Review: 2014-06-21, back and forth fight with two spectacular knockdowns: Marc de Bonte vs Joseph Valtellini gets three stars. Marc de Bonte entered this fight with a pro kickboxing record of 87-11-1 (19 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.4 light heavyweight in the world, he suffered his last defeat in 2012 when he faced Murthel Groenhart (=Groenhart vs de Bonte), after that bout he has fought just twice beating L’houcine Ouzgni and Karapet Karapetyan (=Karapetyan vs de Bonte 2); in this last fight he won the Glory welterweight title.
His opponent, Joseph Valtellini, has an official record of 11-2-0 (10 KOs=90%) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class, he fought five times in 2013 losing only his last bout against Nieky Holzken (=Valtellini vs Holzken). De Bonte vs Valtellini is valid for the Glory welterweight title (de Bonte’s first defense); undercard of Rico Verhoeven vs Daniel Ghita 2 – Glory 17. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: GLORY 17 Los Angeles: Last Man Standing
Where: The Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
Division: catchweight (169.8 lbs, 77 kg)
Title: Glory welterweight championship title
Glory 17 fight card (main fights):
Rico Verhoeven vs Daniel Ghita 2
Joe Schilling vs Artem Levin 2 final
Marc de Bonte vs Joseph Valtellini
Simon Marcus vs Joe Schilling 3 quarterfinal
Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic vs Jarrell Miller 2
Andy Ristie vs Ky Hollenbeck
De Bonte’s previous fight: Karapet Karapetyan vs Marc de Bonte 2
Valtellini’s previous fight: Joseph Valtellini vs Nieky Holzken