The Glory Ww champion Nieky Holzken entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 88-11-0 (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 nine consecutive victories winning the Glory Ww tournament in 2013, beating Joseph Valtellini in the final (=Valtellini vs Holzken) and defeating Murthel Groenhart in his last fight (=Holzken vs Groenhart 2).
His opponent, Yoann Kongolo, has an official record of 61-6-0 (40 knockouts) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He lost to Karim Ghajji last year (=Ghajji vs Kongolo) but then he came back to win against Karapet Karapetyan. Holzken vs Kongolo, main event of Glory 29, is valid for the Glory welterweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 29: Copenhagen
Where: Forum Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Division: catchweight (169.8 lbs, 77 kg)
Title: Glory Welterweight Championship
Holzken’s previous fight: Nieky Holzken vs Murthel Groenhart 2
Kongolo’s next fight: Yoann Kongolo vs Harut Grigorian
Holzken’s next fight: Nieky Holzken vs Murthel Groenhart 3
(Alternative free embeddable video hosted on Youtube)