Dzhabar Askerov entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 85-31-1 (41 knockouts) while his opponent, the 2014 K-1 World Max champion Enriko Kehl, has an official record of 37-8-1 (27 knockouts) and he entered as the No.8 super welterweight in the world. Askerov lost to Cosmo Alexandre at the end of 2014 (=Askerov vs Alexandre 2) but he came back to win in 2015 beating Nonsai Sor Sanyakorn (=Askerov vs Nonsai 2) while Kehl has already fought three times in 2015 beating Erkan Varol (=Kehl vs Varol 2) and Mohamed Diaby (=Kehl vs Diaby) but between these two fights he lost to Giorgio Petrosyan (=Petrosyan vs Kehl). In the first fight between Askerov and Kehl, the Russian defeated the German on points (on December 22, 2012); this second fight is the semifinal of the Battle in Sochi -70kg 4 man tournament – Kunlun Fight 29 (they also faced each other a second time on May 17, 2019 – Dzhabar Askerov vs Enriko Kehl 3). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Kunlun Fight 29 – Battle in Sochi
Where: Sochi, Russia
Division: super welterweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Askerov’s previous fight: Dzhabar Askerov vs Nonsai Sor Sanyakorn 2
Kehl’s previous fight: Enriko Kehl vs Mohamed Diaby
Askerov’s next fight: Dzhabar Askerov vs Liu Mingzhi
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