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  1. YOKKAO Dream Team Captures 3 Wins On One Night!

    YOKKAO Dream Team Captures 3 Wins On One Night!

    Muay Thai fans around the world were spoilt for choices this past Saturday 30th September with a series of top-notch events taking place on the same night. One event lined up after the other featuring many of the sport’s biggest names including YOKKAO Fight Team’s very own Pakorn, Manachai and top Muay Thai legend, Saenchai. [caption id="attachment_3787" align="alignright" width="400"]Muay Thai Bangkok: Manachai in action at All Star Fight 2 Muay Thai Bangkok: Manachai in action at All Star Fight 2[/caption] The action-packed evening kicked off with All-Star Fight 2 as Buakaw and gang returned to entertain the crowds once again in the Thai and Muay Thai capital of Bangkok. After an explosive inaugural event that set the bar high for the promotion, All-Star Fight 2 once again captivated the spectators

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  2. YOKKAO 25 26 is sold out!

    YOKKAO 25 26 is sold out!

    With a fight card pitting the best of YOKKAO Fight Team against the elite fighters of Hong Kong, it comes as no surprise that tickets for YOKKAO 25 - 26 are all sold out. [caption id="attachment_3709" align="alignright" width="360"]YOKKAO 25-26 Hong Kong SOLD OUT YOKKAO 25-26 Hong Kong SOLD OUT[/caption] The popular event is all set to take place on Monday 11th September at the Rotunda Hall 2 of KITEC (Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre) in the dynamic city of Hong Kong. A show like never before: from former ring rivals to current teammates, Muay Thai legends Saenchai and Singdam will be sharing the stage for the first time in the same YOKKAO event in 2 respective matchups. Almost all YOKKAO Fight Team members of the Bangkok camp will also be making fight appearances. Besides

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  3. Spencer Brown Ready for Action At YOKKAO 25 Hong Kong and YOKKAO 27 UK!

    Spencer Brown Ready for Action At YOKKAO 25 Hong Kong and YOKKAO 27 UK!

    After a series of spectacular wins on MX MUAY XTREME in Thailand, Spencer Brown the KO kid shows no signs of letting up and is pulling no punches. He has already signed up for 2 more fights scheduled these 2 months: the first at YOKKAO 25 in Hong Kong, followed by YOKKAO 27 at Bolton, UK. [caption id="attachment_3704" align="alignright" width="350"]Spencer YOKKAO Saenchai Gym Spencer YOKKAO Saenchai Gym[/caption] In just less than a week from now, Spencer will make his second Hong Kong fight appearance at YOKKAO 25. He is set to meet Lui Chun Yin who fights out of the Fighting Arts Center in Hong Kong. Lui is a veteran of the Hong Kong Muay Thai scene as well as a star in the Chinese region. Forward a month after YOKKAO 25, Spencer returns home to the Kingdom for YOKKAO 27 at Bolton, UK,  where

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  4. Singdam making his first appearance in Hong Kong at YOKKAO 25!

    Singdam making his first appearance in Hong Kong at YOKKAO 25!

    It is back-to-back action for Singdam in the coming weeks with a busy schedule. First, a fight in the Kunlun Tournament Final 16 on August 27th and followed closely by YOKKAO 25 this September 11th in Hong Kong. At YOKKAO 25 -26, fans will finally have the opportunity to see the best middle kick of Thailand live in action. Singdam’s soul-crushing kicks are the stuff of legend and have won him many titles throughout his fight career. Other than Singdam, key figures from YOKKAO Fight Team, Saenchai and Manachai are confirmed to be there alongside other fighters in a fight card that will be released soon. Singdam aka the Black Lion is on a wild hunt, coming off a streak of 9 wins that include 4 KOs. One of his last wins was in his Kunlun Fight debut against Chinese fighter, Gu Hui who has beat nothing less than Albert Kraus last year. The multiple-time Lumpinee champion and 2-time Sports Writer Fighter of Thailand Fighter of the Year is focus on his preparation

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  5. Manachai’s opponent for YOKKAO 25-26 Hong Kong announced!

    Manachai’s opponent for YOKKAO 25-26 Hong Kong announced!

    In less than 3 weeks’ time, YOKKAO returns to the city of Hong Kong for another night of frenetic action on 11th September. As always, the event promotion team is bent on putting up another great show for fans with the most exciting matchups. The latest addition to the fight card features YOKKAO’s young star fighter Manachai against Carlos Araya from Spain. [caption id="attachment_3649" align="alignright" width="300"]Muay Thai Fighter: Carlos Araya Muay Thai Fighter: Carlos Araya[/caption] Carlos Araya is an European WMC Champion with a fighting record that speaks for itself: an astounding 43 wins in 50 fights. Araya fights out of Shoothon Gym located in the beautiful Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife. He has fought mainly in Spanish and European promotions but has ventured out to fighting globally in

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  6. Saenchai vs Jonathan "Scarface" Fabian at YOKKAO 26 Hong Kong!

    Saenchai vs Jonathan "Scarface" Fabian at YOKKAO 26 Hong Kong!

    Saenchai's opponent for the coming YOKKAO 26 has been released. Since the announcement was made 2 months ago looking for the right challenger, many fighters and gyms have sent in their proposals to fight the living legend Saenchai this September 11th in Hong Kong. After much consideration, YOKKAO event management has found the right candidate in Spanish fighter, Jonathan "Scarface" Fabian for the headlining match of the night. [caption id="attachment_3631" align="alignright" width="330"]Jonathan "Scarface" Fabian Jonathan "Scarface" Fabian[/caption] Fabian is one of the most promising fighters to come out of Spain in the recent years. He is a 8-time Spanish champion and a 2013 European champion, with a fight record of 45 wins in 79 fights. The fight is definitely going to a key milestone in his fight career

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  7. Buakaw, Pakorn and Manachai dominate the game at All-Star Fight!

    Buakaw, Pakorn and Manachai dominate the game at All-Star Fight!

    Another brilliant performance was given by YOKKAO Fight Team stars, Pakorn and Manachai yesterday at the debut of All-Star Fight: Elite Fighter in Bangkok. Both fighters won via points to showcase their talents in what could potentially be one of the most popular fight promotions in the country. [caption id="attachment_3620" align="alignright" width="350"]Manachai YOKKAOSaenchaiGym Manachai YOKKAOSaenchaiGym[/caption] Pakorn delivered a solid Muay Thai performance especially at the third round, where he switched into beast mode, completely neutralizing his opponent Julio Lobo from Brazil. There was certainly no surprise when Pakorn’s hand was raised at the end of the match. After a period of discontinued training, Pakorn returned to the YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok earlier this year to follow a strict regime alongside

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  8. Erhan YOKKAOSaenchaigym fighting for the Lumpinee title 160lbs!

    Erhan YOKKAOSaenchaigym fighting for the Lumpinee title 160lbs!

    It is amazing what can happen in just 1 year. The story of 26 year-old Erhan YOKKAOSaenchaiGym is what many fighters call “living the dream”, but it is made of strong decisions and forged by many sacrifices and relentless efforts. [caption id="attachment_3602" align="alignright" width="350"]Muay Thai Fighter Erhan YOKKAO Saenchai Gym Muay Thai Fighter Erhan YOKKAO Saenchai Gym[/caption] Erhan Gungor, born in Germany to Turkish parents, the fighter moved to Australia at the age of 22yrs old fighting for Absolute MMA gym in Melbourne. Erhan collected 27 fights with 18 wins. He arrived 1 year ago at YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok with the intention to train just for a couple of days. To his surprise and delight, the camp offered him the opportunity to fight in the name of the camp which

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  9. Manachai set to fight Vahid Shahbazi for new promotion All Star Fight!

    Manachai set to fight Vahid Shahbazi for new promotion All Star Fight!

    [caption id="attachment_3574" align="alignright" width="267"]Manachai YOKKAOSAENCHAIGYM Manachai YOKKAOSAENCHAIGYM[/caption] A new promotion is born in Bangkok and its name is All Star Fight: Elite Fighter. The promotion has begun with a bang calling out to some of the best fighters of the moment in Muay Thai. The first event has been scheduled to be held this August 20th 2017 at Workpoint in Bangkok. All Star Fight is organized by Buakaw Banchamek in cooperation with Chinese fight promotions giant, Kunlun Fight. Buakaw is taking on multiple role this time as both a promoter of the show as well as competing fighter. The star’s involvement in the show has attracted a list of big-name sponsors including Thai Tourism Office and Singha Beer among others. 16 world class fighters are set to take the

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  10. DNCE Joe Jonas and Cole Whittle meet YOKKAO Team in Bangkok!

    DNCE Joe Jonas and Cole Whittle meet YOKKAO Team in Bangkok!

    [caption id="attachment_3569" align="alignright" width="380"]Cole Whittle and Manachai Cole Whittle and Manachai[/caption] The YOKKAO Training Center continues the climb up the list of top things to do in Bangkok with even celebrities dropping in on a random basis. There is never a dull moment at the camp, and things get wilder when popular dance-rock band DNCE drops in to rock da house! DNCE is led by Joe Jonas, formerly of the successful pop-rock band, Jonas Brothers. The quirky group also consists of members Jack Lawless, JinJoo Lee and Cole Whittle. The quartet was in town for their world tour concert on Thursday 10th August where they played to a ecstatic Thai crowd. Audience rocked out to many of the group’s hits including their most well-known 2015 hit single, “Cake

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