Manachai: "I can't wait to fight Stephen Meleady!"
Manachai, the young addition to the YOKKAO Fight Team, has just been confirmed to fight at YOKKAO 24 against the WMC European Champion Stephen Meleady, on Saturday March 25th 2017 at the Macron Stadium in Bolton. [caption id="attachment_3194" align="alignright" width="350"]YOKKAO 24: Manachai vs Stephen Meleady YOKKAO 24: Manachai vs Stephen Meleady[/caption] The news, launched yesterday on Manachai's Facebook page, has grabbed quickly the attention of Muay Thai fans in England. Manachai at just 21yrs old, has already built his name in the Muay Thai scene. Ranked Lumpinee #1 at 19yrs old and Toyota Marathon finalist, Manachai has been asked again to participate at the Toyota 8 Man Tournament which will take place on Friday, January 27th in Phitsanulok (north Thailand). After defeating Luke Turner by TKO at YOKKAO 17 and Panicos Yusuf by points at YOKKAO 20, this March 25th he will face off against Stephen Meleady as the co-main event of YOKKAO 24. Manachai declared: "I saw Meleady's videos, this fight will be exciting. I can't wait to fight him, I am training like never before in my life. I could fight against him tomorrow." Stephen Meleady is a name in Muay Thai. Over being the WMC European Champion, Meleady has fought against top ranked Thai fighters such as Saeksan, Rungravee and the Muay Thai Living Legend Saenchai. Mark your calendars: YOKKAO 23-24, March 25th 2017, 2 events in 1 night for the price of 1 ticket. Don’t miss this opportunity to attend the most in demand and prestigious Muay Thai event to take place outside of Thailand. Tickets on sale at: www.yokkao.com/news/tickets-yokkao-23-yokkao-24-sale/