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Glory 18 - Fightcard *Edit 2 - Full fightcard*



New York, NY – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced the return of elite kickboxing action withGLORY 18: RETURN TO GLORY, set to air live on SPIKE TV at 9/8c from Grand Casino Hotel & Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma on Friday, November 7th.

The event marks GLORY's debut on a new night, moving to Friday evenings for its return to SPIKE TV.

Headlining GLORY 18: RETURN TO GLORY is the Lightweight World Title clash between reigning GLORY Lightweight Champion Davit Kiria (22-9-0, 7 KOs) and #2 ranked challenger Robin van Roosmalen (32-6-0, 19 KOs) in the third fight of a trilogy that began in 2011. Van Roosmalen won each of the previous two encounters, with his latest victory coming nearly one year ago at GLORY 12: New York in November of 2013.

In the co-headline bout of the evening, worlds collide as American knockout artist and #2 ranked middleweight Wayne Barrett (5-1-0, 4 KOs) meets Dutch Kickboxing specialist Jason Wilnis (21-4-1, 6 KOs), currently ranked #9.

GLORY's one-night, four-man tournament format returns with power punchers Brian Collette (21-2-0, 18 KOs) and Zack Mwekassa (11-1-0, 10 KOs) squaring off. On the other side of the Light Heavyweight Contender Tournament bracket, rising prospects do battle as Saulo Cavalari (28-2-0, 18 KOs) goes up against Artem Vakhitov (11-4-0, 3 KOs). The winners of each semifinal bout will then face off to earn the right to fight for the GLORY Light Heavyweight World Title at a later date.

The full card for GLORY 18: RETURN TO GLORY can be found below::

Headline event:

Davit Kiria (GEO) vs. Robin Van Roosmalen (NDL) -70kg

 

Co headline event:

Wayne Barett (USA) vs. Jason Wilnis (NDL) -85kg

 

Tournament -95kg:

Saulo Cavalari (BRA) vs. Danyo Ilunga (GER)

Brian Collete (USA) vs. Zack Mwekassa (CON)

 

Superfights:

Benjamin Adegbuyi (ROM) vs. Hesdy Gerges (EGY) +95kg

Josh Jauncey (CAN) vs. Jae Gil Noh (KOR) -70kg

Robert Thomas (CAN) vs. Mike Lemaire (USA) -85kg

Randy Blake (USA) vs. Warren Thompson (USA) -95kg

Omari Boyd (USA) vs Ian Alexander (USA) -77kg

 

Tickets  for GLORY 18: RETURN TO GLORY will available for purchase online at grandboxoffice.com and are priced at $35, $55, and $100.




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SuperKombat (42 posts)
Posted: 2014-10-04 at: 05:40
Andrei Stoica?
stark (1143 posts)
Posted: 2014-10-05 at: 11:51
@SuperKombat There will be some superfights, but they still didn't anounce the fighters. Maybe Stoica is one of them. I guess you know something more about it?
Cerebel (113 posts)
Posted: 2014-10-15 at: 10:55
Artem Vakhitov is out Daniyo Dibuba Ilunga is in. I really missed this guy.
Rishi (1321 posts)
Posted: 2014-10-15 at: 07:32
@Cerebel me two i hope he shows up in great shape is he still training with bonjasky ?
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