Glory 44 is held on Friday August 25 at Sears Centre Arena in Chicago. The promotion is the fourth event in the city, producing an eleven-fight bill. Two championship belts will be contested on the night.
The program comprises two chapters. Glory 44 Chicago airs on ESPN 3 following Glory 44 Super Fight Series streamed on UFC Fight Pass.
In the main event at Glory 44 Chicago the reigning welterweight champion Cedric Doumbe of France faces off Murthel Groenhart of Holland. At the weigh-in ceremony conducted on Thursday, the current title holder weighed-in at 76.7 kg. The challenger showed 76.4 kg.
In the main event at Glory 44 Super Fight Series American Tiffany van Soest takes on Meryem Uslu of Germany in defense of the super bantamweight title. The latter took the fight on a short notice replacing Funda Alkayis of Turkry who withdrew from the contest. Van Soest stepped on the scales at 54.9 kg. Her opponent was 54.5 kg.
The complete Glory 44 fight cards and the weigh-ins results can be found below
Glory 44 Chicago
Welterweight Tournament Final
Winner of Semifinal A vs. Winner of Semifinal B
Cedric Doumbe (169 lb / 76.7 kg) vs. Murthel Groenhart (168.5 lb / 76.4 kg)
Richard Abraham (170 lb / 77.1 kg) vs. Daniel Morales (169.5 lb / 76.9 kg)
Welterweight Tournament Semifinal A:
Antoine Pinto (169.5 lb / 76.9 kg) vs. Zach Bunnell (168 lb / 76.2 kg)
Welterweight Tournament Semifinal B:
Karim Benmansour (170 lb / 77.1 kg) vs. Harut Grigorian (169.5 lb / 76.9 kg)
Glory 44 Super Fight Series
Tiffany van Soest (121 lb / 54.9 kg) vs. Meryem Uslu (120 lb / 54.4 kg)
Catalin Morosanu (221 lb / 100.2 kg) vs. Michal Turynski (244 lb / 110.7 kg)
Dustin Jacoby (186.5 lb / 84.6 kg) vs. Sean Choice (180 lb / 81.6 kg)
Warren Thompson (186.5 lb / 84.6 kg) vs. Robert Thomas (186.5 lb / 84.6 kg)
Rafal Dudek (154 lb / 69.9 kg) vs. Nate Richardson (154 lb / 69.9 kg)
Victor Pinto (142.5 lb / 64.6 kg) vs. Adrian Maxim (142.5 lb / 64.6 kg)