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  1. Liam Harrison set to defend the World Title against Rayan Mekki!

    Liam Harrison set to defend the World Title against Rayan Mekki!

    Official: Liam Harrison will defend the YOKKAO 65kg World Title against the Frenchnem Rayan Mekki. Rayan Mekki, 19 years old, is one of the most talented youngsters to represent France's Team Nasser-K. He started Muay Thai at the age of 13 collecting 36 fights, 31 wins with 10 of those wins coming from KOs. [caption id="attachment_3171" align="alignright" width="350"]Liam Harrison at YOKKAO 17 Liam Harrison at YOKKAO 17[/caption] Currently the European WMC Champion, Mekki has racked up 13 consecutive victories and managed to impose his winning ways on more experienced and recognized fighters on the Muay Thai circuit, like the Thai Champion SIRIMONGKOL and PONGSAGLEK and lastly the his fellow countrymen Vang MOUA. The upcoming fight versus the YOKKAO World Title holder Liam Harrison will be clearly the most challenging

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  2. Panicos Yusuf retires from fighting!

    Panicos Yusuf retires from fighting!

    Breaking News: Panicos Yusuf has declared his retirement from fighting. Panicos manager Jamie Alaise made contact with the YOKKAO Team explaining that Panicos is retiring from Muay Thai competition due to the fact that he doesn't have enough time to train in Thailand, run the gym and most importantly spend quality time with his family. "In order to compete against the best he would need to train in Thailand, and if he was to continue Thai Boxing that is what he would want to do." says Jamie Alaise. Panicos Yusuf fought two times in YOKKAO events scoring a win against Rittuak Kaewsamrit at YOKKAO 8 and a loss against the youngest new entry of the YOKKAO Fight Team, Manachai YOKKAOSAENCHAIGYM at YOKKAO 20. Panicos Yusuf was scheluded to fight against the Muay Thai superstar Superlek Kiatmoo9 Saturday,March 25th at YOKKAO 23 at the weight of 63kg, but in lieu of his retirement the fight has been cancelled. At the moment, no replacement have been found to fight Superlek,

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  3. Meet the YOKKAO Next Generation fighters: Joe Craven!

    Meet the YOKKAO Next Generation fighters: Joe Craven!

    Joe craven is a young fighter who recently took the step to move to Leeds to begin training and fighting out of the world famous YOKKAO Training Center Bad Company (Leeds - UK). His stablemates are the likes of YOKKAO World Champions Jordan Watson, Liam Harrison and many more. Bad Company is known for churning out champions with the help of head coaches Richard and Lisa Smith. Joe is spending time there now not only training to become a better fighter but he has also become a coach himself. Joe Craven became a YOKKAO Next Generation fighter earlier this year and has fought on many of the YOKKAO shows in the UK. His most recent win was against Robbie Collins in October. It was a fantastic show from Craven and Collins did put up a tough fight. Joe spoke out on his fight career so far, how he got into Muay Thai and where he sees his journey developing to over the next few years. YOKKAO will be there to help Joe along the way, giving him a fantastic opportunity to develop and hone his

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  4. Meet the YOKKAO Next Generation fighters: Myk Estlick!

    Meet the YOKKAO Next Generation fighters: Myk Estlick!

    Myk Estlick has been around the block when it comes to showing what he is made of in the ring. He began he fighting career at the ripe old age of 14 and has since grown from a child into a man. He is currently undefeated in the YOKKAO ring and has shown his worth to the community, most recently by taking a tough win over Spanish champion, Carlos Campos. Estlick is definitely going to be a name that people will be watching out for in the next year or so and is in the running for YOKKAO Next Generation fighter of the year 2016. [caption id="attachment_3087" align="alignright" width="360"]YOKKAO 17: Myk Estlick vs Matty McGuire YOKKAO 17: Myk Estlick vs Matty McGuire[/caption] Here is what Estlick had to say about his experiences both in and out of the ring and how he has found this past year and looking forward

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  5. YOKKAO Next Generation fighter interviews coming soon!

    YOKKAO Next Generation fighter interviews coming soon!

    [caption id="attachment_3077" align="alignright" width="360"]YOKKAO Next Generation Spencer Brown at YOKKAO 21-22 Hong Kong YOKKAO Next Generation Spencer Brown at YOKKAO 21-22 Hong Kong[/caption] It's one thing to have talent but hard work and dedication is where champions are born. Fighters put in hours and hours at the gym, sharpening their tools and training to be the best, which is why YOKKAO have taken them under their wing and given them a fantastic opportunity to be part of a team known as YOKKAO Next Generation.’ YOKKAO Next Generation gives athletes a golden opportunity, not only to represent one of the fastest growing and most well known Muay Thai brands around at the moment but to fight and showcase their abilities on a stage which is witnessed by thousands. Dan McGowan, Jake Purdy, Joe Craven,

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  6. Superlek Kiatmoo9 vs Panicos Yusuf at YOKKAO 23!

    Superlek Kiatmoo9 vs Panicos Yusuf at YOKKAO 23!

    After announcing Rungarai vs Daniel McGowan and the most anticipated Muay Thai female fight in the UK between Amy Pirnie and Dakota Ditcheva, today another blockbuster fight has been added to the card of YOKKAO 23 / YOKKAO 24, the double event which will take place on the night of Saturday, March 25th at the price of only one ticket. The Muay Thai Superstar, Superlek Kiatmoo0 will face off against Panicos Yusuf at YOKKAO 23 in 5 rounds X 3 minute war at the weight of 63kg. At age of 21, Superlek holds an impressive record and has been a Champion in 6 different weight divisions : The Thai Champion at 105, 112 and 126lbs, and the 114, 118lb Lumpinee Champion. In 2016 he has been Ranked #1 Super-Feather weight at Lumpinee Stadium, #1 Super-Feather weight of Rajadamnern and has won the WBC World Champion at 130lbs. Superlek holds wins against the strongest Muay Thai

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  7. Rajadamnern Champion Rungarai Kiatmoo9 vs UK's Daniel McGowan set for YOKKAO 24!

    Rajadamnern Champion Rungarai Kiatmoo9 vs UK's Daniel McGowan set for YOKKAO 24!

    Breaking News: the currrent Rajadamnern Champion and newest entry to the YOKKAO Fight Team Rungarai Kiatmoo9, and has been set to fight against the Britt Daniel McGowan at YOKKAO 24, Saturday March 25th at the Macron Stadium in Bolton (England). The fight has just been confirmed few hours ago at the weight of 54kg for 5 rounds of Full Muay Thai Rules. [caption id="attachment_3027" align="alignright" width="350"]Daniel Mc Gowan vs Nestor Rodriguez at YOKKAO 11 Daniel Mc Gowan vs Nestor Rodriguez at YOKKAO 11[/caption] Coming from the YOKKAO Training Center in Buriram (Northern Thailand), Rungarai Kiatmoo9 at just 20 yrs old is the current Rajadamnern Champion and one of the most aclaimed Muay Thai fighter at 108lbs. He has been ranked #1 at every stadium in Thailand and has been the Thai Champion in 2012 and Lumpinee Champion

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  8. Tickets for YOKKAO 23 - YOKKAO 24 are on SALE!

    Tickets for YOKKAO 23 - YOKKAO 24 are on SALE!

    The Next YOKKAO event in UK will take place Saturday, March 25th, 2017 once again at the Macron Stadium in Bolton. The night of YOKKAO 23 and YOKKAO 24 will host two events in one night at the price of only one ticket, featuring some of the greatest superstars Muay Thai has to offer. Liam Harrison, Jordan Watson and Manachai YOKKASAENCHAIGYM have already been confirmed to fight. Due to the overwhellming demand from our fans tickets are going on sale NOW! Don’t forget that our last 4 previous events were completely SOLD OUT. Don’t miss this opportunity to attend and witness the most prestigious and in demand Muay Thai promotion outside of Thailand. Tickets on sale at http://www.yokkao.com/yokkao-23-24-tickets/

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  9. YOKKAO 19 - YOKKAO 20: The Real Deal For Muay Thai!

    YOKKAO 19 - YOKKAO 20: The Real Deal For Muay Thai!

    Saturday, October 8th, 2016 the night of the sold out YOKKAO 19 and YOKKAO 20 took place once again at the famous Macron Stadium in Bolton. [caption id="attachment_2843" align="alignright" width="400"]YOKKAO 19 - YOKKAO 20 SOLD OUT YOKKAO 19 - YOKKAO 20 SOLD OUT[/caption] Coming from all parts of England & Europe the attendants described the night as "The Real Deal for Muay Thai". At the 20th event, YOKKAO established not only itself as the Premiere Muay Thai Promotion outside of Thailand, but set the country of England and their fighters at the pinnacle of Muay Thai. A pure dedication result made by the YOKKAO promoters Brian Calder, Stefania Picelli, the YOKKAO Team, trainers, fighters and fans of Muay Thai who gave their best to yet again write a page in the annals of Muay Thai

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  10. World Class Muay Thai Action Hits Bolton with YOKKAO!

    World Class Muay Thai Action Hits Bolton with YOKKAO!

    Saturday October 8th, the city of Bolton, Manchester UK will be the site of not one, but 2 action packed Muay Thai events: YOKKAO 19 & 20 which will take place at the Macron Stadium featuring some of the best Muay Thai fighters in the world. Muay Thai Fans from all Europe, who secured their tickets months ago, are flying into Manchester to watch live one of the most anticipated fights ever between the YOKKAO World Champion -65kg Liam Harrison and Fabio Pinca, one of the strongest Muay Thai fighters to date. While Europe is moving to Manchester, another huge fight is captivating the entire UK Muay Thai fan bases attention: the YOKKAO World Champion Jordan Watson will fight against Ben Hodge for one of the biggest domestic fights of the year. From Thailand, the YOKKAO's Fight Team newest young Muay Thai phenom Manachai, coming off a recent 2nd place finish at the prestigious Toyota Marathon in Thailand, at the age of only 19yrs old is headed to UK to seal his name into the International

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