Artem Vakhitov, Glory Kickboxing
Glory 47 Lyon: Artem Vakhitov victorious over Ariel Machado

Glory Kickboxing visited Lyon on Saturday October 28, featuring the ten-fight held at Palais des Sports de Gerland. The program traditionally comprised two chapters with Glory 47 Lyon live on ESPN3, following Glory 47 Super Fight Series stream on UFC Fight Pass. The roster included the A-list French fighters, as well as the international competitors.

In the main event at Glory 47 Lyon Russian Artem Vakhitov defended the light heavyweight belt, claiming a unanimous decision against Brazilian Ariel Machado. Also on the card Abdellah Ezbiri took all four-man featherweight tournament earning the decision against Aziz Hlali and Anvar Boynazarov. On the way to the final the latter caused an upset when he knocked out French star Fabio Pinca in the second round.

In the main event at Glory 47 Super Fight Series Dylan Salvador scored a unanimous decision against Massaro Glunder. As well, Anissa Meksen defeated Funda Alkayis via the third round TKO (injury), and became the number-1 contender for the women’s super bantamweight title.

In addition, Alim Nabiev took a split decision against Jimmy Vienot, and Abdarhmane Coulibaly similarly defeated Florent Kaouachi. The complete results can be found below.

Light heavyweight Artem Vakhitov def. Ariel Machado by decision
Featherweight tournament final: Abdellah Ezbiri def. Anvar Boynazarov by decision
Welterweight Cedric Doumbe def. Yohan Lidon by decision
Featherweight tournament semi-final Abdellah Ezbiri def. Aziz Hlali by decision
Featherweight tournament semi-final Anvar Boynazarov def. Fabio Pinca by KO R2
Featherweight Dylan Salvador def. Massaro Glunder by decision
Bantamweight Anissa Meksen def. Funda Alkayis by TKO R3
Middleweight Ahaggan Yassine def. Maxim Vorovski by split decision
Welterweight Alim Nabiev def. Jimmy Vienot by split decision
Light heavyweight Abdarhmane Coulibaly def. Florent Kaouachi by split decision

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