Verhoeven earns eighth title defense
GLORY 59 was headlined by the world’s best heavyweight, Rico Verhoeven (55-10, 16 KO’s) against. Brazilian challenger Guto Inocente (35-9, 17 KO’s). Verhoeven put his belt on the line for the eight time.
The fight went the distance, but there was no doubt who had won.
“It was okay. There is always room for improvement,” said Verhoeven in victory.
Addressing the crowd, Verhoeven added, “The feeling that is going through my fucking body right now is amazing. You guys came out for us tonight. I hope you enjoyed yourself. If we can all come out and enjoy sports together, all races, we can live together, we can love together.”
Rico Verhoeven def. Guto Inocente by unanimous decision (50-45 x5) – for heavyweight title