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  1. The Challenge: Who wants to fight against Saenchai this September 11th in Hong Kong?

    The Challenge: Who wants to fight against Saenchai this September 11th in Hong Kong?

    Good news for all Muay Thai fans in Hong Kong: YOKKAO 25 and 26 will be held in the vibrant city this September 11th. The even better news? Saenchai is confirmed for a fight at YOKKAO 26 and this will actually be his third time fighting in front of the Hong Kong crowd. [caption id="attachment_3467" align="alignright" width="350"]Saenchai training at the YOKKAO Training Center in Bangkok Saenchai training at the YOKKAO Training Center in Bangkok[/caption] YOKKAO event management is now looking for the right challenger to the fight. So this is an open invitation to all gyms or trainers who wish to propose their fighters for the main event against Saenchai on YOKKAO 26. Interested parties can forward their intent to YOKKAO management at trainingcenter@yokkao.com. This will be

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  2. Dzhabar Askerov back with YOKKAO!

    Dzhabar Askerov back with YOKKAO!

    Askerov is definitely no stranger to YOKKAO or Muay Thai fans. He was one of the first fighters to sign on with the YOKKAO Fight Team in its earliest conception back in 2008. During that period, other notable fighters who signed on with YOKKAO included Saenchai, Sudsakorn and Buakaw. One of Askerov’s biggest fights took place at YOKKAO Extreme 2012 where he faced and lost to Buakaw over decision. 12,000 people attended the massive event which was held in Milan, Italy and brought together the best champions from both Muay Thai and K-1. Other than Askerov and Buakaw, Saenchai and Sudsakorn also made their fight appearances in the same event. Askerov appeared in YOKKAO Extreme 2013 the next year where he defeated Dutch kickboxer, Andy Souwer over split decision. Another highlight in Askerov’s career was his involvement in the popular Muay Thai reality-based television series, The Contender Asia. The series followed 16 Muay Thai fighters as they compete in a series of challenges

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  3. Benefits of Muay Thai Training!

    Benefits of Muay Thai Training!

    For most people who are not familiar with the Thai combat sport, Muay Thai is commonly perceived to be brutal and dangerous. It is hard to dispute this notoriety when bleeding faces, black eyes and body bruises are not uncommon in competitive bouts. This is also why Muay Thai is recognised by many to be one of the most effective stand-up fighting styles. The entire arsenal of Muay Thai consists of fists, elbows, knees, shins and feet. The Muay Thai fighter is literally a human weapon. [caption id="attachment_3450" align="alignright" width="360"]Muay Thai Training Muay Thai Training[/caption] In the past, the majority of Muay Thai practitioners were fighters who train with the sole aim of competing in the ring. But owing in part to the increasing popularity of mixed martial arts (UFC, One Championship etc,) over

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  4. Boxing Coach Barry Robinson comes to YOKKAO!

    Boxing Coach Barry Robinson comes to YOKKAO!

    Famous boxing coach and martial arts breakdown specialist, Barry Robinson is in town. Barry is the founder of “A Million Styles Boxing” (AMSB) training system that has been used by professional boxers and UFC fighters. He has been invited by YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok to work with Singdam, Manachai and Yodchai and help them prepare for their upcoming fights. Barry is perhaps best known for his dedication to analyzing boxing and other martial arts fights through his online videos. His insights and fight wisdom have benefited many global fans, fighters and coaches. Although Barry is a professional boxing coach, he is no stranger to different martial arts as he believes in the advantage of learning and synthesizing different styles. He has dissected and analyzed different fight styles and worked with fighters in UFC and Glory Kickboxing, among others. This is also not the first time Barry has come to Thailand to work with Muay Thai fighters, so he is certainly no stranger

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  5. The Return of  the Golden Boy!

    The Return of the Golden Boy!

    After a brief but missed absence from the ring, Pakorn returned with a bang by clinching the World Muay Thai Council and Phoenix Fighting Championship welterweight titles earlier this April in Beirut. The even better news? He is also officially back training at YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok, alongside his YOKKAO fight team mates Saenchai, Singdam, Manachai and others. [caption id="attachment_3409" align="alignright" width="350"]Muay Thai Bangkok: Singdam & Pakorn Muay Thai Bangkok: Singdam & Pakorn[/caption] Nicknamed the “Golden boy”, Pakorn has won many belts in his illustrious career including Lumpinee, Rajadamnern and YOKKAO championship titles. Not forgetting winning the coveted Sports Authority of Thailand’s ‘Fighter of the year’ award in 2010. Over this time, Pakorn has

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  6. 5 reasons to train at YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok!

    5 reasons to train at YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok!

    Muay Thai is the national sport and pride of Thailand and Bangkok is where the best action is at. Every Muay Thai fighter dreams of training in Bangkok and fighting in the famed stadiums like Lumpinee and Rajadamnern. This has led to a collection of the best Muay Thai camps in Thailand. Every year, Muay Thai enthusiasts descend in droves on the Thai capital to learn or sharpen their Muay Thai skills. Simply because there is no better place for it. But with hundreds of camps to choose from, trying to pick one to train at can be an intimidating decision to make. So what makes YOKKAO Training Center THE place to train at? [caption id="attachment_3399" align="alignright" width="380"]YOKKAO Muay Thai Trainers YOKKAO Muay Thai Trainers[/caption] Here are the top 5 reasons to train Muay Thai at YOKKAO Training Center:

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  7. Amy Pirnie - Muay Thai Lady of the hour

    Amy Pirnie - Muay Thai Lady of the hour

    Amy Pirnie is a force to be reckoned with. Featuring on the YOKKAO stage with three consecutive wins, Amy showed exactly what it takes to be the toughest name in UK Muay Thai. Pirnie's is a name that has been ringing through the Muay Thai community for some time now. After defeating Dakota Ditcheva at YOKKAO 24, when fans are asked to think of the top female fighter that the UK has produced, the name is always YOKKAO Next Generation fighter, Amy Pirnie.  Pirnie has been held the number one spot for some time now at 50.5kg and has been awarded female fighter of the year two years running in 2015 and 2016. She's continuing to grow as a fighter and profile that people can look up to and aspire to achieve. Living and training at the YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok isn't
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  8. TripAdvisor named YOKKAO Training Center among the top places to visit in Bangkok!

    TripAdvisor named YOKKAO Training Center among the top places to visit in Bangkok!

    TripAdvisor named YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok among the top places to visit in Bangkok. Picture this: you’re in a strange country and have been looking for things to do or somewhere to lay your weary head for the night. You manage to salvage some terrible WiFi from a café that is on a corner of the street with the hustle and bustle of life is flying on by, you bury your head into your iPhone/laptop/iPad to find out where is best to rest for the night. The go to app for all things relating to travel and tourism is, TripAdvisor. [caption id="attachment_3352" align="alignright" width="500"]Muay Thai training session at YOKKAO Bangkok Muay Thai training session at YOKKAO Bangkok[/caption] Used by millions of people across the world as the source of information and reliable recommendations TripAdvisor

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  9. National Geographic and The Wall Street Journal visit the YOKKAO Training Center in Bangkok!

    National Geographic and The Wall Street Journal visit the YOKKAO Training Center in Bangkok!

    There are always special guests being hosted at the YOKKAO Training Center in Bangkok, but when the National Geographic and The Wall Street Journal wanted to come along to the world-class facility located in the heart of Bangkok, the sounds of hitting pads and heavy bags rang through. They were filming for a show that is being put together and the YOKKAO Training Center has been nominated as the focal point of their segment that is dedicated to Muay Thai. What better facility to be nominated than where the best fighters in the world train and teach? [caption id="attachment_3346" align="alignright" width="350"]YOKKAO Muay Thai Fighters YOKKAO Muay Thai Fighters[/caption] You can find the living legend Saenchai, the 'phenom' Manachai, Singdam Kiatmoo9, Yodchai, Wuttichai, the man himself,

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  10. CNN ranks YOKKAO as TOP 5 Businesses in Thailand!

    CNN ranks YOKKAO as TOP 5 Businesses in Thailand!

    Another milestone has been reached by YOKKAO Boxing. Tuesday January, 18th 2017, the most trusted name in news, CNN International, arrived at the YOKKAO headquarters to interview the YOKKAO key person Stefania Picelli about how YOKKAO has gained in popularity in such a short time span. The CNN episode “Made in Thailand” will feature 5 of the Top up and coming successful businesses in Thailand, one of which we are very proud to announce is YOKKAO Boxing. YOKKAO is the most powerful Muay Thai brand on social media with a consolidated network of retailers/distributors in Europe and Asia. In the last few months, the demand of YOKKAO reached the highest peak of the history of the company. Numbers don't lie, YOKKAO is able to reach more than 10,000,000 Muay Thai fans per month via its social media outlets. From fighters to famous singers, supermodels and your everyday Nak Muay, YOKKAO is the must have brand for martial

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