Kickboxing promotion Glory 42 is an 11-fight bill held at the AccorHotels Arena on Saturday in Paris.
Glory 42 Paris features a five-bout card live on ESPN 2. It follows a six-bout program of Glory 42 Super Fight Series that is streamed on UFC Fight Pass.
In the main event at Glory 42 Paris the representative of the country-host Cedric Doumbe squares off against Nieky Holzken out of the Netherlands. Frenchman is a current welterweight title holder who is looking forward to make the second defense. The Dutch fighter is a former title holder who highly anticipates to regain the belt, furthermore to take a revenge for the defeat he faced against Doumbe last year.
Also on the card a four-man lightweight tournament. In one of the semi-finals Niclas Larsen of Denmark faces off Massaro Glunder of Holland. In another, Anatoly Moiseev of Russia battles out against Christian Baya of Holland. The winners of these bouts will meet in the final. In addition, Murthel Groenhart of Holland takes on Harut Grigorian of Belgium at welterweight.
The main event at Glory 42 Super Fight Series is a welterweight clash between Yohan Lidon of France and Yoann Kongolo of Switzerland. The second bout from the top is a heavyweight encounter between Nicolas Wamba of France and Jhonata Diniz of Brazil.
Official weigh-in ceremony was conducted on Friday.
Welterweight title: Cedric Doumbe (76.8 lb / 169.3 kg) vs. Nieky Holzken (76.5 lb / 168.7 kg)
Welterweight: Murthel Groenhart (169.1 lb / 76.7 kg) vs. Harut Grigorian (169.1 lb / 76.7 kg)
Lightweight contender tournament semifinal: Niclas Larsen (154.1 lb / 69.9 kg) vs. Massaro Glunder (153.7 lb / 69.7 kg)
Lightweight contender tournament semifinal: Anatoly Moiseev (153.2 lb / 69.5 kg) vs. Christian Baya (153 lb / 69.4 kg)
Welteweright: Yoann Kongolo (169.8 lb / 77 kg) vs. Yohan Lidon (168.9 lb / 76.6 kg)
Heavyweight: Nicolas Wamba (230.4 lb / 104.5 kg) vs. Jhonata Diniz (249.8 lb / 113.3 kg)
Light Heavyweight Zinedine Hameur-Lain (206.6 lb / 93.7 kg) vs. Freddy Kemayo (205.7 lb / 93.3 kg)
Featherweight: Dylan Salvador (142.9 lb / 64.8 kg) vs. Serhiy Adamchuk (142.2 lb / 64.5 kg)
Lightweight: Marat Grigorian (153.7 lb / 69.7 kg) vs. Antonio Gomez (153.9 lb / 69.8 kg)
Welterweight: Remy Vectol (169.1 lb / 76.7 kg) vs. Francois Ambang (169.8 lb / 77 kg)