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GLORY Kickboxing teams with NFC for historic night of Combat Sports

  • News
  • May 7, 2023

GLORY, the world’s largest kickboxing organisation, and leading German mixed martial arts promotion NFC (National Fighting Championship) will team up for an unforgettable night of combat sports action on Saturday, May 27.

Live from the Grugahalle in Essen, Germany, fans can experience two thrilling fight cards for the price of one with GLORY 86 and NFC 14 taking place back-to-back.

The NFC portion of the fight card will take place with an expected eight bouts in total and will feature a host of top rising German talent including Cihad Akipa (5-0), Kennedy Rayomba (5-2), and Cagri Ucar (5-1).

GLORY 86 will then kick-off at 8pm CEST with an action-packed card that will be headlined by a title bout between GLORY featherweight champion ‘Petch’ (168-39-3, 27 KO) and Germany’s own Ahmad Chikh Mousa (58-8-1).

Also featured on the card, Romania’s Benjamin Adegbuyi (35-8, 20) and France’s Sofian Laïdouni (35-2-1, 17 KO) will battle it in a qualifier for the GLORY Heavyweight Grand Prix this December.

Hamicha (40-2, 30 KO) will also make his much-anticipated return as he goes up against France’s Sofiane Gelin (9-3-1, 6 KO). We will also see the GLORY debut of top German fighter Enrico Kehl (51-17-2, 30 KO) as he faces leading French lightweight Guerric Billet (38-6-1, 15 KO) and much more.

Tickets for this double fight card are available here.

GLORY 86 will be available to watch live on Videoland in the Netherlands and around the world on & via various global broadcast partners, please check for all viewing information.

Fans in Germany can enjoy both events live on, the leading martial arts platform for German MMA and international martial arts events in German-speaking countries.