2018 in Glory

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2018 in Glory
Information
First dateFebruary 16, 2018
Last dateDecember 1, 2018
Events
Total events13
Fights
Title fights17

The year 2018 was the seventh year in the history of Glory, an international kickboxing promotion. The year started with Glory 50: Chicago. The events were broadcast through television agreements with ESPN, Fight Network, and other regional channels around the world.

Glory 2018 Awards

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The following fighters won the GLORY Kickboxing year-end awards for 2018:

List of events

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# Event Title Date Arena Location
1 Glory 50: Chicago February 16, 2018 UIC Pavilion United States Chicago, Illinois, US
2 Glory 51: Rotterdam March 3, 2018 Rotterdam Ahoy Netherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands
3 Glory 52: Los Angeles March 31, 2018 Long Beach Arena United States Los Angeles, US
4 Glory 53: Lille May 12, 2018 Zénith de Lille France Lille, France
5 Glory 54: Birmingham June 2, 2018 Genting Arena England Birmingham, England
6 Glory 55: New York July 20, 2018 The Theater at Madison Square Garden United States New York City, US
7 Glory 56: Denver August 10, 2018 1stBank Center United States Broomfield, US
8 Glory 57: Shenzhen August 25, 2018 Shenzhen Bay Sports Center China Shenzhen, China
9 Glory 58: Chicago September 15, 2018 Sears Centre United States Hoffman Estates, US
10 Glory 59: Amsterdam September 29, 2018 Johan Cruyff Arena Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands
11 Glory 60: Lyon October 20, 2018 Palais des Sports de Gerland France Lyon, France
12 Glory 61: New York November 2, 2018 Hammerstein Ballroom United States New York City, US
13 Glory 62: Rotterdam December 1, 2018 Rotterdam Ahoy Netherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands

Glory 50: Chicago

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Glory 50: Chicago
Information
PromotionGlory
DateFebruary 16, 2018
VenueUIC Pavilion
CityUnited States Chicago, Illinois, US
Event chronology
Glory 49: Rotterdam Glory 50: Chicago

Glory 50: Chicago was a kickboxing event held by Glory on February 16, 2018, at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois, US.

Background

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This event featured a trilogy fight for the Glory Welterweight Championship between the champion Murthel Groenhart and Harut Grigorian as headliner.

This event also featured a 4-Man Heavyweight Contender Tournament to earn a shot for a Glory Championship.

The GLORY 50 SuperFight Series co-headline bout was originally scheduled to be a rematch between heavyweights Cătălin Moroșanu and Giannis Stoforidis. An injury to Moroșanu forced him from the card.

Anthony McDonald pulled from his fight against Haze Wilson due to high blood pressure.

Due to a cut suffered in the semi-finals Guto was unable to fight in the finals. Junior Tafa stepped in to face Benjamin Adegbuyi.

Results

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Glory 50
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight 77 kg Armenia Harut Grigorian def. Netherlands Murthel Groenhart (c) TKO (Referee Stoppage) 1 2:06 For the Glory Welterweight Championship
Heavyweight 120 kg Romania Benjamin Adegbuyi def. Australia Junior Tafa TKO (Low kicks) 2 0:34 Heavyweight Contender Tournament Final
Welterweight 77 kg United States Richard Abraham def. United States Malik Watson-Smith Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Heavyweight 120 kg Romania Benjamin Adegbuyi def. Curaçao D'Angelo Marshall KO (Punch) 1 0:36 Heavyweight Contender Tournament Semi-finals
Heavyweight 120 kg Brazil Guto Inocente def. Australia Junior Tafa Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00 Heavyweight Contender Tournament Semi-finals
Superfight Series
Lightweight 70 kg Thailand Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong (c) def. Angola Christian Baya Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00 For the Glory Lightweight Championship
Welterweight 77 kg United States Omar Moreno def. United States Casey Greene Decision (Extra Round - Unanimous) 4 3:00
Welterweight 77 kg United States Omari Boyd def. Mexico Daniel Morales Decision (Split) 3 5:00
Catchweight 68 kg Mexico Diego Llamas def. United States Justin Houghton TKO (Referee Stoppage) 1 1:40

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2018 Glory Heavyweight Contender Tournament bracket

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Semi-finals Final
      
Brazil Guto Inocente DEC
Australia Junior Tafa 5-0
Australia Junior Tafa 2R.
Romania Benjamin Adegbuyi TKO
Romania Benjamin Adegbuyi KO
Curaçao D'Angelo Marshall 1R.

Glory 51: Rotterdam

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Glory 51: Rotterdam
Information
PromotionGlory
DateMarch 3, 2018
VenueRotterdam Ahoy
CityNetherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands

Glory 51: Rotterdam "Bad Blood" was a kickboxing event held on March 3, 2018, at Rotterdam Ahoy in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Background

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The event featured the long-awaited rematch between the champion Badr Hari and Hesdy Gerges as Glory 51 headliner and a number one contender fight between Alim Nabiev and the former Glory Welterweight Champion Cedric Doumbe as Superfight Series headliner.

This event also featured a 4-Man Welterweight Contender Tournament to earn a shot at the Glory Welterweight Championship.

Results

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Glory 51
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Heavyweight 120 kg Morocco Badr Hari vs Netherlands Hesdy Gerges No Contest 3 3:00 Originally a decision win for Hari. Later changed to a No Contest after both fighters tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs.[2]
Welterweight 77 kg Aruba Eyevan Danenberg def. Thailand Thongchai Sitsongpeenong Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00 Welterweight Contender Tournament Final
Heavyweight 120 kg Slovakia Tomáš Možný def. Czech Republic Daniel Škvor Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Welterweight 77 kg Aruba Eyevan Danenberg def. France Jimmy Vienot Decision (Split) 3 3:00 Welterweight Contender Tournament Semi-finals
Welterweight 77 kg Thailand Thongchai Sitsongpeenong def. Argentina Alan Scheinson Decision (Split) 3 3:00 Welterweight Contender Tournament Semi-finals
Superfight Series
Welterweight 77 kg Azerbaijan Alim Nabiev def. France Cedric Doumbe Decision (Split) 3 3:00
Welterweight 77 kg Morocco Mohammed Jaraya def. Suriname Miles Simson Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00 Welterweight Contender Tournament Reserve
Lightweight 70 kg Morocco Tyjani Beztati def. Turkey Anil Cabri KO (Head Kick) 1 2:17
Featherweight 65 kg Netherlands Massaro Glunder def. France Victor Pinto Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Middleweight 85 kg Netherlands Kevin van Heeckeren def. Netherlands Bas van der Kroon KO (Punches) 1 2:48

2018 Glory Welterweight Contender Tournament bracket

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Semi-finals Final
      
Thailand Thongchai Sitsongpeenong DEC
Argentina Alan Scheinson 3-2
Thailand Thongchai Sitsongpeenong 5-0
Aruba Eyevan Danenberg DEC
Aruba Eyevan Danenberg DEC
France Jimmy Vienot 3-2

Glory 52: Los Angeles

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Glory 52: Los Angeles
Information
PromotionGlory
DateMarch 31, 2018
VenueLong Beach Arena
CityUnited States Los Angeles, California, US

Glory 52: Los Angeles was a kickboxing event held on March 31, 2018, at the Long Beach Arena in Los Angeles, California, US.

Background

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The GLORY 52 co-main event bout was originally scheduled to be match between Lightweights Marat Grigorian and Stoyan Koprivlenski. Grigorian had to withdraw due to a neck injury, whilst Koprivlenski took on Josh Jauncey instead.

Robert Thomas suffered a concussion during training and was forced to withdraw from Glory Middleweight Contender Tournament. Following this shake-up, the remaining three middleweight tournament contenders were rebooked.

Simon Marcus remained on the card, and met Zack Wells in the Glory 52 co-headline bout.

Yousri Belgaroui and Jason Wilnis were originally scheduled to compete in the middleweight contender tournament, but instead squared off as part of Glory 53 SuperFight Series from Lille, France.

Bonus awards:

The following fighter has been awarded $5,000 bonus:

  • Performance of the Night: Josh Jauncey

Results

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Glory 52
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Featherweight 65 kg Netherlands Robin van Roosmalen (c) def. United States Kevin VanNostrand (ic) Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00 For the unification of Glory Featherweight Championship
Middleweight 85 kg Canada Simon Marcus def. United States Zack Wells TKO (Punches) 1 1:03
Middleweight 85 kg United States Mike Lemaire def. United States Chris Camozzi Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Lightweight 70 kg Canada Josh Jauncey def. Bulgaria Stoyan Koprivlenski Decision (Split) 3 3:00
Superfight Series
Light Heavyweight 95 kg Ukraine Pavel Zhuravlev (ic) def. United States Myron Dennis Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00 For the Interim Glory Light Heavyweight Championship
Women's Catchweight 53 kg France Anissa Meksen def. Canada Ashley Nichols Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Middleweight 85 kg United States Troy Jones def. United States Paul Banasiak Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Featherweight 65 kg Netherlands Zakaria Zouggary def. England Bailey Sugden Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00

Glory 53: Lille

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Glory 53: Lille
Information
PromotionGlory
DateMay 12, 2018
VenueZénith de Lille
CityFrance Lille, France

Glory 53: Lille was a kickboxing event held on May 12, 2018, at the Zénith de Lille in Lille, France.

Background

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Eyevan Danenberg suffered an injury during training and was forced to withdraw from his fight against Cedric Doumbe. Thongchai Sitsongpeenong stepped in to face Doumbe.

Also a severe hand injury forced Mohammed Jaraya to withdraw from his showdown with Alan Scheinson, Anghel Cardoş stepped in on a short notice to face Scheinson.

Jason Wilnis was forced to withdraw for medical reasons, Dawid Kasperski stepped in on a week's notice to take on Yousri Belgaroui.

Bonus awards:

The following fighter has been awarded $5,000 bonus:

  • Performance of the Night: Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao

Results

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Glory 53
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight 70 kg Thailand Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong (c) def. Morocco Tyjani Beztati Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00 For the Glory Lightweight Championship
Heavyweight 120 kg Netherlands Jahfarr Wilnis def. Morocco Jamal Ben Saddik Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Super Bantamweight 55 kg France Anissa Meksen (c) def. France Amel Dehby Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00 For the Glory Women's Super Bantamweight Championship
Light Heavyweight 93 kg France Zinedine Hameur-Lain def. Netherlands Michael Duut TKO (3 Knockdowns Rule) 2 1:14
Featherweight 66 kg Thailand Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao def. Morocco Abdellah Ezbiri KO (Head Kick) 2 1:40
Superfight Series
Welterweight 77 kg France Cedric Doumbe def. Thailand Thongchai Sitsongpeenong KO (Punch) 1 0:33
Middleweight 85 kg Tunisia Yousri Belgaroui def. Poland Dawid Kasperski TKO (3 Knockdowns Rule) 2 1:16
Featherweight 66 kg Ukraine Serhiy Adamchuk def. France Victor Pinto Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00 Featherweight Contender Tournament Final
Lightweight 70 kg Argentina Alan Scheinson def. Romania Anghel Cardoș Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Featherweight 66 kg Ukraine Serhiy Adamchuk def. France Azize Hlali Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00 Featherweight Contender Tournament Semi-finals
Featherweight 66 kg France Victor Pinto def. Turkey Buray Bozaryilmaz Decision (Majority) 3 3:00 Featherweight Contender Tournament Semi-finals

2018 Glory Featherweight Contender Tournament bracket

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Semi-finals Final
      
France Victor Pinto DEC
Turkey Buray Bozaryilmaz 3-1
France Victor Pinto 5-0
Ukraine Serhiy Adamchuk DEC
Ukraine Serhiy Adamchuk DEC
France Azize Hlali 5-0

Glory 54: Birmingham

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Glory 54: Birmingham
Information
PromotionGlory
DateJune 2, 2018
VenueGenting Arena
CityEngland Birmingham, England

Glory 54: Birmingham was a kickboxing event held on June 2, 2018, at the Genting Arena in Birmingham, England.

Background

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Bonus awards:

The following fighter has been awarded $5,000 bonus:

  • Performance of the Night: Harut Grigorian

Results

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Glory 54
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Heavyweight 120 kg Netherlands Rico Verhoeven (c) def. Croatia Mladen Brestovac Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00 For the Glory Heavyweight Championship
Welterweight 77 kg Armenia Harut Grigorian (c) def. Azerbaijan Alim Nabiev Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00 For the Glory Welterweight Championship
Featherweight 65 kg England Bailey Sugden vs. Russia Aleksei Ulianov No Contest (Accidental Headbutt) 2 1:10
Featherweight 65 kg China Zhang Chenglong def. Romania Adrian Maxim Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Superfight Series
Light Heavyweight 95 kg Democratic Republic of the Congo Danyo Ilunga def. England Fraser Weightman Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Lightweight 70 kg Canada Josh Jauncey def. Angola Christian Baya Decision (Split) 3 3:00
Welterweight 77 kg England Adam Hatfield def. United States Richard Abraham Decision (Split) 3 3:00
Lightweight 70 kg Armenia Marat Grigorian def. China Liu Xu Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Lightweight 70 kg Kosovo Elvis Gashi def. England William Goldie-Galloway Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Welterweight 77 kg England Mark Timms def. Poland Dawid Blaszke Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00 Welterweight Qualification Tournament Semi-finals
Welterweight 77 kg England Jamie Bates def. England Tommy King Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00 Welterweight Qualification Tournament Semi-finals

Glory 55: New York

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Glory 55: New York
Information
PromotionGlory
DateJuly 20, 2018
VenueHulu Theater
CityUnited States New York City, New York, US

Glory 55: New York was a kickboxing event held on July 20, 2018, at Hulu Theater in New York City, New York, US.

Background

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The GLORY 55 main event bout was originally scheduled to be a rematch for the Glory Featherweight Championship between the champion Robin van Roosmalen and Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao. Van Roosmalen had to withdraw due to a shoulder injury, Kiatmookao instead fought Kevin VanNostrand for the Glory Featherweight interim-title.

Bonus awards:

The following fighter has been awarded $5,000 bonus:

  • Performance of the Night: Alex Pereira

Results

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Glory 55
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight 85 kg Brazil Alex Pereira (c) def. Tunisia Yousri Belgaroui KO (Punch) 1 2:28 For the Glory Middleweight Championship
Featherweight 65 kg Thailand Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao def. United States Kevin VanNostrand Decision (Split) 5 3:00 For the interim Glory Featherweight Championship
Heavyweight 120 kg Australia Junior Tafa def. United States Anthony McDonald TKO (3 Knockdown Rule) 1 2:20
Featherweight 65 kg France Victor Pinto def. United States Nate Richardson Decision (Split) 3 3:00
Lightweight 70 kg Kosovo Elvis Gashi def. United States Nick Chasteen Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Superfight Series
Welterweight 77 kg France Cedric Doumbe def. Argentina Alan Scheinson TKO (Punches) 2 1:38
Super Bantamweight 55 kg United States Tiffany van Soest def. Sweden Sofia Olofsson Decision (Split) 3 3:00
Lightweight 70 kg Israel Itay Gershon def. United States Trevor Ragin TKO (Punch) 2 0:36
Featherweight 65 kg United States Asa Ten Pow def. United States Justin Greskiewicz TKO (3 Knockdown Rule) 1 2:59
Middleweight 85 kg United States Jacob Rodriguez def. United States Joe Taylor Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00

Glory 56: Denver

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Glory 56: Denver
Information
PromotionGlory
DateAugust 10, 2018
Venue1stBank Center
CityUnited States Broomfield, US

Glory 56: Denver was a kickboxing event held on August 10, 2018, at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, US.

Background

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This event featured two world title fights for the Glory Light Heavyweight Championship a rematch between the champion Artem Vakhitov and Danyo Ilunga and for the Glory Women's Super Bantamweight Championship between the champion Anissa Meksen and Jady Menezes.

Results

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Glory 56
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Light Heavyweight 95 kg Russia Artem Vakhitov (c) def. Democratic Republic of the Congo Danyo Ilunga Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00 For the Glory Light Heavyweight Championship
Super Bantamweight 55 kg Brazil Jady Menezes def. France Anissa Meksen (c) Decision (Split) 5 3:00 For the Glory Women's Super Bantamweight Championship
Featherweight 65 kg Ukraine Serhiy Adamchuk def. Uzbekistan Anvar Boynazarov Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Featherweight 65 kg Netherlands Massaro Glunder def. New Zealand Quade Taranaki Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Superfight Series
Middleweight 85 kg Canada Simon Marcus def. Netherlands Jason Wilnis Decision (Split) 3 3:00
Heavyweight 120 kg Curaçao D'Angelo Marshall def. United States Antonio Dvorak TKO (Punch) 1 2:14
Lightweight 70 kg United States Justin Houghton def. Canada Troy Sheridan Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Heavyweight 120 kg United States Myron Dennis def. United States Steve Paprocki TKO (3 Knockdowns) 1 1:49
Light Heavyweight 95 kg United States Chris Camozzi def. United States John King TKO (Punches) 2 2:48
Middleweight 85 kg United States Ryot Waller def. United States Zack Wells KO (Punches) 3 0:57

Glory 57: Shenzhen

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Glory 57: Shenzhen
Information
PromotionGlory
DateAugust 25, 2018
VenueShenzhen Bay Sports Center
CityChina Shenzhen, China

Glory 57: Shenzhen was a kickboxing event held on August 25, 2018, at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center in Shenzhen, China.

Background

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Zinedine Hameur-Lain withdrew from his scheduled appearance against Felipe Micheletti, and both fighters were rebooked at a later date.

Bonus awards:

The following fighter has been awarded $5,000 bonus:

  • Performance of the Night: Liu Xu

Results

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Glory 57
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight 70 kg Thailand Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong (c) def. Armenia Marat Grigorian Decision (Split) 5 3:00 For the Glory Lightweight Championship
Welterweight 77 kg Belgium Cedric de Keirsmaeker def. China Kaiyin Zang Decision (Split) 3 3:00
Lightweight 70 kg Russia Khayal Dzhaniev def. Brazil Julio Lobo Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Featherweight 65 kg China Chenglong Zhang vs. Belgium Nafi Bilalovski No Contest (Accidental Foul) 1 2:43
Featherweight 65 kg United States Asa Ten Pow def. China Yuhang Xie Decision (Split) 3 3:00
Superfight Series
Lightweight 70 kg China Liu Xu def. China Wensheng Zhang Decision (Split) 3 3:00 Lightweight Qualification Tournament Final
Featherweight 65 kg China Chenchen Li def. Japan Masaya Kubo Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Super Bantamweight 55 kg China Jia Liu def. Thailand Zaza Sor. Aree Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Lightweight 70 kg China Wensheng Zhang def. China Li Deng Decision (Split) 3 3:00 Lightweight Qualification Tournament Semi-finals
Lightweight 70 kg China Liu Xu def. China Chao Wang Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00 Lightweight Qualification Tournament Semi-finals
Prelims
Lightweight 70 kg China Wensheng Zhang def. China Lei Feng Decision (Split) 3 3:00 Lightweight Qualification Tournament Quarter-finals
Lightweight 70 kg China Li Deng def. China Alimu TKO (3 Knockdowns) 1 2:51 Lightweight Qualification Tournament Quarter-finals
Lightweight 70 kg China Chao Wang def. China Tiehan Xu Decision (Split) 3 3:00 Lightweight Qualification Tournament Quarter-finals
Lightweight 70 kg China Liu Xu def. China Junchen Zhao Decision (Split) 3 3:00 Lightweight Qualification Tournament Quarter-finals

2018 Glory Lightweight Qualification Tournament bracket

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Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
         
China Lei Feng 1-4
China Wensheng Zhang DEC
China Wensheng Zhang DEC
China Li Deng 3-2
China Li Deng TKO
China Alimjan Tursun 1r
China Wensheng Zhang 1-4
China Liu Xu DEC
China Tiehan Xu 1-4
China Chao Wang DEC
China Chao Wang 0-5
China Liu Xu DEC
China Liu Xu DEC
China Junchen Zhao 4-1

Glory 58: Chicago

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Glory 58: Chicago
Information
PromotionGlory
DateSeptember 14, 2018
VenueSears Centre
CityUnited States Hoffman Estates, US

Glory 58: Chicago was a kickboxing event held on September 14, 2018, at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, US.

Background

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The bout between welterweight Alan Scheinson and Malik Watson-Smith was canceled due to visa issues on Scheinson's part.

Troy Jones won the 4-man Welterweight Qualification Tournament as Mike Lemaire could not continue due to his injuries and Justin Moss who won earlier in the evening did not receive medical clearance to fight Jones.

Bonus awards:

The following fighter has been awarded $5,000 bonus:

  • Performance of the Night: Alex Pereira

Results

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Glory 58
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight 85 kg Brazil Alex Pereira (c) def. Canada Simon Marcus Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00 For the Glory Middleweight Championship
Heavyweight 120 kg Romania Benjamin Adegbuyi def. Netherlands Jahfarr Wilnis Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Welterweight 77 kg United States Omari Boyd def. United States Richard Abraham Decision (Split) 3 3:00
Featherweight 65 kg Uzbekistan Anvar Boynazarov def. England Bailey Sugden Decision (Split) 3 3:00
Superfight Series
Heavyweight 120 kg Australia Junior Tafa def. United States Haze Wilson TKO (Punch) 1 1:35
Middleweight 85 kg United States Matt Baker def. United States Thomas Jenkins KO (Punches) 3 1:55
Welterweight 77 kg United States Troy Jones def. United States Casey Greene KO (Head Kick) 1 1:00 Welterweight Qualification Tournament Semi-finals
Welterweight 77 kg United States Mike Lemaire def. United States Omar Moreno Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00 Welterweight Qualification Tournament Semi-finals

Glory 59: Amsterdam

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Glory 59: Amsterdam
Information
PromotionGlory
DateSeptember 29, 2018
VenueJohan Cruyff Arena
CityNetherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands

Glory 59: Amsterdam was a kickboxing event held on September 29, 2018, at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Background

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Bonus awards:

The following fighter has been awarded $5,000 bonus:

  • Performance of the Night:

Results

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Glory 59
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Heavyweight 120 kg Netherlands Rico Verhoeven (c) def. Brazil Guto Inocente Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00 For the Glory Heavyweight Championship
Featherweight 65 kg Thailand Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao (ic) def. Netherlands Robin van Roosmalen (c) Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00 For the unification of Glory Featherweight Championship
Heavyweight 120 kg Morocco Jamal Ben Saddik def. Curaçao D'Angelo Marshall TKO (3 Knockdowns Rule) 1 0:57
Welterweight 77 kg Morocco Tyjani Beztati def. Angola Christian Baya Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Superfight Series
Welterweight 77 kg Suriname Murthel Groenhart def. Morocco Mohammed Jaraya TKO (Punches) 2 1:05
Welterweight 77 kg Azerbaijan Alim Nabiev def. Aruba Eyevan Danenberg Decision (Split) 3 3:00
Light Heavyweight 95 kg Netherlands Michael Duut def. Tunisia Mourad Bouzidi KO (Punch) 3 2:56
Heavyweight 120 kg Netherlands Roel Mannaart def. Czech Republic Daniel Škvor Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Featherweight 65 kg Russia Aleksei Ulianov def. Netherlands Zakaria Zouggary Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00

Glory 60: Lyon

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Glory 60: Lyon
Information
PromotionGlory
DateOctober 20, 2018
VenuePalais des Sports de Gerland
CityFrance Lyon, France

Glory 60: Lyon was a kickboxing event held on October 20, 2018, at the Palais des Sports de Gerland in Lyon, France.

Background

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Glory welterweight champion Harut Grigorian was unable to compete due to acute gastroenteritis that has forced him from the fight card. Therefore, Cédric Doumbé took on Muay Thai fighter Jimmy Vienot. Vienot was scheduled to fight earlier in that evening, but has seized a short notice opportunity to headline opposite the former champion. His original opponent, Dmitry Menshikov, met Samuel Dbili as part of SuperFight Series.

Bonus awards:

The following fighter has been awarded $5,000 bonus:

  • Performance of the Night:

Results

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Glory 60
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight 77 kg France Cédric Doumbé def. France Jimmy Vienot Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Light Heavyweight 95 kg Suriname Donegi Abena def. France Stéphane Susperregui Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Middleweight 85 kg Tunisia Yousri Belgaroui def. France Yassine Ahaggan KO (Knee to the Body) 1 1:22
Super Bantamweight 55 kg Sweden Sofia Olofsson def. France Cindy Silvestre Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Featherweight 65 kg Morocco Abdellah Ezbiri def. France Victor Pinto KO (Spinning Back Kick) 1 1:03
Superfight Series
Light Heavyweight 95 kg Brazil Felipe Micheletti def. France Zinedine Hameur-Lain TKO (Retirement) 1 3:00
Heavyweight 120 kg Brazil Bruno Chaves def. France Mamadou Lamine Sene TKO (Doctor Stoppage) 2 3:00
Middleweight 85 kg Czech Republic Matěj Peňáz def. France Mehdi Bouanane TKO (Doctor Stoppage) 2 3:00
Welterweight 77 kg Russia Dmitry Menshikov def. France Samuel Dbili TKO (3 Knockdowns Rule) 1 2:59
Lightweight 70 kg France Michael Palandre def. France Mohamed Soumah TKO (Arm Injury) 2 0:50

Glory 61: New York

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Glory 61: New York
Information
PromotionGlory
DateNovember 2, 2018
VenueHammerstein Ballroom
CityUnited States New York City, US

Glory 61: New York was a kickboxing event held on November 2, 2018, at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, US.

Background

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Bonus awards:

The following fighter has been awarded $5,000 bonus:

  • Performance of the Night: Anissa Meksen

Results

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Glory 61
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight 70 kg Thailand Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong (c) def. Canada Josh Jauncey Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00 For the Glory Lightweight Championship
Super Bantamweight 55 kg France Anissa Meksen def. Brazil Jady Menezes (c) TKO (Punches) 2 0:39 For the Glory Super Bantamweight Championship
Light Heavyweight 95 kg United States Chris Camozzi def. United States Myron Dennis Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Welterweight 77 kg United States Omari Boyd def. Argentina Alan Scheinson Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Superfight Series
Featherweight 65 kg United States Kevin VanNostrand vs. Netherlands Massaro Glunder Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Featherweight 65 kg United States Asa Ten Pow def. Greece Niko Tsigaras Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Welterweight 77 kg United States Charles Rodriguez def. United States Malik Watson-Smith TD (Unanimous) 2 3:00
Lightweight 70 kg United States Justin Houghton def. United States Vince McGuinness Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Super Bantamweight 55 kg Thailand Chommanee Sor Taehiran def. Canada Ashley Nichols Decision (Split) 3 3:00

Glory 62: Rotterdam

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Glory 62: Rotterdam
Information
PromotionGlory
DateDecember 8, 2018
VenueRotterdam Ahoy
CityNetherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands
Event chronology
Glory 62: Rotterdam Glory 63: Houston

Glory 62: Rotterdam was a kickboxing event held on December 8, 2018 at Rotterdam Ahoy in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Background

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Glory's No.1-ranked heavyweight Benjamin Adegbuyi of Romania has been named the No. 1 seed in the tournament draw. Seed No. 2 has been assigned to Jamal Ben Saddik of Morocco.[3] Heavyweight champion Rico Verhoeven talks acting career and could be stripped of belt.[4]

On November 15, it was announced that Mohammed Jaraya had suffered a hand injury and was pulling out of his bout with Robbie Hageman. Jaraya was replaced by Dmitrii Menshikov.

Bonus awards:

The following fighters will be awarded $5,000 bonuses:

  • Fighter of the Night:
  • Knockout of the Night:

Results

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Glory 62
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Heavyweight 120 kg Morocco Jamal Ben Saddik def. Romania Benjamin Adegbuyi KO (Punches) 1 1:54 Heavyweight Tournament Final
Light Heavyweight 95 kg Netherlands Luis Tavares def. Latvia Artur Gorlov Decision (Split) 3 3:00
Heavyweight 120 kg Morocco Jamal Ben Saddik def. Brazil Guto Inocente Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00 Heavyweight Tournament Semi-finals
Heavyweight 120 kg Romania Benjamin Adegbuyi def. Netherlands Jahfarr Wilnis KO (Head Kick) 3 2:39 Heavyweight Tournament Semi-finals
Heavyweight 120 kg Brazil Guto Inocente def. Germany Mohamed Abdallah Decision (Split) 3 3:00 Heavyweight Tournament Quarter-finals
Heavyweight 120 kg Netherlands Jahfarr Wilnis def. Slovakia Tomáš Možný Decision (Split) 3 3:00 Heavyweight Tournament Quarter-finals
Heavyweight 120 kg Morocco Jamal Ben Saddik def. Australia Junior Tafa TKO (2 Knockdowns Rule) 1 2:55 Heavyweight Tournament Quarter-finals
Heavyweight 120 kg Romania Benjamin Adegbuyi def. Poland Arkadiusz Wrzosek Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00 Heavyweight Tournament Quarter-finals
Superfight Series
Lightweight 70 kg Armenia Marat Grigorian def. Angola Christian Baya Decision (Split) 3 3:00
Lightweight 70 kg Morocco Tyjani Beztati def. Bulgaria Stoyan Koprivlenski Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
Welterweight 77 kg Russia Dmitry Menshikov def. Netherlands Robbie Hageman TKO (Punches) 1 1:53
Welterweight 77 kg Morocco Hamicha def. Netherlands Miles Simson KO (Head Kick) 1 1:53
Heavyweight 120 kg Netherlands Roel Mannaart def. Russia Kirill Kornilov Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00 Heavyweight Tournament Reserve
Prelims
Middleweight 85 kg Turkey Ertugrul Bayrak def. Suriname Donovan Wisse Decision (Split) 3 3:00

Glory Heavyweight Tournament bracket

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Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
Romania Benjamin Adegbuyi DEC
Poland Arkadiusz Wrzosek 5-0 Romania Benjamin Adegbuyi KO
Netherlands Jahfarr Wilnis DEC Netherlands Jahfarr Wilnis 3R.
Slovakia Tomaš Mozny 4-1 Romania Benjamin Adegbuyi 1R.
Morocco Jamal Ben Saddik TKO Morocco Jamal Ben Saddik KO
Australia Junior Tafa 1R. Morocco Jamal Ben Saddik DEC
Brazil Guto Inocente DEC Brazil Guto Inocente 5-0
Germany Mohamed Abdallah 4-1

See also

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References

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  1. ^ "Glory 50:Chicago". glorykickboxing.com.
  2. ^ title=Kickbokser Badr Hari negentien maanden geschorst wegens dopinggebruik
  3. ^ "Glory 62 Updates: Heavyweight Tournament, Tavares Added to Card". Kickboxing Z. 23 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Rico Verhoeven verkiest acteercarrière voorlopig boven kickboksen" (in Dutch). nu.nl. 2 November 2018.