Posted: January 30, 2019|||
Originally set up to face each other at YOKKAO 32 main event, the sizzling match-up between Liam Harrison and Rambo Phet Por Tor Aor was called off due to the former’s training injury. We are excited to announce that the highly-anticipated fight is back on track and will take place at YOKKAO 38 this 23 March in Bolton.
Rambo made a stunning promotional debut and win against Nathan Bendon on YOKKAO 32. The elite Thai fighter has also beaten the likes of Rajadamnern number one, Rafi Bohic and multi-time Lumpinee champion, Muangthai PKSaenchaiGym. He will return to the Macron stadium and attempt to mark his place on the international scene against arguably the UK’s best.
Fresh off his return to the YOKKAO stage and spectacular victory in Turin, Italy, Harrison is set to return to the Macron stadium once again. The UK Muay Thai star is not one to shy away from the toughest challenges through his career as he will now take on the formidable Rambo and prove why he is the top
Posted: January 25, 2019|||
With YOKKAO 35- 36 just a day to go, the competitors have all arrived in Turin, Italy. The weigh-ins were carried out at Hotel Concord in the afternoon on 25 January with all fighters making weight successfully.
WBC and WMC officials were present to oversee the weigh-in for the three title matches taking place. Manachai will face Luca Falco for the WMC Intercontinental title; Yodchai takes on Jonathan Astarita for the WBC Lightweight title; and Spencer will clash against Luca Roma for the WBC Super-Lightweight title.
Here are the complete weigh-in results:
** YOKKAO 35 **
YOKKAO Team vs France -66kg
Singdam YokkaoSaenchaigym 65.8kg vs Jeremy Payet 66kg
Posted: December 11, 2018|||
A third title bout has now been confirmed and added to YOKKAO 35 - 36 taking place on 26 January 2019. The previously announced fight between Yodchai from YOKKAO Fight Team and Jonathan Astarita from Italy will now be an official WBC Lightweight Intercontinental title match. Yodchai has built a reputation as a highly exciting fighter to watch in the ring, with a string of outstanding performances over the past 2 years in both domestic and international competitions.
Fighting since the age of 8, it’s now his time to shine as the 23 year-old finally gets his major title shot at the coming YOKKAO 35 Italian showdown. Astarita is himself a Muay Thai and K1 Italy champion. Like Yodchai, the 29 year-old Italian fighter is known for his technical ring style with skillful sweeps to rival the best. It’s a clash of skills and power with both fighters looking for a strong finish at YOKKAO 35. It’s all or nothing, as only one will make it home with the WBC gold.
Two other exciting title
Posted: November 23, 2018|||
It’s been nearly 5 years since his last YOKKAO appearance. Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee is now all set to return to the promotion this coming January in Turin Italy for YOKKAO 35 where he takes on Italian fighter Luca Tagliarino in a 74kg matchup.
With a record of 287 wins in 343 fights, Sudsakorn is one of the most prolific fighters of this generation. The multi-time champion is a household name among Muay Thai fans, having fought on promotions almost everywhere in the world. Coincidentally, he lived and trained in Turin for a few years during which he made a name for himself in Europe early in his career. An exciting and entertaining fighter in the ring, Sudsakorn’s most recent appearance was on All-Star Fight where he went home victorious with a round-1 win by KO. The Thai star will face Luca Tagliarino who fights out of Team De Gym in Milan Italy.
Like his opponent, Tagliarino is a Kard Chuek exponent where he holds the WTKA European championship title. The 34 year-old Ita
Posted: November 22, 2018|||
The dates are counting down and it’s 2 months away from YOKKAO 35 - 36. Matchmaking is reaching the last stages as the fight cards get finalized. One more exciting bout is now confirmed for YOKKAO 35, featuring Yodchai taking on Jonathan Astarita from Italy.
Set to make his Italian debut, Yodchai is a fighter to watch for in the coming event. Under the mentorship of the YOKKAO trainers as well as team mates like Saenchai and Singdam, the 23 year-old is emerging as one of the camp’s most exciting young fighters. Yodchai has been known to turn up the action in the ring, finishing fights with deadly elbows and a sharp technical precision. He will look to make a strong first impression at Turin when he faces Jonathan Astarita.
Training out of Vayupak Gym in Aosta Valley, Astarita is a Muay Thai and K1 Italy champion. The 29 year-old is a technical fighter known for his skillful sweeps and distinctive hairstyle. Astarita is also a crowd favorite who will have the home gro
Posted: November 22, 2018|||
Another Muay Thai superstar is now set to join the A-list of fighters that have already been confirmed for YOKKAO 35 in Turin Italy. He is none other than YOKKAO world champion and UK number one, Liam Harrison.
A household name in the world of Muay Thai, the Hitman hardly needs any introduction for fans of the sport. Known for his hard-hitting fight style in the ring, Harrison is widely recognized as one of best fighters ever to come out of UK. The multiple-time world champion recently received the WBC MuayThai global ambassador award, becoming the second ever recipient of the title in history. Fans worldwide have been looking enthusiastically to Harrison’s return to the ring since the fight star’s last appearance in December 2017. The Englishman is now on track to make an explosive comeback in Italy.
YOKKAO 35 - 36 is gearing up to be a truly star-studded show. Taking place on 26 January 2019, the double event features the top Muay Thai stars including Saenchai, Sing
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 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.
Prompted by the increasing demand for its product, YOKKAO has just expanded to the adjacent factory next to their current facility. The production operations are set to be installed on the new 30,000 square-feet compound.
“In terms of quality and design, we are going in an upward direction. In fact, the demand has had an unprecedented increase in the last few years. The new factory will give us the possibility to increase production, while maintaining a high-quality control as well as better logistic management.” said YOKKAO’s production manager, Pinyada Kasetpibaln.
YOKKAO products are currently available in 23 countries, with 2 warehouses in Asia and Europe to cater to the respective continents. The third warehouse in US will be opened this year to better service the North American markets.
Besides the new warehouse and the expansion of the factory, YOKKAO has a few more plans in the pipeline. YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok will undergo a renovation to accom
Posted: September 26, 2018|||
The YOKKAO Seminar was first launched in December 2011 with the events conducted by famous Muay Thai fighters who impart techniques and their signature moves. Some of the stars who have led the seminars include Buakaw Banchamek, Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee and Saenchai.
Since 2017, YOKKAO Seminar has become synonymous with the living legend, Saenchai who has led every event as the sole celebrity fighter. Things are about to get a shake-up as YOKKAO Seminar introduces a new concept. YOKKAO young talent, Manachai will join his mentor for a YOKKAO Seminar beginning first in Stuttgart, Germany on 31st January 2019.
Saenchai is a true icon of Muay Thai, undeniably one of the most well-known figures in the sport. He has been entertaining and educating fans over the last decade all over the world. YOKKAO Seminars with Saenchai give fans a chance to learn a wide range of signature moves that have helped the superstar capture numerous titles over his illustrious career.