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Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017

GLORY 45: Alim Nabiyev Replaces Yoann Kongolo

By Press Release

AMSTERDAM – GLORY today announced that top welterweight prospect Alim “Professor” Nabiyev (45-6, 21 KO, fighting out of Russia) has joined the world’s premier kickboxing league.

Currently living and training in Moscow, the 22-year-old Azerbaijani-Russian-Ukrainian fighter will make his promotional debut at GLORY 45 Amsterdam, replacing Yoann Kongolo in the co-headline bout against former welterweight kingpin Nieky “The Natural” Holzken (90-13, 46 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands).

Nabiyev boasts a resume that includes IFMA, WMF and WMC world titles and victories over Yohan Lidon, Jamie Bates, and Chad Sugden.

Holzken is the longest reigning champion in GLORY welterweight history. During a career spanning 15 years, he has achieved status as one of the division’s most respected and accomplished fighters.

The complete five-fight card for GLORY 45 Amsterdam can be found below:

GLORY 45 Amsterdam

Featherweight Title Headline Bout: Robin van Roosmalen vs. Serhiy Adamchuk

Light Heavyweight Tournament Final Bout: Winner of Bout A vs. Winner of Bout B

Welterweight Co-Headline Bout: Nieky Holzken vs. Alim Nabiyev

Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal Bout B: Imad Hadar vs. Manny Mancha

Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal Bout A: Michael Duut vs. Dragos Zubco

Tickets for GLORY 45 Amsterdam and GLORY 45 SuperFight Series are on sale now at tickets.glorykickboxing.com.

For more information about GLORY, visit glorykickboxing.com.

posted by FCF Staff @ 1:43 pm
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