Glory Kickboxing 50 Tickets
Organized By: Glory
Key Company Personnel: Pierre Andurand (Chairman and co-founder), Scott Rudmann (Vice Chairman and co-founder), Marshall Zelaznik (CEO)
Main Event: Murthel Groenhart versus Harut Grigorian
Date of Event: Feb. 16, 2018
Glory Kickboxing 50 TicketsGlory Kickboxing 50 was a major event for the kickboxing promotional company Glory. As the largest kickboxing promotor in the world right now, their 50th event was a major milestone for a company that launched its first major event back on May 26, 2012. At this point, the company demonstrated that it had staying power and was able to continue its trajectory of growth out into the future. All the while, it was able to bring fans the very best in kickboxing competition. At Glory 50 in particular, legendary Thai fighter and then lightweight champion Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong was on the card, as were many other excellent kickboxers. In general, Glory has a star-studded roster of fighters, including current heavyweight champion Rico "The King of Kickboxing" Verhoeven and Middleweight Champion Alex Pereira. Get your Glory 50 tickets at StubHub.
What was the fight undercard for Glory Kickboxing 50?Like most Glory Kickboxing events, Glory 50 was broken up into three sections: an undercard or prelim section, a Superfight section and the main card. In the first prelim fight, Reginald Ledford defeated Hugo Serrano. Then, Robert Lee defeated John Crocello, Jimmy Do defeated Dominique Jefferson, Matt Zilch defeated Nam Ho, Adam Egerton defeated Connor Waddell and Matthew Paul defeated Robert Morrow.
Which fights took place during the Superfight section and the main card?The Superfight section began at 8:30 p.m. with a fight in which Omari Boyd defeated Danny Morales. Then, Diego Llamas defeated Justin Houghton via TKO in the second round. Then, Omar Moreno defeated Casey Greene. Finally, Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong defeated Christian Baya and retained his Lightweight title. Finally, the main card of Glory 50 began at 10 p.m. and kicked off with a heavyweight qualifying tournament. There, Guto Inocente defeated Junior Tafa and Benjamin Adegbuyi knocked out D’Angelo Marshall in the first round. After this, Benjamin Adegbuyi fought and defeated Junior Tafa. Although Inocente had won his fight, he was removed from the tournament after suffering a severe cut. In the night’s co-main event, Richard Abraham defeated Malik Watson-Smith via unanimous decision and in the main event, Harut Grigorian beat Murthel Groenhart via TKO in the first round to retain his welterweight title.
What was the venue where Glory Kickboxing 50 took place?Glory Kickboxing 50 took place in the Credit Union 1 Arena (also known as the UIC Pavillion) in Chicago, Ill.
What were some other recent Glory Kickboxing events, and where did they take place?Some other recent Glory Kickboxing events were Glory 74, which took place on Dec. 21, 2019, in the GelreDome in Arnhem, Netherlands, Glory 73, which took place on Dec. 7, 2019, at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center in Shenzhen, China, and Glory 72, which took place on Nov. 23, 2019, in the Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Ill. Glory 75, Glory Kickboxing’s first event of 2020 is set to happen on Feb. 29, 2020, at Central Studios in Utrecht, Netherlands.
What are some other combat sports events which are similar to Glory Kickboxing 50?StubHub offers plenty of options for kickboxing fans who enjoyed seeing Glory Kickboxing 50 live. First, fans should take a look at StubHub’s Glory Kickboxing page to get up-to-date information about all other upcoming Glory Kickboxing events. K-1 Fighting is another major kickboxing promotion whose events fans may also enjoy being a part of. In addition to kickboxing, fight fans can find tickets to MMA events and other kinds of combat sports events as well. Some of the major MMA promotions you can find tickets for at StubHub include the UFC, Bellator MMA, Reality Fighting, Shogun Fights, Lion Fight MMA, Combate Americas, the National Fighting Championship and the Legacy Fighting Alliance.
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