K-1 News – GLORY 3 Rome Final 8 fight card

GLORY 3 Rome Final 8 – Promo Video

In addition to the Glory World Series quarterfinals, GLORY 3 Rome fight card will also include two tournament reserve matches to determine replacements should any of the main tournament fighters be injured and unable to progress to the next round.

In the first, Yoshihiro Sato (49-18, 20 KO’s) of Japan will face Dzhabar Askerov (73-28-1, 37 KO’s) of Russia. Sato was narrowly defeated by Shemsi Beqiri in the Final 16 stage of the tournament in Sweden earlier this year while Askerov was eliminated by van Roosmalen after three absolutely furious rounds in which they gave each other hell.

In the second, the outstanding French talent Fabio Pinca

K-1 News – “Ave, Caesar, morituri te salutant”: GLORY 3 Rome Final 8 analysis

All in one night. On Saturday, November 3, it’s time for GLORY 3 Rome ‘Final 8’ (70 kilogram/154 pound) one-night tournament at the PalaLottomatica arena in Rome, Italy.

GLORY 3 Rome fight card

Glory World Series Rome Final 8 quarterfinals preview

Giorgio Petrosyan vs Ky Hollenbeck


World No. 1 ranked middleweight Giorgio Petrosyan (71-1-2, 33 KO’s) will face american standout Ky Hollenbeck (34-7, 21 KO’s) in a very tough opening match.
Petrosyan is the two time K-1 World MAX champion (2009, 2010) and WKN Intercontinental Middleweight Muay Thai champion. His record is incredible and his only loss was 5 years ago when he dropped a decision to Nonthanan Por. Pramuk. In his last fight he defeated Fabio Pinca at Glory 1.
“I don’t feel any pressure and for me, I am preparing exactly as I did for my first ever fight. People can call me number one, the favourite and so on – I don’t think about it. I will be in the ring and I will