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GLORY 77: Rico Verhoeven vs Jamal Ben Saddik Full Event Card

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GLORY 77 will take place on Saturday, January 30 2021 headlined by the trilogy fight of Rico Verhoeven vs Jamal Ben Saddik.

And what an event GLORY is providing. With some of the biggest names in kickboxing, this card is stacked from top to bottom.

ARJ Trainingen Big Boys Ready To Bang

Mike Polanen, Tarik Khbabez and Raul Catinas – Photo Credit – Faril Jafar

The card marks the debut of two of the biggest baddest fighters at the well renowned ARJ Trainingen. Returning is heavyweight beast Raul Catinas and Tarik Khbabez who is fresh from his spell at ONE Championship. Under the tutorage of Mike Polanen, both these men will be looking to put the heavyweight division on notice.

The Pereira siblings

Aiming for undisputed gold, we have Brazilian phenom fresh from his scary ko win on his LFA debut. Looking to be king of the light heavyweight division, Alex Pereira will take on current champion the talented Artem Vakhitov. He will follow on from his sister Aline Pereira, who is on her own journey for gold, taking on the Queen of the Super Bantamweight division Tiffany Van Soest.

Welterweight Championship

In the fight that has the potential to be the fight of the night, we finally get to see the trilogy fight between Cedric Doumbe and Murthel Groenhart. Both men hold a decision victory over the other. And in a fight where both men share a deep hatred for one another, fireworks are surely guaranteed.

King of the Mountain

Rico Verhoeven vs Jamal Ben Saddik via GLORY

The main event will be completed in our 2nd trilogy fight of the night between Rico Verhoeven and Jamal Ben Saddik. Both men hold a stoppage win over the other. They first met way back in 2011, which resulted in a 2nd rd corner stoppage victory to Saddik. In 2017, Rico Verhoeven got his revenge stopping Saddik in the 5th. Not just in paper but size, this will be the biggest fight of the night. The giant Saddik is looking to topple the King, Rico Verhoeven and, claim his throne.

Main Card

Rico Verhoeven (C) vs. Jamal Ben Saddik
Heavyweight Championship Bout

Artem Vakhitov (C) vs. Alex Pereira (iC)
Undisputed Light Heavyweight Championship Bout (209 lbs / 95 kg)

Cédric Doumbé (C) vs. Murthel Groenhart (iC)
Undisputed Welterweight Championship Bout (170 lbs / 77 kg)

Tiffany Van Soest (C) vs. Aline Pereira 
Super Bantamweight Championship Bout (122 lbs / 55,3 kg)

Luis Tavares vs Donegi Abena
Light Heavyweight Bout (209 lbs / 95 kg)

Antonio Plazibat vs Tarik Khbabez
Heavyweight Bout

Preliminary Card

Raul Catinas vs. Martin Pacas
Heavyweight Bout

Itay Gershon vs Guerric Billet
Lightweight Bout (154 lbs / 70 kg)

Featured Image Credits to GLORY

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