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 fifth match on the main card was a lightweight bout between Josh Jauncey of Canada and Stoyan “Sniper” Koprivlenski of Bulgaria.
Jauncey and Koprivlenski were neck and neck during their lightweight bout. It was left in the hands of the judges who gave the Canadian contender a split decision.
After defeating Koprivlenski, Jauncey now has 28 wins and 8 losses overall. In Glory Kickboxing, he has 7 wins and 5 losses.
Before Koprivlenski, the fighters Chauncey defeated in the Glory Kickboxing ring were Warren Stevelmans, Noh Jae-Gil, Max Baumert, Djime Coulibaly, Johan Tkac and Antonio Gomez. Before Koprivlenski, the opponents Chauncey failed to defeat in the promotion were Sitthichai Sitsongpeening, Giorgio Petrosyan. Anatoly Moiseev, Christian Baya and Elvis Gashi.
On the other hand, Koprivlenski now has 2 wins and 2 losses in Glory Kickboxing, 9 wins and 2 losses overall. When he made his promotional debut at “Glory 45: Amsterdam” on September 30, 2017, he lost to Kevin Hessling via unanimous decision.
After losing to Hessling, Koprivlenski defeated two opponents in the Glory Kickboxing ring. The Bulgarian fighter knocked out Tyjani Beztati at 1:21 of Round 1 and defeated Maykol Yurk via unanimous decision at “Glory 49: Redemption” on December 9, 2017.
“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: