The Glory Ww and 2012 K-1 World Max champion Murthel Groenhart entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 67-23-3 (37 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 super middleweight in the world. He lost to Nieky Holzken in 2016 (Holzken vs Groenhart 3) but he came back to win in 2017 beating Thongchai Sitsongpeenong (Groenhart vs Sitsongpeenong), Alan Scheinson, Harut Grigorian (Groenhart vs Grigorian II) and Cedric Doumbe (Cedric Doumbe vs Murthel Groenhart 2).
His opponent, Harut Grigorian, has an official record of 55-11-0 (32 knockouts) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class. He faced twice Groenhart losing both in 2012 (Murthel Groenhart vs Harut Grigorian I) and in 2017; after their second bout he has won the Glory welterweight contender tournament beating Karim Benmansour and Antoine Pinto. Groenhart vs Grigorian 3, main event of Glory 50, is valid for the Glory welterweight title (Groenhart’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 50: Chicago
Where: UIC Pavilion, Chicago, USA
Division: catchweight (169.8 lbs, 77 kg)
Title: Glory Welterweight Championship
Groenhart’s previous fight: Cedric Doumbe vs Murthel Groenhart 2
Grigorian’s next fight: Harut Grigorian vs Alim Nabiev
Groenhart’s next fight: Murthel Groenhart vs Mohammed Jaraya
Groenhart vs Grigorian 3 fight video:
(Free embeddable video hosted on Youtube and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights)