The former Glory Ww and 2012 K-1 World Max champion Murthel Groenhart entered this fight with a kickboxing record of 68-23-3 (39 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.2 super middleweight in the world. He fought twice last year losing to current #1 Glory Ww champ Harut Grigorian (Murthel Groenhart vs Harut Grigorian 3) and beating Mohammed Jaraya (Murthel Groenhart vs Mohammed Jaraya).
His opponent, the 2016 WMC champion Alim Nabiev, has an official record of 50-7-0 (21 knockouts) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year defeating Cedric Doumbe (Cedric Doumbe vs Alim Nabiev) and Eyevan Danenberg but between these two bouts he also lost to Harut Grigorian (Harut Grigorian vs Alim Nabiev). Groenhart vs Nabiev is on the undercard of Harut Grigorian vs Cedric Doumbe – Glory 64. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 64: Strasbourg
Where: Rhenus Sport, Strasbourg, France
Division: catchweight (169.8 lbs, 77 kg)
Groenhart’s previous fight: Murthel Groenhart vs Mohammed Jaraya
Groenhart vs Nabiev fight video:
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