Posted: February 14, 2019|||
All Star Fight promotion unveiled the Army World Soldier event at a press conference on 13 Feb. Organized in partnership with the Royal Thai Army and headlined by global Muay Thai icon, Buakaw Banchamek, the event will be held on 9 March in Bangkok.
A total of 8 bouts have been confirmed, featuring a lineup
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: January 15, 2019|||
2019 is already upon us with YOKKAO 35 - 36 less than two weeks away to kick off a new year of events. 2018 was filled with highlights from our 3 double events as well as a series of Next Generation and Kids shows. We witnessed many all-out wars in the ring, some devastating knockouts, and the crowning of Manachai as the new WBC world welterweight champion. Here’s a recap of the top fights from 2018:
YOKKAO 29: Jonathan Haggerty vs Keith McLachlan
Posted: December 10, 2018|||
Featuring a stacked card of Muay Thai stars, the stakes at YOKKAO 35 - 36 are upped once again with a WBC title bout on the line. Spencer Brown’s scheduled match against Italian fighter Luca Roma has just gotten more interesting as they will now compete for the WBC Super-Lightweight European title. Originally from Irvine, Scotland, Spencer has spent the last 2 years building his Muay Thai career out of YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok. He is currently ranked in the WBC Super-Lightweight world top 20 standings. A victory at the coming battle at YOKKAO 36 will secure him a better spot and see him propelled up on the world chart. Holding a record of 37 wins in 49 fights, Luca Roma offers no easy path for Spencer in the title chase. A WMO world champion, Roma will look to add a WBC belt to his credentials. This is a battle for glory that is expected to light up the stage. The WBC challenge between Spencer Brown and Luca Roma now joins Manachai’s WMC Intercontinental match against Luca Fal
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 boxing legend. The multi-time Lum
Posted: October 18, 2018|||
YOKKAO 35 - 36 will head to the Italian city of Turin on 26th January 2019 for a night of world-class Muay Thai action. Organized in partnership with Thai Boxe Mania promoter, Carlo Barbuto, the double event will take place at the Palaruffini multi-purpose indoor arena and is shaping up to be one of YOKKAO’s biggest shows. Besides the massive 5000-seat capacity, YOKKAO 35 - 36 has set up an impressive lineup for its return to Italy. Four prominent figures from the YOKKAO Fight Team are now confirmed to make appearances for the Turin showdown including Saenchai, Singdam, Manachai and Spencer Brown. Saenchai is a Muay Thai living legend, considered by many to be one of the greatest fighters of all time. He has captured numerous titles and awards with a flamboyant yet effective fighting style unlike any others in the history of combat sports. Saenchai holds a fight record of 3
Posted: August 01, 2018||
For fans have who just tuned in, YOKKAO 33 - 34 will be returning to Hong Kong on October 29th for another night of high-octane Muay Thai action. Matchmaking is already underway for the event that will be held at the Star Hall of Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre (KITEC). As per previous YOKKAO shows in the vibrant city, the card will feature top homegrown fighters from the local scene. On top of that, the YOKKAO Thailand Fight Team will once again make the journey east to headline the show in Hong Kong. 4 prominent members of the fight team have now been confirmed for the event. Singdam and Manchai will headline YOKKAO 33 and 34 respectively. They are joined by their YOKKAO teammates, Spencer Brown and Yodchai, both of whom left a deep impression on the Hong Kong fans during YOKKAO 25 - 26 last year. All 4 fighters have promised to put up their best performance for the ardent fans. YOKKAO official shows have become one of the most highly-anticipated annual
Posted: July 19, 2018||
Learning is a never ending process. When you stop learning, you stop growing. Just days fresh off his stunning win at All Star Fight 5 in Prague on 6th July, Manachai has resumed his intense training schedule. The young fighter made a detour from Prague to Italy where he is now at the Team Satori Nemesis Gorizia gym. YOKKAO has made special arrangements for Manachai to learn from the world-renowned Italian kickboxing coach, Alfio Romanut. Coach Romanut is a well-respected name in the world of fight sports. He has trained numerous world champions over the years, including one of the greatest kickboxers of all time - Giorgio Petrosyan. Under his technical and highly-effective instruction, Giorgio Petrosyan has gone on to bag top accolades around the world and holds a near-pristine fight record. Joining Manachai for the training expedition is YOKKAO Fight Team mate, Spencer Brown. The 2 fighters are accompanied with champion trainer, Kru Petchdam in an international exchange of striking
Posted: May 09, 2018||
As the date draws nearer to May 21st, Spencer Brown is turning up the intensity with his training. The YOKKAO fighter is set to meet Singpayak for the main event at YOKKAO Next Generation Sydney. Here is an interview with Spencer as he shares openly about his training for the upcoming fight, his ambition and life at YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok:
YOKKAO (Y): How is your training coming along for YOKKAO Next Generation Sydney? How have you been preparing yourself for this fight?
Spencer Brown (S): My training has been going very well these past few weeks. I’ve been feeling very strong whilst maintaining my speed and accuracy. I’ve been training very explosively as I always do but I’ve been much smarter in my approach to training and mindset as I tend to have a 0 or 100 mindset. I can overtrain myself quite severally but thankfully I’m keeping an eye on that. My training with Kru Manop
Posted: May 09, 2018||
YOKKAO Next Generation Sydney is just round the corner, happening on 26th May at the Marrickville Town Hall. The event is organized with long-time partner, SRG Promotions and will be headlined by Spencer Brown vs Singpayak. The Thai fighter is a former Channel 7 Stadium champion and now fights out of New South Wales' PTJ Muay Thai Gym. Here is an interview with Singpayak on the upcoming fight: YOKKAO (Y): Hi Singpayak, hope everything’s going well. How is your training coming along for YOKKAO Next Generation Sydney? How have you been preparing yourself for this fight? Singpayak (S): We have just commenced training for Next Generation Sydney. Training will be the same as for any other fight. We start bit by bit and really pick it up 2 weeks out. Y: You moved to PTJ Gym in Australia for a few years, how has it been living and working there? S: I love it! We have a great group of people at our gym and the