GLORY Kickboxing has announced details regarding their year-end show. GLORY 62 will take place at the Rotterdam Ahoy in the Netherlands on December 8. The show will feature a one-night, eight-man heavyweight tournament with $150,000 prize money up for grabs.
Two-time title challenger and three-time heavyweight contender tournament winner, Benjamin “Mr. Gentleman” Adegbuyi (31-5, 18KO) will be the tournament’s #1 seed. He enters the evening with three-straight wins.
Moroccan behemoth Jamal “The Goliath” Ben Saddik (32-7, 26KO) will be a tough #2 seed. The remaining six slots will be randomly selected during a press conference later this year. Perennial contender Jahfarr Wilnis (31-10-1, 8KO) and recent title challenger Guto Inocente (35-9, 17KO) will each be available to be drawn as seed’s #3 and #4.
The pool of heavyweights comprising seeds #5 through #8, also randomly drawn, will include 21-year-old knockout artist Junior “The Juggernaut” Tafa (20-3, 16KO), Tomas “The Giant Slovak” Mozny (20-6-1, 6KO), and two to-be-announced fighters.
In addition to the $100,000 top prize the tournament winner will receive, the runner-up will receive $30,000 and $10,000 will be awarded to each semi-final loser.
Also on the card, light heavyweight Luis Tavares (52-7, 22KO) will return to GLORY after a very successful run outside of the promotion. He will face an unannounced opponent.
The current fight card for GLORY 62 Rotterdam can be found below:
GLORY 62 Rotterdam
Heavyweight Tournament Final Bout: Bout E Winner vs. Bout F Winner
Light Heavyweight Co-Headline Bout: Luis Tavares vs. TBA
Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal Bout F: Bout B Winner vs. Bout D Winner
Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal Bout E: Bout A Winner vs. Bout C Winner
Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Bout D: Seed No. 4 vs. Seed No. 5
Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Bout C: Seed No. 3 vs. Seed No. 6
Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Bout B: Seed No. 2 vs. Seed No. 7
Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Bout A: Seed No. 1 vs. Seed No. 8