Wilnis vs Marcus III for middleweight kickboxing world title headlines Glory 40 Copenhagen.
Kickboxing promotion Glory 40 Copenhagen is held on Saturday April 29 live on air by ESPN2. The official weigh-in ceremony was conducted on Friday.
In the main event Jason Wilnis (185.6 lb / 84.2 kg) of Holland and Simon Marcus (183.4 lb / 83.2 kg) of Canada are set to square the differences in the middleweight world title clash. The challenge is their third encounter. Marcus earned the win in the first bout. Wilnis took the revenge as well as claimed the belt in the second fight.
The co-main event is the lightweight bout with Niclas Larsen (153.9 lb / 69.8 kg) of Denmark up against Yodkhunpon (153 lb / 69.4 kg) of Thailand. In addition, the four man middleweight contender tournament features on the program. The card comprises Alex Pereira (186.1 lb / 84.4 kg) of Brazil vs Burim Rama (184.7 lb / 83.8 kg) of Sweden. As well, Yousi Belgaroui (186.5 lb / 84.6 kg) of Tunis vs Agron Preteni (186.5 lb / 84.6 kg) of Croatia. The reserve fighter is Nikola Kovacevic (183.4 lb / 83.2 kg) of Norway.
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The main event is a welterweight bout with Richard Abraham (168.7 lb / 76.5 kg) of the US up against Jamie Bates (168.4 lb / 76.4 kg) of England. In the co-main event Mohammed El-Mir (146.6 lb / 66.5 kg) of Denmark faces off Simon Santana (146.2 lb / 66.3 kg) of Norway.
In addition, Freddy Kemayo (207 lb / 93.9 kg) of France vs Imad Hadar (203.5 lb / 92.3 kg) of Morocco in the light heavyweight bout. Also, Josh Jauncey (153 lb / 69.4 kg) of Canada vs Antonio Gomez (153 lb / 69.4 kg) of Spain in the lightweight bout. Chris Mauceri (142.2 lb / 64.5 kg) of the US vs Yuhang Xie (142 lb / 64.4 kg) of China in the featherweight bout starts the show.