On a rainy and windy Thursday afternoon kickboxing fans gathered at the River Rock Casino & Resort in Richmond (a suburb of Vancouver), BC Canada for the iTalk BB 1st Annual Canada vs. China Muay Thai Fighting Championships press conference and weigh-ins for tomorrow’s anticipated event between the two countries best stand up fighters. An exciting display of world class kickboxing will be showcased Friday night live from the River Rock Casino Theatre at 6:30PM PST and will be aired live on GFL.tv as well for those of you out of town (iPPV costs $14.99 US). This is a must see event for all stand up fighting enthusiasts! Here are the weigh-in results for tomorrow’s fights.
187lbs/85kg: Adam Blanchette (186.8lbs / 84.7kg) vs. Yang Yuanfei (188.6lbs / 85.5kg)
121lbs/55kg: Jessica Gladstone (121.4lbs / 55kg) vs. Li Hui (126.6lbs / 57.4kg*)
176lbs / 80kg: Mitch Fowler (175lbs / 79.3kg) vs. Fu Gaofeng (179.2lbs / 81.3kg)
132lbs / 60kg: Nicci Soutiere (133.6lbs / 60.6kg) vs. Bai Jing (133.6lbs / 60.6kg)
143lbs / 65kg: Nate Smandych (142.2lbs / 64.5kg) vs. Xioa Jie (147.8lbs / 67kg**)
145lbs / 65kg: Hakeem Dawodu (144.6lbs / 65.6kg) vs. Feng Jie (146lbs / 66.2kg)
165lbs / 75kg: Mukai Maromo (165lbs / 75kg) vs. Cao Yaomin (161lbs / 73kg)
*Li Hui lost three pounds during the time this article was written (123.6lbs / 56kg)
**Xioa Jie lost four pounds during the time this article was written (143.8lbs / 65.2kg)
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