YOKKAO Boxing Ltd. was founded in 2010 by Philip Villa and and Doungjaj Tananan. The brand began producing Muay Thai Shorts and Muay Thai equipment handmade with premium quality leather in Bangkok.
By January 2011, European fight gear distributor Muay Thai Combat signed an exclusive contract for distribution, joining up with the branding team to develop marketing strategies.
On February 2011, YOKKAO BOXING launched the YOKKAO Fight Team sponsoring and signing the best and greatest of Muay Thai Fighters from around the world such as Buakaw Por Pramuk (today Buakaw Banchamek), Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee, Saenchai PK SaenchaiMuayThaiGym, Yoddecha Sityodtong, Ekapop Sor Klinmee, Tham Sityodtong, Dzhabar Askerov, Cedric Muller, Kem Sitsongpeenong, Jordan Watson and Liam Harrison.
Together with the new existing Fight Team, YOKKAO BOXING began partnering with the best Muay Thai Camps in Thailand. YOKKAO partnered up with Por Pramuk Muay Thai Camp in Chaoechanegsao, Sityodtong Muay Thai Camp in Pattaya and 13 Coins in Bangkok recognizing them as the first official YOKKAO Training Centers in order to promote and set a new standard to fans and the where to go for the best Muay Thai Gyms in Thailand.
Together with the best Muay Thai Fighters in one side and the best Muay Thai Camps in the other, YOKKAO developed the first Muay Thai Equipment collection completely made together with Fighters and Trainers suggestions.