Category: China

Updated 70kg Tournament For Kunlun Fight 77: Moiseev Replaces Superbon

Kunlun Fight 77 will see Kunlun Fight’s 70kg World Championship Tournament continue on, although with one rather large change: Superbon Banchamek has been forced to withdraw from his fight due to the flu. Anatoly Moiseev has stepped in to the tournament in his place and will be fighting Marouan Toutouh. Kunlun Fight 77 happens on October 14th. Full Fight Card: 2018 KLF 70KG World Championship 1/4 Final 1: Jonay Risco vs. Feng Xingli 2018 KLF 70KG World Championship 1/4 Final 2: Nordin Ben Moh vs.Davit Kiria 2018 KLF 70KG World Championship 1/4 Final 3: Vlad Tuinov vs. Dzianis Zuev 2018 [read more]

Kunlun Fight Releases Fight Card for Kunlun Fight 77: Hollow Throne

Well, folks, Kunlun Fight 77 on October 14th is going to be a big one. One of the few can’t-miss kickboxing events of the year, featuring not only the “Elite 8” of Kunlun Fight’s 75kg tournament, but also the 70kg tournament as well. The 75kg World Championship tournament will play out in its entirety on this show, featuring top tier talent like Sudsakorn Sor Klimnee, Vitalty Gurkov and Reilio Van Den Ent. That championship will be decided at Kunlun Fight 77. As for the Elite 8 for the 70kg World Championship, those fighters will only have one fight and will [read more]

Kunlun Fight 76 Results: Superbon Joins the 70kg Final 8

No injury could ever stop Superbon Banchamek from competing in a Kunlun Fight tournament, right? That’s the gamble that Kunlun Fight took by moving Superbon Banchamek vs. Nayanesh Ayman back to Kunlun Fight 76 when he suffered an injury in training and it paid off. Superbon has earned his spot in the final 8 of the Kunlun Fight 70kg World Championship Final 8. Kunlun Fight also held their 2018 Mulan Legend tournament that saw Wangcong defeat Zhu Mengjia in the finals via decision to claim the 2018 crown. In other action, Wei Ninghui was able to defeat Jordan Kranio via [read more]

Yokkao Muay Thai Superstar Manachai Fights for WBC World Title in October

On October 29th in Hong Kong at Yokkao 34 international muay thai superstar Manachai will be challenging for a WBC world title. Manachai will be squaring off against Brazilian muay thai expert Julio Lobo for the WBC Muay Thai World Welterweight title. The WBC muay thai titles are some of the most significant around, with this title’s lineage dating back to 2006 and being held by such stars as Fabio Pinca and Liam Harrison. The title, currently vacant, will be on the line to crown a new champion and many believe that Manachai will take the belt home to Team Yokkao. [read more]

EM Legend 33 Heads to Auckland, New Zealand

EM Legend 33 takes place in Auckland, New Zealand on August 31st, featuring a host of Chinese fighters heading to New Zealand to fight local, new Zealand talent. EM Legend mostly run shows in China, but have been branching out for shows in other parts of the world, including Europe, other parts of Asia and now Australia. It’ll be interesting to watch their continued rise and that this show is very heavy on the local talent, meaning hopefully they walk away with some hot, new talent from New Zealand. Zhao Xiaoyu (CHN) vs Sam Haggitt (NZL) – 70 kg Liu [read more]

GLORY 57 Shenzhen Weigh-in Results and Video

GLORY 57 Shenzhen goes down tomorrow, as Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong will look to defend his GLORY Lightweight Championship against Marat Grigorian in their fourth meeting, this time on Chinese soil. Also featured will be a number of superfights, an 8-man lightweight tournament and a whole lot more. The five-fight GLORY 57 Shenzhen card will be carried live tomorrow on ESPNews at 8:30 a.m. ET / 5:30 a.m. PT. The five-fight GLORY 57 SuperFight Series card will stream live and exclusively tomorrow on UFC FIGHT PASS at 6 a.m. ET / 3 a.m. PT. The GLORY 57 prelims will stream live tomorrow on the GLORY YouTube channel, as [read more]

Kunlun Fight 76 Fight Card: Superbon vs. Nayanesh Ayman on Sept. 9

Kunlun Fight 76 goes down on September 9th with the much-anticipated Superbon Banchamek vs. Nayanesh Ayman fight from the Kunlun Fight 70kg World Championship Tournament go down. Superbon was forced to pull out of KLF 75 and, instead, Nayanesh fought in a super fight to keep himself warmed up. This time we’ll finally get to see what the final 8 of their huge 70kg tournament looks like after this fight is through. In addition, Kunlun will be holding the KLF 60kg Mulan Legend tournament quarterfinals featuring Anissa Haddoui vs. Shi Lijang, Vinnikova Svetlana vs. Zhu Mengjia, Block Nili vs. Li [read more]

KLF 75 Results: The Final 8 is Sort of Set, Superbon Fight Delayed

Kunlun Fight 75 happened this weekend in a long evening full of some of the world’s best 70kg competitors. Along the way some of the best in the world were eliminated from the tournament while a few darkhorses entered the fray in the coming Kunlun Fight 70kg championship tournament. The final 8 is not yet complete, though, as Superbon Banchamek was forced to withdraw from KLF 75 due to a muscle strain, with the fight against Nayanesh Ayman happening at KLF 76 on September 9th now, instead. If it were anyone else I sincerely doubt that Kunlun would have delayed [read more]

EM Legend 32 Results: Yodsanklai Picks Up a Win

This weekend in Chengdu, China EM Legend returned with another night of fights. There was a four-man tournament to qualify for the larger 65kg Championship tournament in the future, with Senmanee picking up the win in the finals by KO over Mr. Wutthiphong. In the super fights there were a few bigger fights, most notably Yodsanklai fought Yuan Bing via a fourth round decision victory. EM Legend 32 – Chengdu Station: EM Legend 65 kg World Championship – Group B Qualifying Round Mr. Wutthiphong (THA) defeated Mo Abdurahman (GBR) by split decision – 65 kg Senmanee (THA) defeated Liu Jixin [read more]

Kunlun Fight 75 Fight Card: KLF 70kg World Championship Final 16

On August 5th Kunlun Fight moves forward with their super-massive 70kg World Championship Tournament with their Final 16. This sees the literal best-of-the-best in the world at 70kg clashing at Kunlun Fight 75 to set up the final tournament. Everything here is Kunlun Fight’s previous 70kg events coming to a head, meaning the qualifying tournaments that they’ve been running featuring fighters from all around the world. Expect to see some of the best fighters in the world competing, with stand-out fights being Moiseev vs. Kiria, Larsen vs. Toutouh, Tuinov vs. Manhoef and many more. All sixteen men included in the [read more]