The leading junior and talent-search Muay Thai event series are coming back to Italy once again for two days of exciting Muay Thai action. YOKKAO Kids and YOKKAO Next Generation will be held simultaneously over the weekend on 22-23 June at the Play Hall Palasport, located at the idyllic coastal town of Riccione.
We are excited to announce that the two-day event will also feature our signature seminars on top of the competitions. With more than 70 seminars held around the world to date, YOKKAO Seminar continues to be a leader in the field, selling out everywhere it goes. Now for the first time ever, the seminars will be conducted separately for adults and kids.
Leading both the YOKKAO Seminar and YOKKAO Kids Seminar at Riccione on 22 - 23 June will be none other than UK legend, Liam Harrison. The event sets a precedent by being the first Muay Thai seminar to be hosted by a world
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 10, 2019||
YOKKAO 35 - 36 is just less than three weeks away, and things are heating up at the YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok. Joining our fighters this week at the camp is UK legend, Liam Harrison who is back in preparation for the coming event in Turin, Italy.
Harrison has stepped up the intensity at training after a day or 2 acclimating to the Bangkok heat. As “iron sharpens iron”, he has been sparring with Saenchai and Manachai on top of the daily intensive rounds on the pads with our trainers.
The Hitman looks to be in great shape and ready for his challenge where he will square off against Italian fighter, Ivan Naccari. The UK fighter’s last appearance in the YOKKAO ring saw him walked away with a victory against Kevin Burmester back in October of 2017. Harrison is now laser-focused on marking his return in spectacular fashion. We expect to see him put on a show against Naccari in Italy.
There will be more to come as Harrison has also been confirmed for the YOKKAO 37 -
Posted: December 11, 2018||
One highly-anticipated appearance on YOKKAO 35 - 36 has to be the return of Liam Harrison to the YOKKAO ring. With about a month left to fight night, Harrison’s match-up has just been finalized. The UK number one will take on Italian fighter Ivan Naccari.
Naccari recently fought on the YOKKAO Next Generation promotion that took place on 1 December in Bologna. The Italian fighter impressed both the judges and promoter to secure the win as well as a spot on YOKKAO 36 to face Harrison. Naccari is a regular on the European Muay Thai and kickboxing circuits, and is well known for his KO power. This will be one of the biggest fights in his career when he goes head on against the UK legend.
Harrison needs little introduction for global fans of Muay Thai. The Hitman is a multiple-time world champion known for his ferocious hard-hitting style that has helped him end half of his fights via knockouts. His appearance on YOKKAO 27 saw him winning via a crippling low kick f
Posted: December 04, 2018||
YOKKAO 35 - 36 is set to take place on 26 January 2019 in Turin Italy. Featuring two back-to-back shows on one night, the much-anticipated Muay Thai gala features a lineup like never before.
Renowned athletes from the YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok along with competitors from Italy and around the world are confirmed for the stacked card. Making fight appearances on the show are Saenchai, Singdam, Manachai, Yodchai, Spencer Brown, Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee and Liam Harrison.
Here’s a rundown of these 7 Muay Thai stars:
Saenchai is a Muay Thai living legend widely known the world over. He is also considered by many to be the greatest Thai boxer of all time. A master technician in the ring, Saenchai possesses an animated yet effective fighting style that has thrilled and entertained fans worldwide. Since November 2014, the legend has remained undefeated with an impressive 41-win streak.
In the night’s other headlining match-up is Singdam, another Thai box
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: November 07, 2018||
While YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok has no short of visitors on a daily basis, the gym received a special guest on Tuesday. He is none other than UK number one and YOKKAO World Champion Liam Harrison. Harrison has flew halfway across the globe to be at the YOKKAO camp for a few weeks of training in preparation of his upcoming fight. On the cards for the UK legend is his highly-anticipated and confirmed on YOKKAO 38 in Bolton on 23 March 2019. Matchmaking is in the final stages and word has it that he will square off against an elite fighter. The YOKKAO World Title -65kg will be on the line and Harrison is not taking it lightly. In his 20-year career, the Englishman has won top accolades of the sport including WBC world titles. He was also the recipient of Muay Siam Magazine Foreign Fighter of the Year in 2007. Harrison won the YOKKAO World Champion title in 2016 and has since defended it successfully on 2 different occasions. The Muay Thai star’s last appearance in the YOKKAO
Posted: August 07, 2018||
In about 2 months’ time, the highly-anticipated YOKKAO 31 - 32 will be staged in Bolton Macron Stadium for another showcase of the best Muay Thai action. Elite athletes from UK and Thailand will come together to compete for glory, fame, and also the coveted YOKKAO World Champion belt. An ensemble of a-listers has already been confirmed for the show. Many of them are regulars on YOKKAO and household names in the international Muay Thai scene. YOKKAO 31 - 32 will be headlined by the title defense of local hero and UK number 1: Liam Harrison. In what is a highly-anticipated fight and return to the YOKKAO ring, Harrison is set to face Thai elite fighter, Rambo Pet Por Tor Or. Rambo is a formidable and technical fighter and will no doubt, give the YOKKAO World Champion a run for his money with an explosive matchup that is sure to blow the roof off. On top of the title match, the other fight to look out for will star rising UK fighter, Jonathan Haggerty against one of the most
Posted: June 29, 2018||
The highly anticipated main event for YOKKAO 32 has just been confirmed. YOKKAO World Champion, Liam Harrison will put his 65kg title and his honor on the line against the formidable Thai fighter, Rambo Phet Por Tor Aor! Rambo is a prolific fighter on the elite stadium scene in Thailand. His name features regularly on fight cards at Lumpinee, Rajadamnern and Siam stadiums. He ranks highly in almost all the venues and holds the lightweight title at the prestigious Channel 7 stadium. The super lightweight fighter has beaten the likes of Rajadamnern number one, Rafi Bohic and multi-time Lumpinee champion, Muangthai PKSaenchaiGym. With his UK debut, the Muay Thai exponent will be looking to make a solid impression, and attempt to make home with the YOKKAO world title. Rambo’s quest will not be an easy task as he takes on one of the best fighters in the world. After much awaiting, YOKKAO World Champion Liam Harrison is set to return to Bolton Macron stadium once again. The UK number
Posted: May 10, 2018||
The date is set: YOKKAO 31 - 32 has just been confirmed to take place on 13th October. The wildly popular event series will be returning to Bolton Macron Stadium for a Saturday matinee show. The double event will be headlined by 2 of UK’s very best - Jonathan Haggerty and YOKKAO World Champion, Liam Harrison. Haggerty gave one of his best performances in his last appearance against Keith McLachlan on YOKKAO 29. The deal was sealed in round when Haggerty dropped Keith with a stunning head kick, winning via the KO of the night. The top-seeded fighter has worked his way up the ranks and is now ready for his biggest challenge to date. In the other main act, the audience will see the highly-anticipated return of Harrison to the YOKKAO ring after more than a 1-year absence. The UK number one has taken a hiatus from competing since an injury sustained last December. He is now back training with full fervour and his return is guaranteed to be an explosive set. The opponents for the