WLF's new event series dubbed "Rise of Heroes" is set to start rolling on September 17 in Chaoyang, China. The events will feature a steady stream of 4-man tournaments at 57kg, 60kg, 68kg and 71kg. The winners of these qualifying tournaments then look to face each other at later events. There will also be superfights on each event starting with WLF regulars like Qiu Jianliang and Israel Adesanya.
Rise of Heroes will broadcast delayed each thursday on Beijing Television in China. We're still waiting to see possible details on internationally available live streaming and will keep you posted.
The following Rise of Heroes event is scheduled for October 29 & 30.
57kg Tournament Semifinals
Wang Junguang (China) vs. Thanapon (Thailand)
Feng Tianhao (China) vs. Elias Mahmoudi (France)
60kg Tournament Semifinals
Kong Long (China) vs. Dmitrii Sirbu (Moldova)
Fenf Liang (China) vs. Sergei Kurilchenko (Russia)
68kg Tournament Semifinals
Lu Jianbo (China) vs. Rungthiwa Kueabram (Thailand)
Bai Lishuai (China) vs. Aissam Chadid (Spain)
71kg Tournament Semifinals
Zhou Tao (China) vs. Luiz Perreira (Portugal)
Li Zikai (China) vs. Talha Tunc (Germany)
Superfight - 63kg
Wei Rui (China) vs. Maksim Petkevich (Belarus)
Superfight - 88kg
Guo Qiang (China) vs. Mose Afoa (Tonga)
MMA - 70kg
Wang Guan (China) vs. Kamardin Akhmadbekov (Tajikistan)
Israel Adesanya (New Zealand) vs. Romain Falendry (France)
Superfight - 67kg
Qiu Jianliang (China) vs. Melvin Wassing (Netherlands)