GLORY Kickboxing hosted its second event of 2021, GLORY 78, from the Rotterdam Ahoy in the Netherlands on Saturday, Sept. 4.
Kickboxing bad boy Badr Hari looked to pick up his first official win since 2015 when he met Polish standout Arkadiusz Wrzosek in a heavyweight headliner.
The co-main event was a light heavyweight title rematch with Alex Pereira taking on the man he defeated to become two-division champion, Artem Vakhitov.
Two belts were on the line in the SuperFight Series as Donovan Wisse faced Yousri Belgaroui for the middleweight title and Tyjani Beztati battled Elvis Gashi for the lightweight strap.
The event kicked off with the SuperFight Series at 12 p.m. ET on GLORYfights.com. The main card aired live on pay-per-view at 2 p.m. ET.
Arkadiusz Wrzosek def. Badr Hari by knockout (head kick). Round 2, 1:30
Artem Vakhitov def. Alex Pereira by majority decision (48-46, 46-48, 47-47, 48-46, 49-45) – for light heavyweight title
Antonio Plazibat def. Tarik Khbabez by knockout (punches). Round 2, 2:14
Levi Rigters def. Tomáš Možný by TKO (leg kicks). Round 3, 1:02
Luis Tavares def. Felipe Micheletti by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-27, 29-27, 30-27)
Nordine Mahieddine def. Raul Cătinaş by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Mohamed “Hamicha” Mezouari def. Vedat Hoduk by TKO (body shot). Round 1, 1:20
Donovan Wisse def. Yousri Belgaroui by TKO (doctor’s stoppage). Round 3, 2:10 – for middleweight title
Tyjani Beztati def. Elvis Gashi by unanimous decision (48-44, 48-45, 48-45, 48-45, 48-45) – for lightweight title
Itay Gershon vs. Guerric Billet ruled a split draw (29-28, 29-28, 28-29, 28-29, 29-29)
Mohammed Hendouf def. Manuel Robson by TKO (body shot). Round 3, 1:30
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