• DREAM 18 and GLORY 4: Event Results and Recap

  • DREAM 18 and GLORY 4 Poster DREAM 18 and GLORY 4: Event Results and RecapThe DREAM 18 & GLORY 4 New Year’s Eve special took place today, bringing 2012 to a close with some top MMA and Kickboxing action. The event took place at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama in Japan.

    In the DREAM 18 headline bout Shinya Aoki scored a second round submission victory over Antonio McKee. Also, bantamweight stand-out Bibiano Fernandes finished Yoshiro Maeda with a triangle choke in the first round of their matchup. Melvin Manhoef made quick work of Denis Kang, ending the bout with a devastating knee to the body after only 50 seconds.

    The GLORY kickboxing heavyweight grand slam tournament was won by Semmy Schilt, who defeated Daniel Ghita in the tournament final. He won the final bout against Ghita via first round TKO after defeating Gokhan Saki, Rico Verhoeven and Brice Guidon all in the same night.

    The full results for DREAM 18 and GLORY 4 are below:

    DREAM 18:

    - Shinya Aoki def. Antonio Mckee via Submission (punch), Rnd. 2
    - Bibiano Fernandes def. Yoshiro Maeda via Submission (triangle choke), Rnd. 1
    - Melvin Manhoef def. Denis Kang via KO (knee), Rnd. 1
    - Hayato Sakurai def. Phil Baroni via Unanimous Decision
    - Tatsuya Kawajiri def. Michihiro Omigawa via Unanimous Decision
    - Georgi Karakhanyan def. Hiroyuki Takaya via Split Decision
    - Will Brooks def. Satoru Kitaoka via TKO (punches), Rnd. 2

    GLORY Kickboxing Heavyweight Grand Slam Opening Round:

    - Semmy Schilt def. Brice Guidon via TKO, Rnd. 2
    - Rico Verhoeven def. Sergei Kharitonov via Decision
    - Gokhan Saki def. Raomoru via TKO, Rnd. 1
    - Anderson “Braddock” Silva def. Igor Jurkovic via TKO, Rnd. 1
    - Remy Bonjasky def. Filip Verlinden via Decision
    - Jamal Ben Saddick def. Errol Zimmerman via Decision
    - Mourad Bouzidi def. Peter Aerts via TKO (injury), Rnd. 1
    - Daniel Ghita def. Jhonata Diniz via Decision

    GLORY Kickboxing Heavyweight Grand Slam Quarterfinals:

    - Semmy Schilt def. Rico Verhoeven via Decision
    - Gokhan Saki def. Anderson Silva via TKO (punch), Rnd. 1
    - Ben Saddik def. Remy Bonjasky via Decision
    - Daniel Ghita def. Mourad Bouzidi via TKO (injury), Rnd. 2

    GLORY Kickboxing Heavyweight Grand Slam Semifinals:

    - Semmy Schilt def. Saki via Decision
    - Daniel Ghita def. Ben Saddik via KO (liver kick), Rnd. 1

    GLORY Kickboxing Heavyweight Grand Slam Final:

    - Semmy Schilt def. Daniel Ghita via TKO (head kick), Rnd. 1

    GLORY Kickboxing Super Fights:

    - Jason Wilnis def. Toshio Matsumoto via Decision
    - Jerome Le Banner def. Koichi Pettas via KO (punch), Rnd. 3
    - Mutsuki Ebata def. Sang-Jae Kim via Decision
    - Robin van Roosmalen def. Yuichiro Nagashima via Decision

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    Jay Cee – @JayCeeMMA

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