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June 22nd: a Huge Day for Fighting Sports – Boxing, Kickboxing, Wrestling, MMA

This Saturday will be an interesting day for nearly all fans of combat sports, no matter which discipline you prefer. Let’s take a look at some of the events that are scheduled.

Kickboxing: GLORY 9, New York City, USA

Glory, the biggest kickboxing promotion in the world, returns to North America in the Big Apple, New York City for another stacked card. On the bill is an 8-man light-heavyweight tournament as well as several other super fights. Full card is below

Eight Man Light Heavyweight Tournament
Danyo Ilunga vs. Mourad Bouzidi
Brian Collette vs. Dustin Jacoby
Filip Verlinden vs. Steve McKinnon
Tyrone Spong vs. Michael Duut

Super Fights
Daniel Ghita vs. Brice Guidon
Rico Verhoeven vs. Errol Zimmerman
Joseph Valtellini vs. Francois Ambang
Brett Hlavcek vs. Paul Marfort
Daniel Sam vs. Anderson Silva
Wayne Barrett vs. Mike LeMaire

Boxing: WBC Cruiserweight Championship, Moscow, Russia

Krzysztof Włodarczyk, the current WBC Cruiserweight Champion will take on Rakhim Chakhkiyev in Moscow in his fifth defense of the title after winning it from Giacobbe Fragomeni in May of 2010. Chakhkiev is undefeated at 16 – 0 and also won a gold medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. The defending champ Włodayczyk, (47 – 2 – 1) hasn’t lost since 2007 in his epic battle with Steve Cunningham.

Pro Wrestling: New Japan Pro Wrestling “Dominion 2013”, Osaka, Japan

NJPW is to hold one of its biggest annual single events of the year, Dominion. This show will feature four title matches and will have all of the best NJPW talent as well as having several other top international talents on the card.

0. Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask vs. TAKA Michinoku & Taichi
1. IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov (c) vs. KUSHIDA & Alex Shelley
2. Yuji Nagata, Ryusuke Taguchi & Captain New Japan vs. Karl Anderson, Tama Tonga & Bad Luck Fale
3. IWGP Tag Team Title – 3WAY Match: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (c) vs. Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka vs. Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.
4. NWA World Heavyweight Title: Rob Conway (c) vs. Manabu Nakanishi
5. Shinsuke Nakamura & Tomohiro Ishii vs. Minoru Suzuki & Shelton Benjamin
6. Tetsuya Naito Return Match: Tetsuya Naito vs. Yujiro Takahashi
7. Special Singles Match: Hirooki Goto vs. Katsuyori Shibata
8. Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Prince Devitt
9. IWGP Heavyweight Title: Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Togi Makabe

Pro Wrestling: House of Hardcore, Philadelphia, USA

Tommy Dreamer’s HoH returns for its much-anticipated second event. After debuting in Poughkeepsie, New York in October of last year fans have been clamoring for another show. Another star-studded card promises to be another crowd-pleaser.

Main event: 2 Cold Scorpio vs. John Morrison
Lance Storm vs. Tommy Dreamer w/ Terry Funk
The Young Bucks vs Paul London / Brian Kendrick
Three Way Match: Tony Nese vs. Petey Williams vs. Alex Reynolds

Also appearing: Ric Flair, The Steiner Brothers, Carlito, MVP, Sami Calliahn, Maria Kanellis, Mike Bennett, Rosita, Crowbar, The Sandman and many more

MMA: WAR MMA, Stockton, California, USA

Long time UFC and Strikeforce champion and fighter Nick Diaz has created a new MMA promotion called WAR MMA. Their debut show takes place this Saturday and will feature a few fighters with UFC experience.

Justin Baesman vs. Daniel Roberts
Antonio Banuelos vs. Benny Vinson
Caleb Mitchell vs. Evan Esguerra
Roy Boughton vs. Liron Wilson
Mike Persons vs. Clayton McKinney
Darin Cooley vs. Cody Gibson

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