The wait is over.
GLORY Sports International, the world leader in kickboxing, ends its holiday hibernation with GLORY 63 Friday. In the main event, Muay Thai master Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao risks his featherweight championship against former titleholder Serhii Adamchuk of the Ukraine.
Not only is it the first GLORY event of 2019, it’s also the organization’s first event in fight-friendly Houston, Texas, a city that has hosted a number of high profile boxing matches and MMA events.
Here are a few photos from today’s weigh-in. The complete fight card and viewing times are included after.
All photos are courtesy of Mr. James Law and GLORY Sports International.
GLORY 63 HOUSTON WEIGHTS
(Event scheduled to start at 9 p.m. local Houston time, 7 p.m. in Los Angeles, 3 a.m. Saturday in London.
Featherweight Title Headline Bout:
Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao (142.6 lb / 64.7 kg) vs. Serhii Adamchuk (141.8 lb / 64.3 kg)
Omari Boyd (169.8 lb / 77 kg) vs. Troy Jones (169.4 lb / 76.8 kg)
Richard Abraham (169.4 lb / 76.8 kg) vs. Charles Rodriguez (168 lb / 76.2 kg)
Lorawnt-T Nelson (153.8 lb / 69.8 kg) vs. Wensheng Zhang (152.6 lb / 69.2 kg)
Asa Ten Pow (142.4 lb /64.5 kg) vs. Nate Richardson (142.4 / 64.5 kg)
GLORY 63 SUPERFIGHT SERIES Weights
(Start Time: 7 pm local Houston time, 5 pm Los Angeles, 1 a.m. Saturday London time. Broadcast on UFC Fight Pass)
Middleweight Headline Bout:
Jason Wilnis (185.2 lb / 84 kg) vs. Jacob Rodriguez (185.4 lb / 84.1 kg)
Matt Baker (187 lb / 84.8 kg) vs. Ryot Waller (186 lb / 84.4 kg)
Bailey Sugden (143 lb / 64.5 kg) vs. Quade Taranaki (143 lb / 64.5 kg)
Super Bantamweight Bout:
Rebekah Irwin (119 lb / 54 kg) vs. Stephanie Skinner (119 lb / 54 kg)
Abraham Vidales (143.8 lb / 65.2 kg) vs. Dimitre Ivy (145 lb / 65.8 kg)
Joe Taylor (186.8 lb / 84.7 kg) vs. Ivan Galaz (186.8 lb / 84.7 kg)
GLORY 63 Prelims Weights
(Start Time 5:30 p.m. local Houston time, 3:30 p.m. Los Angeles, 11:30 p.m. London time. Broadcast on Glory Facebook page and YouTube channel, and also Glory channel on Pluto TV)
James Chapman (228.2 lb / 103.5 kg) vs. Demoreo Dennis (256.6 lb / 116.4 kg)
Kou Lee (141.8 lb / 64.3 kg) vs. Sovenkesa Som (141.8 lb / 64.3 kg)
Peter Stanonik (153.8 lb / 69.8 kg) vs. Keemaan Diop (152 lb / 69 kg)
Sean Choice (169.8 lb / 77 kg) vs. Justin Moss (168.8 lb / 76.6 kg)