GLORY 68 Miami features Alex Pereira vs. Donegi Abena in interim light heavyweight championship
GLORY Kickboxing Middleweight champion Alex Pereira | James Law, Glory Sports International

Kickboxing event GLORY 68 takes place James L. Knight Center in Miami, Florida on September 28 (Sep. 29 AEST). The event features a series of international bouts with the interim light heavyweight title contested in the headliner of the show.

The contest pits the reigning middleweight champion Alex Pereira, who moves up a weight class to challenge former challenger Donegi Abena for the interim belt. The encounter is scheduled for five rounds.

The co-main event is a featherweight clash between Asa Ten Pow and Bailey Sugden. The three-round battle follows a pair of welterweight matchups featuring Troy Jones face off Ammari Diedrick, and Mike Lemaire up against Richard Abhram.

The kick off of the main card suffered a change when Itay Gershon was forced to withdraw from his lightweight bout against Josh Jauncey due to rib injury. He was replaced by three-fight GLORY Kickboxing veteran Lorawnt Nelson.

The main card follows the Super Fight Series part of the program topped by former champions women’s super bantamweight champions Tiffany van Soest and Jady Menezes. Among other bouts, Ivan Galaz takes on Matt Baker at middleweight, Abraham Vidales faces Justin Greskiewicz at featherweight, and Omari Boyd and Charles Rodriguez do battle at lightweight. In addition Aline Pereira makes her GLORY Kickboxing debut, squaring off against Muay Thai star Chommanee Sor Taehiran.

The action begins with the GLORY 68 prelims comprising three bouts. The light heavyweight bout between John King and Sergej Maslobojev is no longer featured on the program. The latter was moved to the next – GLORY 69 Dusseldorf – event, where he faces Bahram Rajabzadeh.┬áThe current GLORY 68 Miami fight card can be found below.

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. Lorawnt Nelson

SuperFight Series
Super Bantamweight Tiffany van Soest vs. Jady Menezes
Middleweight Ivan Galaz vs. Matt Baker
Featherweight Abraham Vidales vs. Justin Greskiewicz
Lightweight Omari Boyd vs. Charles Rodriguez
Super Bantamweight Chommanee vs. Aline Pereira

Preliminary card
Super Bantamweight Rebekah Irwin vs. Crystal Lawson
Welterweight Nick Chasteen vs. Keemaan Diop
Welterweight Ross Levine vs. Sean Choice