GLORY 56 Denver: Meksen vs. Menezes
GLORY 56 Denver: Meksen vs. Menezes

GLORY 56 current lineup

Kickboxing event GLORY 56 takes place at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colo. on August 11 (Aug. 10 in the US). The event is headlined by the light heavyweight championship bout between the defending champion Artem Vakhitov up against Danyo Ilunga.

On Wednesday the promotion announced a number of other bouts presented on the card.

In the co-main event Anissa Meksen defends her super bantamweight title against Jady Menezes. The bout is also a rematch following their first encounter last July in New York, where Meksen took the win by decision.

Middleweights Simon Marcus and Jason Wilnis square off for the fourth time, battling out in the No.1 contender bout, which serves as the main-event of the Super Fight Series programme. Marcus earned two wins by decision, while Wilnis took the third-round TKO win in their second bout.

The fight card also includes a four-man light heavyweight tournament, featuring Myron Dennis up against Danny Mitchell in one of the semi-finals, and Chris Camozzi face off John King in another. The additional bouts are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. The current fight card can be found below.

GLORY 56 Denver
Light Heavyweight Artem Vakhitov (c) vs. Danyo Ilunga
Super Bantamweight Anissa Meksen (c) vs. Jady Menezes
Featherweight Serhii Adamchuk vs. Anvar Boynazarov

GLORY 56 SuperFight Series
Middleweight Simon Marcus vs. Jason Wilnis
Light Heavyweight Chris Camozzi vs. John King
Light Heavyweight Myron Dennis vs. Danny Mitchell

GLORY 56 Prelims
Middleweight Zack Wells vs. Ryot Waller
Lightweight Justin Houghton vs. Troy Sheridan