Rico Verhoeven vs Badr Hari headlines the Glory: Collision fight night on Saturday, December 10, 2016 in Oberhausen, Germany.
Countdown is on for an anticipated kickboxing bout Rico Verhoeven vs Badr Hari. The called “dream match” has been three years in the making.
Verhoeven (49-10-0) is the promotion’s reigning heavyweight champion. Hari (106-12-0) is the all time star coming from the bright days of K-1 and It’s Showtime events.
Both men are on the five-fight winning streak. In the latest fight in September Varhoeven earned the second round TKO victory over Brazil’s Anderson Silva at Glory 33 in New Jersey. Hari stopped Dutch Ismael Londt in round three at Akhmat Fight Show in August 2015 in Grozny.
In their latest defeats both suffered a fiasco from the men of Belarus. In 2015 Verhoeven lost via a unanimous decision to Andrey Gerasimchuk at the Kunlun Fight 15 in Nanjing. Hari got stopped by Zabit Samedov in the second round at the 2013 Legend Fighting Show 1 in Moscow.
Verhoeven is 27. Hari is 31. Both are confident in the victorious outcome from their encounter on December 10.