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Tyrone Spong enters Glory 9 NYC’s light heavyweight tournament

Tyrone Spong enters Glory 9 NYC’s light heavyweight tournament

[div class=”notice” class2=”icon”]The following is from an article on LiverKick.com, part of the MiddleEasy Network.[/div]

The question that has been hanging over the upcoming GLORY 9 NYC event has been who will Tyrone Spong fight? Spong, a fighter who began his career fighting under 66kg, has over the years moved himself up to Heavyweight where he was almost always undersized against the big boys of the Heavyweight and Super Heavyweight divisions. Even so, he has held his own and become a huge fan favorite across the world. But this was under K-1 rules, where there were only two weight classes and you were either MAX or Heavyweight, things have changed since then. Spong has seen the opportunity and will drop down in weight for the GLORY 9 NYC Light Heavyweight tournament, Glory announced today.

On top of that, the rest of the 8-man field has been completed in impressive fashion. The tournament looks as follows;

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