Kunlun Fight 69 fight card
Buakaw Banchamek is back in the ring on February 4. Muay Thai celebrity partakes in kickboxing event Kunlun Fight 69, which takes place in Chinese city Guiyang.
Following his two-fight schedule revealed last week, FIGHTMAG learned the name of fighter opposite Buakaw at the upcoming KF show.
According to Chinese website Swuzhe, the 23-year-old representative of the country-host Hu Yafei is next in line to take on arguably the most famous Muay Thai fighter of all time, Buakaw. His resume already includes the battles against other prominent Thais, such as Saiyok Pumpanmuang and Kem Sitsongpeenong, as well as a number of Europeans.
Furthermore, the event features the return of the King of Muay Thai Yodsanklai Fairtex who faces German Enriko Kehl. As well, the representative of WKN Top Team French Laetitita Madjene takes on Chinese Wang Kehan.
The program also includes the semi-final bouts of the 70 kg tournament. In one the bouts Thai Superbon Banchamek battles out against Ukrainian Sergii Kuliaba. In another, Belgian Marat Grigorian squares off against Dzianis Zuev of Belarus.
In addition, Belarusian Vitaly Gurkov meets Chinese Zhang Yang in the super fight. The lineup can be found below.
Welterweight Buakaw Banchamek vs. Hu Yafei
Welterweight Yodsanklai Fairtex vs. Enriko Kehl
Super featherweight Laetitita Madjene vs. Wang Kehan
Welterweight Superbon Banchamek vs. Sergii Kuliaba
Welterweight Marat Grigorian vs. Dzianis Zuev
Middleweight Vitaly Gurkov vs. Zhang Yang