GLORY To Host First Globally Broadcasted Sanda Bout
This Saturday, GLORY Kickboxing makes its debut in Mainland China for GLORY 46 and GLORY 46 SuperFight Series.
Already signed for the SuperFight Series main event is a battle between GLORY Heavyweight Champion Rico Verhoeven will take on Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva of UFC fame.
Yet, another fight which was announced for the original card, will now join theSuperFight card, as Hongxing Kong and Yang Sun will be fighting at the 60 kilogram weight class will battle in a featured attraction fight. This makes history as this will be the first ever professional SANDA fight to be broadcasted globally. For an example of SANDA style, watch the video above.
Below is the full card for Saturday’s two events GLORY 46 SuperFight Series and GLORY 46
GLORY 46 SuperFight Series
Heavyweight Headline Bout: Rico Verhoeven vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva
Middleweight Bout: Wei Zhou vs. Andre Walker
Catchweight (75 kg) Co-Headline Bout: Shanghai Gao vs. Alan Scheinson
Professional Sanda (60 kg) Bout: Hongxing Kong vs. Yang Sun
Catchweight (53 kg) Bout: Jia Liu vs. Zaza Sor. Aree
Catchweight (68 kg) Bout: Lei Xie vs. Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao
Lightweight Bout: Qinghao Meng vs. Pascal Schroth
GLORY 46 China
Middleweight Title Headline Bout: Simon Marcus vs. Alex Pereira
Featherweight Tournament Final Bout: Winner of Bout A vs. Winner of Bout B
Heavyweight Co-Headline Bout: Quanchao Luo vs. Junior Tafa
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Bout B: Chenglong Zhang vs. Quade Taranaki
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Bout A: Chenchen Li vs. Masaya Kubo