GLORY 69 Dusseldorf: Marat Grigorian defends his lightweight title against Tyjani Beztati
GLORY 69 Dusseldorf: Marat Grigorian (pictured right) defends his lightweight title against Tyjani Beztati | James Law, Glory Sports International

GLORY 69 Dusseldorf

Kickboxing event GLORY 69 takes place in Dusseldorf, Germany on October 12 (Oct. 13 AEST). The fight card traditionally comprises three chapters, featuring a series of bouts with local and international competitors.

In the main event Marat Grigorian defends his lightweight title against Tyjani Beztati. The championship bout is scheduled for five rounds.

In the co-main event Michael Smolik and Mohamed Abdallah square off at heavyweight. The encounter is scheduled for three rounds.

Also on the main card, Luis Tavares faces Michael Duut at light heavyweight, Yousri Belgaroui meets Ulric Bokeme at middleweight, and Dmitry Menshikov and Yoann Kongolo do battle at welterweight.

Top of the Super Fight Series portion of the program features women’s kickboxing matchup between bantamweights Sarah Moussaddak and Christi Brereton. Among other bouts, Antonio Plazibat goes up against “Slovakian Giant” Tomas Mozny at heavyweight, and Dani Traore takes on Arian Sadikovic at welterweight.

In addition, Felipe Micheletti battles it out against Stephane Susperregui, and Sergej Maslobojev squares off against Bahram Rajabzadeh. Both bouts are set at light heavyweight.

The night of kickboxing action begins on the preliminary card also comprising five outings. Four out five matchups have been set. The name of opponent for Russian lightweight Vlad Tuinov, as well as a finalised fight card is expected to be announced shortly. The current lineup can be found below.

GLORY 69 Dusseldorf
Lightweight Marat Grigorian vs. Tyjani Beztati
Heavyweight Michael Smolik vs. Mohamed Abdallah
Light Heavyweight Luis Tavares vs. Michael Duut
Middleweight Yousri Belgaroui vs. Ulric Bokeme
Welterweight Dmitry Menshikov vs. Yoann Kongolo

GLORY 69 Super Fight Series
Bantamweight Sarah Moussaddak vs. Christi Brereton
Heavyweight Tomas Mozny vs. Antonio Plazibat
Welterweight Dani Traore vs. Arian Sadikovic
Light Heavyweight Stephane Susperregui vs. Felipe Micheletti
Light Heavyweight Sergej Maslobojev vs. Bahram Rajabzadeh

GLORY Prelims
Lightweight Luke Whelan vs. Massaro Glunder
Lightweight Vlad Tuinov vs. TBA
Featherweight River Daz vs. Masaya Kubo
Middleweight Jakob Styben vs. Kevin Van Heeckeren
Featherweight Vincent Foschiani vs. Matthew Stevens

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