Kunlun Fight 29 took place this past weekend in Soichi, Russia. The events main attraction was the Kulun Fight 29 Middleweight Tournament. The semi-final match ups featured Mingzhi Liu vs.Landon Simmons and Dzhabar Askerov vs. Enriko Kehl.
Liu was able to out point the undefeated Simmons en route to a unanimous decision win and a trip to the tournament final. In the most anticipated bout of the event, Dzhabar Askerov scored a huge knockout victory over Kehl in the second round of their bout. Askerov knocked Kehl down with a big right and after Kehl recovered Askerov went on the attack. He blitzed Kehl and connected with some big punches in flurry that put Kehl down for the count. Askerov punched his ticket to the tournament final and secured his second career victory over Kehl.
In the tournament final it didn’t take long for Askerov to be crowned the champion. He scored (T)KO over Liu less than a minute into the first round after knocking him down three times. The tournament win for Askerov is huge, especially with such a dominant win over a fighter of Enriko Kehl.
Kunlun Fight 29 Results:
Anatoly Moiseev def. Cristian Milea via Unanimous Decision
Jahfarr Wilnis def. Valentin Slavikovski via Unanimous Decision
Alim Nabiev def. Pavel Turuk via (T)KO in Rd. 2
Ruslan Tozliyan def. Li Shuaihu via Unanimous Decision
Surik Magakyan def. Bai Jin Bin via Unanimous Decision
Kunlun Fight 29 Middleweight Tournament Semi-Finals
Mingzhi Liu def. Landon Simmons via Unanimous Decision
Dzhabar Askerov def. Enriko Kehl via KO in Rd. 2
Kunlun Fight 29 Middleweight Tournament Final
Dzhabar Askerov def. Mingzhi Liu via (T)KO in Rd. 1