, lending to the celebration a fun and festive feel enjoyed by all ages. To celebrate this year's frightful occasion, YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok will open its door for a Halloween costume party. Enjoy free food and drinks, whilst a rare chance to mingle with the YOKKAO Fight Team like you’ve never seen before. Judging by last year’s Halloween masquerade at the YOKKAO gym, this year’s party is set to be a scary good time. The madness will begin at 5pm on 31 October at YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok and is open to to all. To gain entry, simply show

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  7. YOKKAO 34: Iquezang Kor Rungthanakeat vs Abdelnour Ali-Kada

    YOKKAO 34: Iquezang Kor Rungthanakeat vs Abdelnour Ali-Kada

    The fight card for YOKKAO 33 - 34 is stacking up with yet another sizzling matchup. YOKKAO Fight Team’s own Iquezang Kor Rungthanakeat will take on Abdelnour Ali-Kada from France. Iquezang first arrived at YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok in March this year. Originally roped in as a training partner for Manachai for his title fight, he has since stayed on as a trainer at the camp. The 28 year-old is an experienced Muay Thai champion who has competed in Kard Chuek fights and looks forward to his return to the ring. Iquezang is well-known for his aggressive fighting style and is a favorite with the crowds. Stepping up to the challenge is Abdelnour Ali-Kada. The French fighter remains unfazed by his coming bout with Iquezang, having fought against the likes of living legend, Saenchai in 2017. Ali-Kada is a WBC European Champion fighting out of Team Nasser Kacem in Lyon, France. Iquezang and Ali-Kada will make their first YOKKAO ring appearance in Hong Kong this coming Monday.

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  8. YOKKAO 33: Christian Zahe vs Jordan Kranio

    YOKKAO 33: Christian Zahe vs Jordan Kranio

    YOKKAO 33 - 34 is gearing up for a Muay Thai World War. It has now been confirmed that two more international fighters will join the global cast in Hong Kong on 29 October: Christian Zahe from Italy will take on Brazil’s Jordan Kranio. Zahe is a familiar face on the European Muay Thai scene and has also competed in Thailand on several top promotions. The Italian fighter holds titles from WPMF and WKF with a competing record of 44 wins in 71 fights. A fighter with heart, the 35 year-old took on Manachai earlier this April in Milan. After Hong Kong, Zahe is also expected to fight on January 26 at Thai Boxe Mania presents YOKKAO 35 - 36. Going up against the Italian will be Jordan Kranio from Brazil. Making his YOKKAO debut, Kranio is no stranger to the competitive fight scene with previous fight appearances on Kunlun Fight. He fights out of the Teixeira Team from Curitiba, Brazil. Finishing half of his last 16 wins via knockouts, Kranio is one to watch in the ring. The transatlantic

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  9. YOKKAO 34 Main Event: Manachai vs Julio Lobo for WBC Title

    YOKKAO 34 Main Event: Manachai vs Julio Lobo for WBC Title

    All the intensive training and preparations in the last month for Manachai are leading up to one of the biggest fights of his career. On Monday 29 October, he will square off against Julio Lobo for the coveted WBC Muay Thai World Welterweight title for the main event at YOKKAO 34. This has been a long-awaited title shot after being denied at the last minute in February for a Channel 7 stadium belt. The YOKKAO fighter was once again let down when his opponent pulled out from the Champion of Thailand title match in March. Manachai is riding on an impressive run with 13 wins in his last 14 outings. As he looks for his next victory and have the WBC belt on his waist, he will first need to take on and defeat his Brazilian opponent, Julio Lobo. Fighting out of Phuket Fight Club, Lobo has appeared on a number of high-profile promotions including Thai Fight and Glory Kickboxing. He makes his promotional debut at YOKKAO 34 and with the prestigious WBC title on the line, this is a main event primed

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  10. YOKKAO 33: Yodchai vs Enzo Petricig

    YOKKAO 33: Yodchai vs Enzo Petricig

    It’s less than 1 week away from fight night at YOKKAO 33 - 34 in Hong Kong and matchmaking has arrived at the final stage. Another sizzling bout is now confirmed, featuring YOKKAO fighter, Yodchai taking on Enzo Petricig from France. Since joining the YOKKAO Fight Team in 2016, Yodchai has proven himself to be one of the camp’s most exciting young fighters. The 23 year-old is a regular on Bangkok’s top stadiums like Lumpinee and Channel 7, competing against the country’s best. Yodchai put up an inspiring performance on last year’s YOKKAO 25 - 26 in Hong Kong with a round-2 TKO victory. With his crisp fighting style and devastating elbows, he will look to repeat the success against his opponent, Enzo Petricig. Fighting out of Bull Muay Thai on the southern Thai island of Krabi, Petricig will make his first YOKKAO appearance at Hong Kong. The French native has fought on a number of high-profile promotions in the last 3 years, most notably on Super Muay Thai and Max Muay Thai shows. At

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