1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, host Glory 56, featuring 2 championship contests as the Light Heavyweight & Women’s Supr Bantamweight titles are on the line.
The main event had Artem Vakhitov defending the Glory Light Heavyweight title against Danyo Ilunga. The champion has won 5 in a row in Glory. A run that started with a decision win at Glory 25 over Ilunga. Ilunga has won his last 2 in the Glory ring, coming off a Glory 54 decision win over Fraser Weightman.
In the co-main event Anissa Meksen defends the Glory Women’s Super Bantamweight title against Jady Menezes. The champion is 5-0 in Glory, most recently defeating Amel Ddehby, by decision at Glory 53. Menezes looks to avenge her Glory 43, unanimous decision loss to Meksen.
The Glory Super Fight Series is headlined by former Middleweight champions Simon Marcus & Jason Wilnis battling for the 4th time in title eliminator.
ESPN 2 Glory 56 Main Card
LHW Title: © Artem Vakhitov (Retains) def. Danyo Ilunga (49-46, 48-47 x2) unanimous decision
WSBW: © Jady Menezes (new champion) def. Anissa Mekse by (48-47, 45-50, 48-47) split decision
Serhii Adamchuk def. Anvar Boynazarov by (29-28, 30-27 x2) unanimous decision
Massaro Glunder def. Quade Taranaki by (30-24 x3) unanimous decision
UFC Fight Pass Super Fight Series
Simon Marcus def. Jason Wilnis by (29-28, 28-29, 30-27) split decision
D’Angelo Marshall def. Antonio Dvorak by TKO (punches) 2:14 R1
Justin Houghton def. Troy Sheridan by (30-26, 29-27 x2) unanimous decision
Myron Dennis def. Steve Paprocki by TKO (3-knockdown rule) 1:49 R1
Chris Camozzi def. John King by TKO (strikes) 2:48 R2
Ryot Waller def. Zack Wells by knockout (punches) 0:57 R3
Lorawnt-t Nelson def. Vince McGuinness by (30-26 x3) unanimous decision
Sean Choice def. Thomas Diagne by (30-27, 28-29, 29-28) split decision
Houssam El Kasri def. Ben Acosta by TKO (three-knockdown rule) 2:47 R1
Charles Rodriguez def. Justin Moss by (30-26 x3) unanimous decision