Buakaw went to the body with a powerful left knee, a solid right middle kick and multiple switch left kicks to the body. 18: Billy Quarantillo,Quiggin’ Out MMA Podcast Ep. 16: Ryan Loco, Speedy Ruiz, and Phil Lambert,Shootin’ the Shit Podcast Ep. 18: Contender Series Winner Orion Cosce,Combat Press 2016 Kickboxing Award winners,UFC on Fox 23: Shevchenko vs. Pena Weigh-in Video and Results,UFC on Fox 23: Shevchenko vs. Pena Early Weigh-in Photo Gallery,Wu Lin Feng 2018 Results: Zhuo Extends Winning Streak, Yafei Scores Highlight Reel Knockout,Raquel Miller: ‘I’m Ready for My Moment’ | Boxing Jones,The Ultimate Fighter 28 ‘Heavy Hitters’ Preview: Women’s Featherweight | Boxing Jones,The Ultimate Fighter 28 ‘Heavy Hitters’ Preview: Women’s Featherweight,Tiara Brown: No Time to Rest | Boxing Jones,The Failure in Promoting the UFC’s Female Champions | Boxing Jones,The Failure in Promoting the UFC’s Female Champions,Combat Press 2017 Kickboxing Awards: Fighter of the Year – Anissa Meksen. Buakaw was still the faster, sharper, more skillful fighter. 19: Justine Kish,Quiggin’ Out MMA Podcast Ep. Long stole the unanimous decision victory on a night when a judge gave him every round.Egregious decisions like this are not uncommon in the kickboxing world, and the evidence that judging will improve in the future has yet to be seen, especially after multiple questionable decisions and missed knockdown calls at one of Wu Lin Feng’s.Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. That didn’t help him solve the puzzle of the current Kunlun Fight Muay Thai champion. Buakaw found a home for his massive arsenal of offensive attacks. Yi Long (Chinese: 一龙; pinyin: yī lóng), birth name Liu Xingjun (Chinese: 刘星君; pinyin: Liú Xīngjūn), is a practitioner of Chinese Wushu and other martial arts who competes in the Super Welterweight, Welterweight and Super Middleweight divisions.. Born in Dezhou, Shandong, Yi is self-trained in Shaolin Kung Fu.. However, Buakaw was rightfully awarded the decision with two rounds clearly in his control.As the rematch began, the story hadn’t changed from their first match-up. He made Long over-extend and leave an opening to pounce. Despite controlling much of the first battle between them, Buakaw wasn’t confident as the cards were read. Now that 2016 is in the books, Combat Press is taking a look back at the best that the sport of kickboxing had to offer. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.Watch MMA and kickboxing on Combat Press with Fite TV.Listen to Between Rounds Radio, including Fight Court with King Mo and Rob Tatum.Copyright © 2014 - 2020 Combat Press.

The Muay Thai legend expertly evaded Long’s aggressive attacks and began to counter with beautiful strikes while displaying excellent defense. These actions have drawn so much negative attention that fans have contacted us with their displeasure of clear favoritism, and promotions have attempted to distance themselves from Wu Lin Feng’s partisanship toward its top Chinese stars. 4 - Esparza Chokes Out Hill,UFC on ESPN+ 36 Results: Woodley Injures Rib, Covington Scores TKO,ONE Championship ‘A New Breed III’ Results: Petchmorakot Stops Andersson, Retains Title,Invicta FC 42 Results: Zappitella Submits Cummins, Claims Atomweight Belt,CFFC 84 Results: Scoggins Tops Vasquez, Sabatini Crushes Titoni,Contender Series Season 4, Week 7 Results: Williams, Anglin, Wolf Earn Contracts,UFC, ESPN Partner for Five-Year, $1.5 Billion Rights Deal,UFC on ESPN+ 36: Covington vs. Woodley Weigh-in Results,Invicta FC 42: Cummins vs. Zappitella Weigh-in Results,UFC on ESPN+ 35: Waterson vs. Hill Weigh-in Results,BKFC 12: Alves vs. Lane Weigh-in Photos and Results,UFC on ESPN+ 34: Overeem vs. Sakai Weigh-in Results,UFC on ESPN+ 33: Smith vs. Rakic Weigh-in Results,MMA Ratings Podcast Episode 55: Jon Jones, Mayweather-McGregor, Bleacher Report's Scott Harris,Invicta FC 41’s Kaitlin Young: Navigating New Protocols, Mastering Old Practices,BKFC 11 Video and Results: Palomino Blasts Vallie-Flagg for the Title,UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje Post-Fight Press Conference,UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero Post-Fight Press Conference,UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero Weigh-in Video and Results,UFC on ESPN+ 27: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo Post-Fight Press Conference,Paramount MMA: Contenders Fight Night Photo Gallery,BKFC 12: Alves vs. Lane Fight Night Photo Gallery,Invicta FC Phoenix Series 3 Fight Night Photo Gallery 2,Invicta FC Phoenix Series 3 Fight Night Photo Gallery,Invicta FC Phoenix Series 3 Weigh-in Photo Gallery,CageSport 60 Results and Fight Night Photo Gallery,MMA Ratings Podcast Episode 78: UFC 222 Recap, Blaydes vs. Overeem, Upcoming Stars,Shootin’ the Shit Podcast Ep. He picked up big wins and continued to grow his star power under the Wu Lin Feng banner. He took advantage of Long’s sluggishness against the ropes and threw a high-flying double knee before continuing to push forward with strikes.

He was the 2007 Guangdong Foshan International Wing Chun champion.In the summer of 2009, he began to fight in.Yi Long previously had called himself the "number 1 Shaolin Kung Fu Monk" despite the Shaolin temple claiming the fighter is unaffiliated with them in 2010.Wins the S-1 Muaythai Super Middleweight World champion.Wu Lin Feng 2016: World Kickboxing Championship in Shenzhen,Wu Lin Feng 2016: World Kickboxing Championship in Shanghai,https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Yi_Long&oldid=978462600,Articles containing simplified Chinese-language text,Articles containing Chinese-language text,Wikipedia articles needing clarification from June 2020,Articles with unsourced statements from June 2020,Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. The rematch was a much-anticipated bout for most of the Chinese faithful, as Long’s career has been riddled with second bouts with familiar foes. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Pramuk) in a bout dubbed the “Fight of the Century.” The fight featured a number of exciting exchanges with the former multiple-time K-1 MAX champion Buakaw getting the better of a large majority of the exchanges throughout the three-round affair. The promotion has fully invested in “The Fighting Shaolin Monk” product, with reports of a six-figure salary per fight. Long had a sense of urgency once the third round began. Described by the organization as the “Rematch of the Century”, the bout will take place on 8 October in Hong Kong.