2018 KLF 70 KG World Max Champion Davit Kiria will defend his title in an eight-man tournament at the upcoming Kunlun Fight “Clash of the Titans” event taking place on 31 December. Kiria announced the news on social media Saturday.
“It’s official. 31th of December I will fight again for @kunlun_fight 8 man tournament ! I will go again to reach the goal, make dreams true again with my team!!!,” Kiria tweeted.
The Georgian warrior, a former Glory champion, made an impressive run to claim last year’s title, defeating Anatoliy Moiseev by unanimous decision in the Final 16.
In the quarterfinals, Kiria stopped Enfusion veteran Nordin Ben Moh in the the third round.
The 2018 KLF Finals featured a four-man tournament at Kunlun Fight 80 in February. Kiria defeated China’s Feng Xingli on points in the semifinals, then won a close decision over Morocco’s Marouan Toutouh to claim the title.
Dzianis Zuev of Belarus, the original KLF champion and 2018 KLF Intercontinental Champion, is also scheduled to participate in this year’s tournament.
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