Glory Returns To France On October 28th
After hosting Glory 42 in Paris this past June, they make their way to Lyon for Glory 47 and the Glory 47 Super Fight Series on October 28th.
In the main event it will be a light heavyweight clash as Artem Vakhitov battles the number two ranked challenger in Brazilian Ariel Machado.
Coming back from a hand injury at Glory 38 in Chicago, Vakhitov looks to defeat Machado who defeated Danyo Illunga and Zinedine Hameur-Lain also at Glory 38 to earn this chance.
In a welterweight showcase two native Frenchmen will face off as Cédric Doumbé fights Yohal Lidon
Lidon stepped in as a short-notice injury replacement at GLORY 42 Paris. With a full training camp ahead of GLORY 47 Lyon, he will look to display the raw power and technical skill that has made him a fan favorite and won him numerous titles, including ISKA, WBC Muay Thai, WKN and It’s Showtime belts.
GLORY 47 Lyon will also feature a one-night, four-man featherweight contender tournament.
Fabio Pinca looks to make his hometown proud when he takes on Uzbekistan’s Anvar Boynazrov.
In the second semi-final matchup it will be the French Moroccan Azize Hilali facing an opponent to be named later.
The current GLORY 47 Lyon fight card
Light Heavyweight Title Headline Bout: Artem Vakhitov vs. Ariel Machado
Featherweight Tournament Final Bout: Winner of Bout A vs. Winner of Bout B
Welterweight Co-Headline Bout: Cédric Doumbé vs. Yohan Lidon
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Bout B: Azize Hliali vs. TBA
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Bout A: Fabio Pinca vs. Anvar Boynazarov
GLORY 47 SuperFight Series fight card
Featherweight Bout: Dylan Salvador vs. TBA
Super Bantamweight Contender Bout: Anissa Meksen vs. Funda Alkayiş
Middleweight Bout: Ahaggan Yassine vs. Maxim Vorovski
Welterweight Bout: Jimmy Vienot vs. TBA