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Friday, Feb 24, 2017

GLORY 38: Brian Collette Replacing Zack Mwekassa

Brian Collette (photo via GLORY)

By Press Release

DENVER – Due to medical issues, GLORY 38 Chicago contender tournament participant Zack Mwekassa has not been cleared to compete tonight by the Illinois State Athletic Commission.

Tournament reserve fighter Brian “The Lion” Collette (23-3, 18 KO) of Virginia will take Mwekassa’s place, facing No. 6 ranked Zinedine “Good Boy” Hameur-Lain (56-14, 35 KO) in the tournament’s opening round.

The updated five-fight card for GLORY 38 Chicago can be found below:

GLORY 38 Chicago
Light Heavyweight World Title Headline Bout: Artem Vakhitov vs. Saulo Cavalari
Light Heavyweight Tournament Final Bout: Winner of Bout A vs. Winner of Bout B
Welterweight Co-Headline Bout: Richard Abraham vs. Antoine Pinto
Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal Bout B: Danyo Ilunga vs. Ariel Machado
Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal Bout A: Brian Collette vs. Zinedine Hameur-Lain

GLORY 38 Chicago airs live at 10:30 p.m. ET / 7:30 p.m. PT on ESPN3.

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