The 2014 Lumpinee Ww and current Glory Lw champion Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong entered this fight with a pro kickboxing record of 119-30-5 (32 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 super welterweight in the world. He lost to Superbon Banchamek in 2016 (Sitthichai vs Superbon 2) but then he has won seven bouts beating Dzhabar Askerov (Sitthichai vs Askerov), Yi Long (Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs Yi Long) and Christian Baya in his last three (Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs Christian Baya).
His opponent, Tyjani Beztati, has an official record of 16-2-0 (6 knockouts) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. He lost to Stoyan Koprivienski at the end of 2017 but he came back to win in 2018 with Anil Cabri. Sitthichai vs Beztati, main event of Glory 53, is valid for the Glory lightweight title (Sitthichai’s fourth defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 53: Lille
Where: Zenith de Lille, Lille, France
Division: super welterweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Title: Glory Lightweight Championship
Sitthichai’s previous fight: Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs Christian Baya
Sitthichai’s next fight: Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs Marat Grigorian 4
Sitthichai vs Beztati fight video: