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GLORY 9 New York Gets Ghita vs. Guidon, Valtellini vs. Ambang

  • Written by Rian Scalia

More information was revealed today about GLORY 9 New York, which takes place on June 22 in New York City at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Three super fights were added to the card and a few more light heavyweight (95kg/209lbs) tournament participants were revealed.

Starting off with the super fights, Daniel Ghita will be back in action, taking on Brice Guidon in a heavyweight fight. This is a fight between two fighters coming off losses to the elite, with Ghita losing to Gokhan Saki at GLORY 6, as well as losing to Semmy Schilt at GLORY 4, while Guidon also lost to Semmy Schilt at GLORY 4.

Joseph Valtellini, coming off his big win over Murat Direkci at GLORY 6, will be taking on Road to GLORY USA 77kg winner Francois Ambang in a welterweight (77kg/170lb) fight. Also in 77kg action, Road to GLORY USA 77kg finalist Brett Hlavacek will fight fellow American Paul Marfort.

The 95kg eight man, one night tournament taking place on the card added two new participants, with Koichi Pettas and Steve McKinnon joining the tournament field. They join Danyo Ilunga, Filip Verlinden, Mourad Bouzidi and Brian Collette, leaving two more spots left in the tournament.

Full details including how to buy tickets can be found here on GLORY's website.

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