GLORY Heavyweight Grand Prix: All Fighters Make Weight, Lightweight & Light Heavyweight Title Fights Are Set

Mar 08, 2024
Rico & Sofian face-to-face. Photo: GLORY Kickboxing
The official weigh-ins for the GLORY Heavyweight Grand Prix took place earlier today.

All fighters made weight this morning in Amsterdam ahead of the historic GLORY Heavyweight Grand Prix this Saturday, March 9, at the GelreDome in Arnhem, the Netherlands.

Eight of the best Heavyweights on the planet will take part in an epic one-night tournament with the winner walking away with $500,000 and the title of GLORY Heavyweight Grand Prix champion.

In addition to the Grand Prix there are two GLORY title fights. Heated rivals Donegi Abena (27-9, 7 KO) and Tarik Khbabez (49-10-1, 28 KO) meet to determine the undisputed GLORY Light Heavyweight champion while Tyjani Beztati (25-4, 9 KO) defends his Lightweight title against top German Enriko Kehl (53-15-2, 31 KO).


The GLORY Heavyweight Grand Prix is available exclusively on Videoland in the Netherlands and exclusively on Bally Live in the United States.

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Rico Verhoeven (122.8 KG) vs. Sofian Laïdouni (104.5 KG) – Heavyweight Grand Prix

Nabil Khachab (157.1 KG) vs. Benjamin Adegbuyi (119.3 KG) – Heavyweight Grand Prix

Tariq ‘Cookie’ Osaro (124.7 KG) vs. Bahram Rajabzadeh (99.3 KG) – Heavyweight Grand Prix

Levi Rigters (112.9 KG) vs. Uku Jürjendal (113.9 KG) – Heavyweight Grand Prix

(c) Donegi Abena (95 KG) vs. Tarik Khbabez (94.6 KG) – Light Heavyweight Championship

(c) Tyjani Beztati (69.6 KG) vs. Enriko Kehl (69.7 KG) – Lightweight Championship

Ivan Galaz (85 KG) vs. Iliass Hammouche (84.8 KG) – Middleweight

Michał Bławdziewicz (114.9 KG) vs. Cihad Kepenk (110.4 KG) – Heavyweight Grand Prix Reserve