Historic Kickboxing action, GLORY Collision, GLORY 36 and SuperFight Series take place tonight at the König-Pilsener-ARENA in Oberhausen, Germany and MMA Plus will be on hand with LIVE results from the landmark show.
The main event will see a battle of old school versus new school as the “Badboy” of kickboxing Badr Hari takes on the newlu dubbed “King of Kickboxing,” current undisputed GLORY Heavyweight champion Rico Verhoeven, in a long awaited grudge match.
Co-headlining the main Collision card will be another heated bout, featuring Nieky Holzken who will defend his Welterweight title against France’s Cedric Doumbé.
Also featured on the card will be Sittichai defending his Lightweight title against Marat Grigorian, also Michael Duut making his return after a almost two and a half years away against number eight ranked Danyo Ilunga. The card also features the obvious favourites for the women Super-Bantamweight grand prix, Tiffany van Soest and Isis Verbeek in opposite semi-final brackets.
GLORY 36 Ooberhausen commences from 13:30 hours ET, 16:00 GMT live on ESPN. The GLORY SuperFight series begins at 18:30 GMT and the main attraction, Rico vs. Badr at GLORY Collision starts from 21:00 GMT.
GLORY Collision – Fight card:
Heavyweight Headline Bout: Rico Verhoeven def. Badr Hari via TKO (Injury) (Round 2 – 1:22)
Welterweight World Title Bout: Cedric Doumbé def. Nieky Holzken (c) via Decision (Split) (48-47, 47-48, 48-47, 48-47, 48-46)
Heavyweight Bout: Jamal Ben Saddik def. Ismael Londt via Decision (Unanimous) (29-27, 30-26, 30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
Super Bantamweight Grand Prix Final Bout: Tiffany van Soest def. Amel Dehby via Decision (Unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
GLORY 36 SuperFight Series – Fight card:
Light Heavyweight Headline Bout: Danyo Ilunga vs. Michael Duut via Majority Draw (27-26, 27-26, 26-26, 28-28, 28-28) then Extra Round… Duut (10-8, 10-8, 10-8, 10-8, 10-8)
Welterweight Co-Headline Bout: Harut Grigorian def. Danijel Solaja via TKO (Round 1 – 1:01)
Super Bantamweight Grand Prix Semifinal B: Amel Dehby def. Isis Verbeek via Decision (Unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Super Bantamweight Grand Prix Semifinal A: Tiffany van Soest def. Jessica Gladstone via Decision (Unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Lightweight Bout: Tyjani Beztati def. Andrej Bruhl via Decision (Unanimous) (29-27, 29-27, 29-27, 29-27, 29-27)
GLORY 36 – Fight card:
Lightweight World Title Bout: Sittichai (c) def. Marat Grigorian via Decision (Split) (49-46, 47-48, 48-47, 49-47, 48-47)
Lightweight Tournament Final Bout: Dylan Salvador def. Hysni Beqiri via Decision (Unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Featherweight Co-Headline Bout: Fabio Pinca def. Mosab Amrani via Decision (Split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28, 29-27, 30-27)
Lightweight Tournament Semifinal B: Hysni Beqiri def. Antonio Gomez via Decision (Unanimous) (29-27, 29-27, 30-26, 29-27, 30-26)
Lightweight Tournament Semifinal A: Dylan Salvador def. Anatoly Moiseev via Decision (Majority) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28, 30-27, 29-29)