On Saturday, Dec. 19, GLORY Kickboxing hosted its first event since filing for bankruptcy and finding new ownership. The event, GLORY 76, took place from Rotterdam, Netherlands.
In the night’s main event, former heavyweight title challengers Badr Hari and Benjamin Adegbuyi each looked for a third shot at current champion Rico Verhoeven. Both men have twice fought the Dutchman and come short each time.
Gold was on the line in the welterweight division as Frenchman Cédric Doumbé put his belt on the line against former Bellator Kickboxing titlist Karim Ghajji.
The card kicked off with a preliminary card stream on Fite TV at 2 p.m. ET. The main card aired live above at 3 p.m. ET via Fite TV pay-per-view.
Benjamin Adegbuyi def. Badr Hari by TKO (punches). Round 3, 0:50
Levi Rigters def. Nordine Mahieddine by knockout (body kick). Round 1, 1:48 – heavyweight tournament final
Cédric Doumbé def. Karim Ghajji by knockout (punches). Round 3, 1:30 – for welterweight title
Nordine Mahieddine def. Antonio Plazibat by extension-round split decision – heavyweight tournament semifinal
Levi Rigters def. Marciano Bhagwandass by knockout (punches). Round 2, 2:42 – heavyweight tournament semifinal
Tony Jas def. Jos van Belzen by split decision
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