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  1. YOKKAO Muay Thai Premium Gear now available in Europe!

    YOKKAO Muay Thai Premium Gear now available in Europe!

    It’s official. YOKKAO has successfully launched its first warehouse in Europe to better serve the Muay Thai community in the continent. This is certainly great news for all Muay Thai fans in Europe for a number of reasons: 1) all in-stock products. No more lag time due to production lag time 2) no more import taxes 3) much lower shipping cost. What’s more, the full range of YOKKAO products will be in stock and available for purchase. That’s right, the complete range of premium, made-in-Thailand Muay Thai products shipped out fast with just a few simple clicks. By operating without intermediaries, YOKKAO now establishes itself as the most competitive Muay Thai brand in the EU market. Shops, gyms and individual buyers can now purchase YOKKAO products from the online store and the items will be shipped out of the warehouse facility in Republic of San Marino. Due to the successful run of fight promotions, no other brand reaches a wider audience in Europe than

  2. Chris Shaw Meets Connor McCormack at YOKKAO 28!

    Chris Shaw Meets Connor McCormack at YOKKAO 28!

    The coming YOKKAO event this 15th October at Bolton Macron Stadium is already packed to the brim with the very best fights, including 2 title defense by current YOKKAO world champions, Liam Harrison and Jordan Watson. Here’s one more exciting matchup to add to the card of YOKKAO 28 that’s guaranteed to stir things up: Chris Shaw vs Connor McCormack. Chris is a household name in the UK and has fought some of the biggest names in the sport including YOKKAO World Champion Jordan Watson and Michael Wakeling. He is moving down in weight for this fight and will meet his opponent at 71 kg. Chris has fought on YOKKAO 19 against Jersey Pinto and winning the bout on points. He comes to the ring with a record of 34 fights with 29 wins and is 2-time Scottish and British Champion as well as being a Patong Stadium Champion. He fights out of the ULT Muay Thai gym that he runs himself in Ayr, Scotland. Connor will be making his debut on YOKKAO Fight promotion but like Chris, he is also

  3. The Battle of The Englishmen: Chris Whittle vs Jack Kennedy

    The Battle of The Englishmen: Chris Whittle vs Jack Kennedy

    Chris Whittle and Jack Kennedy will come together for a clash in a battle of Englishmen at the upcoming YOKKAO 28. YOKKAO fans in Europe will be familiar with the two fighters, especially Kennedy, who is making his 5th YOKKAO event appearance. Fighting out of the Imperial Thaiboxing Academy in Southport, Kennedy is a Golden Belt English Champion, as well as a ISKA British title holder. With an impressive run of victories winning 24 out of 25 fights, he is building a solid reputation as one of the most talented Muay Thai fighters in UK today. Kennedy’s opponent is the formidable Chris Whittle, who fights out of Frank’s Gym in Manchester. At 20 years of age, the young Whittle already has 3 titles to his name including a WBC National Champion, WRSA British Champion, and a recent ISKA European Champion. A rising star in the UK fight scene, he has 25 fights with 21 wins to his name, so this will be a very closely-matched fight. Whittle will move up in weight after fighting

  4. Amy Pirnie faces Josefine “Little Thunder” Lindgren Knutsson at YOKKAO 28!

    Amy Pirnie faces Josefine “Little Thunder” Lindgren Knutsson at YOKKAO 28!

    A thunderstorm is brewing and heading the way of YOKKAO 28 and it’s looking to be yet another electrifying show for the fans at Bolton Macron Stadium. The thunderstorm comes in the form of 21 year old Swedish female fighter, Josefine Lindgren Knutsson, who will be making [caption id="attachment_3549" align="alignright" width="350"]Muay Thai: Amy Pirnie in action Muay Thai: Amy Pirnie in action[/caption] her YOKKAO promotions debut this 15th October 2017. Knutsson goes by the fighting nickname of “Little Thunder” and after making a name for herself in her Nordic homeland, she has set her sights on the rest of the European territories. She currently trains and fights out of the Allstars Training Center in Stockholm, Sweden, under her coach, Sanja Trbojevic. The gym itself is a recipient 2013 Gym of the Year in

  5. YOKKAO 27: here comes a new challenger!

    YOKKAO 27: here comes a new challenger!

    Every fighter is now eyeing the prestigious YOKKAO World Titles. Where many crumble to the pressure, it takes a true champion to accept and face the nonstop challenge for the title. Come this 15th October 2017, the YOKKAO World Title -65kg is being laid on the line once again at YOKKAO 27. Just fresh from defending the title at YOKKAO 24 in March earlier this year, Liam Harrison will be fighting again to defend the honor for a second time in six months. This time, Harrison will face a young and formidable foe, German kickboxer, Kevin Burmester. At the age of 24, Kevin Burmester has clocked an impressive 64 wins out of 72 fights with 31 KOs. He has a few belts to his name as a multi time WKN (World Kickboxing Network) world champion fighting under both K1 and Muay Thai rules. Burmester fights out of Xite Gym in Hamburg, Germany and trains under his father and experienced coach, Lutz Burmester. Coach Burmester himself has several acclaimed fighters who have trained under his coaching,

  6. Will Jordan Watson Continue His Reign at YOKKAO 28?

    Will Jordan Watson Continue His Reign at YOKKAO 28?

    Warriors never rest. They are continually put to the test, time and time again, to prove that they are the best. [caption id="attachment_3530" align="alignright" width="350"]Jordan Watson YOKKAO World Champion -70KG Jordan Watson YOKKAO World Champion -70KG[/caption] Jordan Watson was the first to be crowned the YOKKAO World Champion -70kg back at the 10th edition. During his reign as the inaugural YOKKAO world title holder, Watson lost the belt once to Sanny Dahlbeck at YOKKAO 12 before reclaiming it back almost exactly a year later at YOKKAO 18. Since then, Watson has managed to retain his title on another occasion against the tough Thai fighter, Sorgraw Petchyindee at YOKKAO 24 earlier in March. This coming 15th October, Watson will be put to the test once more

  7. YOKKAO 27 heats up! Superlek Kiatmoo9 vs Christopher Shaw

    YOKKAO 27 heats up! Superlek Kiatmoo9 vs Christopher Shaw

    Another fight has been confirmed for YOKKAO 27, pitting one country’s best against another’s. A Scottish Fighter of the Year against a Thailand Muay Thai Fighter of the Year: Christopher Shaw vs Superlek Kiatmoo9. Scottish fighter Christopher Shaw is a frequent face and name on the YOKKAO fight cards, having [caption id="attachment_3508" align="alignright" width="350"]Superlek Kiatmoo9 Muay Thai Superlek Kiatmoo9 Muay Thai[/caption] appeared in YOKKAO 12, 15, and 19 with 2 wins in the latter 2 events respectively. This will be Shaw’s 3rd appearance in a YOKKAO promotion, in what could arguably be his biggest challenge to date. Shaw’s opponent needs little introduction for anyone familiar with the sport of Muay Thai. The 21-year-old Superlek Kiatmoo9 is one of the most elite Muay Thai fighters

  8. YOKKAO 27 & 28: Back in Bolton, UK on October 15th 2017!

    YOKKAO 27 & 28: Back in Bolton, UK on October 15th 2017!

    YOKKAO 27 - 28 is confirmed for Sunday, October 15th in Bolton, UK for another showcase of the best Muay Thai fighters in action. The immensely successful YOKKAO 23/24 held in Bolton earlier in March this year remains a much talked-about fight night. Fans poured into the Macron Stadium from around Europe to witness two YOKKAO world titles defense. Both title holders, Jordan Watson and Liam Harrison defended their belts successfully against their opponents in the 70kg and 65kg bouts respectively. The crowd was also treated to the phenomenal fight between Amy Pirnie and Dakota Ditcheva, which many tout to be the best female fight of the year. The main event for YOKKAO 28 has been confirmed and will see English fan-favorite Jordan Watson defending the YOKKAO World Title -70kg against Pongsiri PKSaenchaimuaythaigym. Pongsiri is a Lumpinee and Ch7 stadium champion, so fans can expect nothing less than an intensive bout between the two. Other confirmed fights in the lineup includes Jonathan

  9. YOKKAO 23/24 Weigh-in results, press and Pre-Fight Videos!

    YOKKAO 23/24 Weigh-in results, press and Pre-Fight Videos!

    The Weigh-ins for YOKKAO 23/24 went down Friday March 24th with no major issues to report. The action will be held inside the MACRON Stadium in Bolton UK, today Saturday March 25th. [caption id="attachment_3285" align="alignright" width="350"]Muay Thai UK: Jordan Watson vs Sorgraw Petchyindee YOKKAO 24 Muay Thai UK: Jordan Watson vs Sorgraw Petchyindee YOKKAO 24[/caption] YOKKAO will be bringing fight fans two events in 1 night. The fights that has the majority of Muay Thai fans talking about are the showdowns between Jordan Watson (England) vs Songraw Petchyindee (Thailand) headlining YOKKAO 23, Liam Harrison (England) vs Rayan Mekki (France), Amy Pirnie vs Dakota Ditcheva and Wuttichai YOKKAOSAENCHAIGYM vs Stephen Meleady topping off YOKKAO 24. Watson will put his 70kg YOKKAO world title on the line against

  10. Two World Titles. Two Events. One night in Bolton - YOKKAO 23/24

    Two World Titles. Two Events. One night in Bolton - YOKKAO 23/24

    Two world titles. Two events. One ticket in Bolton. The smell of Thai liniment oil and the sound of pads being smashed while fighters warm up is just one of many experiences while at a show. YOKKAO 23 - 24 will be absolutely no different. YOKKAO are renown for breaking boundaries and pushing the limits of what's achievable within Muay Thai on a global level. [caption id="attachment_3243" align="alignright" width="420"]YOKKAO Muay Thai England YOKKAO Muay Thai England[/caption] YOKKAO events are the best events outside of Thailand without a shadow of a doubt; with the biggest names in the sport coming together under one roof to put on a fantastic display of technique, heart and showmanship for the spectators that travel from all over the world to be a part of a ground-breaking experience for fighters and fight fans alike. YOKKAO 23

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