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GLORY 81 Results: Top Two Seeds Fought in Finals

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Another outstanding night of kickboxing is under wraps. GLORY 81 produced yet another spectacle for its fans worldwide and once again reminded everybody who is the number 1 striking promotion in martial arts.

GLORY 81 was headlined by the exciting and long-awaited rematch between GLORY heavyweights Jamal Ben Saddik and Benjamin Adegbuyi.

Ben Saddik and Adegbuyi first met at GLORY 62 Rotterdam during a memorable one-night, eight-man heavyweight tournament.

The top two seeds faced each other in the tournament final, with Ben Saddik claiming the tournament crown after defeating Adegbuyi by KO despite a broken right hand.

While Adegbuyi believes Ben Saddik had the easier path to the finals and won their bout simply because he was the fresher fighter, Ben Saddik believes he’s at a different level.

Here are the official results of GLORY 81 at the CASTELLO in Düsseldorf, Germany, on August 20th, 2022:

GLORY 81: Main Card

  • Main Event – Jamal Ben Saddik def. Benjamin Adegbuyi by KO. Round 1, 2:34.
  • Donovan Wisse def. Juri de Sousa by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26, 30-26, 30-26).
  • Cihad Kepenek def. Nordine Mahieddine by KO. Round 1, 2:52.
  • Ahmad Chikh Mousa def. Rafik Habiat by KO. Round 1, 3:00.
  • Stoyan Koprivlenski def. Guerric Billet by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27, 29-28, 29-28).
  • Denis Wosik def. Naoki Seki by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

GLORY 81 Prelims:

  • Michael Boapeah def. Florian Kröger by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26, 30-26, 30-26).
  • Chris Wunn def. Ilias Darrazi by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28, 29-28, 29-28).

GLORY 81 is over and has left the fans with some exciting match ups for the future.


Image Credit GLORY Kickboxing

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