Glory Kickboxing held its third event in 2018 titled “Glory 52: Los Angeles” on March 31, 2018 at the Pacific Room in Los Angeles, California. The fight card had one women’s match, which was a catchweight bout between Anissa Meksen of Nancy, France and Ashley “AK 47” Nichols of Ontario, Canada.
Meksen is the reigning Glory Super Bantamweight Champion. Her bout against Nichols was a non-title bout.
The catchweight bout between Meksen and Nichols was left in the hands of the judges. It was a unanimous decision in favor of Meksen.
After “Glory 52: Los Angeles,” Meksen’s record improved to 95 wins and 3 losses. She is also a professional boxer with a record of 2 wins and 2 losses.
On May 12, 2018, Meksen will return to the Glory Kickboxing ring. She will face Amel Dehby at “Glory 53: Lille.”
Losing to Meksen downgraded Nichols’ record to 12 wins and 5 losses. “Glory 52: Los Angeles” marked the Canadian fighter’s promotional debut.
“Glory 52: Los Angeles” was headlined by Glory Featherweight Champion Robin van Roosmalen of the Netherlands and Interim Glory Featherweight Champion Kevin VanNostrand of the United States. The Dutch fighter maintained his title after defeating his American opponent via unanimous decision.
In the co-main event of “Glory 52: Los Angeles,” Simon Marcus of Canada and Zack Wells of the United States competed in the middleweight division. The Canadian fighter defeated his American opponent via technical knockout via referee stoppage at 1:03 of Round 1.
Watch the “Glory 52: Los Angeles” weigh-ins here: