GLORY 72: Petch and VanNostrand battle to a draw

Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao and Kevin VanNostrand battled to a majority draw in their GLORY featherweight championship main event at GLORY 72 in Chicago, Illinois.

This was a rematch of their fight from GLORY 55 last year, which saw Kiatmookao best VanNostrand to win the interim featherweight title.

Kiatmookao got off to a hot start in this bout with VanNostrand as well, rocking him early on in the first round. VanNostrand, however, attempted to answer back by changing things up.

Kiatmookao attempted to score well inside and in the clinch, while also using his kicks outside of it. It was the clinch, however, that played a role in the fight’s result, as excessive holding led to the referee deducting a point from Kiatmookao in the closing seconds of the fight.

While the champ scored a 48-46 decision on one card, the other two judges scored the fight 47-47, ruling a majority draw.

Main Card

GLORY featherweight championship: (c.) Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao vs. Kevin VanNostrand goes to a majority draw (48-46, 47-47, 47-47)

Ryot Waller def. Chris Camozzi via extra-round split decision

Jady Menezes def. Chommanee Sor Taehiran via KO (Rd. 3, 1:57)

Bailey Sugden def. John Morehouse via TKO (Rd. 1, 1:12)

SuperFight Series Card

Serhiy Adamchuk def. Abraham Vidales via TKO (Rd. 3, 1:27)

Charles Rodriguez def. Taylor Krahl via TKO (Rd. 1, 2:59)

Nathan Ward def. Justin Greskiewicz via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

Joe Taylor def. Derek Loffer via KO (Rd. 2, 2:09)

John King def. Tom Matlon via KO (Rd. 1, 0:10)

Prelims Card

Kanat Tassybay def. Ben Acosta via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

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