On Saturday, September 30th GLORY comes to you live with GLORY 45 Amsterdam, featuring Robin van Roosmalen vs. Serhiy Adamchuk for the GLORY Featherweight Championship. The event also features a light heavyweight tournament and on the SuperFight Series one of the best fights of the year on paper in Zakaria Zouggary vs. Massaro Glunder. The event airs live, starting with the SuperFight Series live on UFC Fight Pass at 1pm eastern/10am pacific, then followed by GLORY 45 at 3:30pm eastern/12:30pm pacific on ESPN3. GLORY 45 Amsterdam Featherweight Title Headline Bout: Robin van Roosmalen vs. Serhiy Adamchuk – Rd 1 RvR doing [read more]
GLORY 45 goes down tomorrow, Saturday, September 30th starting with the SuperFight Series live on UFC Fight Pass at 1pm eastern/10am pacific, then followed by GLORY 45 at 3:30pm eastern/12:30pm pacific on ESPN3. GLORY 45 AMSTERDAM WEIGH-IN RESULTS Featherweight Title Headline Bout: Robin van Roosmalen (142.4 lb / 64.6 kg) vs. Serhiy Adamchuk (142 lb / 64.4 kg) Heavyweight Co-Headline Bout: Hesdy Gerges (228.2 lb / 103.5 kg) vs. Mladen Brestovac (260.4 lb / 118.1 kg) Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal Bout: Imad Hadar (204.1 lb / 92.6 kg) vs. Manny Mancha (206.1 / 93.5 kg) Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal Bout: Michael Duut (208.1 [read more]
There are a lot of good fights at GLORY 45 Amsterdam, yet the one that stands out the most to hardcore fans is probably Massaro Glunder against Zakaria Zouggary. It’s a fight between two young, hungry and entertaining fighters who have made names for themselves around the world. The fight takes place on the SuperFight Series of GLORY 45 and is set to steal the show. GLORY takes this opportunity to tell the world a bit more about Glunder.
There she goes, my beautiful world. Just as quickly as we learned that Nieky Holzken would be fighting Alim Nabiyev, we learn that Nieky Holzken suffered an injury and has been forced to drop out of GLORY 45. This serves as not just a blow to the main card, but also a blow to the event as a whole, considering Holzken serves as a big draw, bussing in friends and family to cheer for him. Hesdy Gerges vs. Mladen Brestovac moves up from the SuperFight Series main event to the co-main for GLORY 45, leaving Wilnis vs. Belgaroui as the [read more]
On September 30th GLORY returns to its spiritual home of Amsterdam, the Netherlands for what is shaping up to be one of the better-looking events of the year. The recent shake-up in the Nieky Holzken fight of Yoann Kongolo being replaced by legitimate top-contender Alim Nabiyev has made GLORY’s Welterweight division a bit more interesting, making it exciting to look forward to the event as a whole and what the future could be. MMA has had the oddsmakers busy this year, plenty of betting sites have been getting in on the action. After you check out our analysis,the sites featured [read more]
Late replacements happen all of the time in fight sports, seemingly more often in kickboxing, which is just the nature of the sport and the preparation, I suppose. On the latest episode of the LiverKick Podcast Jay and myself talk about how GLORY’s weight classes feel a bit stale near the top of the division, with the same few fighters going at it without much variation. So Nieky Holzken vs. Yoann Kongolo at GLORY 45 was a decent fight, but a fight that we’ve already seen and weren’t exactly excited about seeing again. GLORY announced today that Kongolo is no [read more]
The full fight card for GLORY 45 Amsterdam was announced today, the event taking place on Saturday, September 30th. The event is headlined by Robin van Roosmalen defending his GLORY Featherweight Championship against former champion Serhiy Adamchuk in the main event, with the event also featuring a light heavyweight tournament and a welterweight bout between Nieky Holzken and Yoann Kongolo. The GLORY 45 SuperFight Series is headlined by a heavyweight bout between Hesdy Gerges and Mladen Brestovac and the line-up in general is pretty great. Former Middleweight champion Jason Wilnis takes on up-and-coming contender Yousri Belgaroui and in a featherweight [read more]