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YOKKAO 50 Main Event: Jordan Watson vs Fran Valderrama

It’s the final countdown with less than one week away from YOKKAO 49-50. After more than a year since our last event, we are returning to the University of Bolton Stadium on Sunday 8th August for a night of explosive Muay Thai action. Headlining the dual card will be none other than one of UK’s top fighters, Jordan Watson who will be facing Spanish fighter, Fran Valderrama Navarro in the main event.

Training out of the famed Bad Company gym in Leeds with coach Richard Smith, Jordan Watson is set to make a highly-anticipated return to the YOKKAO stage in the coming event. He is a 2-time YOKKAO world champion with 2 title defenses and 6 YOKKAO wins to his name. Always exciting to watch in the ring, the 33-year-old is known for his hard punches and devastating head kicks, with a highly technical style to back. After nearly 4 years since his last YOKKAO appearance, Watson will be looking to mark his return with a big bang.

Stepping into the main event challenge is Fran Valderrama from Spain’s Internacional Gym. The 29-year-old is a fresh face to YOKKAO where he will make his promotional debut at Bolton this coming Sunday. Training under coach Lluis Lloret, Valderrama brings with him a record of 40 fights including 28 wins as well as experience fighting on both sides of the Atlantic and in Thailand. The Spanish team will be going all out to make a statement on fight night, making this headliner truly a match to watch for.

YOKKAO 49 - 50 has rounded up a stellar cast of the best in the UK for a stacked double card on 8th August. Besides the main event clash between Jordan Watson and Fran Valderrama, the lineup includes Niamh Kinehan vs Eva Schultz Brøndum, Jacob Smith vs Tam McCourt, Brian Totty Jr vs Nathan Bendon, Meg Corwell vs Rhona Walker, Adam Haslam vs Anton Austin and Chris Shaw vs Panicos Yusuf.

All ringside and silver tickets are officially sold out and only limited bronze tickets are available for YOKKAO 49-50. Head over to our event page at https://www.asia.yokkao.com/pages/yokkao-49-50 for more ticketing details because this is an event not to be missed.

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