Kickboxing Glory 47 Lyon
Glory 47 Lyon

Glory 47 Lyon

Kickboxing event Glory 47 is held on October 28 at Palais des Sports de Gerland in Lyon. The organization announced several notable fighters as well as the championship bout featured on the program.

Reigning light heavyweight kickboxing champion out of Russian Artem Vakhitov faces number two ranked challenger out of Brazil Ariel Machado in defense of the title. The pair headlines Glory 47 Lyon that follows Glory 47 Super Fight Series.

Also on the card a former welterweight title holder Cedric Doumbe takes on his French-fellow Yohan Lidon. In addition a four-man tournament tops up the program featuring French Fabio Pinca up against Anvar Boynazarov of Uzbekistan in one of the semi-finals, and French-Moroccan Azize Hlali face off an opponent yet to be named.

The program at Glory 47 Super Fight series includes a super bantamweight battle between French Anissa Meksen and Turkish Funda Alkayis. As well, French Ahaggan Yassine takes on Estonian Maxim Vorovski at middleweight.

Also on the card French featherweight Dylan Salvador and welterweight Jimmy Vienot up against the opponents expected to be announced shortly. The current fight card can be found below.

Glory 47 Lyon
Light Heavyweight Title Headline Bout: Artem Vakhitov vs. Ariel Machado
Featherweight Tournament Final Bout: Winner of Bout A vs. Winner of Bout B
Welterweight Co-Headline Bout: Cedric Doumbe vs. Yohan Lidon
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Bout B: Azize Hliali vs. TBA
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Bout A: Fabio Pinca vs. Anvar Boynazarov

Glory 47 Super Fight Series
Featherweight Bout: Dylan Salvador vs. TBA
Super Bantamweight Contender Bout: Anissa Meksen vs. Funda Alkayis
Middleweight Bout: Ahaggan Yassine vs. Maxim Vorovski
Welterweight Bout: Jimmy Vienot vs. TBA

Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a Muay Thai 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. Iskenderov is also the World Kickboxing Network (WKN) international coordinator for Australia.


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