GLORY 31: Sittichai Sitsongpeenong Takes Lightweight Title
By FCF Staff
Sittichai Sitsongpeenong is GLORY’s new lightweight champ, as the highly regarded fighter worked his way to a split decision win over Robin van Roosmalen today in Amsterdam.
The bout headlined GLORY 31, and marked the first time the two had fought since last November, when van Roosmalen defeated Sittichai by unanimous decision.
GLORY 31 also saw Zack Mwekassa win the promotion’s interim, light-heavyweight title, as the feared slugger put away Mourad Bouzidi in the opening round.
Here are the results from GLORY 31.
Sittichai Sitsongpeenong def. Robin van Roosmalen via split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47)
Welterweight Contender Tournament Final
Murthel Groenhart def Yoann Kongolo (29-27, 29-27, 29-27) via unanimous decision
Ismael Londt def. Hesdy Gerges via split decision (28-27, 27-28, 28-27)
Welterweight Contender Tournament Semifinals
Yoann Kongolo def. Harut Grigorian via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Murthel Groenhart def. Karim Benmansour via TKO (knockdowns) R3, 1:08
Light Heavyweight Interim Championship
Zack Mwekassa def. Mourad Bouzidi via TKO (knockdowns) R1, 1:47
Saenchai PKSaenchaiMuayThaiGym def. Eddy Naït-Slimani via unanimous decision (29-26, 29-26, 29-28)
Super Bantamweight Tourney Quarterfinals
Isis Verbeek def. Irina Mazepa via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Anatoly Moiseev def. Josh Jauncey via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Eyevan Danenberg def. Máximo Suarez via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)