Rico Verhoeven puts his heavyweight title on the line when he faces K-1 and MMA great Alistair Overeem in the headliner of Collision 3 aka Glory 79. Kickboxing event airs live from GelreDome in Arnhem, Netherlands on Saturday October 23, which makes it Sunday October 24 in Australia.
Following the already announced heavyweight rematch between Jamal Ben Saddik and Benjamin Adegbuyi, the rest of Collision 3 fight card has been finalized. Among the bouts, Mohamed Mezouari aka “Hamicha” take on Eyevan Danenberg at welterweight, and Antonio Plazibat faces off James McSweeney at heavyweight. In addition, Donegi Abena goes up against Sergej Maslobojev, and John King meets Michael Duut at light heavyweight.
Kickboxing fans can watch GLORY: Collision 3 live on pay-per-view on gloryfights.com. The start time is 2 pm ET / 11 am PT in the US, 7 pm BST in the UK, and 5 am AEST in Australia.
The preliminary portion of the card billed as Glory 79 is expected to be set shortly. The announced to date list of bouts can be found below.
GLORY 79 fight card
Main Card (Collision 3)
- Rico Verhoeven vs. Alistair Overeem – Verhoeven’s GLORY heavyweight title
- Jamal Ben Saddik vs. Benjamin Adegbuyi
- Donegi Abena vs. Sergej Maslobojev
- Michael Duut vs. John King
- Antonio Plazibat vs. James McSweeney
- Mohamed Mezouari aka “Hamicha” vs. Eyevan Danenberg
Undercard (Glory 79)
- Alim Nabiev vs. Troy Jones
- Stoyan Koprivlenski vs. Bruno Gazani
- Ertugrul Bayrak vs. Matej Penaz
- Aleksei Ulianov vs. Abraham Vidales
- Matt Baker vs. Serkan Ozcaglayan