The current Glory Fw and former Glory Lw champion Robin van Roosmalen entered this fight with a pro kickboxing record of 51-17-3 (13 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 welterweight in the world. He lost the rematch with Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong in 2016 (Roosmalen vs Sitthichai 2) but then he has won five bouts beating Sergey Adamchuk (Robin van Roosmalen vs Sergey Adamchuk) and Kevin VanNostrand in his last two (Robin van Roosmalen vs Kevin VanNostrand).
His opponent, the former WMC champion and top-ten ranked in the Lumpinee and Rajadamnern stadiums Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao (also known as Petpanomrung Kiatmuu9), has an official record of 159-37-2 (27 knockouts) and he entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts last year, the first fight with Robin van Roosmalen (via majority decision, Roosmalen vs Petchpanomrung I) and against Rambo PetchPTT, but then he has won four fights defeating Abdellah Ezbiri and Kevin VanNostrand in his last two (Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao vs Kevin VanNostrand). Roosmalen vs Kiatmookao 2 is valid for the Glory featherweight title; undercard of Rico Verhoeven vs Guto Inocente – Glory 59. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 59: Amsterdam
Where: Johan Cruyff Arena, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Division: catchweight (143.3 lbs, 65 kg)
Title: Glory Featherweight Championship
Roosmalen’s previous fight: Robin van Roosmalen vs Kevin VanNostrand
Kiatmookao’s previous fight: Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao vs Kevin VanNostrand
Roosmalen vs Kiatmookao fight video:
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