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Muay Thai star Chommanee returns to GLORY Kickboxing

Chommanee faces Aline Pereira at GLORY 68 Miami

Women’s Muay Thai star Chommanee Sor Taehiran is back in the ring on September 29 (AEST). Battling it out in Miami, FL she faces Aline Pereira in a three-round super bantamweight kickboxing encounter. The contest launches a portion of the card billed as GLORY 68 SuperFight Series.


Chommanee Sor Taehiran (92-17-1, 15 KO) of Thailand made her promotional debut last November in New York City, where she took a split decision against Ashley Nichols. The resume of Thai fighter includes titles and victories against Lucy Payne, Taina Duarte, Irina Mazepa, among others. She has twice came out victorious at the famed Fight Night Saint Tropez, as well as became the 2014 World Muay Thai Angels tournament champion. In addition, in 2015 Chommanee tried herself in mixed martial arts, yet was submitted by Anastasia Yankova in the first round.

After signing with the promotion in June this year, Aline Pereira (5-1, 1 KO) of Brazil debuts in the GLORY ring, making her only seventh appearance as a professional kickboxer. Nevertheless, her tale of the tape also includes the 21-3 record as an amateur and national title belts.

The Chommanee vs. Pereira bout is one of three women’s kickboxing matchups presented on the GLORY 68 fight card. The lineup also includes two other battles at super bantamweight, featuring former division’s champions Tiffany Van Soest up against Jady Menezes, and Rebekah Irwin face off Crystal Lawson.

In the main event of GLORY 68 Miami the current middleweight champion Alex Pereira (brother of Aline Pereira) moves up a weight class to challenge Donegi Abena. The pair battles it out for a vacant interim light heavyweight title.

The current fight card can be found below. The finalized lineup is expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

GLORY 68 Miami
Light Heavyweight Alex Pereira vs. Donegi Abena
Featherweight Asa Ten Pow vs. Bailey Sugden
Welterweight Troy Jones vs. Ammari Diedrick
Welterweight Mike Lemaire vs. Richard Abraham
Lightweight Josh Jauncey vs. Itay Gershon

GLORY 68 SuperFight Series
Super Bantamweight Tiffany van Soest vs. Jady Menezes
Light Heavyweight Sergej Maslobojev vs. TBA
Middleweight Ivan Galaz vs. Matt Baker
Featherweight Abraham Vidales vs. TBA
Super Bantamweight Chommanee vs. Aline Pereira

GLORY 68 Prelims
Super Bantamweight Rebekah Irwin vs. Crystal Lawson
Welterweight Nick Chasteen vs. Keemaan Diop
Welterweight Ross Levine vs. Sean Choice
Lightweight Omari Boyd vs. Charles Rodriguez


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