GLORY 53 Lille sees two world championships on the line in the main card, as well as Jamal Ben Saddik vs. Jahfarr Wilnis and Zinedine Hameur-Lain vs. Michael Duut. It’s rounded out with a very good Featherweight bout between Petchpanomrung vs. Abdellah Ezbiri. The SuperFight Series features Cedric Doumbe vs. THongchai and a featherweight tournament.
The five-fight GLORY 53 Lille card will be carried live tomorrow on ESPNews at 3:30 p.m. ET / 12:30 p.m. PT, with replays on ESPN2 Sunday at 4 a.m. ET / 1 a.m. PT and Monday at 9 p.m. / 6 p.m. PT.
The six-fight GLORY 53 SuperFight Series card will stream live and exclusively tomorrow on UFC FIGHT PASS at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT.
GLORY 53 Lille
Lightweight Title Headline Bout: Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong def. Tyjani Beztati by Unanimous Dec (Beztati had a good first round but faded more and more every round while Sittichai took over, there were a few controversial knockdowns that the ref called slips but Sittichai still retains the lightweight title)
Heavyweight Co-Headline Bout: Jahfarr Wilnis def. Jamal Ben Saddik by Unanimous Dec ( Wilnis knocks down Jamal in Rd 3 to seal the deal)
Super Bantamweight Title Bout: Anissa Meksen def. Amel Dehby by Unanimous Dec (Anissa Meksen retains Super Bantamweight Title)
Light Heavyweight Bout: Zinedine Hameur-Lain def. Michael Duut by TKO Rd 2 (Rd 1 both guys throwing bombs but Duut takes a few knees and kicks to the groin, Zinedine drops Duut with a right hand at the end of the round. Rd 2 Zinedine landing some hard kicks then Duut gets aggressive and Hameur-Lain counters with a right hand and drops him, Duut beats the count but hes wobbly and goes down again, referee Nichols had seen enough.)
Featherweight Bout: Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao def. Abdellah Ezbiri by KO Rd 2 (jumping left high kick, absolutely amazing kick!)
GLORY 53 SuperFight Series
Welterweight Headline Bout: Cédric Doumbé def. Thongchai Sitsongpeenong by KO Rd 1 (Overhand right)
Middleweight Bout: Yousri Belgaroui def. Dawid Kasperski by TKO Rd 2 (3 knockdowns, first by right high kick next 2 by kicks and knees to the body)
Featherweight Tournament Final Bout: Serhii Adamchuk def. Victor Pinto by Unanimous Dec (Adamchuk drops Pinto in the 2nd rd with a spinning back fist, otherwise Pinto put up a great fight and showed lots of improvement from his previous Glory fights)
Welterweight Bout: Alan Scheinson def. Anghel Cardos by Unanimous Dec
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Bout B: Serhii Adamchuk def. Azize Hlali by Unanimous Dec
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Bout A: Victor Pinto def. Buray Bozaryilmaz by Majority Dec