GLORY: Collision results: Badr Hari vs. Rico Verhoeven
GLORY: Collission and GLORY 36 SuperFight Series were held today at Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany, with a full slate of fights over two separate fight cards.
The 14-fight afternoon culminated with the promotion’s return to pay-per-view (PPV) for GLORY: “COLLISION” and the highly-anticipated heavyweight showdown between heavyweight champion, Rico Verhoeven (49-10), and Badr Hari (106-12). In the second round Hari sustained an injury and could not go on, thus Verhoeven was declared the victor via TKO.
In the co-main event, GLORY Welterweight champion, Nieky Holzken (90-11), defended his title against number ranked contender, Cedric Doumbe (56-4-1) but came up short, relinquishing the title.
Ismael Londt (38-6-1) took on Jamal Ben Saddik (27-4) in another heavyweight tilt. And kicking off the PPV card was be the final of the Women’s Super Bantamweight tournament final. The semifinal match ups between Tiffany van Soest (15-2-1) and Jessica Gladstone (6-6) and Isis Verbeek (8-2) and Amel Dehby (28-0) took place on the GLORY 36 Superfight Series. Van Soest won the tournament.
First up, however, was GLORY 36, which will feature a lightweight main event between current GLORY champion, Sittichai Sitsongpeenong (108-29-5), and No.1-ranked challenger, Marat Grigorian (46-9-2). Also on that card is a Featherweight battle between Mosab Amrani (55-11-4) and Fabio Pinca (88-20-3). In addition to those two fights, there will be a four-man, one-night Lightweight tournament. The semi-final matchups are Anatoly Moiseev (16-1) vs. Dylan Salvador and Antonio Gomez (50-6-2)vs. Hysni Beqiri (48-1).
The four-fight main card for GLORY: “COLLISION” aired live via PPV on UFC.tv (and in the video player above) for $29.95, beginning at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. ET. The GLORY 36 Superfight Series, which also airs on UFC.tv (available free and without the need of a Fight Pass subscription) begins at 1:30 p.m. ET / 10:30 a.m. ET. GLORY 36 airs live on ESPN3 starting at 11 a.m. ET / 8 p.m PT.
GLORY: “COLLISION” QUICK RESULTS:
Rico Verhoeven defeated Badr Hari via TKO – Round 2 (Hari injury), 1:22
Cedric Doumbe defeated Nieky Holzken via unanimous decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47, 48-47, 48-46)
Jamal Ben Saddik defeated Ismael Londt via unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26, 30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
Women’s SBW Tournament final: Tiffny van Soest defeated Amy Dehby via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27, 29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
GLORY 36 QUICK RESULTS:
Sittichai Sitsongpeenong defeated Marat Grigorian via split decision (47-48, 49-47, 49-46. 48-47, 48-47)
Fabio Pinca defeated Mosab Amrani via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28, 29-27, 30-27)
Lightweight tournament final: Salvador defeated Beqiri via unanimous decision (no scores given)
Lightweight semifinal: Hynsi Beqiri defeated Antonio Gomez via unanimous decision (no scores were given)
Lightweight semifinal: Dylan Salvador defeated Anatoly Moiseev via majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28, 30-27, 29-29)
GLORY 36 ‘SUPERFIGHT SERIES’ QUICK RESULTS:
Michael Duut defeated Danyo Illunga via unanimous decision (10-8, 10-8, 10-8, 10-8, 10-8) in Extra Round (fight first ruled majority draw to force extra round)
Harut Grigorian defeated Danijel Solaja via TKO – Round 1, 1:01
Semifinal women’s SBW tournament: Tiffany van Soest defeated Jessica Gladstone via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Semifinal women’s SBW tournament: Amel Dehby defeated Isis Verbeek via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Tyjani Beztati defeated Andrej Bruhl via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-2, 29-27, 29-27, 29-27)