Mergen Bilyalov (Kunlun Fight)

Kunlun Fight 78 Results: Bilyalov Wins 75-kilogram Tournament, Kehan Tops Kalachnikoff

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.


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

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