Muay Thai star Buakaw Banchamek faces off Kong Lingfeng at Kunlun Fight 62 in Bangkok
Buakaw Banchamek (r) and Kong Lingfeng (l) in their 2016 encounter at Kunlun Fight 39

Muay Thai promotion Kunlun Fight 62 is held this Saturday in Bangkok.

Kunlun Fight 62 is a return of Chinese kickboxing gala to Thailand. The event is the fifth edition of a popular kickboxing event held at the birthplace of the “Art of Eight Limbs”. The program features some of the most prominent fighters out of Thailand up against international opponents.

In the main event Thai star Buakaw Banchamek squares off against Kong Lingfeng of China. The bout is a three-round 72 kg encounter. In addition it is a rematch with their original clash held last March when “The King of Muay Thai” earned a unanimous decision at Kunlun Fight 39 in Dongguan.

Highly anticipating an upcoming bout, Thai media Sanook posted a set of throwback photos (below). It features Buakaw and Linfeng head to head in their original match.

The carcat Kunlun Fight 62 also comprises Superbon Banchamek face off Artem Pashporin. As well Yodwicha Por Boonsit takes on Dzianis Zuev. Vitaly Gurkov battles out against Nurla Mulali. The program also features the 70 kg tournament semi-finals.

72kg: 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