GLORY 54 results: Rico Verhoeven defeats Mladen Brestovac, retains HW title


GLORY 54 results: Harut Grigorian defeats Alim Nabiyev, retains WW title

GLORY 54 was held this past Saturday (June 2) at Genting Arena in Birmingham, England. The event featured an international kickboxing card two titles contested on the top of the fight-bill.

In the main event Rico Verhoeven made the seventh consecutive defense of his heavyweight title scoring a unanimous decision against Mladen Brestovac. In addition, he also took the second win against the latter, following their first encounter two years ago in Paris.

In the co-main event Harut Grigorian made a successful defense of his welterweight strap, earning a unanimous decision against Alim Nabiyev. Also on the card, Chenglong Zhang took a unanimous decision against Adrian Maxim.

The featherweight bout between Bailey Sugden and Aleksei Ulianov has been declared as “no contest” due to an accidental headbutt in the second round. The complete GLORY 54 results can be found below.

Rico Verhoeven (c) def. Mladen Brestovac via unanimous decision (50-45 x5)
Harut Grigorian (c) def. Alim Nabiyev via unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46 x2, 50-45 x2)
Bailey Sugden vs. Aleksei Ulianov goes to a No Contest (No Contest due to accidental headbutt in R2, 1:10)
Chenglong Zhang def. Adrian Maxim via unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27 x3)
Danyo Ilunga def. Fraser Weightman via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27 x4)
Josh Jauncey def. Christian Baya via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Adam Hadfield def. Richard Abraham via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Marat Grigorian def. Liu Xu via unanimous decision (30-27 x5)
Elvis Gashi def. William Goldie-Galloway via unanimous decision (30-27 x5)
Mark Timms def. Dawid Blaszke via unanimous decision (29-2 x2, 30-27 x3)
Jamie Bates def. Tommy King via unanimous decision (30-27 x5)