The 2014 Lumpinee Ww and current Glory Lw champion Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 116-30-5 (31 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.2 super welterweight in the world. He lost to #1 Superbon Banchamek last year (=Sitthichai vs Superbon 2) but then he has won five bouts beating Enriko Kehl and Dzhabar Askerov in his last two (=Sitthichai vs Askerov).
His opponent, the Shaolin kung-fu fighter Yi Long, has an official record of 61-8-1 (23 knockouts) and he suffered his last loss when he faced Buakaw Banchamek in their first fight in 2016 (=Buakaw vs Yi Long I). After this bout he has won eleven consecutive fights taking revenge on Buakaw (controversial decision, Buakaw vs Yi Long 2) and defeating Makoto Yoshida in his last one. Sittichai vs Yi Long is the main event of WLF: Yi Long challenge tournament. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Wu Lin Feng – Yi Long challenge Tournament
Where: Kunming Sports Center Gymnasium, Kunming, China
Division: super welterweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Sitthichai’s previous fight: Sitthichai vs Dzhabar Askerov
Sitthichai’s next fight: Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs Christian Baya
Sitthichai vs Long full fight video:
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