GLORY Kickboxing Announces GLORY 54 Preliminaries
GLORY Kickboxing announced the preliminary bouts for the GLORY 54 event Saturday June 2 in Birmingham, England. In a match up between two of the UK’s top female kickboxers, ISKA European champion Nicola Kaye will venture north to the 55kg weight class to face Christi Brereton. Kaye is ranked number one in the UK among 52.5kg female fighters while “Blonde Boom” Brereton is top ranked at 55kg.
In another showdown between top rated UK fighters, Kevin Ward faces Wilker Barros in a welterweight (77kg) showdown. The winner of the Ward-Barros bout will be a tournament reserve-they will enter the welterweight tournament starting on the GLORY 54 Superfight Series should one of the participants be unable to compete.
Here are the scheduled preliminaries. The top 3 bouts will be streamed live and free on the GLORY Kickboxing YouTube channel, PLUTO TV, and also their Facebook page.
GLORY 54 Prelims-Expected Start Time of 12:45 ET 09:45 PT-Only top 3 shown
Welterweight Tournament Reserve Bout: Kevin Ward vs. Wilker Barros
Catchweight (55 kg) Bout: Christi Brereton vs. Nicola Kaye
Lightweight Bout: Vinny Church vs. Ben Woolliss
Catchweight (68 kg) Bout: Brad Stanton vs. Joe Himsworth
Lightweight Bout: Dean Pattinson vs. Ciaran Smith
DSF Kickboxing Challenge 16 Fight Card Announced
DSF Kickboxing Challenge 16 takes place next Friday June 1 in Zabrze, a city in Southern Poland. The promotion released the fight card for the event this week. DSF Kickboxing Challenge 16 features three title fights under K-1 rules as well as some super fights. In the main event, Kamil Jenel defends his 81kg championship against Eduard Aleksanyan. Max Bratkowicz will attempt to avenge a previous loss to Brice Kombou in an 86kg championship bout, and Rafal Dudek and Jaroslaw Daschke will battle for 71kg honors.
Here are the bouts announced. As always, the fight card is subject to change. The event is available live and free outside Poland on the dsflive.com platform.
DSF Kickboxing Challenge 16
Friday June 1, 2018
Broadcaster: dsflive.com (Outside Poland)
Kamil Jenel vs. Eduard Aleksanyan-81kg Title Fight
Maksymilian Bratkowicz vs. Brice Kombou-86kg Title Fight
Rafal Dudek vs. Jaroslaw Daschke-71kg Title Fight
Michal Kita vs. Denis Gorniak-96+kg
Dominik Zadora vs. Wojciech Kosowski-77kg
Wojciech Kazieczko vs. Mateusz Rajewski-65kg
Iwona Nieroda vs. Yael Yvon-56kg