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Featherweight Tournament Set For Glory 43 New York

Glory 43

Glory will return to the Big Apple for Glory 43 New York.

The event will take place July 14 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. A four man featherweight contender tournament will be part of the night’s main card. The semi-final match ups for the tournament are Giga Chikadze vs. Aleksei Ulianov and Matt Embree vs. Kevin Vannostrand.

Chikadze is coming off a brutal KO win over Victor Pinto at Glory 37, while Ulianov is looking to rebound from a decision loss to Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao in the featherweight contender tournament at Glory 39. Embree will be looking to earn a second shot at the title after coming up short in his title bid at Glory 37. Vannostrand was last in action for Glory at Glory 33 where he defeated David Moore.

Also in action as part of the main card at Glory 43 will be Canada’s Josh Jauncey, and Benjamin Adegbuyi. The opponent for both fighters is yet to be confirmed.

The Super Fight Series will feature Ariel Sepulveda vs. Joe Taylor as the headlining bout.

The Super Fight Series will be available on UFC Fight Pass, while the main card will stream on ESPN 3.

Glory 43 Fight Card:

Main Card
Benjamin Adegbuyi vs. TBA
Josh Jauncey vs. TBA
Matt Embree vs. Kevin Vannostrand – Featherweight Contender Tournament Semi-Final
Giga Chikadze vs. Aleksei Ulianov – Featherweight Contender Tournament Semi-Final

Super Fight Series
Ariel Sepulveda vs. Joe Taylor
Itay Gershon vs. Rafal Dudek
Mo Abdurahman vs. Chenchen Li
Chris Mauceri vs. Bailey Sugden
Anissa Meksen vs. Jady Menezes

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