Kickboxing Glory 47 Lyon weigh-ins
Glory 47 Lyon: Artem Vakhitov (r) vs. Ariel Machado (l) / Pic: Twitter @GLORY_WS

Kickboxing event Glory 47 takes place at Palais des Sports de Gerland in Lyon on Saturday October 28. The roster includes some of the most prominent French fighters as well as international competitors.

In the main event at Glory 47 Lyon live on ESPN3 the reigning light heavyweight champion Russian Artem Vakhitov defends the belt against Brazilian Ariel Machado. On the scaled the champion showed 94.2 kg. The challenger was 93.7 kg.

Also on the card Cedric Doumbe (76.6) faces his French-fellow Yohan Lidon (79.9). In addition, renowned Fabio Pinca (64.9) partakes in the four-man featherweight kickboxing tournament, taking on Uzbekistan’s Anvar Boynazarov (64.7) in one of the semi-finals. Azize Hliali (64.5) squares off against Abdellah Ezbiri (64.9) in another semi-final.

In the main event at Glory 47 Super Fight Series featherweight Dylan Salvador is expected to face Massaro Glunder, who weighed-in at 64.9 kg. Salvador didn’t present at the official weigh-in ceremony.

K-1 star French Jerome Le Banner attended the weigh-ins. The full fight card and weigh-in results can be found below.

Glory 47 Lyon
Light Heavyweight Title Headline Bout: Artem Vakhitov (94.2) vs. Ariel Machado (93.7)
Featherweight Tournament Final Bout: Winner of Bout A vs. Winner of Bout B
Welterweight Co-Headline Bout: Cedric Doumbe (76.6) vs. Yohan Lidon (79.9)
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Bout B: Azize Hliali (64.5) vs. Abdellah Ezbiri (64.9)
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Bout A: Fabio Pinca (64.9) vs. Anvar Boynazarov (64.7)

Glory 47 Super Fight Series
Featherweight: Dylan Salvador vs. Massaro Glunder (64.9)
Light Heavyweight Florent Kaouachi (93.9) vs. Abdarhmane Coulibaly (94.7)
Super Bantamweight Contender Bout: Anissa Meksen (52.8) vs. Funda Alkayis (52.5)
Middleweight Bout: Ahaggan Yassine (83.8) vs. Maxim Vorovski (84.3)
Welterweight Bout: Jimmy Vienot (76.4) vs. Alim Nabiyev (76.1)

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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