On Sunday, April 15, Kunlun Fight returns to Beijing, China, for Kunlun Fight 72.

In the evening’s group five 70-kilogram qualification tournament action, top Russian prospect Vlad Tuinov met Belgium’s Yassin Baitar and China’s Wu Xuesong fought NJKF champion Tomoyuki Nishikawa. In the group six tournament, Slovakia’s Milan Pales took on China’s Zhang Dezheng and the Netherland’s Marouan Toutouh and Congo’s Nayanesh Ayman clashed in a battle of Kunlun Fight 2017 70-kilogram tournament final 16 participants.

In the night’s other action, 2016 75-kilogram tournament runner-up Zhang Yang met Kazakhstan’s Mergen Bilyalov, 52.5-kilogram tournament winner Guan Acui took on Italy’s Silvia La Notte, and China’s Lin Qiangbang fought Russian Vladimir Litkyn.



The event aired live at 3 a.m. ET on Combat Press via FITE TV and the Kunlun Fight App. Check back following the event for the full results.

FULL RESULTS
Marouan Toutouh def. Milan Pales by TKO (left hook to the body). Round 3 – 70-kilogram qualification tournament group 6 final
Mergen Bilyalov def. Zhang Yang by knockout (right hook). Round 1
Lin Qiangbang def. Vladimir Litkyn by knockout.
MMA: Banmaduoji def. Umidjon Musayev by TKO (punches). Round 1
Marouan Toutouh def. Nayanesh Ayman by decision – 70-kilogram qualification tournament group 6 semifinal
Milan Pales def. Zhang Dezheng by TKO. – 70-kilogram qualification tournament group 6 semifinal
Vlad Tuinov def. Tomoyuki Nishikawa by knockout (punches). Round 1 – 70-kilogram qualification tournament group 5 final
Guan Acui def. Silvia La Notte by decision
MMA: Hudson Rocha def. Wan Jianping by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1
Vlad Tuinov def. Yassin Baitar by decision – 70-kilogram qualification tournament group 5 semifinal
Tomoyuki Nishikawa def. Wu Xuesong by decision – 70-kilogram qualification tournament group 5 semifinal
Zhu Baotong def. Takafumi Morita by decision – 70-kilogram qualification tournament reserve
Yuma Matsui def. Bai Lishuai by decision
Luo Jie def. Albert Aratunan by decision

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Zach Aittama
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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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