The current Glory Mw champion Alex Pereira entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 38-6-0 (27 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 cruiserweight in the world. He fought six times in 2017 losing once, with Yousri Belgaroui in their first bout, but then he has won over Maycon Silva, Simon Marcus (Marcus vs Pereira) and he took revenge on Belgaroui (Alex Pereira vs Yousri Belgaroui 2).
His opponent, Yousri Belgaroui, has an official record of 24-4-0 (12 knockouts) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. After losing to Pereira last year he has beat Dawid Kasperski in 2018 while in 2017 he had also defeated Agron Preteni and Jason Wilnis (Wilnis vs Belgaroui). Pereira vs Belgaroui 3, main event of Glory 55, is valid for the Glory middleweight title (Pereira’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 55: New York
Where: Hulu Theater, New York, USA
Division: catchweight (187.4 lbs, 85 kg)
Title: Glory Middleweight Championship title
Pereira’s previous fight: Alex Pereira vs Yousri Belgaroui 2
Pereira’s next fight: Alex Pereira vs Simon Marcus 2
Pereira vs Belgaroui 3 fight video:
(Free embeddable video hosted on Facebook and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights)