Glory 31 set for Amsterdam, Netherlands

Glory 31

Glory 31 is set to take place in Amsterdam, Netherlands on June 25th. The event will feature Glory lightweight champion Robin van Roosmalen vs. Sittichai Sitsongpeenong.

The fight between van Roosmalen and Sittichai will be a re-match of their controversial Glory 25 title fight which many people though Sittichai won, but the judges awarded it to van Roosmalen. The two fighters have taken different paths since their first bout with van Roosmalen’s only fight having been his MMA debut. Sittichai on the other hand has been busy, he won the Glory lightweight contender tournament, not to mention a Kunlun Fight tournament.

There will also be a welterweight contender tournament. The two confirmed fighters in the tournament so far are Murthel Groenhart and Karim Benmansour.

Artem Vakhitov will make his first title defense since winning the Glory light heavyweight title from Saulo Cavalari at Glory 28. Challenging him for his title will be Mourad Bouzidi.

Glory 31 Fight Card:
Robin van Roosmalen (c) vs. Sittichai Sitsongpeenong – For Glory Lightweight Championship
Artem Vakhitov (c) vs. Mourad Bouzidi – For Glory Light Heavyweight Championship
Mosab Amrani vs. Eddy Naït-Slimani

Glory 31 Welterweight Contender Tournament:
Murthel Groenhart
Karim Benmansour

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