By Andreas Georgiou
After the huge success of Topking World Series event in Belarus September 13, the second bracket of the huge 16-man tournament continues at the National Velodrome in France on November 15.
Four fighters will advance to the semi-finals which will take place in Hong Kong on December 15. The fighters who qualified from the last event are: Andrei Kulebin, Dmytro Konstadynov, Khayal Dzahniev, and Buakaw Banchamek, who is still amidst controversy with K-1, having walked out before the four round against Erinko Kehl earlier this month.
Also on the card is current Yokkao -65kg World Champion Pakorn PKMuaythaiGym who beat Greg Wootton at Yokkao 11 in Bolton on October 10.
The 8-man tournament includes some of the best fighters the planet has to offer, including Team Nasser K’s Crice Boussoukou who is coming off a fight of the year win over Brad Stanton at Yokkao 11.
Also in the line-up is the UK’s Reece McAllester, who alongside Marat Grigorian and Niclas Larsen have all previously competed in GLORY.
8-MAN Tounrnament (-70kg)
Crice Boussoukou (France)
Aziz Hlali (Morocco)
Marat Grigorian (Armenia)
Reece Mcallester (United Kingdom)
Abraham Roqueni (Spain)
Niclas R.Larsen (Denmark)
Marcin Parcheta (Poland)
Vladimir Konsky (Slovakia)
Buakaw Banchamek vs. Steve Moxon
Sansatan Sor Suradech vs. Dylan Salvador
Pakorn PKMuaythaiGym vs. Jimmy Vienot
Thongchai Sitsongpeenong vs. Djime Coulibaly