On Thursday, Aug. 4, Chinese kickboxing promotion Wu Lin Feng Championship returned to Morocco in a co-promotion with Moroccan promotion The Fight League for the Grand Prix His Majesty King Mohammed VI Tournament Part 2.

The main event of the evening featured top-10 ranked featherweight Qiu Jianliang, who returned to the ring in enemy territory when he faced Aziz Hlali. Jianliang entered the discussion of top featherweights in the world with victories over top-10 featherweights Mosab Amrani and Jomthong Chuwattana. He also holds victories over former Rajadamnern stadium champions Sagetdao Petpayathai and Bovy Sor Udomson. Hlali looked to get back on track after losses to Fabio Pinca and Manaowan Sitsongpeenong. The 26-year-old Frenchman has victories over Rajadamnern stadium champion Singmanee Kaewsamrit and Lumpinee stadium champion Singdam Kiatmuu9.

In the co-main event, Yassan Baitar returned to the Fight League to face WLF representative Ji Changwei. Baitar inched closer to the top-10 with a win over Dzhabar Askerov in the semifinals of the Kunlun Fight World MAX 70-kilogram qualification tournament at Kunlun Fight 44, but dropped down slightly after losing in the finals against Romanian fighter Claudiu Badoi.

The event took place at the Covered Hall Ziaten at 3 p.m. ET.

FULL RESULTS
Aziz Hlali def. Qiu Jiangliang by decision
Yassin Baitar def. Ji Changwei by knockout (punches). Round 2
Zakaria Zouggari def. Wang Zhiwei by corner stoppage (towel thrown). Round 3
Xie Chuang def. Walid Hamid by knockout (punches).
Youssef El Haji def. Lu Jianbo
Mohamed Azrak vs. Jiao Fukai
Soefjen Tawaauti vs. Li Yankun
Yousef Mounji vs. Wu Sihan

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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  • Chris Dealny

    Why is the video of qiu jianliang vs Azize Hlali no where to be found. Jianliang did beat Azize and I think the video is removed so no one can see the controversial decision.