Muay Thai star Buakaw Banchamek squares off against Kong Lingfeng at Kunlun Fight 62 in Bangkok.
Chinese kickboxing promotion Kunlun Fight returns to Thailand this Saturday June 10. The event number 62 is a large fight-bill with some of the most notable Muay Thai fighters featured on the card.
Famed Buakaw Banchamek battles out in the headliner of the show. Thai star squares off against his long time vis-a-vis out of China Kong Lingfeng. The pair has fought last March in Dongguan with the authentic representative of the Art of Eight Limbs earning a unanimous decision. An upcoming encounter is a rematch. The bout is scheduled for three round at 70 kg.
Also on the card another prominent athlete out of Banchamek Gym, Superbon. The 2017 IFMA world champion takes on Artem Pashporin of Russia. The challenge is also a three-round 70 kg bout. In addition, Belarusian Vitaly Gurkov teams-up with Banchamek squad. The singer of the rock band “Brutto” faces off Chinese Nurla Mulali in a three-rounder at 77 kg.
The program also comprises Thai Yodwicha Por Boonsit up against Dzianis Zuev of Belarus as well as a series of other 70 kg super fights. The event accommodates the next round of the 70 kg tournament semi-finals. The fight card can be found below. The official weigh-in ceremony was conducted on Friday.
Kunlun Fight 62 Bangkok fight card
70kg: Buakaw Banchamek vs. Kong Linfeng
66kg: Singdam Kiatmuu9 vs. Gu Hui
80kg: Artur Kyshenko vs. Gabriele Casella
70kg: Yodwicha Por Boonsit vs. Dzianis Zuev
70kg: Jomthong Chuwattana vs. Gabriel Mazzetti
65kg: Kompetch Fairtex vs. Wei Ninghui (China)
63,5kg: Lin Qiangbang vs. Nobutoshi Kondo
70kg: Superbon Banchamek vs. Artem Pashporin
70kg Qualifying Tournament Group 10
Semi-final A: Victor Nagbe vs. Armen Israelyan
Semi-final B: Tian Xin vs. Sergii Kuliaba
70kg Qualifying Tournament Group 11
Semi-final A: Yohann Drai vs. Yiliyasi
Semi-final A: Wu Xuesong vs. Martin Gano
80kg: Bo Fufan vs. Ramon Kubler
60kg: Han Zihao vs. Shogo Kuriaki
77kg: Nurla Mulali vs. Vitaly Gurkov
61,5kg: Yu Wansheng vs. Denies Puric
72,5kg: Ma Shuo vs. Sorokin Vasily