K-1 will return on December 28, 2013 in Foshan, China. The event will feature two quarterfinal matches for the World MAX tournament as well as a China vs. Thailand series. The quarterfinal bouts for the MAX tournament will feature Buakaw Banchamek vs. Zhou Zhipeng and Andy Souwer vs. Enriko Kehl. The remainder of the World Max quarterfinal bouts are expected to take place early next year.
In the China vs. Thailand series fans will get to see Saenchai PKSaenchaimuaythaigym fight on K-1. His opponent will be Kong Hong Xing, other notable names on the fight card include Chinese fighters Xie Lei and Li Ning.
World Max Tournament Quarterfinals
Buakaw Banchamek vs. Zhou Zhipeng
Andy Souwer vs. Enriko Kehl
China vs. Thailand Series
Kong Hong Xing vs. Saenchai
Li Ning vs. Sutin
Han Kai Hu vs. Chengrob
Zhang Kai Yin vs. Rachen
Xie Lei vs. Pasol