RUFF 9 slated for May18th at the MGM Grand Sanya in China

Coming off the 2013 RUFF Super Fight, RUFF 9 will be headlined by two Flyweights looking to get back into the contender mix, well-rounded Shang Zhifa and Beijing Top Team grappler Amu RiJiRiGaLa. RUFF 9 will also be host to 10 other fights showing off a lot of new Chinese MMA talent looking to rise up the ranks and also some RUFF veterans looking to become a common name along with The Ranik Ultimate Fighting Federation.

The first fight of the New Season of RUFF will be held in SanYa-HaiNan MGM Grand Sanya at Yalong Bay . The emergence of MGM Grand Sanya will strengthen MGM’s brand influence in China through its 675 guest rooms as the total, includes 596 standard rooms, 73 suites and 6 exclusive villas on the beachfront offer. It will embody fashion, entertainment, fine dining and luxury by adding new resorts elements to this “Hawaii of the East” destination.

The first Co-main event will be will be a featherweight battle with RUFF newcomer and Chinese MMA veteran Ning GuangYou facing off against hard-hitting Jiang ZhouWen, who is coming off a submission win at RUFF 7.  Sharing the co-main event slot will be two RUFF newcomers, Muay Thai specialist and Hong Kong based Sylvain Nouwen will be going toe to toe with Sanda specialist JiRiGaLa in the Light Heavy Weight division.

Rounding out the main card will be RUFF’s first welterweight fight, which will showcase one of China’s top Sanda fighters Wang AnYing, and Taiwan based Muay Thai Fighter Huang YuRen. Also we will have an exciting match up between two hard-hitting Bantamweight strikers AyiDeng JuMaYi and Li ShuaiHu.

The Undercard will play host to very interesting fights between young and upcoming Chinese Talents, including a lot of newcomers to the RUFF cage. Former Flyweight title challenger Liu Pingyuan looks to get back to his winning ways in a rematch against China Top Team fighter Liu LianJie.

Also China Top Teams Zhao WuHeng will be making his return to the RUFF cage to face off against Tianjin K-1 Club fighter and RUFF newcomer Song YaDong.  The young Lv ZhenHong will try to stick with his winning ways after two straight wins and spoil Xie Jie’s first fight with RUFF.  Another fighter will be returning to RUFF after tapping out to top contender Wu ChengJie, Dong YanJun will be facing off against new RUFF fighter and student of Chinese MMA veteran Jiang LongYun, Zou YuLei.

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As it stands, check out the fight card below:

  • Amu RiJiRiGaLa vs. Shang Zhifa
  • Ning GuangYou vs. Jiang ZhouWen
  • RiRiGaLa vs. Sylvain Nouwen
  • Huang YuRen vs. Wang AnYing
  • AyiDeng JuMaYi vs. Li ShuaiHu
  • Liu LianJie vs. Liu PingYuan
  • Zhao WuHeng vs. Song YaDong
  • Xie Jie vs. Lv ZhenHong
  • Yao ZhiKui vs. Wang DaoYuan
  • Zou YuLei vs. Dong YanJun
  • Jonathan Paulson vs. Zhang Di


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