Saturday November 7, 2015– On Friday, Nov. 6, GLORY hosted GLORY 25 and GLORY SuperFight Series Milan from PalaIper in Monza, Italy. The five-fight card for GLORY 25 aired live on ESPN3.
In the main event of the evening, the fight card was be headlined by a lightweight title fight between current champion, Robin van Roosmalen and #1-ranked contender Sittichai Sitsongpeenong. This fight was an entertaining fight with plenty of exchanges, but the from the start of the fight, Thai fighter was one step ahead of the champ.
In the co-main we saw kickboxing legend Giorgio Petrosyan return to GLORY against rising Canadian, Josh Jauncey. “The Doctor’s” last fight in GLORY was a KO loss to Andy Ristie. Petrosyan was gone for a while form the sport but returned to fight 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 loosing by decision to Sitsongpeenong in the final.
Also on the card was a one night, four-man “Contender” tournament in the welterweight division. The semifinal fighters were Murthel Groenhart vs. Nicola Gallo and Yoann Kongolo vs. Karim Ghajji.
Check out the results and photos for GLORY 25 and GLORY SuperFight Series Milan.
GLORY SUPERFIGHT SERIES MILAN PHOTOS:
GLORY 25 PHOTOS:
GLORY 25 RESULTS:
- Robin van Roosmalen def Sittichai Sitsongpeenong via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)
- Tournament Final: Murthel Groenhart def Karim Ghajji via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 30-27)
- Giorgio Petrosyan def Josh Jauncey via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Tournament semi-final: Karim Ghajji def Yoann Kongolo via majority decision (29-27, 29-27, 28-28)
- Tournament semi-final: Murthel Groenhart def Nicola Gallo via TKO (cut) RD2 (1:03)
- Featherweight title fight: Serhiy Adamchuk def Gabriel Varga via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)
- Artem Vahkitov def Danyo Illunga via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
- Vittorio Lemano def Samir Boukhidous via TKO (cut) RD 2 (2:30)
- Stefano Bruno def Hosam Radwan via TKO RD 2 2:37
- Anatoly Moiseev def Teo Mikelic via unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26, 30-26)