Posted: December 06, 2018||
With 3 months away from YOKKAO 37 - 38, the first fight has just been confirmed for the double event. This is a match-up that is guaranteed to delight fans of the sport, featuring Muay Thai star Superbank as he takes on English homegrown talent, Paul Karpowicz.
Fighting out of Bangkok’s Teeded-99 gym, Superbank is widely regarded as one of the finest fighters of this generation. The southpaw technician is known for his slick style, great movement and wild sweeps. As a true testament of his place in the sport, Superbank has received various accolades including the prestigious Fighter of the Year award from Sports Authority of Thailand in 2014. He is also a Lumpinee and multiple-time Rajadamnern champion. The 23 year-old continues to compete against the best on the elite stadium circuit, headlining shows at the top stadiums. For his YOKKAO debut, he will face one of UK’s famed technicians, Paul Karpowicz.
Nicknamed “The Magician”, Karpowicz is well-known for his creativ
Posted: October 26, 2018||
It’s been a few weeks since YOKKAO 31 - 32 concluded with a bang at Bolton Macron stadium but the event remains the talk of the town. With a generous serving of knockouts, explosive battles and some blood-splattering action, many of those who attended the show are still reeling with excitement from the aftermath. It’s about 5 more months to go but fans will be happy to know that YOKKAO 37 - 38 returns to UK on 23rd March 2019 for another rumbling event of world-class Muay Thai. The event promotion team has stepped into action and preliminary production has begun. Since 2014, YOKKAO has teamed up with Supershowdown promoter, Brian Calder to put on the acclaimed Muay Thai events in UK. The collaboration has been a driving force in promoting the sport in the region and also served to provide an international platform for UK fighters to prove themselves against the best of the world. Come Saturday 23 March 2019, fans can expect a stacked double event starring the biggest
Posted: October 17, 2018||
YOKKAO returned on Saturday 13th October with a co-headlining event at Bolton Macron Stadium. The massive card featured a total of 19 match-offs starring UK’s top names along with two of Thailand’s best: Superlek Kiatmoo9 and Rambo Phet Por Tor Aor. There was no lack of high-octane action, breathtaking moments, along with a few twists and turns at YOKKAO 31 - 32. Fans were treated to one battle after another, as competitors left nothing in the tank from the get go. The KOs were delivered generously and the adrenaline was kept high throughout the show. It was a collision of power and will as the competitors battled it out in pursuit of their Muay Thai dreams.An undercard of YOKKAO Next Generation bouts kicked off the event as per the previous shows at Macron. 14 young fighters took to the ring and set the fervent pace for the rest of the event.
Once the undercard was
Posted: October 12, 2018|||
The Macron Muay Thai showdown is back again with YOKKAO 31 - 32 returning to Bolton UK this coming Saturday, 13th October. Fans can expect a stacked card of 19 fights in total including an undercard of YOKKAO Next Generation competitors.
YOKKAO 31 - 32 will be headlined by 2 exciting matchups including Superlek Kiatmoo9’s highly-anticipated return to the UK and the promotional debut of Rambo Por Tor Or. The 2 Thai powerhouses will take on UK’s best in Jonathan Haggerty and Nathan Bendon respectively. The rest of the fight card features a who’s who of the region’s top fighters who have come together to vie for the best positions on the UK rankings.
Limited outer ringside seats are available at www.yokkao.com/events/yokkao-31-32-tickets/. Doors open at 13:30 with fights starting at 14:30. Stay connected with YOKKAO via social media for more updates.
In the meantime, here’s a look at the full fight car
Posted: October 12, 2018||
Weigh-ins for YOKKAO 31 - 32 have gone off without a hitch and all 38 fighters in the 19 bouts are ready to go to war. The event will go live at the Bolton Macron Stadium at 14:30 local time. Stay tuned to the YOKKAO social media network to catch some of the action live and direct from Bolton. Here are today’s weigh-in results:
** Supershowdown presents YOKKAO 32 **
Thailand vs England 65kg
Rambo Phet Por Tor Aor 64.6kg vs Nathan Bendon 64.6kg
England vs Ireland 63.5kg
Jack Kennedy 64kg vs Craig Coakley 63.1kg
Posted: September 25, 2018||Tags: muay thai
Originally set up for a title defense bout against Rambo Phet Por Tor Aor on YOKKAO 32, Liam Harrison’s highly-anticipated return to the YOKKAO ring will now be delayed. The UK number one has just announced that he will be pulling out from the coming event due to injuries.
Harrison sustained a cut on his right hand two weeks back from sparring which resulted in a vicious swell. After treatment and review by a specialist, the YOKKAO World Champion has been been advised to refrain from sparring, clinching and punching. Given the state of his conditions, he has been declared medically unfit to compete i
Posted: August 13, 2018|||
The world’s premier Muay Thai talent-search initiative is coming to Scotland once again this 22nd September. YOKKAO Next Generation is set to return to On-X Linwood Sports Centre, in the town of Paisley, Renfrewshire for an evening of lip-smacking Muay Thai action.
Organized in partnership with local promoter, Robert Morrison, the event will feature up-and-coming Scottish fighters as they pit their skills against each other to be recognized as among the region’s best. The organizers have promised to outdo the last event held in February which was met with overwhelmingly positive response from all who attended.
Since its introduction in 2016, YOKKAO Next Generation has grown to become one of the most prominent programs for discovering and grooming budding Muay Thai athletes around the world. Over the last 2 years, the talent-search initiative has left its footprint in countries like Thailand, Australia, Mexico, Uruguay, and England. Italy is next on the list as the eve
Posted: August 07, 2018||
In about 2 months’ time, the highly-anticipated YOKKAO 31 - 32 will be staged in Bolton Macron Stadium for another showcase of the best Muay Thai action. Elite athletes from UK and Thailand will come together to compete for glory, fame, and also the coveted YOKKAO World Champion belt. An ensemble of a-listers has already been confirmed for the show. Many of them are regulars on YOKKAO and household names in the international Muay Thai scene. YOKKAO 31 - 32 will be headlined by the title defense of local hero and UK number 1: Liam Harrison. In what is a highly-anticipated fight and return to the YOKKAO ring, Harrison is set to face Thai elite fighter, Rambo Pet Por Tor Or. Rambo is a formidable and technical fighter and will no doubt, give the YOKKAO World Champion a run for his money with an explosive matchup that is sure to blow the roof off. On top of the title match, the other fight to look out for will star rising UK fighter, Jonathan Haggerty against one of the most
YOKKAO 31 - 32 comes to Bolton Macron Stadium in less than 3 months’ time and the card is already stacking up with some of the most exciting bouts ever. Another smashing matchup is now set to join the 13th October show, featuring the top 2 female fighters on the UK scene: Amy Pirnie vs Dani Fall. Since her debut on YOKKAO 18 back in 2016, Amy Pirnie has become a staple of the official shows in UK. The 25 year-old brings with her an explosive style that has gained her a huge fan base over time. Fighting out of Glasgow, Scotland’s Inferno Muay Thai Gym, Amy holds an undefeated record on YOKKAO. She returns for her 6th YOKKAO appearance to face Dani in a 50KG contest in defense of her UK number 1 spot. At 20 years of age, Dani is an rising star in the UK circuit with an impressive record of 13 wins out of her 14 fights. Her YOKKAO debut matches her up against the more experienced Amy - a challenge that is well worth the risk as a victory would propel her to the top spot and
Posted: July 20, 2018||
Get ready for a rib-cracking, bone-crushing showdown coming this 13th October at YOKKAO 31 - 32. It’s another explosive match-up as Joe Craven takes on fellow Englishman, Jake Purdy. Joe will stand guard for his position as the UK number 2 at 72.5kg against Jake Purdy who currently ranks one spot lower at number 3. It’s a race to the top of the chart and neither fighter is about to relent. Jake is a regular on YOKKAO UK official events and is set to make his fourth appearance at the upcoming show. With 3 wins out of all 3 YOKKAO appearances, the FSC gym fighter will be driven to continue his undefeated streak. A well-known figure on the UK and international Muay Thai circuit, Jake already has his eyes set on the number 1 spot for a while. It’s 2 more fights to the top and Joe Craven will be the first standing in his way. Fighting out of the illustrious Bad Company gym in Leeds, Joe has already racked up 2 wins at YOKKAO 23 and 29 respectively. With campmates the