2016 K-1 MUAY THAI fight – Nieky Holzken vs Murthel Groenhart 3 – full fight Video Glory 34

2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-10-21, close fight but not so exciting: Nieky Holzken vs Murthel Groenhart 3 gets two stars.

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

Date: 2016-10-21

Where: 1stBank Center, Broomfield, Colorado, USA

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 (unanimous decision)


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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1 thought on “2016 K-1 MUAY THAI fight – Nieky Holzken vs Murthel Groenhart 3 – full fight Video Glory 34”

  1. Very close fight which could go either way. Fisrt part was dominated by Nieky and the second by his rival. Most likely Groenhart consumed a lot of ice for reducing the swollen effect caused by Nieky’s kicks on his left leg.


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