2015 K-1 MUAY THAI fight – Nieky Holzken vs Murthel Groenhart 2 – full fight Video Glory 26

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-12-04, close fight with some nice and tough exchanges: Nieky Holzken vs Murthel Groenhart 2 gets three stars.

Nieky Holzken entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 87-11-0 (46 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 super middleweight in the world. He suffered his last defeat in 2012 when he faced L’houcine Ouzgni, since then he has collected eight consecutive victories winning the Glory Ww tournament in 2013 beating Joseph Valtellini in the final (=Valtellini vs Holzken) and defeating Raymond Daniels in his last fight (=Holzken vs Daniels 2).
His opponent, Murthel Groenhart, has an official record of 58-19-3 (32 knockouts) and he entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. He lost his first two bouts in 2015, against Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong (=Groenhart vs Sitthichai) and Chad Sugden, but then he has won the Glory welterweight contender tournament beating Karim Ghajji in the final (=Ghajji vs Groenhart). In their first bout Holzken defeated Groenhart by decision (October 16, 2010); this second fight is valid for the Glory welterweight title (held by Holzken); undercard of Rico Verhoeven vs Benjamin Adegbuyi 2 – Glory 26. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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Event: Glory 26: Amsterdam

Date: 2015-12-04

Where: Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Division: catchweight (169.8 lbs, 77 kg)

Title: Glory Welterweight Championship

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Nieky Holzken def. Murthel Groenhart (split decision)

 

Holzken’s previous fight: Nieky Holzken vs Raymond Daniels 2

Groenhart’s previous fight: Karim Ghajji vs Murthel Groenhart

Groenhart’s next fight: Murthel Groenhart vs Cedric Doumbe

Holzken’s next fight: Nieky Holzken vs Yoann Kongolo

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