GLORY Heavyweight Grand Prix bracket revealed

  • The GLORY Heavyweight Grand Prix bracket is official
  • Rico Verhoeven will face Sofian Laïdouni
  • Date, location, and viewing information for the tournament also included
GLORY Heavyweight Grand Prix
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The GLORY Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament brackets have been revealed. The drawing of the names took place on Wednesday in Amsterdam.

According to an official press release, "the four lower-seeded fighters selected which quarter-final they wanted to compete in while the four top-seeded fighters then selected which fighter to face in the opening round. As a result, the 'King of Kickboxing' Rico Verhoeven (61-10, 20 KO) opted to fight France’s Sofian Laïdouni (35-2-1, 17 KO) in the fourth quarter-final of night."

Here's how the whole line-up shook out.

GLORY Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament bracket

Quarter-Final 1
Levi Rigters (15-1, 7 KO) vs. Uku Jürjendal (20-8, 16 KO)

Quarter-Final 2
Tariq ‘Cookie’ Osaro (25-3-1, 13 KO) vs. Bahram Rajabzadeh (65-1, 58 KO)

Quarter-Final 3
Nordine Mahieddine (28-15, 13 KO) vs. Nabil Khachab (26-4-1, 4 KO)

Quarter Final 4
Rico Verhoeven (61-10, 20 KO) vs. Sofian Laïdouni (35-2-1, 17 KO)

Semi-Final 1
Winner of QF1 vs. Winner of QF2

Semi-Final 2
Winner of QF3 vs. Winner of QF4

Heavyweight Grand Prix Final
Winner of SF 1 vs. Winner of SF 2

The GLORY Heavyweight Grand Prix is an eight-man one-night tournament where the winner walks away with $500,000 and a Grand Prix title.

The card will take place on March 9 from the GelreDome soccer stadium with 30,000 fans expected to attend. 

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