On Saturday, Dec. 15, Kunlun Fight debuted in Taiyuan, China, for Kunlun Fight 79.
In the night’s 66-kilogram tournament action, 2016 65-kilogram tournament champion Wei Ninghui took on Enfusion 63-kilogram champ Soufiane Kaddouri, Wu Lin Feng 63-kilogram titleholder Nafi Bilalovski fought promotional staple Gu Hui, 2017 Kunlun Fight 70-kilogram semifinalist Sergei Kuliaba dropped down to face 2014 National Sanda Championship medalist Jia Aoqi, and former Krush 70-kilogram champ Kenta Yamada took on Chinese prospect Sun Zhixiang, who has won six of his seven bouts with the promotion.
Also, two of China’s best clash when Kunlun Fight 61.5-kilogram champion Wang Wenfeng looked to fend off Glory of Heroes 60-kilogram titleholder Feng Liang.
The event aired live at 7:30 a.m. ET on Combat Press via Fite TV.
Sergei Kuliaba def. Gu Hui by decision – 66-kilogram tournament final
Wang Wenfeng def. Feng Liang by decision
Song Shaoqiu def. Kong Lingfeng by decision
Zhang Chunyu def. Pong Thong by decision
Gu Hui def. Soufiane Kaddouri by unanimous decision – 66-kilogram tournament semifinals
Sergei Kuliaba def. Sun Zhixiang by unanimous decision – 66-kilogram tournament semifinals
MMA: Banmaduoji def. Anatpong Bunrad by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 3
Lü Ruilei def. Lu Jianbo by knockout. Round 1 – 66-kilogram tournament reserve
Soufiane Kaddouri def. Wei Ninghui by extra-round unanimous decision – 66-kilogram tournament quarterfinal
Gu Hui def. Nafi Bilalovski by unanimous decision – 66-kilogram tournament quarterfinal
Sergei Kuliaba def. Jia Aoqi by split decision – 66-kilogram tournament quarterfinal
Sun Zhixiang def. Kenta Yamada by unanimous decision – 66-kilogram tournament quarterfinal