Glory 11 brings kickboxing to the masses tonight

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Spike TV is broadening their combat sports coverage and it starts tonight with Glory 11 live from Chicago. Crossover sensation Tyrone Spong will go toe to to with a familiar dancing partner in Nathan Corbett. Corbett knocked Spong out in 2007 but it was ruled a no contest after some confusion over referee instructions.

Spong, a dutch kickboxer, is 2-0 in MMA under the World Series of Fighting Banner. He has won 10 out of 12 since his meeting with Corbett

A one night heavyweight tournament is also on deck. Daniel Ghita will meet Anderson Silva (no, not the Spider) and Gökhan Saki will battle. Rico Verhoeven The winners advance to fight for a second time. There is a tournament reserve bout of Errol Zimmerman vs. Hesdy Gerges just in case someone is unable to continue

Here is the lineup for tonight’s action

Heavyweight Tournament
  • Daniel Ghita vs. Anderson Silva
  • Gokhan Saki vs. Rico Verhoeven
Tournament Reserve Bout
  • Errol Zimmerman vs. Hesdy Gerges

Super Fights

  • Tyrone Spong vs. Nathan Corbett
  • Karim Ghajji vs. Joseph Valtellini
  • Sergei Kharitonov vs. Daniel Sam
  • Danyo Ilunga vs. Michael Duut
  • Raymond Daniels vs. Brian Foster
  • Filip Verlinden vs. Saulo Cavalari
  • Steve Moxon vs. Reece McAllister
  • Gabriel Varga vs. Jose Palacios

Under Card

  • Michael Mananquil vs. Troy Sheridan
  • Maurice Greene vs. Yang Rae Yoo
  • Kyle Weickhardt vs. Quartus Stitt
  • Billy Rose vs. Aaron Swenson
  • Ian Alexander vs. Austin Lewis
  • Axel Mendez vs. Jordan Weiland