The 2014 Lumpinee Ww, Kunlun and current Glory Lw champion Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong entered this fight with a record of 139-17-2 (32 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 super welterweight in the world. He lost to Superbon Banchamek in 2016 (Sitthichai vs Superbon 2) but then he has won ten bouts beating Tyjani Beztati (Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs Tyjani Beztati), Marat Grigorian (Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs Marat Grigorian 4) and Josh Jauncey in his last three (Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs Josh Jauncey 2).
His opponent, the former K-1 and Kunlun champ Marat Grigorian, has an official record of 60-11-1 (35 knockouts) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. After losing to Sittichai last year, he defeated Christian Baya in December. In their previous fights Sitthichai beat Grigorian once in 2015 (Sitthichai vs Grigorian) and twice in 2016 (Sitthichai vs Grigorian 2 and Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs Marat Grigorian 3). Sitthichai vs Grigorian 5 is valid for the Glory lightweight title; undercard of Alex Pereira vs Jason Wilnis 3 – Glory 65. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 65: Utrecht
Where: Central Studios, Utrecht, Netherlands
Division: super welterweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Title: Glory Lightweight Championship
Sitthichai’s previous fight: Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs Josh Jauncey 2
Grigorian’s next fight: Marat Grigorian vs Tyjani Beztati
Sitthichai vs Grigorian 5 fight video:
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