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The lineup for the GLORY 85 fight event has been confirmed for April 29th.


The four participants are two-time tournament finalist Jahfarr Wilnis (33-13-1, 8 KO), former top light heavyweight contender Luis Tavares (63-8, 21 KO), Nigerian giant Tariq ‘Cookie’ Osaro (22-2-1), and ‘The Iron Bull’ Enver Sljivar (40-6, 23 KO).

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Iliass Hammouche (38-32, 7 KO) vs. Brice Kombou (17-3, 1 KO)– Preliminary Card –In the prelims, Morocco’s Iliass Hammouche (38-32, 7 KO) and Cameroon’s Brice Kombou (17-3, 1 KO) make their GLORY debuts. Former ONE title contender Murat Aygün (35-33, 8 KO) clashes with two-time WAKO world champ Nikola Filipovic (11-9, 6 KO) in a reserve bout for the heavyweight tournament.It has been confirmed! GLORY will be back at Rotterdam Ahoy on April 29th with an incredibly exciting lineup of fights.GLORY 85 is set to showcase a heavyweight tournament with four participants, determining the contender who will challenge Antonio Plazibat for the interim-GLORY heavyweight championship in the upcoming summer. Additionally, the winner of the tournament will secure a place in the GLORY Heavyweight Grand Prix scheduled for December, with a grand prize of 0,000 up for grabs.Also on the card, GLORY veteran Michael ‘Dreamcrusher’ Duut (44-13, 21 KO) is aiming to destroy the debut dreams of newcomer Mohamed Amine (28-4, 16 KO) and popular prospect Berjan Peposhi (27-2, 16 KO) welcomes rising Dutch fighter Jan Kaffa (18-3, 7 KO) into the promotion.Groenhart left the sport at the beginning of 2021 and during the time since Semeleer burst into promotion to capture the vacant GLORY welterweight title. However, the 36-year-old did not lay idle during the past two years as he enjoyed an undefeated run in MMA. With new skills and a regained passion for kickboxing, Groenhart is back and aiming to recapture the title.Featherweight
Berjan Peposhi (27-2, 16 KO) vs. Jan Kaffa (18-3, 7 KO)Heavyweight Tournament Semi-Final 2
Jahfarr Wilnis (33-13-1, 8 KO) vs. Tariq ‘Cookie’ Osaro (22-2-1)Light Heavyweight
Michael Duut (44-13, 21 KO) vs. Mohamed Amine (28-4, 16 KO)Roberto Villa is the CEO, Founder, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.Heavyweight Tournament Semi-Final 1
Luis Tavares (63-8, 21 KO) vs. Enver Sljivar (40-6, 23 KO)Heavyweight
Murat Aygün (33-2, 8 KO) vs. Nikola Filipovic (11-9, 6 KO)GLORY 85 will be available to watch live on Videoland in the Netherlands, GLORYFights.com around the world, and various broadcast partners globally.Co-Main Event
GLORY Welterweight Championship
Champion Endy Semeleer (33-1, 17 KO) vs. Murthel Groenhart (69-25-3, 40 KO)GLORY 85 Fight CardA kickboxing legend will also make his return on April 29 as former two-time GLORY champion Murthel Groenhart (69-25-3, 40 KO) challenges current welterweight champion Endy Semeleer (33-1, 17 KO) for the title.

Main Event
Heavyweight Tournament Final
Winner of Semi-Final 1 vs. Winner of Semi-Final 2

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