GLORY 66 Paris: Light Heavyweight shuffle

Kickboxing event GLORY 66 Paris features a trio of championship bouts on June 22. The rest of the three-chapter fight card, includes a series of rating bouts in various weight classes. The light heavyweight division has suffered a change due to “injury pull-out”, the promotion announced on Wednesday.


The representative of the country-host, French Stephane Susperregui was forced to withdraw from his battle against ranked No. 2 Dutch Luis Tavares (60-7, 22 KO) due to injury. His spot in a three-round contest, that kicks off the main card, was taken by Brazilian Felipe Micheletti (15-7, 5 KO), ranked No. 3.

The latter was scheduled to face Latvian Artur Gorlov (23-8-0, 10 KO) on the Super Fight Series part of the program. The name of new opponent for the ranked No.8 light heavyweight is expected to be announced shortly.

In addition, according to the fight card currently presented on the official website of GLORY Kickboxing, women’s kickboxing bout between Sarah Moussaddak and Aurore Dos Santos has been confirmed. The matchup launches the night of action.

In the main event of GLORY 66 Paris Cedric Doumbe defends his welterweight title against Alim Nabiyev. In the co-main event Anissa Meksen defends her super bantamweight strap against Sofia Olofsson.

Artem Vakhitov defends his light heavyweight belt against Donegi Abena in the headliner of Super Fight Series. The current lineup can be found below.

GLORY 66 Paris
Welterweight Cedric Doumbe vs. Alim Nabiyev
Super Bantamweight Anissa Meksen vs. Sofia Olofsson
Welterweight “Hamicha” Mohamed Mezouari vs. Adam Hadfield
Light Heavyweight Luis Tavares vs. Felipe Micheletti

GLORY 66 Super Fight Series
Light Heavyweight Artem Vakhitov vs. Donegi Abena
Light Heavyweight Artur Gorlov vs. TBA
Lightweight Stoyan Koprivlenski vs. Mohammed Jaraya
Heavyweight Tomas Mozny vs. Nordine Mahieddine
Featherweight Aleksei Ulianov vs. Masaya Kubo

GLORY 66 Prelims
Lightweight Michael Palandre vs. Vlad Tuinov
Middleweight Matthieu Ceva vs. Matej Penaz
Lightweight William Goldie-Galloway vs. Guerric Billet
Catchweight (TBD) Sarah Moussaddak vs. Aurore Dos Santos


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