The Glory Ww champion Nieky Holzken entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 89-11-0 (46 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 super middleweight in the world. He suffered his last defeat when he faced L’houcine Ouzgni in 2012, since then he has collected ten consecutive victories winning the Glory Ww tournament in 2013, beating Joseph Valtellini in the final (=Valtellini vs Holzken) and defeating Yoann Kongolo in his last fight (=Nieky Holzken vs Yoann Kongolo).
His opponent, the former K-1 world Max champion Murthel Groenhart, has an official record of 63-22-3 (35 knockouts) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. He has already fought seven times in 2016 losing twice, against Cedric Doumbe (=Groenhart vs Doumbe) and Artur Kyshenko (=Kyshenko vs Groenhart 2), but he defeated Yoann Kongolo (=Groenhart vs Kongolo) and Jonatan Oliveira in his last two bouts. In their two previous fights Holzken beat Groenhart via decision both in 2010 and in 2015 (=Holzken vs Groenhart 2). Holzken vs Groenhart 3, main event of Glory 34, is valid for the Glory welterweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 34: Denver
Where: 1stBank Center, Broomfield, Colorado, USA
Division: catchweight (169.8 lbs, 77 kg)
Title: Glory Welterweight Championship
Holzken’s previous fight: Nieky Holzken vs Yoann Kongolo
Holzken’s next fight: Nieky Holzken vs Cedric Doumbe
Groenhart’s next fight: Murthel Groenhart vs Thongchai Sitsongpeenong
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