The five-round title fight tops a card taking place at the Valley View Casino Center, San Diego. Levin (50-4-1, 33 KOs) will be watching the April 3 tournament at GLORY 20 with close interest. It will be his first fight since capturing the World Middleweight Championship by winning three fights in one night at the LAST MAN STANDING tournament in June 2014.
In order to determine who will face Levin on May 8, GLORY will host a one-night, four-man Middleweight Contender Tournament at GLORY 20, which airs on Spike TV at 10/9c from the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Friday, April 3.
In the first of two semifinal match-ups at GLORY 20, rejuvenated Dutch kickboxing specialist Jason “Psycho” Wilnis (23-4-1, 6 KOs) meets powerful Brazilian prospect Alex “Po Atan” Pereira (17-2-0, 10 KOs).
The second semifinal match-up pits American knockout artist Wayne Barrett (5-2-0, 4 KOs) against Canadian muay thai world champion Simon “Bad Bwoy” Marcus (40-2-1, 24 KOs).
GLORY 21 will also feature the debut of a new tier of tournament as GLORY presents its first four-man Heavyweight Qualification Tournament. The tournament winner will be granted entry into GLORY’s Heavyweight Contender Tournament later this year.
GLORY has also confirmed that it will again be working with the Veteran Operation Wellness (VOW) movement for this event. VOW is a Spike TV campaign “created to inspire veterans to make the same commitment to their health and wellness that they made to their country”. San Diego has a considerable military service personnel footprint which that association should go over well with.
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