An elbow injury suffered in training has delayed the return of kickboxing veteran and former MMA stand-out Pat “HD” Barry to the GLORY ring. It was announced last week that Barry would face hungry newcomer Karl Roberson in the co-headline bout of GLORY 24 on Oct. 9. No timetable has been given for Barry’s return.
In its place, the co-headline slot in Denver will be filled by Colorado local and recent GLORY Middleweight Qualification Tournament winner Dustin “The Hanyak” Jacoby (6-5, 5 KO) taking on heavy handed Wayne Barrett (5-3, 4 KO) of New York.
GLORY 24 is headlined by No. 2 ranked middleweight and American kickboxing star Joe “Stitch ‘Em Up” Schilling (19-6, 11 KO) battling world No. 3, Dutch technician Jason “Psycho” Wilnis (24-5-1, 6 KO) in a pivotal bout for the division’s title picture.
In the first of two hard-hitting semi-final match-ups that comprise GLORY’s one-night, four-man Heavyweight Contender Tournament, powerful Romanian Benjamin “Mister Gentleman” Adegbuyi (19-3, 14 KOs), fresh off his world title bout in June, faces Croatian southpaw Mladen “The Scorpion Sting” Brestovac (43-9-1, 28 KO). The second semi-final scrap pits explosive Ben “The Guvner” Edwards (36-10-3, 32 KO) of Australia up against Dutch kickboxing specialist Jahfarr Wilnis (22-5-1, 5 KO), brother of GLORY 24 headliner Jason Wilnis.
The tournament winner will earn the next shot at GLORY Heavyweight World Champion Rico Verhoeven.
The full five-fight card for GLORY 24, which airs live on Spike TV, can be found below:
Middleweight Headline Bout: Joe Schilling vs. Jason Wilnis
Heavyweight Tournament Final Bout: Winner of Bout A vs. Winner of Bout B
Middleweight Co-Headline Bout: Dustin Jacoby vs. Wayne Barrett
Heavyweight Tournament Semi-Final Bout B: Benjamin Adegbuyi vs. Mladen Brestovac
Heavyweight Tournament Semi-Final Bout A: Ben Edwards vs. Jahfarr Wilnis
Tickets for GLORY 24 are on sale now, priced at $150, $50, and $35. Tickets are available for purchase at denverpioneers.com/tickets and the Magness Arena box office.
GLORY 24 VIP Experience packages are also available, including a table for 4 with close-in ringside view, cocktail service, behind-the-scenes access, backstage tours, photo opportunities with GLORY athletes and the GLORY Girls, an autographed event poster, and more.
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