The GLORY 85 heavyweight tournament has finally announced its participants. In what promises to be an electrifying event, four fighters from across the globe have confirmed their spots in the tournament. These include the Netherlands’ Luis Tavares (63-8, 21 KO) and Jahfarr Wilnis (33-13, 8 KO), Enver Slijvar (40-6, 23 KO) of Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Nigeria’s Tariq Osaro (21-2-1, 10 KO).
The event will be a four-man one-night tournament, with the winner receiving the opportunity to face Antonio Plazibat for the interim-GLORY heavyweight championship this summer. However, the stakes don’t end there. The winner of the GLORY 85 heavyweight tournament will also be granted a coveted spot in the historic 8-Man GLORY Heavyweight Grand Prix, scheduled for this December, with a whopping prize money of $500,000 up for grabs.
The press conference, where the participants came face to face, was not without drama. The Croatian fighter, Antonio Plazibat, crashed the conference and joined the athletes on stage. There, he exchanged some heated words with the participants and expressed his eagerness to face the winner.
Scheduled to take place on April 29, 2023, in the Netherlands, the location and venue for GLORY 85 will be announced next week.
The matches in the GLORY 85: 4-Man Heavyweight Tournament include Luis Tavares (63-8, 21 KO) vs. Enver Slijvar (40-6, 23 KO), and Jahfarr Wilnis (33-13, 8 KO) vs. Tariq ‘Cookie’ Osaro (21-2-1, 10 KO). Fans can watch the event live on Videoland in the Netherlands, globally on GLORYFights.com, and various broadcast partners around the world.
The GLORY 85 heavyweight tournament promises to be an exciting event, with some of the world’s top fighters competing for the ultimate prize.