Monthly Archives: March 2019

  1. YOKKAO 37 - 38: An Unstoppable Force

    YOKKAO 37 - 38: An Unstoppable Force

    It was yet another sold-out success with YOKKAO 37 - 38 held last Saturday, 23 March at the University of Bolton stadium. UK fight fans were presented with a stacked 19-bout card featuring the best of the region, along with headlining Thai stars, Superbank Sakchaichote and Rambo Phet Por Tor Aor.

    8 bouts on the undercard kickstarted the event off on the right note with intense non-stop action and a couple of knockouts to liven up the atmosphere. Some notable performances include up-and-coming fighters Kieran Lee, Ryan Stockley and Corey McLachlan who furthered their winning streak on the Next Generation scorecards.

    YOKKAO 37

    With the crowds suitably fired up after the undercard matchups, YOKKAO 37 took the action up another notch. Glyn Blackburn and Alex McGregor both made a powerful impression with their promotional debuts,

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  2. YOKKAO 37 - 38 Weigh -In Results

    YOKKAO 37 - 38 Weigh -In Results

    It’s one more day to YOKKAO 37 - 38 and the fighters gathered this afternoon at the Bolton Macron Stadium for their weigh-ins. All 38 fighters have successfully made weight and ready for tomorrow’s showdown.

    The event is expected to kick off tomorrow with the undercard at 14:30pm local time and the main card will commence at 16:30pm. Connect with us via social media network to catch some of the action live and direct from Bolton. Here are today’s weigh-in results:

    ** Supershowdown presents YOKKAO 38 **

    Thailand vs Scotland 65kg
    Rambo Phet Por Tor Aor 64.8kg vs Chris Shaw 65kg

    Ireland vs England 63.5kg
    Craig Coakley 63.4kg vs Mo Abdurahman 62.5kg

    England vs England Female Fight 59kg
    Niamh Kinehan 58.7kg vs Lucy Payne 57.9kg

    England vs England 72.5kg
    Joe Craven 71.9kg vs Chris Shaw 72kg

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  3. Double Victory Weekend for YOKKAO Fight Team

    Double Victory Weekend for YOKKAO Fight Team

    The YOKKAO Fight Team strikes again with a double victory over the weekend.

    First up on 8 March, Saenchai made his first fight appearance in UAE as the main event at Fight Night Dubai. The living legend took on Valerii Abramenko from Ukraine in a welterweight bout for 3 rounds under full Muay Thai rules.

    Abramenko is an European Muay Thai champion and up-and-coming fighter known for his high knockout rate. The Ukrainian went the distance but fall short of a win, marred by the dominating performance from Saenchai. After three exciting rounds, all judges’ scored in favor of the Thai legend who put on a memorable display of his signature moves for the local fight fans.

    Back in Thailand, Spencer made his promotional debut for All Star Fight on Saturday, 9 March in Bangkok. Organized in partnership with the Royal Thai Army, the special World Soldier edition of All S

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  4. Buakaw, Superbon, Yodwicha & Spencer Ready to Fight Tomorrow!

    Buakaw, Superbon, Yodwicha & Spencer Ready to Fight Tomorrow!

    It’s just one day away from one of the most anticipated events of the year. All Star Fight: World Soldier brings together a band of soldier-fighters in a special Muay Thai showcase organized in partnership with the Royal Thai Army.

    Weigh-ins were conducted in the morning and all competitors successfully made weight. The press conference was later held in the evening at Central World, one of Bangkok’s most popular shopping destination.

    Buakaw Banchamek, the event’s headlining star shared his views and thoughts on the coming fight against Russian fighter, Artem Pashporin. All competitors then took turns to the stage as they were introduced to the press and attending fans.

    A total of 8 bouts have been scheduled for this special edition of the All Star FIght promotion with appearances by top names such as Superbon, Yodwicha, and Superbank. Spencer YOKKAOSaenchaiGym joins the star-studded lineup as he takes on Maksim Petke

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  5. YOKKAO 37 - 38 Full Fight Card

    YOKKAO 37 - 38 Full Fight Card

    The wait is over - YOKKAO 37 - 38 is just less than 3 weeks away for an evening of adrenaline-pumping Muay Thai clashes. The best of UK will congregate once again at Bolton Macron Stadium on Saturday, 23 March, as they battle for the top positions on the fighter rankings.

    Here’s a look at the complete fight card:

    ** Supershowdown Presents YOKKAO 38 **

    Thailand vs Scotland 65kg
    Rambo Phet Por Tor Aor vs Christopher Shaw

    England vs Ireland 63.5kg
    Mo Abdurahman vs Craig Coakley

    England vs England Female Fight 59kg
    Niamh Kinehan vs Lucy Payne

    England vs Scotland 72.5kg
    Joe Craven vs Chris Shaw

    England vs England 57kg
    Jacob Smith vs Reece Thomson

    England vs England 59kg
    Adam Haslam vs Michael Moore

    ** S

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  6. 20 YOKKAO UK Fighters On WBC Muay Thai Ranking!

    20 YOKKAO UK Fighters On WBC Muay Thai Ranking!

    World Boxing Council (WBC) recently updated its fighters ranking across all weight classes and over twenty UK fighters made it to the latest list.

    UK is one of the most prolific regions outside of Thailand in producing the world’s top Muay Thai athletes. This phenomenon is represented by the number of UK fighters who have populated the WBC charts over the past decade.

    "As the most prominent Muay Thai promotion in UK, it is no surprise we have hosted many of the region’s top fighters in our official events. On last count, 20 out of the WBC ranked UK fighters have featured on YOKKAO fight cards", said YOKKAO UK promoter, Brian Calder.

    Some of the notable names who have competed on our official events include Joe Craven, Jack Kennedy, Chris Shaw, Craig Coakley and the recently crowned WBC European champion, Spencer Brown. Not forgetting YOKKAO world champion, Lia

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