Two titles on the line at GLORY 61 New York
Two titles on the line at GLORY 61 New York

Kickboxing event GLORY 61 takes place at the Hammerstein Ballroom on November 3 (AWST). The show is headlined by a pair of championship bouts.

In the main event Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong (121-30-5, 32 KO) defends his lightweight title facing ranked No.3 challenger Josh Jauncey (29-8, 15 KO). The bout is also a rematch, following their initial encounter in the final of contender tournament held three years ago. Their first battle ended in favor of the future champion who scored a unanimous decision.

The co-main event is a women’s super bantamweight championship bout between the current champion Jady Menezes (13-2, 5 KO) and the former titleholder Anissa Meksen (96-3, 30 KO). The contest is an immediate rematch of their controversial battle which was held in August.

The fight card also includes a featherweight bout between Kevin Vannostrand and Massaro Glunder. Other matchups are expected are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. The current lineup can be found below.

GLORY 61 fight card

GLORY 61 New York
Lightweight Sitthichai Sitsonpeenong (c) vs. Josh Jauncey
Super Bantamweight Jady Menezes (c) vs. Anissa Meksen
Featherweight Kevin Vannostrand vs. Massaro Glunder

Super Fight Series
Middleweight Bout: Jason Wilnis vs. TBD
Light Heavyweight Bout: Chris Camozzi vs. Myron Dennis
Super Bantamweight Bout: Chommanee Sor Taehiran vs. Ashley Nichols
Lightweight Bout: Justin Houghton vs. Vince McGuinness
Featherweight Bout: Asa Ten Pow vs. TBD

Preliminary Card
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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