The first-ever Glory card to air on ESPN’s family of networks featured plenty of controversy, as Robin van Roosmalen defended his lightweight title with a decision win over Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong Friday at Glory 25.
The event took place from the Palalper in Monza, Italy and aired live on ESPN3. A replay is set for early Saturday morning on ESPN2.
Van Roosmalen, a 26-year-old from the Netherlands, improved his kickboxing record to 47-14-3 and earned his fifth straight win. Sitsongpeenong fell to 100-29-5 with the loss.
Complete results can be found below:
Robin van Roosmalen def. Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong via decision to retain the Glory lightweight title
Murthel Groenhart def. Karim Ghajji via decision to win the welterweight No. 1 contender tournament title
Giorgio Petrosyan def. Josh Jauncey via decision
Murthel Groenhart def. Nicola Gallo via second round TKO in the tournament semifinals
Karim Ghajji def. Yoann Kongolo via decision in the tournament semifinals