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  1. YOKKAO 36 Main Event: Saenchai vs Cristian Faustino

    YOKKAO 36 Main Event: Saenchai vs Cristian Faustino

    Over 30 of the world’s top Muay Thai athletes from around the world will make their way to Turin Italy for YOKKAO 35 - 36 this coming January. Without a doubt, one of the most anticipated fight appearances for the event has to be living legend Saenchai. The match-up has just been confirmed and the Muay Thai fighting icon will face Italian fighter Cristian Faustino in the YOKKAO 36 main event. Saenchai is widely recognized as a boxing ring wizard. He continues to compete against fighters from all corners of the globe and entertain fans with a flamboyant yet effective fighting style. Through his career, Saenchai has proven time and time again why he is arguably the greatest fighter in the world of Thai boxing. At last count, he has remain undefeated since November 2014 with a remarkable 41-win streak, a record that he seeks to extend at YOKKAO 36. Faustino is the next in line to attempt to put a stop to the undefeated campaign of the Thai legend. The 28 year-old Italian competes

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  2. Yodchai Joins YOKKAO 35 in Italy

    Yodchai Joins YOKKAO 35 in Italy

    YOKKAO 35 - 36 is shaping up to be one of the promotion’s biggest shows. A host of top fighters have already been confirmed including Saenchai, Singdam, Manachai, Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee and Spencer Brown. Another prominent young fighter is set to join the rest of the stellar cast on 26 January in Turin Italy -   he is none other than Yodchai YOKKAOSaenchaiGym. Yodchai signed on as a member of the YOKKAO Fight Team in 2016, moving from his previous camp in Singburi to Bangkok where he now resides. With a calm demeanour outside the ring, Yodchai is a dangerous man when he gets into the squared circle. He is known to swoop in for the kill, having racked up a series of KO-wins over the past year. On his last outing at YOKKAO 33 in Hong Kong, he finished by scoring a round-1 TKO after landing a vicious elbow. Yodchai is an exciting fighter to watch in the ring, fighting with a technical finesse and relentless offense. The 23 year-old is also a regular on the elite Thai circuit,

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  3. Singdam vs Jeremy Payet To Headline YOKKAO 35

    Singdam vs Jeremy Payet To Headline YOKKAO 35

    It’s about 3 months away from the highly-anticipated YOKKAO 35 - 36 and the first matchup has just been confirmed. Multi-time champion Singdam is set to take on French fighter Jeremy Payet for the main event on YOKKAO 35. After a 5-month hiatus, Singdam returned to the squared circle in October to headline YOKKAO 33 in Hong Kong. The 34 year-old Muay Thai star put his experience to advantage against a younger, fitter opponent to take home the win. An acclaimed knee-fighter who is also known for his powerful kicks, Singdam will now look to continue building on his legacy as he makes his Italian debut. Payet is a prominent figure in the French and European fight scene. Not only has he clocked an amazing 10 wins out of his last 11 outings, he finished an astounding 9 of the fights via knockouts. The 24 year-old will put his KO power to the test against the more experienced Singdam in a matchup that is expected to be an explosive affair. Organized in partnership with Thai Boxe

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  4. YOKKAO 33 - 34: Crowning Glory

    YOKKAO 33 - 34: Crowning Glory

    Months of preparations finally culminated on the night of 29 October at Kowloon Bay International Trade & Exhibition Centre for YOKKAO 33 - 34. The Muay Thai double event featured a international cast who starred alongside the members of the YOKKAO Thailand Fight Team. Saenchai was also present as a special guest and support his competing team mates, making this truly the most star-studded show in Hong Kong to-date. YOKKAO 33 - 34 drew crowds from Hong Kong and the region to attend the show with viewers from all around the world tuning in on Facebook live for the broadcast. It was an event of crowning glory as fans witnessed the congregation of the best Muay Thai fighters in the world as well as the arrival of a new WBC Muay Thai world champion.

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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