On Monday, Oct. 22, Kunlun Fight returned to Tongling, China, for Kunlun Fight 78.

In the evening’s tournament action, Kazakhstan’s Mergen Bilyalov won three fights in one night to capture the 2018 75-kilogram tournament crown. Bilyalov defeated former tournament finalist Zhang Yang in the finals following victories over Zhao Cun and Vitaly Gurkov in the opening rounds.

Also, top-10 pound-for-pound women’s kickboxer Wang Kehan bested French prospect Mallaury Kalachnikoff.


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The event aired live on Combat Press via Fite TV, Elite Boxing TV and the Kunlun Fight App.

FULL RESULTS
Mergen Bilyalov def. Zhang Yang by majority decision – 75-kilogram tournament final
Wang Kehan def. Mallaury Kalachnikoff by decision
Mergen Bilaylov def. Vitaly Gurkov by TKO. – 75-kilogram tournament semifinal
Zhang Yang def. Ravy Brunow by decision – 75-kilogram tournament semifinal
Sun Weipeng def. Diogo Sotero by decision
Mergen Bilyalov def. Zhao Cun by knockout. Round 1 – 75-kilogram tournament quarterfinal
Zhang Yang def. Regilio van den Ent by majority decision – 75-kilogram tournament quarterfinal
Ray Brunow def. Law Chosing by majority decision – 75-kilogram tournament quarterfinal
Vitaly Gurkov def. Tan Xiaofeng by unanimous decision – 75-kilogram tournament quarterfinal