Manachai is set to return to Lumpinee Stadium this Saturday on the weekly Muay Thai Lumpinee TKO promotion. He will headline the event in a much-anticipated rematch with Thailand-based Brazilian fighter, Julio Lobo.
The pair first met in October 2018 for the WBC welterweight world title on YOKKAO 34 in Hong Kong. It was a memorable 5-round war between the two with Manachai putting in a dominating performance that saw him walking away with the belt via unanimous decision.
Fighting out of Phuket Fight Club, Lobo has been building a name for himself competing at Lumpinee stadium over the past year. The 24-year-old will pit his skills against Manachai once again in the ring on 13 July in an attempt to even the score.
Manachai was originally scheduled to fight on July 7 at Muay Thai Super Champ, but the opponent pulled out too close to the event for a replacement to
YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok welcomes a new fighter this week.
At the young age of 18, Chalawan Sor Thanapet is already a regular on the elite stadium scene, having fought at the prestigious Lumpinee and Channel 7 stadiums. Chalawan is an all-rounded technical fighter but has been known to finish his fights with sharp precision and power. His current record stands at 154 fights with 121 wins (12 KOs) and 33 losses.
Born and raised in Isaan like many Thai fighters, Chalawan joins fellow Buriram fighters including Singdam and Manachai at YOKKAO Training Center Bangkok. The young fighter will train under the supervision of Kru Petchdam along with monitoring by YOKKAO legends like Saenchai and Singdam.
Fans can soon see Chalawan in action under the new fight name, Chalawan YOKKAOSaenchaiGym. Look out
Chalawan and Manachai, together with YOKKAO’s gym manager Khun Yo, were invited to visit Kiatpetch offices on Tuesday 2 July. A series of fights have been scheduled for the two fighters which will take place over the next few months on Kiatpetch events.
Founded by Mr Phirapong Theeradeatpong, Kiatpetch promotions is one of the biggest Muay T
One of the most hardworking men in Muay Thai today, Liam Harrison is back with another YOKKAO Seminar this 6 July.
Outside of his legendary fights in the ring, Harrison is a passionate martial artist devoted to sharing his knowledge of the Thai boxing sport in seminars worldwide including New York, Florida, Germany, Sweden, Norway, and Dubai..
Harrison will return to the UK where he will be conducting a YOKKAO Seminar in North Wales. This follows a well-received seminar in Riccione, Italy that was just held in June. Participants at the upcoming event will get to learn the heavy sweeps and devastating low kicks that have helped Harrison become one of the most recognizable fighters in the world today.
The seminar also comes just weeks ahead of Harrison’s fight appearance on YOKKAO 41 in Dublin, Ireland. The July 27th event will see the UK star taking on Italian fi
It's official - YOKKAO has signed a distribution agreement with Domita LLC. to distribute their products in the USA.
Based in Las Vegas Nevada, Domita LLC. will not just manage the product distribution for YOKKAO but will also be in charge of promotion, events, seminars and a new gym franchisee project to be launched in 2020. The upcoming YOKKAO Seminar USA Tour featuring the YOKKAO Team will be one of the first activities in the country from the partnership.
YOKKAO currently operates two international warehouses that are set up in Hong Kong and the Republic of San Marino on top of the main facility in Bangkok. These logistics points directly serve the markets of Asia, Greater China, and Europe/UK/Ireland.
With the launch of the new Las Vegas war
YOKKAO 37 - 38 was held three months ago at the University of Bolton stadium where UK fight fans were treated to a stacked card featuring the best of the region and visiting Thai stars, Superbank Sakchaichote and Rambo Phet Por Tor Aor.
It was yet another exciting evening with many memorable fights as the competitors gave all they have got in the ring. The full-length videos of all eleven bouts on the main card have been posted over the past month and available for viewing on our YouTube channel.
Here’s a look at the top 5 videos of YOKKAO 37 - 38 based on the number of views:
#5 - YOKKAO 38: Joe Craven vs Chris Shaw
This was a bout for the number one spot on the UK rankings w
The wait is officially over for American Muay Thai fans - YOKKAO Seminar is set to return to the States for a tour this September!
Muay Thai living legend, Saenchai will once again lead the seminars on this visit. With over 40 YOKKAO seminars conducted around the world to date, including thel USA tour in 2017, he is regarded by many to be Thai Boxing’s greatest-of-all-time. Saenchai’s accolades include numerous world titles and awards of the highest prestige. His acclaimed fighting style is uniquely a class of its own with footwork, agility, and the most creative of moves unmatched in the history of Muay Thai.
Joining him on this tour will be another YOKKAO fan-favorite, Spencer who brings his hard-hitting style to the mix. Additionally, we are working with Thai promoters to work out the fighting schedule of our fighters so that we can include Yodchai, Manachai and Kru Petchdam (Jac
YOKKAO 39 - 40 was held on 25 May in Sydney, Australia where fight fans were treated to adrenaline-packed Muay Thai action. The event brought together many of the country’s prominent and up-and-coming fighters, who starred alongside Singdam, Spencer, and Superbank.
It was an evening of intense Muay Thai fights for the thousands of fans who turned up and the thousands more who tuned in to watch from around the world. For many of the competitors themselves, it was far more than the 5-round fight; it was an arduous journey of ambitions, blood, sweat and sacrifices.
Over the course of three days from the weight-cut to weigh-in and the actual event, our media team followed the competitors as they shared their thoughts about the sport, and their dreams. A HD video is now released and offers seldom-seen behind-the-scene footage of the fighters and rare glimpses of the backstage at YOKKAO 3
May has been a busy month for us with new product releases and YOKKAO 39 - 40 that took place on 25 May in Sydney. We remain committed in staying connected with our fans and over the past month, we posted 25 videos on our Instagram account with many going viral. Here are five of the best and most viewed clips of the month:
#5 - Singdam at work (May 17)
Posted: June 03, 2019||Tags: yokkao italy|
After the immense success of YOKKAO 35 - 36, we are pleased to officially announce that YOKKAO 45 - 46 will return to Turin, Italy on 25 January 2020. The double event will be held once again at the Palaruffini multi-purpose indoor arena.
YOKKAO 35 - 36 saw a sold-out venue with nearly 5000 fight fans congregating from Italy and around the region. The stacked card starred many of the biggest names in Muay Thai including Singdam, Manachai, Yodchai, Spencer, Liam Harrison and living legend, Saenchai.
Organized in partnership with Thai Boxe Mania promoter, Carlo Barbuto, YOKKAO 45 - 46 continues in its mission to promote Muay Thai in the region and providing a platform for local fighters to prove themselves against the best in the sport.
Come 25 January 202, fans can once again expect a whole evening of Muay Thai action from the country’s best alongside top athletes f