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GLORY 28: Anatoly Moiseev Moves Into LW Contender Tourney

By Press Relase

New York, NY – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced a new start time for GLORY SuperFight Series Paris.

Streaming live and exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS from Accorhotels Arena on Saturday, March 12, GLORY SuperFight Series Paris was originally scheduled to kick off at 1:30 p.m. ET / 18:30 p.m. GMT, but will now begin one half-hour earlier at 1 p.m. ET / 18:00 GMT.

For the first time ever, GLORY SuperFight Series Paris will feature two world titles up for grabs when red-hot Brazilian champion Saulo “Cassius Clay” Cavalari (32-2, 19 KO) puts his GLORY Light Heavyweight World Title on the line against 24-year-old RussianArtem Vakhitov (15-5, 6 KO), and newly crowned champion Serhiy Adamchuk (31-5, 14 KO) of Ukraine battles No.1 contender, Moroccan-Dutch Mosab “Jaguar” Amrani (55-10-4, 18 KO) for the GLORY Featherweight World Championship.

Due to an injury suffered by tournament contender Djimé, undefeated Russian Anatoly Moiseev (16-0, 4 KO) will move from GLORY SuperFight Series Paris and step in to face aggressive finisher Marat Grigorian (44-8-2, 26 KO) as part of the one-night, four-man Lightweight Contender Tournament at GLORY 28 Paris.

Moiseev’s original opponent, Canadian superstar Josh Jauncey (23-6, 12 KO) now meets GLORY newcomer and French native Johan Tkac (27-5-1, 20 KO) at GLORY SuperFight Series Paris.

The full six-fight card for GLORY SuperFight Series Paris can be found below:

GLORY SuperFight Series Paris (Live on UFC FIGHT PASS at 1 p.m. ET)

Light Heavyweight Title Headline Bout: Saulo Cavalari (c) vs. Artem Vakhitov

Heavyweight Co-Headline Bout: Freddy Kemayo vs. Xavier Vigney

Featherweight Title Bout: Serhiy Adamchuk (c) vs. Mosab Amrani

Middleweight Bout: Jason Wilnis vs. Filip Verlinden

Lightweight Bout: Josh Jauncey vs. Johan Tkac

Featherweight Bout: Maykol Yurk vs. Eddy Naït-Slimani

GLORY 28 Paris is headlined by GLORY Heavyweight World Champion and Dutch superstar Rico “The Prince of Kickboxing” Verhoeven (47-10, 12 KO) defending his belt for the fourth time when he takes No. 3 contender Mladen “The Scorpion Sting” Brestovac (49-10-1, 32 KO) of Croatia.

Feared Dutch-Surinamese striker Murthel “The Predator” Groenhart (58-19-3, 33 KO) takes on fellow welterweight Cédric Doumbé (55-4-1, 35 KO) of France in the co-headline bout.

The full five-fight card for GLORY 28 Paris can be found below:

GLORY 28 Paris (Live on ESPN3 at 4 p.m. ET)

Heavyweight Title Headline Bout: Rico Verhoeven (c) vs. Mladen Brestovac

Lightweight Tournament Final Bout: Winner of Bout A vs. Winner of Bout B

Welterweight Co-Headline Bout: Murthel Groenhart vs. Cédric Doumbé

Lightweight Tournament Semi-Final Bout B: Marat Grigorian vs. Anatoly Moiseev

Lightweight Tournament Semi-Final Bout A: Sittichai vs. Davit Kiria

Tickets for GLORY 28 Paris and GLORY SuperFight Series Paris are priced at € 175, € 120, € 90, € 70, € 45, and € 25. Tickets are available for purchase ataccorhotelsarena.com.

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posted by FCF Staff @ 10:47 am
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