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Friday, Apr 05, 2013

GLORY 6 Istanbul Weigh-In Results: Daniel Ghita and Gohkan Saki Ready for Main Event

Saki (left) and Ghita square off (photo via Ben Pontier / GLORY)

By GLORY (via press release)

ISTANBUL, Turkey (April 5, 2013) – World No. 2 ranked heavyweight kickboxing superstar Daniel Ghita (46-8, 35 KOs) of Romania weighed in at 108.8 kg/239.8 lbs. and world No. 3 ranked Gokhan Saki (79-16, 55 KOs) of the Netherlands tipped the scales at 103.5 kg/228.2 lbs. for the their highly-anticipated rematch in the main event of the GLORY 6 Istanbul kickboxing mega-event at Ülker Sports Arena tomorrow, Saturday, April 6, live on GloryWorldSeries.com.

The rematch between the top-ranked rivals comes 28 months after Saki earned a unanimous decision over Ghita in their initial meeting in Tokyo, Japan. At stake this time around is a crack at the GLORY heavyweight championship held by Semmy Schilt.

All of the other 16 fighters on the card made weight on their first attempt.

Complete GLORY 6 Istanbul Weigh-In Results:

Featherweight (65 kg/143 lbs): Dongsu Kim (64.7 kg/142.6 lbs.) vs. Naoki Yasuda (64.8 kg/142.9 lbs.)

Lightweight (70 kg/154 lbs.):  Max Baumert (69.7 kg/153.7 lbs.) vs. Ismail Uzuner (70.5 kg/155.4 lbs.)

Catchweight (75 kg/165 lbs.): Joseph Valtellini (75 kg/165 lbs.) vs. Murat Direkci (75 kg/165 lbs.)

Lightweight (70 kg/154 lbs.): Alessandro Campagna (69.5 kg/153.2 lbs.) vs. Andy Ristie (70 kg/154 lbs.)

Welterweight (77 kg/170 lbs.): Karim Ghajji (76.8 kg/169.3 lbs.) vs. Nieky Holzken (77.1 kg/170 lbs.)

Middleweight (85 kg/187 lbs.): Marc de Bonte (84.6 kg/186.5 lbs.) vs. Lhoucine Ouzgni (83.4 kg/183.9 lbs.)

Light Heavyweight (95 kg/209 lbs.): Filip Verlinden (94.7 kg/208.8 lbs.) vs. Lucian Danilencu (94.8 kg/209 lbs.)

Heavyweight: Fabiano Cyclone (99.6 kg/219.6 lbs.) vs. Mourad Bouzidi (99.9 kg/220.2 lbs.)

Heavyweight:  Daniel Ghita (108.8 kg/239.8 lbs.) vs. Gökhan Saki (103.5 kg/228.2 lbs.)





posted by FCF Staff @ 9:23 pm
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