Kickboxing event GLORY 53 was held in French Lille on Saturday May 12. The fight card comprised a series of international bouts with two titles contested on the night.
In the main event Thai Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong successfully defended his lightweight belt against Tyjani Beztati of Morocco. The five-round contest went the distance with the representative of the Kingdom of Thailand retaining his belt via a unanimous decision.
Anissa Meksen similarly defeated her country-woman Amel Dehby. She as well successfully defended her super bantamweight title.
Also on the night Serhii Adamchuk took all four-man featherweight tournament. In the semi-final he scored a unanimous decision against Azize Hlali. In the final he similarly defeated Victor Pinto. On the way to the final, the latter took a majority decision against Buray Bozaryilmaz.
Among other bouts Zinedine Hameur-Lain stopped Michael Duut in the first round, and Cedric Doumbe KO’d Thongchai Sitsongpeenong also in the first. The complete results can be found below.
GLORY 53 results
GLORY 53 Lille
Lightweight Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong def. Tyjani Beztati via unanimous decision (48-47 x2, 49-46 x2, 50-45)
Heavyweight Jahfarr Wilnis def. Jamal Ben Saddik via unanimous decision (29-27 x5)
Super Bantamweight Anissa Meksen def. Amel Dehby via unanimous decision (49-46, 50-45 x4)
Light Heavyweight Zinedine Hameur-Lain def. Michael Duut via second-round TKO
Featherweight Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao def. Abdellah Ezbiri via second-round KO
GLORY 53 SuperFight Series
Welterweight Cedric Doumbe def. Thongchai Sitsongpeenong via first-round KO
Middleweight Yousri Belgaroui def. Jason Wilnis via second-round TKO
Welterweight Alan Scheinson def. Mickael Lopes Da Veiga via unanimous decision (30-27 x5)
Featherweight Serhii Adamchuk def. Azize Hlali via unanimous decision (29-27 x2, 30-26 x3)
Featherweight Victor Pinto def. Buray Bozaryilmaz via majority decision (26-30, 28-28, 29-27 x3)
Featherweight Serhii Adamchuk def. Victor Pinto via unanimous decision (29-27 x5)