The Glory Hw champion Rico Verhoeven entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 48-10-1 (12 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 four consecutive fights beating Benjamin Adegbuyi in his last two bouts of 2015 (Verhoeven vs Adegbuyi I and Verhoeven vs Adegbuyi II) and Mladen Brestovac in 2016 (=Verhoeven vs Brestovac).
His opponent, Anderson ‘Braddock’ Silva, has an official record of 41-14-1 (26 knockouts) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class. He has already fought three times in 2016 defeating Maurice Greene (=Silva vs Greene) and Gordon Haupt, but between these two bouts he lost to Ismael Londt (=Silva vs Londt). Verhoeven vs Silva, main event of Glory 33, is valid for the Glory heavyweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 33: New Jersey
Where: Sun National Bank Center, Trenton, New Jersey, USA
Division: heavyweight (over 210 lbs, 95.5 kg)
Title: Glory Heavyweight Championship title
Verhoeven’s previous fight: Rico Verhoeven vs Mladen Brestovac
Verhoeven’s next fight: Rico Verhoeven vs Badr Hari
Silva’s next fight: Benjamin Adegbuyi vs Anderson Braddock Silva
(Alternative free embeddable video hosted on Youtube)