Monthly Archives: October 2018
Posted: October 18, 2018||
YOKKAO 35 - 36 will head to the Italian city of Turin on 26th January 2019 for a night of world-class Muay Thai action. Organized in partnership with Thai Boxe Mania promoter, Carlo Barbuto, the double event will take place at the Palaruffini multi-purpose indoor arena and is shaping up to be one of YOKKAO’s biggest shows. Besides the massive 5000-seat capacity, YOKKAO 35 - 36 has set up an impressive lineup for its return to Italy. Four prominent figures from the YOKKAO Fight Team are now confirmed to make appearances for the Turin showdown including Saenchai, Singdam, Manachai and Spencer Brown. Saenchai is a Muay Thai living legend, considered by many to be one of the greatest fighters of all time. He has captured numerous titles and awards with a flamboyant yet effective fighting style unlike any others in the history of combat sports. Saenchai holds a fight record of 3
Posted: October 17, 2018||
YOKKAO returned on Saturday 13th October with a co-headlining event at Bolton Macron Stadium. The massive card featured a total of 19 match-offs starring UK’s top names along with two of Thailand’s best: Superlek Kiatmoo9 and Rambo Phet Por Tor Aor. There was no lack of high-octane action, breathtaking moments, along with a few twists and turns at YOKKAO 31 - 32. Fans were treated to one battle after another, as competitors left nothing in the tank from the get go. The KOs were delivered generously and the adrenaline was kept high throughout the show. It was a collision of power and will as the competitors battled it out in pursuit of their Muay Thai dreams.An undercard of YOKKAO Next Generation bouts kicked off the event as per the previous shows at Macron. 14 young fighters took to the ring and set the fervent pace for the rest of the event.
Once the undercard was
Posted: October 17, 2018||
YOKKAO 33 - 34 will go live in 2 weeks’ time at the Kowloon International Trade & Exhibition Centre (KITEC) in Hong Kong. The stacked card features YOKKAO Fight Team members including Singdam, Manachai, Yodchai, and Spencer Brown. Things are about to hit boiling point for the show as it is now confirmed that the cast will be joined by 3-time Thailand world champion, Superlek Kiatmoo9. Superlek ranks among the top Muay Thai fighters of this generation. He has acquired a bevy of elite titles in his career and bagged the coveted Sports Authority of Thailand Muay Thai Fighter of the Year in 2012. It is remarkable to note that Superlek’s coming Hong Kong debut marks his third fight for this month. After beating Muangthai PKSaenchaiGym in Buriram and Jonathan Haggerty over the weekend on YOKKAO 31, he is looking for his third straight win of October. The Thai phenom will be matched against Spanish fighter, Cristian "The Destructor" Opazos. Opazos has fought on Enfusion and is well-known for
Posted: October 12, 2018||
It’s been almost 5 months since his last ring appearance but Singdam is ready to make his return. Coming this 29th October in Hong Kong, the multi time world champion will headline YOKKAO 33 as he takes on Sweden’s up-and-coming fighter, Mathias Jonsson. This marks Singdam’s second appearance in Hong Kong and he will be looking to mark it with a strong performance. During the time-off from competing, the Black Lion has left no time to waste as he continued his intensive training schedule in preparation for his next fight. The time has come and the YOKKAO fighter will face a very young and exciting opponent in Mathias Jonsson. Making his first appearance for YOKKAO promotion, the 23 year-old fights out of Sweden’s Tullinge Muay Thai Gym with an impressive record of 37 wins-7 losses including 13 KOs. Jonsson is also a 3-time Swedish Muay Thai champion and a regular medalist at the IFMA world championships. It’s a battle of experience versus youth and a
Posted: October 12, 2018|||
The Macron Muay Thai showdown is back again with YOKKAO 31 - 32 returning to Bolton UK this coming Saturday, 13th October. Fans can expect a stacked card of 19 fights in total including an undercard of YOKKAO Next Generation competitors.
YOKKAO 31 - 32 will be headlined by 2 exciting matchups including Superlek Kiatmoo9’s highly-anticipated return to the UK and the promotional debut of Rambo Por Tor Or. The 2 Thai powerhouses will take on UK’s best in Jonathan Haggerty and Nathan Bendon respectively. The rest of the fight card features a who’s who of the region’s top fighters who have come together to vie for the best positions on the UK rankings.
Limited outer ringside seats are available at www.yokkao.com/events/yokkao-31-32-tickets/. Doors open at 13:30 with fights starting at 14:30. Stay connected with YOKKAO via social media for more updates.
In the meantime, here’s a look at the full fight car
Posted: October 12, 2018||
Weigh-ins for YOKKAO 31 - 32 have gone off without a hitch and all 38 fighters in the 19 bouts are ready to go to war. The event will go live at the Bolton Macron Stadium at 14:30 local time. Stay tuned to the YOKKAO social media network to catch some of the action live and direct from Bolton. Here are today’s weigh-in results:
** Supershowdown presents YOKKAO 32 **
Thailand vs England 65kg
Rambo Phet Por Tor Aor 64.6kg vs Nathan Bendon 64.6kg
England vs Ireland 63.5kg
Jack Kennedy 64kg vs Craig Coakley 63.1kg
Posted: October 01, 2018|||
On Sunday, 30th September, YOKKAO Next Generation headed to the southern island of Phuket. The event was held at the famous local arena, Bangla Boxing Stadium. YOKKAO Next Generation Phuket gave young, promising fighters a stage to showcase their skills with opportunity to be talent-spotted for international events and wider global exposure.
Thonsai from the YOKKAO Kids Fight Team was one of the fighters featured on the fight card. The young talent trains at YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok, and has clocked over 20 wins in around 30 fights to date. Thonsai delivered a solid performance, finishing the fight in round 4 with a TKO win via referee stoppage.
The main event featured Manachai who took on Phetnarin, a Max Muay Thai champion. After dominating in the first 3 rounds, the YOKKAO fighter turned up the heat in round 4 by unleashing a barrage of his signature low kicks. The relentless strikes left Phetnarin crumbling onto the canvas just barely 10 seconds into the round.