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COLLISION 5 Results: Osaro Upsets on a Night of Champions | FightBook MMA


Michael Boapeah (15-3-1, 7 KO) def. Ulric Bokeme (31-4, 17 KO) via TKO, round 1, 2:08.

Main Event
Interim GLORY Heavyweight Title
Tariq Osaro (25-2-1, 13 KO) def. Antonio Plazibat (22-5, 16 KO) via TKO, round 5, 2:08.Co-Main Event
Interim GLORY Light Heavyweight Title
Tarik Khbabez (49-10-1, 27 KO) def. Mohamed Amine (29-5, 16 KO) via TKO, round 4, 2:02.

GLORY COLLISION 5 was billed as the biggest night of the year so far in kickboxing and it sure delivered. Four titles were on the line at a packed Rotterdam Ahoy arena in the Netherlands in addition to five more exciting bouts.Welterweight
Diaguely Camara (23-4-1, 10 KO) def. Eduard Gafencu (17-4, 11 KO) via TKO, round 2, 2:24.

Middleweight champion Donovan Wisse (18-1, 10 KO) reminded everyone just why he is one of the P4P best in the world with a complete shutout victory over Turkey’s Serkan Ozcaglayan (45-7, 36 KO).GLORY Welterweight Title
Endy Semeleer (35-1, 17 KO) def. Jay Overmeer (29-5, 15 KO) via unanimous decision (50-45 x 2, 49-46 x 2, 49-47).

In the co-main event, Tarik Khbabez (49-10-1, 27 KO) stopped a valiant Mohamed Amine (29-5, 16 KO) in the fourth round to become the interim GLORY light heavyweight champion. Khbabez was originally set to face Donegi Abena, however, the champ withdrew due to an illness during fight week and in-stepped Amine for the newly created interim title.

Light Heavyweight
Ibrahim El Bouni (41-8-1, 22 KO) def. Felipe Micheletti (17-11, 5 KO) via unanimous decision (30-27 x 2, 29-28 x 3).

GLORY Middleweight Title
Donovan Wisse (19-1, 11 KO) def. Serkan Ozcaglayan (45-8, 36 KO) via unanimous decision (50-45 x 5).Tariq ‘Cookie’ Osaro (25-2-1, 13 KO) caused a huge upset in the main event as he defeated friend & teammate Antonio Plazibat (22-5, 16 KO) with an emphatic fifth-round finish to capture the interim GLORY heavyweight title. In doing so, he made history by becoming the first ever Nigerian to become a GLORY champion.Rounding out the title fights, Endy Semeleer (35-1, 17 KO) beat Jay Overmeer (29-5, 15 KO) over five rounds to keep his position atop the GLORY welterweight division.Elsewhere on the main card, Ibrahim El Bouni (41-8-1, 22 KO) improved to 4-0 in GLORY with a clinical decision over Brazil’s Felipe Micheletti (17-11, 5 KO) and, kicking-off the PPV, Michael Boapeah (15-3-1, 7 KO) knocked Ulric Bokeme’s (31-4, 17 KO) teeth out in the first round.Osaro, who truly has had a breakout year, will now face Rico Verhoeven later this year to decide who is the undisputed GLORY heavyweight champion.Heavyweight
Nabil Khachab (26-4-1, 4 KO) def. Vladimir Tok (51-19, 28 KO) via unanimous decision (30-27 x 5).In the COLLISION 5 prelims, big Nabil Khachab (26-4-1, 4 KO) scored a dominant victory over German veteran Vladimir Tok (51-19, 28 KO), France’s Diaguely Camara (23-4-1, 10 KO) stopped Eduard Gafencu (17-4, 11 KO) with a knee in the second round, and Croatia’s Andrej Kedves (19-4, 7 KO) defeated Mareks Pelcis (10-3, 5 KO) with an entertaining decision victory in the opening bout of the night.Lightweight
Andrej Kedves (19-4, 7 KO) def. Mareks Pelcis (10-3, 5 KO) via unanimous decision (30-27 x 4, 29-28).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.


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