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  1. YOKKAO 31 - 32: An Event Not to be Missed

    YOKKAO 31 - 32: An Event Not to be Missed

    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

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  2. YOKKAO 32: Amy Pirnie vs Dani Fall For Number 1 Spot!

    YOKKAO 32: Amy Pirnie vs Dani Fall For Number 1 Spot!

    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

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  3. YOKKAO 32: Joe Craven vs Jake Purdy

    YOKKAO 32: Joe Craven vs Jake Purdy

    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

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  4. YOKKAO 32: Nathan Bendon vs Mo Abdurahman

    YOKKAO 32: Nathan Bendon vs Mo Abdurahman

    Things are about to get blown to smithereens at the forthcoming YOKKAO 31 - 32 on 13th October at Bolton Macron Stadium. It’s the battle for the UK top spot as current number 1 at 63.5kg, Nathan Bendon takes on third seed, Mo Abdurahman! YOKKAO fans will -no doubt- be very familiar with Mo Abdurahman. The 21 year-old fighter put a vicious stop to Manachai’s 10-fight winning streak at the YOKKAO Next Generation event in April. Abdurahman delivered a dramatic TKO in round 3 to seal the deal. For his impressive performance, he is now moving up to the big league with a spot on the card of the YOKKAO official event. While there are rumours of a rematch with Manachai in Thailand, Abdurahman has a more imminent challenge on-hand as he challenges Nathan Bendon for the UK number 1 ranking. It goes without saying that Bendon will not be making this an easy fight for Mo. The super lightweight UK top seed holds wins a number of notable wins including a recent split decision against

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  5. Breaking: Liam Harrison Takes on Rambo at YOKKAO 32!

    Breaking: Liam Harrison Takes on Rambo at YOKKAO 32!

    The highly anticipated main event for YOKKAO 32 has just been confirmed. YOKKAO World Champion, Liam Harrison will put his 65kg title and his honor on the line against the formidable Thai fighter, Rambo Phet Por Tor Aor! Rambo is a prolific fighter on the elite stadium scene in Thailand. His name features regularly on fight cards at Lumpinee, Rajadamnern and Siam stadiums. He ranks highly in almost all the venues and holds the lightweight title at the prestigious Channel 7 stadium. The super lightweight fighter has beaten the likes of Rajadamnern number one, Rafi Bohic and multi-time Lumpinee champion, Muangthai PKSaenchaiGym. With his UK debut, the Muay Thai exponent will be looking to make a solid impression, and attempt to make home with the YOKKAO world title. Rambo’s quest will not be an easy task as he takes on one of the best fighters in the world. After much awaiting, YOKKAO World Champion Liam Harrison is set to return to Bolton Macron stadium once again. The UK number

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  6. Interview with YOKKAO Junior Champion Ellie Barker

    Interview with YOKKAO Junior Champion Ellie Barker

    In a month’s time, YOKKAO Next Generation Kids is set to be staged once again at Barnsley Metrodome. The young rising stars of the UK and Europe will come together to pit their skills against each other in the ring of the world’s eminent junior Muay Thai promotion on July 21st. Headlining the event will be YOKKAO Kids Fight Team member and junior world champion, Ellie Barker who fights out of Hanuman Darlington. Below is an interview with Ellie in the lead up to the show. YOKKAO (Y): Hi, Ellie. You are co-headlining the YOKKAO Next Generation Kids in Barnsley. Are you looking forward to it and do you know much about your opponent? Ellie (E): Yeah, I’m really looking forward to it as I couldn't get matched for the last show. My dad and I came to watch and it was really weird not fighting. The only things I know about Siria is that she is usually a K1 fighter and she fought my best friend Erin on the last Scotland show C class rules. It

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  7. YOKKAO 32: Jack Kennedy vs Craig Coakley!

    YOKKAO 32: Jack Kennedy vs Craig Coakley!

    It has been a long time coming but get ready for one of the most anticipated clashes come the 13th October at Bolton Macron. The second match-up for the YOKKAO 31 - 32 double bill has just been confirmed and will bring together 2 of the top fighters in the promotion. It’s the English talent, Jack Kennedy going head on against Irish KO extraordinaire, Craig Coakley! A regular name in the YOKKAO UK promotion, Jack Kennedy took home a loss in his last appearance when he faced Thai super star, Singdam. However, he went the distance with 5 rounds of intense battling, proving that he can hold his own against a multi-time Lumpinee and Thailand champion. Prior to YOKKAO 30, Kennedy held an undefeated record on 5 YOKKAO UK outings and he will now attempt to kickstart another round of victories. The 26 year-old fights out of  Imperial Thai boxing Academy in Southport. Kennedy’s opponent, Craig Coakley has acquired quite the reputation for knocking his opponents out in the ring.

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  8. YOKKAO Next Generation Kids - The Rising Stars On July 21st

    YOKKAO Next Generation Kids - The Rising Stars On July 21st

    YOKKAO Next Generation Kids is set to be staged on July 21st  when the rising stars of Muay Thai will congregate once more in Barnsley Metrodome for a full day of fun and action. The YOKKAO Kids show has grown rapidly to become the most important platform for young fighters to prove themselves in the ring. Kids from UK and around the region enjoy the complete fight experience including marching down to the ring in their own walk-in music. For the series’ fifth show, the promoters will be matching as many novices as possible to give them the opportunity to taste the experience of competing in the ring. To keep the fights close, opponents will be matched within 1-year age gap and 2-kg weight difference. There will also be many 4-fighter mini tournaments to spice up the show. The July 21st event will finish with 10 high-end experienced junior bouts featuring several of UK’s finest against overseas opposition. The main events are dedicated to “Girl Power”:

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  9. YOKKAO Next Generation Kids Back At Barnsley on May 26th

    YOKKAO Next Generation Kids Back At Barnsley on May 26th

    After 2 successful shows at Barnsley and a third in Scotland, YOKKAO Next Generation Kids returns this Saturday May 26th. The fourth edition of the event is set to be staged back at Barnsley Metrodome, where it all began. The forthcoming event will feature 45 fights on the card with the same structure that has made the event so popular. YOKKAO sponsored fighters, Ellie Barker and Anthony Deary have been confirmed for the show. Anthony will go head to head against Sonny from Yodphet Muay Thai in a rematch that could easily steal the show. Also on the card are young fighters from Norway, Ireland, Denmark and France who will take on UK's best talents. Continuing a tradition started at Scotland in March, the coming show will once again be supporting the “Fighting for Autism” charity. The beneficiary will be represented by Jacob who is instructed by Glyn Blackburn from Alliance Gym in Liverpool. Jacob, who has autism will also be making his debut for the show. He has overcome

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  10. Superlek vs Haggerty to Headline YOKKAO 31!

    Superlek vs Haggerty to Headline YOKKAO 31!

    YOKKAO 31 - 32 is set to be a cosmic event guaranteed to send shockwaves throughout the Muay Thai universe. The main event for YOKKAO 31 has been confirmed and it will see Superlek Kiatmoo9’s return to Bolton where he will face one of the most prominent UK fighters of the moment, Jonathan Haggerty. Superlek showed up at YOKKAO 27 last October where he faced Scotland’s top fighter, Chris Shaw. It was a convincing victory as the multi-time Lumpinee champion showed why he is one of the best in the scene via an unanimous decision. The 21-year-old fighter hails from Thailand’s  renowned Kiatmoo9 camp, home of legend Singdam, who also happens to be his uncle. After nearly a decade competing at the highest level in the prestigious stadiums of Thailand and bagging numerous titles, he is poised to further his career on the international stage. The opponents don’t come easy at Bolton Macron Stadium. Jonathan Haggerty has proven himself as the top dog at 60kg in

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