Glory Kickboxing is in Birmingham, England for Glory 54, featuring both the Heavyweight & Welterweight titles on the lines.
The main event has Mladen Brestovac challenges Rico Verhoeven for the Glory Heavyweight title. Brestovac has scored a pair of 1st round knock outs in his last 2 Glory bouts. Verhoeven has won an astonishing fights in a row, with 6 knock outs.
The co feature has Harut Grigorian defending the Glory Welterweight title Alim Nabiyev. Grigorian on a 3 fight win streak heads into his first defense, since winning the title with a 1st round knockout at Glory 50. Nabiyev is 3-0 in Glory, including decision wins over former champion Nikey Holzken & Cedric Doumbe.
Glory 54 Main Card
HW Title: (c) Rico Verhoeven def. Mladen Brestovac by (50-45 x5) unanimous decision
WW Title: (c) Harut Grigorian def. Alim Nabiyev by (50-45 x2, 49-46 x2, 48-47) unanimous decision
FW: Bailey Sugden vs. Aleksei Ulianov is a No Contest (accidental headbutt) 1:10 R2
FW: Chenglong Zhang def. Adrian Maxim by (29-28 x2, 30-27 x3) unanimous decision
Super Fight Series
LHW: Danyo Ilunga def. Fraser Weightman by (29-28, 30-27 x4) unanimous decision
LW: Josh Jauncey def. Christian Baya by (29-28, 28-29, 29-28, 28-29, 29-28) split decision
WW: Adam Hadfield def. Richard Abraham by (29-28, 28-29, 29-28, 28-29, 30-27) split decision
LW: Marat Grigorian def. Liu Xu by (30-27 x5) unanimous decision
LW: Elvis Gashi def. William Goldie-Galloway by (30-27 x5) unanimous decision
WW Turny Semi: Mark Timms def. Dawid Blaszke by (29-28 x2, 30-27 x3) unanimous decision
WW Turny Semi: Jamie Bates def. Tommie King by (30-27 x5) unanimous decision
Kevin Ward def. Wilker Barros by (29-28 x5) unanimous decision
Christi Brereton def. Nicola Kaye by (29-28 x4, 30-27) unanimous decision
Vinny Church def. Ben Woolliss by (28-29 , 30-27, 29-28 x3) split decision