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Adamek vs. Glazkov

29 Year Old Sensation “Czar” Glazkov Defeats Veteran Tomasz Adamek

(Photo Credits: Rich Graessle/Main Events) Bethlehem, PA: “Czar” Glazkov did what only two out of 51 men before him managed to do – defeat veteran brawler Tomasz “Goral” Adamek. In a twelve round unanimous decision the 29 year-old Olympic Bronze Medalist from Lugansk, Ukraine (17-0-1, 11 KOs) remains undefeated as he upsets the 37 year-old veteran from Gilowice, Poland, Tomasz “Goral” Adamek (49-3-0, 29 KOs) to win the NABF North American Heavyweight Title and secure the #2 position in the IBF.

Two judges scored the bout 117-111 and one judge scored the bout 116-110. Glazkov landed an amazing 37% (212 of 580) of his shots on the veteran Adamek, who landed only 21% (161 of 761). Czar said, “I would like to thank Main Events and Kathy Duva for giving me this opportunity and taking me to this road. I also want to thank Tomasz Adamek for taking this bout and giving me this opportunity. He was risking more than I did. Tomasz was not a guy who was backing up, he was coming forward. It was a very good bout.” Continue reading

Glazkov decisions Adamek; Chilemba defeats Grachev

Photo: Rich Graessle/Main Events — Tomasz Adamek (49-3, 29 KO’s) ran out of luck tonight in his dream of fighting for another heavyweight world title, as the younger and stronger Vyacheslav Glazkov (17-0-1, 11 KO’s) pounded out a 12 round unanimous decision tonight in beating Adamek in front of his own fans at the Sands Casino Resort, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA. Adamek took a beating in the fight and ended up with a right eye that was nearly swollen closed courtesy of the hard jabs that Glazkov was hitting him with all night.

Glazkov used his jab and power shots to beat up Adamek and build up a big deal. Adamek rallied in the last four rounds, but he was too far behind for him to make up the difference. The judges scored the fight 117-110, 117-111, 116-112.

Adamek did a lot of good things in the fight like using constant movement to keep from getting hit. However, Glazkov did a great job of cutting off the ring and nailing Adamek with big right hand shots to the head. He had Adamek hurt on more than one occasion in rounds 7-9. Continue reading

Weights from Adamek-Glazkov Weigh-In

Bethlehem, PA: This afternoon at the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, PA members of the media and members of the public gathered for the weigh-in for tomorrow’s fight between Tomasz “Goral” Adamek and Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov on NBCSN Fight Night at 9:00 PM ET. Below are weights and photos from the weigh-in.

Tomasz “Goral” Adamek
Gilowice, Poland
49-2-0, 29 KOs
Weight: 219.7

Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov
Lugansk, Ukraine
16-0-1, 11 KOs
Weight: 218.3 Continue reading

Scouting Report for Saturday’s Adamek-Glazkov Fight on NBCSN Fight Night

Bethlehem, PA: On March 15th Tomasz “Goral” Adamek and Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov will finally meet in the ring live on NBCSN Fight Night from Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem. The fight was supposed to take place last November but Adamek had to postpone at the last minute when he came down with the flu. Now the match-up that everyone has been waiting for will happen in front of a packed house at Sands (less than forty tickets remain). Continue reading

Chilemba – Grachev Co-Feature Added to Mar 15 Adamek – Glazkov Card – NBCSN Sands Bethlehem

Bethlehem, PA: Light Heavyweights Isaac “Golden Boy” Chilemba (21-2-2, 9 KOs) and Denis “The Pirate/Drago’s Son” Grachev (13-2-1, 8 KOs) will face off on March 15th in the ten round Co-Feature on NBCSN Fight Night at the Sands Casino and Hotel in Bethlehem, PA. The main event features the heavyweight battle between Tomasz “Goral” Adamek and Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov. It’s a fitting co-feature for the card billed as “The Crossroads.”

Chilemba, of Johannesburg, South Africa, is coming off an eight-round unanimous decision victory over Ghana native, Michael Gbenga, at Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York on November 16th. It was the first step on his road back to the top of the light heavyweight division after two ill-fated bouts with England’s Tony Bellew. Continue reading

Tomas Adamek ill, questionable for Glazkov fight

adamek324VERONA, NY – Saturday’s NBC Fight Night in the afternoon network TV boxing show will go on, as planned, whether or not former 2 time world champion Tomasz Adamek is able to participate in the main event.

“This is live broadcast Televsion,” said promoter Kathy Duva of Main Events. “We cannot simply postpone. When we learned earlier today that Tomasz had gone to the doctor, we immediately began to discuss contingency plans with our partners at NBC and our hosts at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY.”

Adamek has asked for a day to decide if he will feel up to fighting on Saturday. In the meantime, feelers have been sent out to numerous possible substitutes. Continue reading

Don Turner vs Roger Bloodworth – Nov 16 NBC

On Saturday afternoon, when Tomasz Adamek, 49-2, 29 KOs, and Czar Glazkov, 15-0-1, 11 KOs, go to war in their 12-rounder to claim the #2 spot in the IBF heavyweight rankings, the two fighters won’t be the only ones with their reputations on the line. Just as proud and equally eager for victory as Adamek and Glazkov, are Roger Bloodworth and Don Turner, the legendary trainers that have guided these heavyweights into this critical bout. Continue reading

Adamek Spars Fulop; Adamek vs. Glazkov undercard for this Saturday

773Jersey City resident and current IBF North American Heavyweight Champion, Tomasz “Goral” Adamek and his trainer, Roger Bloodworth held a workout and Meet and Greet for Jersey City Mayor Steven M. Fulop and a contingency of children from Jersey City Recreation Boxing this past weekend at World Boxing Gym in Jersey City.

To the delight of the 40+ children who attended, Mayor Fulop surprised Adamek by donning a pair of boxing gloves and going a round with the former cruiserweight and light heavyweight champion. The light-hearted sparring session was followed by an exhibition of pad work by Adamek and Bloodwork, a photo session and a raffle for the kids. Continue reading

Adamek – Glazkov Press Conference Photos and Video

751A press conference was held today for what promises to be a non-stop, action packed battle between Tomasz “Goral Adamek and Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov. The November 2nd fight will be part of special afternoon broadcast on NBC. The 2 hour Fight Night broadcast will begin at 2:30 PM ET. The fight will be held at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino, in Verona, NY.

November 16th at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY features a 12-round heavyweight battle between Tomasz “Goral” Adamek and Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov in the main event. Six additional bouts are planned for the undercard. Doors will open at 11:30 AM ET, First Fight at 12:30 PM ET. The main event and co-feature will be broadcast 2:30PM ET on NBC as a special 2 hour afternoon presentation of NBC Fight Night. The card is presented by Main Events and co-promoted by Ziggy Promotions and Pushka. Continue reading

Tickets on sale for Adamek vs. Glazkov for November 16 at Turning Stone Resort Casino

ONEIDA NATION HOMELANDS (October 17, 2013) For the fifth time in 2013, Turning Stone Resort Casino will host nationally televised professional boxing, as NBC’s Fight Night will originate, live, in the afternoon, Saturday, November 16 from the Turning Stone Event Center.

Tickets range from $25 to $70 and are on sale now at the Turning Stone box office, by calling (315) 361-7469, or Click Here to Purchase Tickets for Nov 16 Adamek vs Glazkov Fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, NY. Continue reading