GLORY kickboxing heads back to Europe this afternoon (Fri., Nov. 6, 2015) after two straight cards in the U.S. with GLORY 25 from The Palalper in Monza, Italy.
The fight card will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between current champion, Robin van Roosmalen (34-6) and No. 1-ranked contender Sittichai Sitsongpeenong (103-28-5).
In his last fight, van Roosmalen defended his belt for the first time in a unanimous decision win over Andy Ristie at GLORY 20. “Poker face” won the belt by defeating Davit Kiria by split decision at GLORY 18 last November. Sitsongpeenong defeated both Kiria and Josh Jauncey in the GLORY 22 “Contender” tournament to earn the title shot against van Roosmalen.
The co-main will see kickboxing legend Giorgio Petrosyan (81-2-1) return to GLORY action against rising Canadian, Josh Jauncey (23-5). “The Doctor’s” last fight in GLORY was a knockout loss to Andy Ristie. After some time away from the sport, Petrosyan returned to action earlier this year and won two fights on the Italian regional scene. Jauncey finished Coulibaly Djime in the opening round of the GLORY 22 tournament before succumbing by decision to Sitsongpeenong in the final.
There will also be a one night, four-man “Contender” tournament in the ….View original article
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