The former WMC champion and top-ten ranked in the Lumpinee and Rajadamnern stadiums Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao (also known as Petpanomrung Kiatmuu9) entered this fight with a pro kickboxing record of 159-36-2 (27 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.6 super lightweight in the world. He lost two consecutive bouts last year, against Robin van Roosmalen (Roosmalen vs Petchpanomrung) and Rambo PetchPTT, but then he has beat Xie Lei, Zakaria Zouggary (Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao vs Zakaria Zouggary) and Abdellah Ezbiri.
His opponent, Kevin VanNostrand (who replaces Robin van Roosmalen), has a record of 17-2-0 (12 knockouts) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class but he comes off the loss against Roosmalen (Robin van Roosmalen vs Kevin VanNostrand), before this bout, in 2017, he had won over DJ Miller, Mo Abdurahman, Giga Chikadze and Anvar Boynazarov (Kevin VanNostrand vs Anvar Boynazarov). Kiatmookao vs VanNostrand is valid for the interim Glory featherweight title; undercard of Alex Pereira vs Yousri Belgaroui 3 – Glory 55; they also faced each other a second time on November 23, 2019 (Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao vs Kevin VanNostrand 2). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 55: New York
Where: Hulu Theater, New York, USA
Division: catchweight (143.3 lbs, 65 kg)
Title: interim Glory Featherweight Championship title
VanNostrand’s previous fight: Robin van Roosmalen vs Kevin VanNostrand
Kiatmookao’s next fight: Robin van Roosmalen vs Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao 2
Kiatmookao vs VanNostrand fight video:
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