The Glory Hw champion Rico Verhoeven entered this fight with a kickboxing record of 49-10-1 (13 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 heavyweight in the world. He lost to Andrei Herasimchuk last year (=Verhoeven vs Herasimchuk) but then he has won five consecutive fights beating Mladen Brestovac (=Verhoeven vs Brestovac) and Anderson Braddock Silva in 2016 (= Verhoeven vs Silva).
His opponent, the former K-1 world champion Badr Hari, has an official record of 106-12-0 (94 KOs=89%) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since August 22, 2015 when he defeated Ismael Londt (=Hari vs Londt). His last loss occurred when he faced Zabit Samedov in 2013 (=Hari vs Samedov 3). Verhoeven vs Hari is the main event of Glory 36 Collision; they also faced each other a second time on December 21, 2019 (Rico Verhoeven vs Badr Hari 2). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 36 Collision: Oberhausen
Where: Konig Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen, Germany
Division: heavyweight (over 210 lbs, 95.5 kg)
Glory 36 fight card (main fights):
Rico Verhoeven vs Badr Hari
Nieky Holzken vs Cedric Doumbe
Ismael Londt vs Jamal Ben Saddik
Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs Marat Grigorian 3
Danyo Ilunga vs Michael Duut 2
Verhoeven’s previous fight: Rico Verhoeven vs Anderson Braddock Silva
Hari’s previous fight: Badr Hari vs Ismael Londt
Verhoeven’s next fight: Rico Verhoeven vs Ismael Lazaar
Hari’s next fight: Badr Hari vs Hesdy Gerges 2
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