GLORY 63: Photos, Weights, Lineup

Petch-Adamchuk Face Off Photo

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.

Petch and Adamchuk face off before their world title rematch Friday.
Former middleweight champion Jason Wilnis looks to get back on track against hometown fighter Jacob Rodriguez.
Britain’s bad boy of kickboxing Bailey Sugden has a lighthearted moment with Quade Taranaki of New Zealand before their all-Commonwealth clash.
Teenage phenom Bekah Irwin makes her pro debut before the hometown crowd.
Exciting prospect Asa Ten Pow looks to remain unbeaten in GLORY against Nate Richardson, also from the U.S.
WGP vet Ivan Galaz faces Joe Taylor.
The Voice of GLORY Kickboxing, Mr. Tim Hughes!

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.

GLORY 63 How to Watch

Featherweight Title Headline Bout:

Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao (142.6 lb / 64.7 kg) vs. Serhii Adamchuk (141.8 lb / 64.3 kg)

Welterweight Bout:
Omari Boyd (169.8 lb / 77 kg) vs. Troy Jones (169.4 lb / 76.8 kg)

Welterweight Bout:
Richard Abraham (169.4 lb / 76.8 kg) vs. Charles Rodriguez (168 lb / 76.2 kg)

Lightweight Bout:
Lorawnt-T Nelson (153.8 lb / 69.8 kg) vs. Wensheng Zhang (152.6 lb / 69.2 kg)

Featherweight Bout:
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)

Middleweight Bout:
Matt Baker (187 lb / 84.8 kg) vs. Ryot Waller (186 lb / 84.4 kg)

Featherweight Bout:
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)

Featherweight Bout:
Abraham Vidales (143.8 lb / 65.2 kg) vs. Dimitre Ivy (145 lb / 65.8 kg)

Middleweight Bout:
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)

Heavyweight bout:
James Chapman (228.2 lb / 103.5 kg) vs. Demoreo Dennis (256.6 lb / 116.4 kg)

Featherweight bout:
Kou Lee (141.8 lb / 64.3 kg) vs. Sovenkesa Som (141.8 lb / 64.3 kg)

Lightweight bout:
Peter Stanonik (153.8 lb / 69.8 kg) vs. Keemaan Diop (152 lb / 69 kg)

Welterweight bout:
Sean Choice (169.8 lb / 77 kg) vs. Justin Moss (168.8 lb / 76.6 kg)

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