GLORY recently announced the co-main event and the four participants for the middleweight “Contender” tournament for GLORY 27, which takes place on Feb. 26, 2016 at Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
The fight card will be headlined by a middleweight title bout between current GLORY middleweight champion Artem Levin (51-4-2) and No. 1-ranked contender Simon Marcus (42-2). The two fought to a draw at GLORY 21, which took place last May.
Marcus won their first meeting at Lion Fight 9 by unanimous decision back in 2013.
The promotion also announced the featherweight co-main event between Giga Chikadze (33-4) and Anvar “The Uzbek” Boynazarov (80-21-2). The fight is a rematch from GLORY 23, where Boynazarov won by decision.
In the semifinal matchups for the night’s four-man middleweight “Contender” tournament, Dustin Jacoby (7-6) takes on Mike Lemaire (17-2) and Wayne Barrett (5-4) will face Robert Thomas (8-3).
The card will once again be aired on ESPN3 at 10 p.m. ET.
Source:: mma mania