Amel Dehby Takes Part in Glory World Series
Amel Dehby lands a powerful left ax-kick / Pic: Supplies

WKN kickboxing world champion Amel Dehby takes part in the GLORY women’s super-bantamweight Grand Prix tournament.

Amel Dehby, 24, is a multiple kickboxing world champion from French Nice. Under the patronage of Badreddine Rouabhia at AJSR Saint Raphael, she states an undefeated record of 27 professional bouts. Dehby is a three-time WKN world title holder, who faced the likes of Maria Pantazi, Marta Branas and Veronica Vernocchi. She is known as a technical fighter, as well as the WKN ambassador of female kickboxing across the World.

Amel Dehby reportedly starts her GLORY venture this October. The country host and exact date yet to be released. She is lined up to face muaythai champion from Korea Ji-Waen Lee. The bout is scheduled in the freshly established women’s super-bantamweight division as the forth match of a Grand Prix tournament.

Eight-woman eliminator aims to title promotion’s inaugural champion.

The actual tournament is set for several GLORY events. The first match up saw American Tiffany van Soest taking a unanimous decision over Moroccan Esma Hasshass at GLORY 30 on Saturday 13th May in Los Angeles, California. The following bout is scheduled for GLORY 31 where Dutch Isis Verbeek will battle English Iman ‘Pretty Killer’ Barlow on 25th June in Amsterdam, Holland. The date of the third clash between American Zoila Frausto and German Daniel Graf is yet to be revealed.

Amel Dehby is the following kickboxer of the WKN Top Team who takes part in GLORY World Series. On April 29 ‘The Giant Slovak’ Tomas Mozny made his victorious debut at Glory 29 Copenhagen where he defeated Turkish Cihad Kepenek.

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Parviz Iskenderov

Parviz Iskenderov is a muaythai fighter from Perth, Australia. He is a former national champion of Belarus, and also a finalist of IFMA European Cup. He is an editor and journalist at FIGHTMAG. He covers national and world news. Iskenderov is also the WKN (World Kickboxing Network) international coordinator for Australia.

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