On Saturday, Jan. 14, the Top King World Series returned to China for Top King TK 12: Hohhot.

In the night’s main event, the 2016 70-kilogram tournament champion was crowned when four men competed for the coveted prize. In the first semifinal bout, former Lumpinee stadium champion Yodkhunpon Mor. Rattanabundit (formerly Yodkhunpon Sitmonchai) took on Russia’s Arbi Emiev. In the other semifinal, former Lumpinee stadium and Thailand champion Yodwicha Kem Muaythaigym met Uzbekistan’s Ruslan Ataev.

The event aired live at 6:20 a.m. ET on MONO29 and Qinghai TV.

Yodwicha Kem Muaythaigym def. Arbi Emiev by decision – 70-kilogram tournament final
Saensatharn PKsaenchaimuaythaigym def. Rayepin Raphael by knockout (elbows). Round 1
Chujaroen Dabransarakham def. Marco Novak by decision
Rungravee Sasiprapagym def. Mourad Harfoui by knockout
Saengmanee Oomkatongchiangmaigym vs. Ncedo Gomba ends in draw
Yodwicha Kem Muaythaigym def. Ruslan Ataev by knockout – 70-kilogram tournament semifinal
Arbi Emiev def. Yodkhunpon Mor. Rattanabundit by decision – 70-kilogram tournament semifinal

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