Title Fight Headlines GLORY 35 in France
GLORY Kickboxing will return to France this November, and has announced multiple bouts for both GLORY 35 and the Superfight Series card that will air on the same day.
GLORY 35 will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Sittichai (112-29-5, 30 KO) and challenger Marat Grigorian (48-9-2, 29 KO). The two fought last November with Sittichai winning by unanimous decision.
In the co-main event, French fighter Zinedine Hameur-Lain (56-13, 35 KO) will fight Pavel "The Caiman" Zhuravlev (69-11, 25 KO).
The event will also include a four-main tournament to decide the next heavyweight contender. Here’s the announced GLORY 35 card in its entirety:
Lightweight World Title Headline Bout: Sittichai vs. Marat Grigorian
Heavyweight Tournament Final Bout: Winner of Bout A vs. Winner of Bout B
Light Heavyweight Co-Headline Bout: Zinedine Hameur-Lain vs. Pavel Zhuravlev
Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal Bout B: TBA vs. TBA
Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal Bout A: Jahfarr Wilnis vs. Mladen Brestovac
In addition the GLORY 35, the Nice event will include another title fight in GLORY 35 Superfight Series. Light heavy-weight champion Artem Vakhitov (16-5, 6 KO) will fight interim champion Zack "The Black Warrior" Mwekassa (15-3, 13 KO).
Vakhitov had been scheduled to fight at GLORY 31 Amsterdam but had to pull out of the bout due to injury, giving way for Mwekassa to win the interim title.
GLORY 35: Superfight Series:
Light Heavyweight Title Unification Bout: Artem Vakhitov vs. Zack Mwekassa
Welterweight Bout: Karim Benmansour vs. Eyevan Danenberg
Super Bantamweight Bout: Amel Dehby vs. Ji-Waen Lee
Lightweight Bout: Josh Jauncey vs. Dylan Salvador