Kunlun Fight 57 will take place on February 26, 2017 at the Mangrove Tree International Conference Center in Sanya, Hainan, China.
The event will feature a stacked fight card that will include Muay Thai powerhouse Yodsanklai Fairtex taking on Dutch striker Cedric Manhoef. Yodsanklai will be back in action for the first time in over a year. He last competed at Kunlun Fight 33 where he defeated Dzhabar Askerov by decision. He has been on fire over the last few years having won 21 straight fights.
Manhoef was last in action at Kunlun Fight 56 in the promotions 70 kg tournament. After advancing through the tournament with wins over China’s Kong Lingfeng and Wu Xuesong in earlier events, he fell to eventual tournament winner Superbon Banchamek in the semi-finals.
Also expected to be fighting at Kunlun Fight 57 are Andrei Kulebin and Artur Kysehnko (@Artur_Kyshenko).
Kulebin is expected to fight Belgium’s Ali Makhi. He was last in action at Kunlun Fight 56 this past month where he broke a three fight losing skid with a win over Wu Xuesong.
Kyshenko’s opponent has not been announced yet, but the Ukranian fighter has been on fire as of late. He has won his last 13 fights, which includes victories over names like Alex Pereira, Murthel Groenahrt, and Dmitry Valet.
Kunlun Fight 57 Fight Card:
Yodsanklai Fairtex vs. Cedric Manhoef
Andrei Kulebin vs. Ali Makhi
Artur Kyshenko vs. TBA