Jason Wilnis vs Donovan Wisse joins GLORY 70 Lyon
GLORY 70: Jason Wilnis (pictured left) takes on Donovan Wisse | Pic: James Law, Glory Sports International

Nearly full fight card revealed for GLORY 70 Lyon

Kickboxing event GLORY 70 takes place at Palais des Sports de Gerland in Lyon, France on October 27 (AEST). Following the announcement of headline and co-headline bouts mid last month, the promotion presented a nearly completed fight card on its website. Among the bouts, Jason Wilnis and Donovan Wisse do battle at middleweight.

Ranked No. 5 Jason Wilnis (30-10-1, 9 KO) of Holland is a former middleweight champion. In his previous bout in May he was stopped by the current division’s king Alex Pereira in the first round. Before that he TKO’d Jacob Rodriguez in Round 3.

Ranked No. 2 Donovan Wisse (13-1-0) of Suriname is riding the two-fight win streak. He is coming off a unanimous decision win against Yousri Belgaroui, scored also in May. Prior to that he knocked out Matej Penaz in the second round.

In the main event of GLORY 70 Lyon Cedric Doumbe defends his welterweight title against former champion Murthel Groenhart in their third encounter. In the co-main event Abdellah Ezbiri takes on Zakaria Zougarry at featherweight.

Among other matchups featured on the night, Michael Palandre meets Bruno Gazani at lightweight and Thong Fairtex faces Masaya Kubo at featherweight. The current lineup can be found below. The finalised fight card is expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

GLORY 70 Lyon
Welterweight Cedric Doumbe vs. Murthel Groenhart
Featherweight Abdellah Ezbiri vs. Zakaria Zougarry
Middleweight Donovan Wisse vs. Jason Wilnis
Lightweight Michael Palandre vs. Bruno Gazani

Super Fight Series
Heavyweight Kirill Kornilov vs. Nordine Mahieddine
Middleweight Matej Penaz vs. Yassine Ahaggan
Welterweight Jamie Bates vs. Vedat Hoduk
Lightweight Guerric Billet vs. TBA
Featherweight Thong Fairtex vs. Masaya Kubo

Preliminary card
TBD Cedric Do vs. Mehdi Kada
Women’s Bantamweight Anaelle Angerville vs. Maria Lobo
Featherweight Yoann Mermoux vs. TBA

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