Review: 2014-11-07, nice and close fight between Davit Kiria and Robin van Roosmalen: it gets three starrs. Davit Kiria entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 23-8-0 (12 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 super welterweight in the world, he has already faced twice van Roosmalen loosing both fights, in 2011 and 2013 (=Roosmalen vs Kiria 2), but after this bout he managed to defeat Andy Ristie winning the Glory lightweight title (=Ristie vs Kiria).
His opponent, Robin van Roosmalen, has an official record of 43-14-3 (14 knockouts) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class, he suffered his last defeat at the end of 2013 when he faced Andy Ristie in the final of the Glory lightweight tournament (=Roosmalen vs Ristie); after that bout he came back to win in 2014 beating Marat Grigorian (=Roosmalen vs Grigorian). Kiria vs Roosmalen 3, main event of Glory 18, is valid for the Glory lightweight title (Kiria’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: GLORY 18: Oklahoma
Where: Grand Casino Hotel Resort, Shawnee, Oklahoma, USA
Division: super welterweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Title: Glory lightweight championship
Glory 18 fight card (main card):
Zack Mwekassa vs Saulo Cavalari final
Davit Kiria vs Robin van Roosmalen 3
Wayne Barrett vs Jason Wilnis
Danyo Ilunga vs Saulo Cavalari semifinal
Zack Mwekassa vs Brian Collette semifinal
Kiria’s previous fight: Andy Ristie vs Davit Kiria
Roosmalen’s previous fight: Robin van Roosmalen vs Marat Grigorian
Roosmalen’s next fight: Robin van Roosmalen vs Andy Ristie 2
Alternative highlights video hosted on Youtube