The former Glory Ww and 2012 K-1 World Max champion Murthel Groenhart entered this fight with a kickboxing record of 67-23-3 (38 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 super middleweight in the world but he comes off the loss agaisnt Harut Grigorian (Murthel Groenhart vs Harut Grigorian 3). Before this bout, in the second half of 2017, he had beat Harut Grigorian (Groenhart vs Grigorian II) and Cedric Doumbe (Cedric Doumbe vs Murthel Groenhart 2).
His opponent, the Enfusion world champ Mohammed Jaraya, has an official record of 64-6-0 (36 knockouts) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts in 2017, against Nordin Ben Moh and Redouan Laarkoubi, but then he has won over Yassin Baitar and Miles Simson. Groenhart vs Jaraya is on the undercard of Rico Verhoeven vs Guto Inocente – Glory 59. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 59: Amsterdam
Where: Johan Cruyff Arena, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Division: catchweight (169.8 lbs, 77 kg)
Groenhart’s next fight: Murthel Groenhart vs Alim Nabiev
Groenhart vs Jaraya fight video:
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