Video: Kunlun fight 56 – Buakaw, Superbon, Jomthong, Kulebin, etc – 1 Jan 2017

Video: Kunlun fight 56 – Buakaw, Superbon, Jomthong, Kulebin, etc – 1 Jan 2017



(70kg tournament semi-final 1)

Jomthong Chuwattana won by decision (extra round) vs Davit Kiria

(70kg tournament semi-final 2)

Superbon Banchamek won by decision vs Cedric Manhoef

(70kg tournament final)

Superbon Banchamek won by KO R4 vs Jomthong Chuwattana

(main event)

Buakaw Banchamek won by decision vs Tian Xin

Andrei Kulebin won by decision vs Wu Xuesong

Dzianis Zuev lost by decision vs Mohamed Mezouari

Wei Ninghui won by KO R1 vs Juan Javier Barragan

(replace Artem Pashporin) Khayal Dzhaniev won by decision vs Arthit Hanchana

Felipe Stievano lost by decision vs Andrei Herasimchuk

Parviz Abdullayev won by decision vs Ma Shuo (replace Law Chosing)

(replace Melesik BaghdasaryanSergei Kuliaba lost by decision vs Gu Hui

Denis Puric lost by decision vs Wang Wenfeng


Kunlun fight 56 Buakaw BanchamekThe Kunlun fight 70kg kickboxing tournament of 2016 has come to its final stage, even though it will go down on the first day of 2017. In fact, the last 4 contestant will fight in a 4-men marathon in a staked, year-end finale card of Kunlun fight 56. The event will take place at the brand new Mangrove Tree Luxury Resort in the city of Sanya (China).

This year’s final features 2 top Thai fighters: Superbon Banchamek, who in the quarter final defeated no other that Sittichai Sitsongpeenong in heated rematch at Kunlun 53 and Khayal Dzhaniev in the previous bout. Superbon will fight Cedric Manhoef from Holland. In the other semi-final Jomthong Chuwattana, who has defeated four Chinese fighters to get to semi-finals, will fight strong Georgian Davit Kiria who deafeated former KF champion Dzianis Zuev and than passed the quarter finals via forfeit, after Mohamed Mezouari pulled out for health reasons. In fact, the two will fight each other in the tournament’s reserve fight.

Buakaw Banchamek and Andrei Kulebin, fresh from their fight (video) are both on this card against Chinese opponents. Buakaw will fight Tian Xin as the main attraction of the night and Kulebin will fight Wu Xuesong. Kunlun fight 65kg tournament Champion and one the top Chinese fighters Wei Ninghui was supposed to fight Kim Min-Soo, but due to visa issues the South Korean fighter will not be able to compete. The other reserve fight for the tournament will be the one between Artem Pashporin, who in the past has fought names like Buakaw, Petchmokon and to who awaits a big challenge 2017 (news to come), will fight Thai fighter based in China Arthit Hanchana.

To promote the main event, last Sunday, Buakaw has been summoned to perform his famous Wai Kru on top of the 7-star resort building where the event will be held, click here to see a quick video.


(70kg tournament semi-final 1)

Jomthong Chuwattana vs Davit Kiria

(70kg tournament semi-final 2)

Superbon Banchamek vs Cedric Manhoef

(main event)

Buakaw Banchamek vs Tian Xin

Andrei Kulebin vs Wu Xuesong

Dzianis Zuev vs Mohamed Mezouari

We Ninghui vs ???

Artem Pashporin vs Arthit Hanchana

Felipe Stievano vs Andrei Herasimchuk

Parviz Abdullayev vs Law Chosing

Melesik Baghdasaryan vs Gu Hui

Denis Puric vs Wang Wenfeng


Chok Dee