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Wu Lin Feng
Industry Kickboxing and MMA promotion
Founded 2004
Founder Wu Lixin
Headquarters Zhengzhou, China
Owner Henan Television

Wu Lin Feng (simplified Chinese: 武林风; traditional Chinese: 武林風; pinyin: wǔ lín fēng) is a martial arts competition televised by Henan Television. It is the longest running martial arts program in China.[1]

Since 2007 the competition has become more international in nature, bringing in more challengers from other countries and filming bouts abroad, including in Germany, New Zealand and in the United States. Participants have included K-1 fighters, mixed martial arts professionals, Muay Thai fighters and wushu and sanda practitioners. In 2013, it was ranked among the top 100 most viewed satellite and cable television programs in China.[2]

History[edit]

2017[edit]

In 2017 held the first “2017 WLF China-Canada Kickboxing Championship” on May 16, 2017.

2016[edit]

2016 Wu Lin Feng launched MMA events under the name E.P.I.C. (simplified Chinese: 武林笼中对; traditional Chinese: 武林籠中對; pinyin: wǔ lín lǒng zhōng duì) which stood for Elimination Power In Cage. E.P.I.C was broadcast on Fridays at 21:20 on Henan Television in 2015 and 2016.[3] In 2017 the events were renamed to W.A.R.S. which stands for Warriors arena of ruthless submission. In 2018 it was moved to be broadcast on Tuesdays.

2015[edit]

2015 Wu Lin Feng launched a new event called New Generation (Chinese: 拳新一代; pinyin: quán xīn yī dài) New Generation is a youth kickboxing tournament for the purpose of finding new talent..[4]

List of events[edit]

Event Date Venue City
Wu Lin Feng 2018: Yi Long VS Saiyok June 2, 2018 Zhongxian Three Gorges harbour China Chongqing, China
Wu Lin Feng 2018: World Championship Yichun May 19, 2018 Yichun Mingyue Mountain eco Garden China Yichun, Jiangxi
W.A.R.S. 24 May 11, 2018 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, China
Wu Lin Feng 2018: World Championship Nanyang May 5, 2018 Nanyang Sports Center China Nanyang, Henan
Wu Lin Feng 2018: Czech Republic VS China April 19, 2018 Sportovni Hala Kralovka Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
W.A.R.S. 23 April 14, 2018 Zhengzhou Shengda University China Zhengzhou, China
Wu Lin Feng 2018: World Championship Shijiazhuang April 7, 2018 Hebei Gymnasium China Shijiazhuang, China
Wu Lin Feng 2018: Greece VS China - Gods of War 11 March 24, 2018 Dais Sports Center Marousi Greece Athens, Greece
W.A.R.S. 22 March 17 and 18, 2018 People's Gymnasium China Kaifeng, China
Wu Lin Feng 2018: World Championship Wenxian March 10, 2018 Chenjiagou Wangting Hotel China Jiaozuo, Henan
Wu Lin Feng 2018: World Championship Tianjin March 3, 2018 Wuqing Sports Center China Tianjin, China
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2018 February 3, 2018 Luohu Gymnasium China Shenzhen, China
W.A.R.S. 21: World Championship 2018 January 13, 2018 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, China
W.A.R.S. 20 December 16, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, China
Wu Lin Feng 2017: China VS Canada December 2, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, China
Wu Lin Feng 2017: WCK Muaythai vs Wu Lin Feng November 18, 2017 The Orleans Hotel & Casino United States Las Vegas, USA
W.A.R.S. 19 November 11, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng 2017: Yi Long VS Sitthichai November 4, 2017 Kunming Sports Center Gymnasium China Kunming, China
W.A.R.S.18 October 27, 2017 Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture China Sichuan, China
Wu Lin Feng 2017: World Championship Hong Kong October 14, 2017 Wanchai Southorn Stadium Hong Kong Hong Kong, China
Wu Lin Feng 2017: WLF VS ACB & ACB KB 11 October 7, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, Henan, China
W.A.R.S. 17 September 16, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng 2017: World Championship Xi'an September 2, 2017 Xi'an City Sports Park Gymnasium China Xi'an, China
Wu Lin Feng 2017: New Zealand VS China August 19, 2017 ASB Stadium New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand
Wu Lin Feng 2017: China VS Thailand August 5, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, Henan, China
W.A.R.S. 16 July 22, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng 2017: Russia VS China & ACB KB 10 July 15, 2017 Sports hall "Izmailovo" Russia Moscow, Russia
Wu Lin Feng 2017: China VS Spain July 1, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng 2017: Australia VS China June 24, 2017 Luna Park Sydney Australia Sydney, Australia
W.A.R.S. 15 June 19, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng 2017: Romania VS China June 16, 2017 Sala Olimpia Romania Timișoara, Romania
Wu Lin Feng 2017: China VS Japan June 3, 2017 Helong Gymnasium China Changsha, China
W.A.R.S. 14 May 20, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng 2017: East VS West May 16, 2017 Hershey Centre Canada Toronto, Canada
Wu Lin Feng 2017: China VS USA May 6, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, Henan, China
W.A.R.S. 13 April 22, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng 2017: Thailand VS China April 15, 2017 Central Park Rama 2 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
Wu Lin Feng 2017: China VS Europe April 1, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, Henan, China
W.A.R.S. 12 March 11, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng 2017: Kung Fu VS Muay Thai March 4, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 China Zhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng 2017: Battle of the Golden Triangle February 10, 2017 Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone LaosBokeo Province, Laos
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2017 January 14, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
W.A.R.S. 11: World Championship 2017 January 6, 2017 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
E.P.I.C. 10 November 26, 2016 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
E.P.I.C. 9 October 24, 2016 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
E.P.I.C. 8 September 28, 2016 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
E.P.I.C. 7 August 20, 2016 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
E.P.I.C. 6 July 23, 2016 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
E.P.I.C. 5 June 29, 2016 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
E.P.I.C. 4 May 28, 2016 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
E.P.I.C. 3 April 23, 2016 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
E.P.I.C. 2 March 12, 2016 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2016 January 23, 2016 Shanghai Gymnasium ChinaShanghai, China
E.P.I.C. 1 January 13, 2016 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2015 December 12, 2015 China Agricultural University Gymnasium ChinaBeijing, China
Wu Lin Feng 2015 - Germany vs China - Mix Fight Gala 19 December 5, 2015 Fraport Arena GermanyFrankfurt, Germany
Wu Lin Feng 2015 - Thailand vs China - King's Cup 2015 December 5, 2015 Sanam Luang ThailandBangkok, Thailand
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2015 December 5, 2015 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng 2015 - USA vs China November 13, 2015 Hard Rock Hotel and Casino United StatesLas Vegas, Nevada, United States
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2015 November 7, 2015 Anshan Olympic Sports Center ChinaAnshan, China
Wu Lin Feng 2015 - New Zealand vs China September 19, 2015 ASB Stadium New ZealandAuckland, New Zealand
Wu Lin Feng 2015 - Portugal vs China - Dynamite Fight Night 29 October 10, 2015 Pavilhão Desportivo De Olhos De Água PortugalAlbufeira, Portugal
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2015 October 3, 2015 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2015 September 5, 2015 Guangzhou Tianhe Stadium ChinaGuangzhou, China
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2015 August 22, 2015 Xiamen workers' Stadium ChinaXiamen, China
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2015 August 1, 2015 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng 2015 - Australia vs China July 18, 2015 Qantas Credit Union Arena AustraliaSydney, Australia
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2015 July 4, 2015 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2015 June 6, 2015 Jiyuan Basketball Arena ChinaJiyuan, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2015 May 2, 2015 Xinyang Sports Center ChinaXinyang, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng 2015 - Germany vs China - Day of Destruction 10 April 18, 2015 Sporthalle Wandsbek GermanyHamburg, Germany
Wu Lin Feng 2015 - Japan vs China April 12, 2015 Yoyogi National Gymnasium JapanTokyo, Japan
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2015 April 4, 2015 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng 2015 - Ireland vs China March 21, 2015 Spin Roller Arena Republic of IrelandDublin, Ireland
Wu Lin Feng 2015 - England vs China - KTMMA 3 March 14, 2015 ILEC Conference centre EnglandLondon, England
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2015 March 7, 2015 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2015 January 31, 2015 Jiangnan Coliseum ChinaChongqing, China
Wu Lin Feng 2014 - King's Cup 2014 December 5, 2014 Sanam Luang ThailandBangkok, Thailand
Wu Lin Feng 2014 - USA vs China November 1, 2014 Riviera Hotel and Casino United StatesLas Vegas, Nevada, United States
Wu Lin Feng 2014 - Netherlands vs China September 28, 2014 North Sea Venue NetherlandsZaandam, Netherlands
Wu Lin Feng 2014 - Queen's Cup 2014 August 12, 2014 Sanam Luang ThailandBangkok, Thailand
Wu Lin Feng 2014 - Ireland vs China June 14, 2014 Citywest Hotel Republic of IrelandDublin, Ireland
Wu Lin Feng 2014 - China vs Thailand - Yokkao 9 May 24, 2014 Xinyang Stadium ChinaXinyang, China
Wu Lin Feng 2014 - Germany vs China - Day of Destruction 8 May 10, 2014 Sporthalle Wandsbek GermanyHamburg, Germany
Wu Lin Feng 2014 - New Zealand vs China March 15, 2014 ASB Stadium New ZealandAuckland, New Zealand
Wu Lin Feng 2014 - Kunlun Fight 2 - MAX Muay Thai 6 February 16, 2014 Henan Provincial Stadium ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2014 - Jan 18 January 18, 2014 Xiangyang Gymnasium ChinaXiangyang, Hubei, China
Wu Lin Feng 2013 - USA vs China November 2, 2013 Riviera Hotel & Casino United StatesLas Vegas, Nevada, United States
Wu Lin Feng 2013 - New Zealand vs China August 30, 2013 ASB Stadium New ZealandAuckland, New Zealand
Wu Lin Feng 2013 - China vs Thailand - MAX Muay Thai 3 August 10, 2013 Henan TV Studio 8 ChinaZhengzhou, Henan, China
Wu Lin Feng 2013 - MMA Championship Dubai Jun 6, 2013 Dubai World Trade Center United Arab EmiratesDubai, United Arab Emirates
Wu Lin Feng World Championship 2012 - Dec 31 December 31, 2012 USTB Gymnasium ChinaBeijing, China
Wu Lin Feng 2012 - USA vs China November 11, 2012 Plaza Hotel & Casino United StatesLas Vegas, Nevada, United States
Wu Lin Feng 2012 - New Zealand vs China July 21, 2012 ASB Stadium New ZealandAuckland, New Zealand
Wu Lin Feng 2012 - Germany vs China - Day of Destruction 5 April 28, 2012 Sporthalle Wandsbek GermanyHamburg, Germany
Wu Lin Feng 2011 - New Zealand vs China November 12, 2011 ASB Stadium New ZealandAuckland, New Zealand
Wu Lin Feng 2011 - USA vs China October 22, 2011 Las Vegas Hilton United StatesLas Vegas, Nevada, United States
Wu Lin Feng 2010 - USA vs China November 13, 2010 Harrah’s Ballroom United StatesLas Vegas, Nevada, United States
Wu Lin Feng 2009 - USA vs China August 30, 2009 LV Hilton Hotel & Casino United StatesLas Vegas, Nevada, United States

Champions[edit]

WLF World Championship Champions[edit]

Year Weight Champion Runner-up Location
2017 −63 kg (−138.9 lb) Belgium Nafi Bilalovski China Wang Zhiwei Xi'an, China
2017 −60 kg (−132.3 lb) Spain Javier Hernandez Japan Asahisa Hirotaka Zhengzhou, China
2016 −70 kg (−154.3 lb) Russia Shamil Gasanbekov Germany Enriko Kehl Zhengzhou, China
2015 −63 kg (−138.9 lb) China Wei Rui China Deng Zeqi Zhengzhou, China
2015 −67 kg (−147.7 lb) China Yang Zhuo China Qiu Jianliang Zhengzhou, China

WLF World 8 Man Tournament Champions[edit]

Year Weight Champion Runner-up Since Location
2017 -63 kg Romania Adrian Maxim China Zhao Fuxiang January 14, 2017 Zhengzhou, China
2016 -67 kg China Qiu Jianliang Belarus Andrei Kulebin January 23, 2016 Shanghai, China
2015 -67 kg China Tie Yinghua Russia Khayal Dzhaniev Jan 31, 2015 Chongqing, China
2014 -70 kg Iran Seyedisa Alamdarnezam China Dong Wenfei Jan 18, 2014 Xiangyang, China
2012 -70 kg Caribbean Netherlands Albert Kraus China Dong Wenfei Dec 31, 2012 Beijing, China
2010 -70 kg South Africa Vuyisile Colossa China Dong Wenfei Apr 18, 2010 Henan, China

WLF World Champion[edit]

Weight Champion Since
−100 kg (−220.5 lb) Belarus Andrey Gerasimchuk June 29,2014
−80 kg (−176.4 lb) Canada Simon Marcus February 16, 2014
−73.5 kg (−162.0 lb) China Yi Long January 18, 2014
−71 kg (−156.5 lb) Thailand Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong November 4, 2017
−70 kg (−154.3 lb) Thailand Buakaw Banchamek June 6, 2015
−67 kg (−147.7 lb) China Yang Zhuo Aug 30, 2014
−60 kg (−132.3 lb) China Wang Kehan June 8, 2014
−52 kg (−114.6 lb) Netherlands Jemyma Betrian March 30,2014

WLF International Champion[edit]

Weight Champion Since
−80 kg (−176.4 lb) China Fang Bian Oct 4, 2014
−75 kg (−165.3 lb) China Dong Wenfei Mar 7, 2015
−70 kg (−154.3 lb) United States Raul Rodriguez Nov 2, 2013
−65 kg (−143.3 lb) China Qiu Jianliang April 27, 2014
−63 kg (−138.9 lb) China Wei Rui Aug 30, 2014

Tournament results[edit]

2016 WLF World Championship Tournament −70 kg bracket[edit]

First Round Quarter Finals Semi Finals
(2017-01-14)
Final
(2017-01-14)
China Hu Yafei R3  
Belarus Farkhad Akhmejanau DEC     Belarus Farkhad Akhmejanau DEC  
China Liu Wenlong DEC     China Liu Wenlong R3  
Spain Robert Alan R3       Belarus Farkhad Akhmejanau R3  
China Zhao Yan R3       Germany Enriko Kehl DEC  
Germany Enriko Kehl DEC     Germany Enriko Kehl TKO  
China Ji Xiang DEC     China Ji Xiang R2  
South Korea Gwan Woo Kim R3       Germany Enriko Kehl R3
Morocco Notting Benmo TKO       Russia Shamil Gasanbekov DEC
Thailand Kongnakun R1     Thailand Kongnakun (1) R3  
China Wu Jianan R2     Russia Shamil Gasanbekov DEC  
Russia Shamil Gasanbekov TKO       Russia Shamil Gasanbekov DEC  
China Jiao Fukai DEC       China Jiao Fukai R3  
Armenia Arthur R3     China Jiao Fukai DEC      
China Xiong Ziqiang TKO     China Xiong Ziqiang R3      
Netherlands Hicham Boubkari R1  

(1) Notting injured exit. [5]

2016 WLF World 8 Man Tournament −67 kg bracket[edit]

Quarter Finals
(2016-1-23)
Semi Finals Final
China Qiu Jianliang DEC  
Australia Nathan Robson R3     China Qiu Jianliang TKO  
China Lu Jianbo TKO     China Lu Jianbo R1  
United States Melsik Bagdasaryan R3       China Qiu Jianliang KO
China Xie Lei DEC       Belarus Andrei Kulebin R1
Japan UMA R3     China Xie Lei R3
China Feng Jie R4     Belarus Andrei Kulebin DEC    
Belarus Andrei Kulebin DEC  

2015 WLF World Championship Tournament −63 kg bracket[edit]

First Round
(2015-8-1 / 9-5 / 10-3 / 11-7)
Quarter Finals
(2015-8-1 / 9-5 / 10-3 / 11-7)
Semi Finals
(2015-12-5)
Final
(2015-12-5)
China Jin Ying R3  
Ukraine Bohdan Kopkin DEC     Ukraine Bohdan Kopkin R3  
China Wei Rui DEC     China Wei Rui DEC  
Iran Mahdi Mahmoudvand R3       China Wei Rui DEC  
China Wang Zhiwei R3       Thailand Pakorn PKSaenchaimuaythaigym R3  
Thailand Pakorn PKSaenchaimuaythaigym DEC     Thailand Pakorn PKSaenchaimuaythaigym DEC  
China Wang Fangkun DEC     China Wang Fangkun R3  
Caribbean Netherlands Pietro Doorje R3       China Wei Rui TKO
China Gao Jun R3       China Deng Zeqi R4
Thailand Rungravee Sasiprapa DEC     Thailand Rungravee Sasiprapa DEC  
China Wei Ninghui R3     Belarus Maksim Petkevich R3  
Belarus Maksim Petkevich DEC       Thailand Rungravee Sasiprapa R1  
China Deng Zeqi TKO       China Deng Zeqi KO  
Moldova Maxim Railean R3     China Deng Zeqi DEC      
China Zhao Yongxiang DEC     China Zhao Yongxiang R3      
Japan Ogawa Sho R3  

2015 WLF World Championship Tournament −67 kg bracket[edit]

First Round
(2015-3-7 / 4-4 / 5-2 / 6-6)
Quarter Finals
(2015-3-7 / 4-4 / 5-2 / 6-6)
Semi Finals
(2015-7-4)
Final
(2015-7-4)
China Qiu Jianliang DEC  
Italy Antonio Campagna R3     China Qiu Jianliang R3  
China Guo Dongwang R3     Thailand Jomthong Chuwattana DEC  
Thailand Jomthong Chuwattana DEC       Thailand Jomthong Chuwattana R4  
China Yang Zhuo DEC       China Yang Zhuo DEC  
Japan Komiya Yukihiro R3     China Yang Zhuo TKO  
China Wang Pengfei DEC     China Wang Pengfei R2  
United Kingdom Charlie Peters R3       China Yang Zhuo DEC
China Xie Lei DEC       China Qiu Jianliang R3
Australia Hussein Al Mansour R3     China Xie Lei R3  
China Xu Jifu DEC     China Xu Jifu DEC  
Russia Khayal Dzhaniev R3       China Qiu Jianliang [1] DEC  
China Ji Xiang R3       Belarus Andrei Kulebin R3  
Belarus Andrei Kulebin DEC     Belarus Andrei Kulebin DEC      
China Tie Yinghua TKO     China Tie Yinghua R3      
Japan Nishikawa Kohei R1  

[1] Xu due to injury, Qiu substitute competition. [6]

2015 WLF World 8 Man Tournament −67 kg bracket[edit]

Quarter Finals
(2015-1-31)
Semi Finals Final
China Tie Yinghua DEC  
United States Shane Oblonsky R3     China Tie Yinghua KO  
China Zhang Dezheng R3     South Korea Kim Dong Su R1  
South Korea Kim Dong Su DEC       China Tie Yinghua DEC
China Yang Zhuo DEC       Russia Khayal Dzhaniev R3
Republic of Ireland Sandile Frans R3     China Yang Zhuo R3
China Ji Xiang R3     Russia Khayal Dzhaniev DEC    
Russia Khayal Dzhaniev DEC  

[7]

2014 WLF World 8 Man Tournament −70 kg bracket[edit]

Quarter Finals
(2014-1-18)
Semi Finals Final
China Sun Weichao DEC  
South Korea K.MAX R3     China Sun Weichao R3  
China Dong Wenfei DEC     China Dong Wenfei DEC  
Czech Republic Michael Krcmar R3       China Dong Wenfei R3
China Zhang Dezheng DEC       Iran Seyedisa Alamdarnezam DEC
Germany Dima Weimer R3     China Zhang Dezheng R1
Caribbean Netherlands Albert Kraus R3     Iran Seyedisa Alamdarnezam KO    
Iran Seyedisa Alamdarnezam DEC  

[8]

2012 WLF World 8 Man Tournament −70 kg bracket[edit]

Quarter Finals
(2012-12-31)
Semi Finals Final
China Zhou Zhipeng DEC  
Mexico Luis Bio R3     China Zhou Zhipeng R3  
China Dong Wenfei TKO     China Dong Wenfei DEC  
Brazil Gustavo Mendes R2       China Dong Wenfei R2
China Wang Weihao DEC       Caribbean Netherlands Albert Kraus KO
South Africa Vuyisile Colossa R3     China Wang Weihao R1
China Zheng Zhaoyu R3     Caribbean Netherlands Albert Kraus TKO    
Caribbean Netherlands Albert Kraus TKO  

[9]

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