Kickboxing event GLORY 66 Paris featured a trio of championship bouts on June 23 (AEST). Topping the 13-fight bill the defending welterweight champion Cedric Doumbe faced Alim Nabiev in the scheduled for five rounds contest. Yet, it was all over at the end of the second round with “Doumced” retaining his belt by knockout with right cross.
Battling it out in the co-main event, Anissa Meksen successfully defended her super bantamweight title against Sofia Olofsson. The women’s kickboxing encounter also ended before the final bell, with the champion taking the TKO win in the first round (cut).
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The GLORY 66 Paris fight card also saw welterweight “Hamicha” Mohamed Mezouari scorring the first round stoppage win against Adam Hadfield with body shot. In addition, light heavyweight Felipe Micheletti took a split decision win against Luis Tavares.
The headliner of GLORY 66 Super Fight Series featured the defending light heavyweight champion Artem Vakhitov up against Donegi Abena. The scheduled for five rounds contest went the distance. Vakhitov was awarded a split decision victory, consequently retaining his strap.
Among other bouts featured on the card, light heavyweight Artur Gorlov scored a unanimous decision against Yegish Yegoian, and middleweight Matej Penaz stopped Matthieu Ceva in the first round via a three-knockout rule.
Kicking off GLORY 66 Prelims, Sarah Moussaddak came out victorious by a unanimous decision from her super bantamweight battle against Aurore Dos Santos.
The complete fight results from GLORY 66 can be found below.
GLORY 66 Paris
Cedric Doumbe def. Alim Nabiyev by KO (right cross, R2 at 2:48)
Anissa Meksen def. Sofia Olofsson by TKO (cut, doctor stoppage, R1 at 2:06)
“Hamicha” Mohamed Mezouari def. Adam Hadfield by TKO (Left Hook to Body, R1 at 1:35)
Felipe Micheletti def. Luis Tavares by split decision (28-29, 29-28 x4)
GLORY 66 SuperFight Series
Artem Vakhitov def. Donegi Abena by split decision (47-48, 49-46 x2, 48-47 x2)
Artur Gorlov def. Yegish Yegoian by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2, 30-27, 29-28)
Stoyan Koprivlenski def. Mohammed Jaraya by TKO (cut over left eye by knee strike, R3 at 2:13)
Antonio Plazibat def. Nordine Mahieddine by unanimous decision (29-28 x5)
Aleksei Ulianov def. Masaya Kubo by unanimous decision (30-26 x5)
GLORY 66 Prelims
Michael Palandre def. Vlad Tuinov by split decision (28-29 x2, 29-28 x3)
Matej Penaz def. Matthieu Ceva by TKO (three-knockdown rule, R1 at 1:46)
Guerric Billet def. William Goldie-Galloway by unanimous decision (30-26 x5)
Sarah Moussaddak def. Aurore Dos Santos by unanimous decision (29-28 x3, 30-27 x2)