The third 2018 event of Glory Kickboxing titled “Glory 52: Los Angeles” was held on March 31, 2018 at the Pacific Room in Los Angeles, California. The sixth match on the main card was a middlweight bout between American kickboxers Mike “The French Rock” Lemaire and Chris “The Capo” Camozzi.
The middleweight bout between Lemaire and Camozzi was left in the hands of the judges. It was a unanimous decision in favor of the former.
After defeating Camozzi, Lemaire now has 20 wins and 5 losses overall. In Glory Kickboxing, he has 5 wins and 5 losses.
When Lemaire made his promotional debut on June 22, 2013, he lost to Wayne Barrett at “Glory 9: New York.” One year later, Lemaire returned to the ring and defeated Dustin Jacoby at “Glory 17: Los Angeles- Last Man Standing.”
Aside from Barrett, the other fighters who defeated Lemaire in the Glory Kickboxing ring were Robert Thomas, Joe Schilling, Warren Thompson and Robert Thomas. After Jacoby, Lemaire also defeated Casey Greene, Karl Roberson and Matt Baker.
As a mixed martial artist, Lemaire has yet to beat an opponent. He made his professional MMA debut on June 6, 2009 at “KOTC- Legends” and lost to Andy Murad via unanimous decision.
On August 15, 2009, Lemaire returned to the cage. He was submitted by Augusto Montano via armbar at “MMAX 23- MMA Xtreme 23.”
On the other hand, “Glory 52: Los Angeles” marked Camozzi’s second bout in Glory Kickboxing. He made his promotional debut on December 1, 2017 at “Glory 38: New York” where he defeated Kyle Weickhardt.”
“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” weigh-ins here: