GLORY 56 Denver: Vakhitov vs. Ilunga 2 weigh-in results

GLORY 56 features two titles bouts contested at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colo. on August 11 (Aug. 10 in the US). The official weigh-in ceremony was conducted the day before the fight show.

In the main event Artem Vakhitov defends his light heavyweight title against Danyo Ilunga. On the scales the champion showed 205.4. The challenger was 207.

In the co-main event Anissa Meksen defends her super bantamweight strap against Jady Menezes. The defending champion weighed-in at 120.6. Her opponent tipped the scales at 121.4.

The lineup also includes a grudge match between Simon Marcus and Jason Wilnis. Both fighters weighed-in at 184.8.

In addition, there was a change on the card with the the light heavyweight qualifier tournament being cancelled. The updated roster features Chris Camozzi up against John King in a light heavyweight bout, while Myron Dennis faces Steve Paprocki, who replaced Danny Mitchell.

The full fight card and weigh-in results can be found below.

GLORY 56 fight card

GLORY 56 Denver
Light Heavyweight Artem Vakhitov (205.4) vs. Danyo Ilunga (207)
Super Bantamweight Anissa Meksen (120.6) vs. Jady Menezes (121.4)
Featherweight Serhii Adamchuk (141.6) vs. Anvar Boynazarov (142.6)
Featherweight Massaro Glunder (143) vs. Quade Taranaki (142.8)

GLORY 56 SuperFight Series
Middleweight Simon Marcus (184.8) vs. Jason Wilnis (184.8)
Heavyweight D’Angelo Marshall (246.2) vs. Antonio Dvorak (279.2)
Lightweight Justin Houghton (153) vs. Troy Sheridan (153)
Light Heavyweight Chris Camozzi (207) vs. John King (205.2)
Light Heavyweight Myron Dennis (220) vs. Steve Paprocki (229)
Middleweight Zack Wells (184.6) vs. Ryot Waller (184.6)

GLORY 56 Prelims
Lightweight Lorawnt-t Nelson (152.2) vs. Vince McGuinness (154.6)
Welterweight Sean Choice (169.4) vs. Thomas Diagne (168.6)
Featherweight Ben Acosta (135.4) vs. Houssam El Kasri (141.6)
Welterweight Justin Moss (169.8) vs. Charles Rodriguez (169.4)

Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a Muay Thai fighter from Perth, Australia. He is a former National champion of Belarus, and also a finalist of IFMA European Cup. He is an editor and journalist at FIGHTMAG. Iskenderov is also the World Kickboxing Network (WKN) international coordinator for Australia.

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