Top Chinese promotion Kunlun Fight returns on 27 July with a star-studded fight card in Beijing.
The event features the return of the Suriname standout Andy “The Machine” Ristie, as well as the 2019 KLF 75 kg World Championship Tournament. Fighters entered in the prestigious tournament include Belarus’s Dzianis Zuev, 2017 KLF 75 kg Champion Vitaly “The Patriot” Gurkov, and defending tournament champion Mergen Bilyalov, along with top Chinese fighters.
In addition to the tournament and Ristie Super Fight, two MMA bouts are also part of the fight card. The action will be broadcast worldwide on FightBox HD and streamed internationally on Fite TV.
OFFICIAL Kunlun Fight Press Release:
Kunlun Fight will make a triumphant return to the grand global stage on Saturday the 27th of July, in Beijing, China, with a stellar lineup of seasoned Kunlun veterans mixed with some dangerous debutants.
The event will feature a signature one night 8-man tournament, where only one KunLun warrior will reign victorious, to take home the coveted Kunlun championship world championship belt.
The eight protagonists are: Thailand’s Saiyok Pumpanmuang, Belarus’s Dzianis Zuev and Vitaly Gurkov, Kazakhstan’s Mergen Bilyalov and four Chinese warriors, Zheng Zhaoyu, Jiao Fukai, Zhang Yang and Wu Sihan.
The Full Lineup for Kunlun 81:
KLF 75kg World Championship quarterfinals 1: Saiyok Pumpanmuang (THA) VS Zheng Zhaoyu (CHN)
KLF 75kg World Championship quarterfinals 2: Dzianis Zuev (BLR) VS Jiao Fukai (CHN)
KLF 75kg World Championship quarterfinals 3: Vitaly Gurkov (BLR) VS Zhang Yang (CHN)
KLF 75kg World Championship quarterfinals 4: Mergen Bilyalov (KAZ) VS Wu Sihan (CHN)
KLF 75kg World Championship Resreve Fight: Sun Weipeng (CHN) VS Zhao Junchen (CHN)
66kg Super Fight: Htaw Mon (AUS) VS Wei Ninghui (CHN)
75kg MMA Super Fight: Ednilson Jose (BRA) VS Wei Zhang Lipeng (CHN)
58kg MMA Super Fight: Marchenko Andrei (RUS) VS Wei Banmaduoji (CHN)
70kg Super Fight: Andy Ristie (SUR) VS Wei Kong Lingfeng (CHN)
How To Watch the Event Live:
Airing Time: Jul 27 Sat 19:00 GMT+8/ 7:00 AM EDT/ 1:00 AM CET
Location: Kunlun Fight World Combat Center, Beijing