New York, NY – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced the fight card for GLORY 15 ISTANBUL, featuring a one-night, four-man Light Heavyweight World Championship Tournament, to be broadcast on live on Fight Network from Ülker Sports Arena in Istanbul, Turkey on Saturday, April 12th.
Turkish knockout artist Gokhan ‘The Rebel’ Saki (79-16-0, 56 KOs) will make his Light Heavyweight debut at GLORY 15 ISTANBUL when he faces Australia’s Nathan ‘Carnage’ Corbett (57-4-0, 45 KOs) to form one half of GLORY’s Light Heavyweight World Championship Tournament. On the other side of the bracket, #1 ranked Tyrone ‘King of the Ring’ Spong (90-5-0, 60 KOs), who has not been defeated since 2011, takes on young and hungry Saulo ‘Cassius Clay’ Cavalari (28-2-0, 18 KOs), currently ranked #3 at Light Heavyweight.
GLORY 15 ISTANBUL is headlined by Heavyweight power puncher Errol ‘The Bonecrusher’ Zimmerman (101-11-1, 42 KOs) battling heavy handed Ben ‘The Guvner’ Edwards (36-9-3, 31 KOs). The evening’s co-headline bout features Welterweight action as Robin van Roosmalen (31-6-0, 19 KOs) of the Netherlands squares off against Marat Grigorian (35-4-2, 18 KOs) of Armenia.
GLORY 15 ISTANBUL
Tournament Final Bout C: Semifinal Bout A Winner vs. Semifinal Bout B Winner
Headline Bout: Errol Zimmerman vs. Ben Edwards
Co-Headline Bout: Robin van Roosmalen vs. Marat Grigorian
Tournament Semifinal Bout B: Gokhan Saki vs. Nathan Corbett
Tournament Semifinal Bout A: Tyrone Spong vs. Saulo Cavalari
Tickets for GLORY 15 ISTANBUL are on sale now at biletix.com.
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