GLORY returns to action this afternoon (Sat., April 16, 2016) with GLORY 29 in Copenhagen, Denmark, at Forum Copenhagen. The kickboxing card will be headlined by a Welterweight title fight between current champion, Nieky Holzken (89-11), against No. 3-ranked contender, Yoann Kongolo (61-6).
The five-fight main card will air live on ESPN3 at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT and replay on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT. For Spanish-language viewers, it will air on ESPN Deportes at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT on Sat., April 30, 2016. Meanwhile, the five-fight card for GLORY’s “SuperFight Series” will air live on UFC FIGHT PASS at 1:30 p.m. ET / 10:30 a.m. PT.
In the co-main event, Featherweight champion Serhiy Adamchuk (32-5) is stepping up on a short notice and moving up a weight class to fill in for Niclas Larsen against Mohammed El-Mir (113-21) in a Lightweight contest. Larsen pulled out because of an infection less than one week out from the event.
There will also be a one-night, four-man “Contender” tournament in the Heavyweight division. In the semifinal brackets, No. 2-ranked Jahfarr Wilnis (28-6-1) will face 25-year-old Russian prospect, Kirill Kornilov (7-1) and Anderson “Braddock” Silva (39-13-1) will take on GLORY newcomer, Ismael Londt (36-6-1).
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE coverage of the ESPN3 main card, which begins at 4 p.m. ET this afternoon. In addition, MMAmania.com will also deliver LIVE fight coverage of GLORY 29’s “Superfight Series,” which begins at 1:30 p.m ET on UFC Fight Pass.
GLORY 29 QUICK RESULTS:
Nieky Holzken vs. Yoann Kongolo
Serhiy Adamchuk vs. Mohammed El-Mir
Tournament final: Wilnis/Kornilov winner vs. Silva/Londt winner
Tournament semi: Jahfarr Wilnis vs. Kirill Kornilov
Tournament semi: Anderson Silva vs. Ismael Londt
GLORY 29 ‘SUPERFIGHT SERIES’ QUICK RESULTS:
Zack Mwekassa vs. Zinedine Hameur Lain
Jonatan Oliveira vs. Meran Zangana
Cihad Kepenek vs. Tomas Mozny
Harut Grigorian vs. Maximo Suarez
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