Kunlun Fight 61 took place this past weekend in Sanya, China.
The big attraction on the night were the two 4-man qualifying tournaments in the 70 kg division. The Group 8 tournament featured none other than Yodsanklai Fairtex. The Thai was able to defeat Cedric Manhoef in the tournament semi-final to advance to the final against Soichiro Miyakoshi. He defeated Miyakoshi by decision in the final.
In the Group 9 tournament Zhang Dezheng defeated Chris Terengam in the semi-final to advance to the final. He defeated Sayfullah Hambakhadov by decision in the final.
Other fighters in action included Julian Lobo, who defeated Li Yuankun by decision, and Wang Wenfeng who scored a first round KO over Vladimir Leijin.
Kunlun Fight 61 Results:
Julio Lobo def. Li Yuankun via Decision
Keijiro Miyakoshi def. Bai Lishuai via Decision
Wang Wenfeng def. Vladimir Leijin via KO in Rd. 1
Wei Ninghui def. Hector Santiago va Decision
Wu Jingcong def. Takuma via Decision
Li Shuaihu def. Michael Garraffo via KO in Rd .1
Pan Jiayun def. Wanchaloem via Decision
70 kg Tournament – Group 8
Semi-final A: Yodsanklai Fairtex def. Cedric Manhoef via Decision
Semi-final B: Soichiro Miyakoshi def. Robson Minotinho via (T)KO
Final: Yodsanklai Fairtex def. Soichiro Miyakoshi via Decision
70 kg Tournament – Group 9
Semi-final A: Zhang Dezheng def. Chris Terengam via Decision
Semi-final B: Sayfullah Hambakhadov def. William Diender via Decision
Final: Zhang Dezheng def. Sayfullah Hambakhadov via Decision
70 kg Tournament Reserve Bout
Deng Li def. Giovanni Boyer via Decision
Womens Kickboxing Tournament Semi-Finals
Laetitia Madjene def. Anissa Haddaoui via Decision
Wang Kehan def. Anke Van Gestel via Decision