GLORY 62 ROTTERDAM: Eight-Man Heavyweight Tournament Draw Results
On Saturday, Dec. 8, the world’s premier stand-up combat league will host a historic one-night tournament featuring eight of the heavyweight division’s best battling for divisional supremacy and $150,000 in total prize money.
The tournament’s first four seeds have already been established, with three-time heavyweight contender tournament winner Benjamin “Mister Gentleman” Adegbuyi (31-5, 18 KO, fighting out of Romania) as the No. 1 seed, Moroccan-Belgian behemoth Jamal “The Goliath” Ben Saddik (32-7 1 NC, 26 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands) as the No. 2 seed, perennial contender Jahfarr Wilnis (31-10-1, 8 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands) as the No. 3 seed, and recent title challenger Guto Inocente (35-9, 17 KO, fighting out of Brazil) as the No 4 seed.
Yesterday, GLORY held a draw to determine the remaining tournament seeding and first-round match-ups.
During the draw, heavyweights Junior “The Juggernaut” Tafa (20-3, 16 KO, fighting out of Australia), Tomas “The Giant Slovak” Mozny (20-6-1, 6 KO, fighting out of Slovakia), Mohamed Abdallah (18-2, 6 KO, fighting out of Germany), and Arkadiusz “Hightower” Wrzosek (7-4 1 NC, 4 KO, fighting out of Poland) were randomly assigned a seed between five and eight.
Seed No. 5 was able to pick their quarterfinal foe out of the top four seeds, followed by Seed No. 6 selecting from the three competitors not yet chosen, and finally Seed No. 7 choosing between the two remaining options. Seed No. 8 was automatically matched with the last remaining fighter.
GLORY 62 Rotterdam
Heavyweight Tournament Final Bout: Bout E Winner vs. Bout F Winner
Light Heavyweight Co-Headline Bout: Luis Tavares vs. Artur Gorlov
Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal Bout F: Bout B Winner vs. Bout D Winner
Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal Bout E: Bout A Winner vs. Bout C Winner
Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Bout D: Guto Inocente vs. Mohamed Abdallah
Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Bout C: Jahfarr Wilnis vs. Tomas Mozny
Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Bout B: Jamal Ben Saddik vs. Junior Tafa
Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Bout A: Benjamin Adegbuyi vs. Arkadiusz Wrzosek