آخر الأخبار

جاري التحميل ...

GLORY: REDEMPTION, GLORY 49 SuperFight Series, and GLORY 49 Rotterdam Fight Cards Finalized Ahead of Year-End Spectacular on Dec. 9

Wednesday, Nov 01 2017

GLORY today announced the full 14-fight lineup that will cap off a record year for the world’s premier kickboxing league.

Marking the organization’s 13th live event of 2017, GLORY: REDEMPTION will feature four fights, while GLORY 49 SuperFight Series and GLORY 49 Rotterdam will each showcase five fights, comprising a thrilling year-end show from Ahoy Rotterdam in the Netherlands on Saturday, Dec. 9.

Two bouts have already been announced for GLORY: REDEMPTION, the four-fight pay-per-view special event priced at $29.99 or €25 and digitally distributed by UFC.TV, the largest pay-per-view provider in the world.

The headline bout pits GLORY heavyweight world champion and undisputed "King of Kickboxing" Rico Verhoeven (51-10, 14 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands) against No. 3-ranked heavyweight Jamal "The Goliath" Ben Saddik (32-5, 26 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands), a formidable challenger who previously defeated the future champion – 21 years old at the time – by TKO.

No. 4-ranked light heavyweight Michael “Dreamcrusher” Duut (42-8, 29 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands) and Congolese striker Danyo "Dibuba" Ilunga (57-13, 44 KO, fighting out of Germany) meet in the co-headline bout, the rubber match of an instant-classic trilogy that includes 2016's Fight of the Year.

Joining the two previously announced GLORY: REDEMPTION bouts are a hard-hitting heavyweight tilt and a match-up to determine the featherweight division’s No. 1 contender.

Veteran Anderson "Braddock" Silva (41-17-1, 26 KO, fighting out of Brazil) welcomes American knockout artist Xavier "X-Man” Vigney (10-1, 8, KO, fighting out of the United States) back to the ring at GLORY: REDEMPTION. The heavyweight foes nearly crossed paths at GLORY 41 Holland, booked to compete on opposite sides of a one-night tournament bracket. Vigney, still undefeated under the GLORY banner at 5-0, was forced to withdraw due to injury, while Silva, currently ranked No. 5, won his first round match-up before being narrowly edged in the final round.

Top-10 phenoms "The Professor" Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao (157-36-2, 25 KO, fighting out of Thailand), ranked No. 2, and Zakaria Zouggary (30-3-1, 15 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands), ranked No. 9, will battle at GLORY: REDEMPTION for an opportunity to capture featherweight gold. The winner will be named No. 1 contender and go on to face the reigning GLORY featherweight champion at a later date.

The complete four-fight card for GLORY: REDEMPTION can be found below:

Heavyweight World Title Bout: Rico Verhoeven vs. Jamal Ben Saddik
Light Heavyweight Bout: Michael Duut vs. Danyo Ilunga
Heavyweight Bout: Anderson Silva vs. Xavier Vigney
Featherweight No. 1 Contender Bout: Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao vs. Zakaria Zouggary

GLORY: REDEMPTION begins at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT on Saturday, Dec. 9 and is available for purchase at UFC.TV for $29.99 or €25.

GLORY 49 SuperFight Series immediately precedes GLORY: REDEMPTION, with top-10 heavyweights Ismael "Mr. Pain" Londt (39-7-1, 18 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands) and Curaçaoan-Dutch striker D'Angelo Marshall (16-2, 9 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands) already announced for the card.

Londt, a perennial contender currently ranked No. 6, has won three of his last four bouts and returns to the GLORY ring after a layoff that lasted a year. Marshall, ranked No 7, last competed in May, dispatching Mohamed Abdallah and the aforementioned Silva during a one-night tournament at GLORY 41 Holland.

Today, GLORY 49 SuperFight Series gets its headline bout, as newly crowned GLORY middleweight champion Alex 'Po Atan' Pereira (26-6, 16 KO, fighting out of Brazil) makes his first title defense. Challenging for the middleweight strap will be 25-year-old Dutch-Tunisian Yousri Belgaroui (23-3, 11 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands), the current No. 1 contender.

Pereira, who first appeared for GLORY back in 2014, seized his championship opportunity in October, wrestling the title away from then-champion Simon Marcus. A more recent addition to GLORY’s middleweight division, Belgaroui has worked his way through an impressive list of former champions and title challengers in that time, with a resume that includes wins over Jason Wilnis, Ariel Machado, and Pereira himself.

An exciting match-up initially scheduled for GLORY 45 Amsterdam has been rebooked for GLORY 49 SuperFight Series. Former welterweight champion Nieky "The Natural" Holzken (90-13, 46 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands), fully recovered from a foot injury that delayed the previous bout, will once again prepare to face 23-year-old up-and-comer Alim "Professor" Nabiyev (47-6, 21 KO, fighting out of Russia), who hails from Azerbaijan and is coming off a successful debut at GLORY 47 SuperFight Series.

Eyevan "Mister Cool" Danenberg (25-6, 13 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands), representing Aruba on fight night, locks horns with Road to GLORY UK winner Jamie Bates (24-6, 3 KO, fighting out of England).

GLORY 49 SuperFight Series kicks off with action from 19-year-old featherweight prospects, as Bailey "Bad Boy" Sugden (9-1, 2 KO, fighting out of the United Kingdom) takes on Chenglong Zhang (41-5, 11 KO, fighting out of China), the breakout star of GLORY 46 China following his one-night qualification tournament victory.

The complete five-fight card for GLORY 49 SuperFight Series can be found below:

GLORY 49 SuperFight Series
Middleweight World Title Bout: Alex Pereira vs. Yousri Belgaroui
Heavyweight Bout: Ismael Londt vs. D’Angelo Marshall
Welterweight Bout: Nieky Holzken vs. Alim Nabiyev
Welterweight Bout: Eyevan Danenberg vs. Jamie Bates
Featherweight Bout: Bailey Sugden vs. Chenglong Zhang

GLORY 49 SuperFight Series will stream live and exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS at 1:30 p.m. ET / 10:30 a.m. PT on Saturday, Dec. 9.

GLORY 49 Rotterdam, the first of three stacked fight cards on Dec. 9, is headlined by the final round of a one-night, four-man lightweight contender tournament.

Danish dynamo Niclas “The Destroyer” Larsen (46-9-2, 24 KO, fighting out of Denmark) and 20-year-old Dutch-Moroccan wunderkind Tyjani “The Wonderboy” Beztati (14-1, 5 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands), ranked No. 4 at lightweight, both compete for the fourth time this year, squaring off in the tournament opening round.

On the other side of the tournament bracket, Bulgarian bruiser Stoyan “The Sniper” Koprivlenski (7-1, 3 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands) meets the returning Maykol Yurk(8-5, 6 KO, fighting out of Brazil), who moves up to lightweight after competing at featherweight for GLORY in the past.

Angola’s Christian “Bad News” Baya (59-5-1, 34 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands) looks to spoil the debut of lightweight Samo Petje (32-6-1, fighting out of Slovenia), who enters the bout as a two-weight champion for European promotion Final Fight Championship.

Plus, Muay Thai stylist Omar Moreno (25-7-1, 9 KO, fighting out of the United States) fights The Ultimate Fighter: China contestant and UFC veteran Anying “Smiley” Wang(10-3, fighting out of China) at welterweight.

The complete five-fight card for GLORY 49 Rotterdam can be found below:

GLORY 49 Rotterdam
Lightweight Tournament Final Bout: Winner of Bout A vs. Winner of Bout B
Lightweight Bout: Christian Baya vs. Samo Petje
Welterweight Bout: Omar Moreno vs. Anying Wang
Lightweight Tournament Semifinal Bout B: Niclas Larsen vs. Tyjani Beztati
Lightweight Tournament Semifinal Bout A: Stoyan Koprivlenski vs. Maykol Yurk

GLORY 49 Rotterdam will be carried live on ESPN3 at 11 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. PT on Saturday, Dec. 9.

Tickets for GLORY: REDEMPTION (which includes entry for GLORY 49 SuperFight Series and GLORY 49 Rotterdam) are on sale now at

CCN oba

مدونة :

مدونة تقنية تحتوى على مجموعة دروس ودورات فى مجالات تقنية مختلفة مثل دروس انظمة التشغيل والبرامج والالعاب وبلوجر وفوتوشوب وتطبيقات اندوريد والربح من الانترنت وغيره من الشروحات المميزة تاست مدونة مستر ابوعلى عام 2013 وبفضل الله نالت اعجاب الكثير مؤسس المدونة مستر ابوعلى مدون مصرى


إذا أعجبك محتوى مدونتنا نتمنى البقاء على تواصل دائم ، فقط قم بإدخال بريدك الإلكتروني للإشتراك في بريد المدونة السريع ليصلك جديد المدونة أولاً بأول ، كما يمكنك إرسال رساله بالضغط على الزر المجاور ...

إتصل بنا


تغريداتي علي التويتر

حمل تطبيقنا

زوار المدونة


إحصاءات المدونة

جميع الحقوق محفوظة لـ




أحمد شحاتة