Following a night of upsets GLORY’s CHICAGO show delivered all the thrills we have come to expect from the worlds number one kickboxing promotion and more. Rico ‘The Prince’ Verhoeven (42-9) beat Gokhan Saki (79-17) and Daniel Ghita (49-10) to pick up a cheque for $250,000 and was crowned the GLORY Heavyweight Tournament Champion in a fight which aired live on SPIKE TV in the USA.
Ahead of our North American Corespondent, Shar Williams’ full report, here are the quick results:
GLORY 11 CHICAGO – Official Results
Tyrone Spong defeats Nathan Corbett via TKO, R2 at 1:10 min.
Joseph Valtellini defeats Karim Ghajji via TKO, R3 at 2:53 min.
Glory Heavyweight Tournament Final
Rico Verhoeven defeats Daniel Ghita via unanimous decision (29-28) (29-28) (29-28
Glory Heavyweight Tournament Semi Final 1
Rico Verhoeven defeats Gokhan Saki via unanimous decision (29-27) (28-28) (29-28)
Glory Heavyweight Tournament Semi Final 2
Daniel Ghita defeats Anderson Silva via KO, R1 at 1:56 min.
Tournament Reserve Fight
Errol Zimmerman defeats Hesdy Gerges via TKO, R3 at 38 sec.
GLORY Superfight Series 11
Sergey Kharitonov defeats Daniel Sam via unanimous decision (29-28) (29-28) (29-28)
Danyo Ilunga defeats Michael Duut via TKO, R1 at 2:23 min.
Raymond Daniels defeats Brian Foster via TKO, R1 at 2:24 min.
Saulo Cavalari defeats Filip Verlinden via unanimous decision (29-28) (29-28) (30-27)
Steve Moxon defeats Reece McAllister via KO, R3 at 28 sec.
Gabriel Varga defeats Jose Palacios via unanimous decision (30-26) (30-27) (30-27)