GLORY 65: Fight card finalized for Utrecht kickboxing show

Sofia Olofsson vs. Christi Brereton, women’s kickboxing bout completes fight card for GLORY 65 Utrecht

GLORY 65 takes place at Central Studios in Utrecht, Netherlands on May 17. Kickboxing event features the 12-fight bill with two titles contested in the headliner of the show. Alex Pereira defends his middleweight title against former champion Jason Wilnis, following the lightweight championship bout between the defending champion Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong and challenger Marat Grigorian.


Women’s kickboxing encounter between Swedish Sofia Olofsson and British Christi Brereton is a recent addition to the card. The pair faces off in the scheduled for three rounds super bantamweight matchup, which kicks off the SuperFight Series part of the program. The contest completes the lineup for GLORY 65 Utrecht.

In her previous bout last October Olofsson (48-8, 21 KO) scored a unanimous decision against Cindy Silvestre. Before that she went up against former champion in the division Tiffany Van Soest, yet faced the defeat by split decision.

Christi Brereton (20-6-1, 5 KO) is also victorious in her previous outing, earning a unanimous decision against Nicola Kaye last June. The contest marked her debut in GLORY Kickboxing.

Among other bouts featured on the card Itay Gershon takes on Luke Whelan at lightweight. Junior Tafa battles it out against Cihad Kepenek at heavyweight. The complete lineup for GLORY 65 can be found below.

GLORY 65 Utrecht
Middleweight Alex Pereira vs. Jason Wilnis
Lightweight Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs. Marat Grigorian
Middleweight Yousri Belgaroui vs. Donovan Wisse
Middleweight Eyevan Danenberg vs. Yassine Ahaggan

SuperFight Series
Lightweight Tyjani Beztati vs. Josh Jauncey
Heavyweight Junior Tafa vs. Cihad Kepenek
Featherweight Bailey Sugden vs. Thong Fairtex
Lightweight Itay Gershon vs. Luke Whelan
Women’s Super Bantamweight Sofia Olofsson vs. Christi Brereton

Preliminary Card
Middleweight Matt Baker vs. Kevin van Heeckeren
Welterweight Dani Traore vs. Ammari Diedric
Lightweight Jos van Belzen vs. Percy de Maeyer


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