The 2014 Lumpinee Ww and current Glory Lw champion Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong entered this fight with a pro kickboxing record of 121-30-5 (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 nine bouts beating Christian Baya (Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs Christian Baya), Tyjani Beztati (Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs Tyjani Beztati) and Marat Grigorian in 2018 (Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs Marat Grigorian 4).
His opponent, Josh Jauncey, has a record of 29-8-0 (15 knockouts) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Elvis Gashi last year but he came back to win in 2018 beating Stoyan Koprivienski and Chris Baya. In their previous bout Sitthichai had defeated Jauncey via unanimous decision (June 5, 2015 – Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs Josh Jauncey I); this second fight, main event of Glory 61, is valid for the Glory lightweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 61: New York
Where: Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, USA
Division: super welterweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Title: Glory Lightweight Championship
Sitthichai’s previous fight:Sitthichai vs Marat Grigorian 4
Sitthichai vs Jauncey 2 fight video:
(Free embeddable video hosted on Facebook and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights)