The former Glory Ww champion Nieky Holzken entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 90-13-0 (56 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.4 super middleweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive losses, both with Cedric Doumbe (=Holzken vs Doumbe I and Doumbe vs Holzken II).
His opponent, the 2016 Wmc light-Hw champion Alim Nabiyev, has a kickboxing record of 45-6-0 (20 knockouts) and he entered as the No.6 in the same weight class. He lost to Diogo Calado last year but then he has won over Vladimír Moravcík, Yohan Lidon, Zhang Yang and Jimmy Vienot. Holzken vs Nabiev is on the undercard of Rico Verhoeven vs Jamal Ben Saddik 2 – Glory 49. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 49 Redemption: Rotterdam
Where: Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Division: catchweight (169.8 lbs, 77 kg)
Holzken’s previous fight: Cedric Doumbe vs Nieky Holzken 2
Nabiev’s next fight: Cedric Doumbe vs Alim Nabiev
Holzken’s next fight: Nieky Holzken vs Cosmo Alexandre 2
Holzken vs Nabiev fight video:
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