The Danish ‘Destroyer’ Niclas Larsen is one of the more unorthodox and exciting fighters in the lightweight division. He is known for his explosive techniques and ‘die hard’ attitude in his fights, which were on full display in his GLORY debut fight against Andy Ristie.
The Dane went all three rounds with Ristie and had the Dutch man under pressure from time to time, despite taking the fight with just a week notice and suffer a blow during the fight that knocked his front teeth loose.
Niclas come from a pure Muay Thai background and have been training and fighting since his late teens. His lanky athletic build and love for flying techniques makes him ideal for Glory Kickboxing rules. The Dane actively used this rule to finish Steve Moxon in the second round of their fight in Glory 15.
Larsen is a natural athlete who walks around close to his fight weight, and is one of the few fighters who don’t cut a lot of weight. He trains out of the Mikenta gym in Denmark under headcoach Brian Tallerik.