CHICAGO (Sat, February 25, 2017)– On Friday, Feb. 24, GLORY hosted GLORY 38 Chicago and GLORY 38 SuperFight Series from Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill.
The five-fight card for GLORY 38 Chicago was carried live on ESPN3 and will replay this Sunday, Feb. 26 at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT on ESPN2. The five-fight card for GLORY 38 SuperFight Series streamed live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass.
In the night’s main event, light heavyweight titleholder Artem Vakhitov put his belt on the line against No. 1 contender and former champion Saulo Cavalari.
Also on the night’s main card, a one-night, four-man light heavyweight contender tournament featured France’s Zinedine Hameur-Lain against Brian Collette, Michael Duut took on Ariel Machado on the other side of the bracket.
In the SuperFight Series, former heavyweight title challengers Benjamin Adegbuyi went against Anderson Silva, Romania’s Cătălin Moroșanu made his promotional debut against Maurice Greene, and Murthel Groenhart went against Thongchai.
GLORY 38 CHICAGO & GLORY 38 SUPERFIGHT SERIES QUICK RESULTS:
Artem Vakhitov def. Saulo Cavalari by TKO (strikes) in Round 2, 2:43 for the light heavyweight title
Ariel Machado def. Zinedine Hameur-Lain by TKO (left hook to body) im Round 1, 2:43 in the light heavyweight tournament final
Antoine Pinto def. Richard Abraham via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Ariel Machado def. Danyo Ilunga via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27 ) in light heavyweight tournament semifinal
Zinedine Hameur-Lain def. Brian Collette by KO (punch) in Round 2, 2:46 in the light heavyweight tournament semifinal
Benjamin Adegbuyi def. Anderson “Braddock” Silva via unanimous decision (39-35, 38-36, 38-36 extension round)
Cătălin Moroșanu def. Maurice Greene by TKO (strikes) in Round 2, 0:23
Murthel Groenhart def. Thongchai by TKO (strikes) in Round 3, 1:45
Daniel Morales def. Pawel Jedrzejczyk by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Niclas Larsen def. Lukasz Plawecki by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
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