Glazkov vs. Wilson
Vyacheslav Glazkov (16-0, 11 KO’s) defeated the shorter replacement opponent Garrett Wilson (13-7-1, 6 KO’s) by a 10 round unanimous decision that was a little more competitive than the scores suggested on Saturday at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino, in Verona, New York, USA. Wilson, a cruiserweight that was picked out to replace heavyweight Tomasz Adamek, seemed to energize the Verona crowd with huge heart in trying to win against a much bigger fighter than him in Glazkov. The judges scored the fight 97-93, 98-92, 99-91.
The 6’3″ Glazkov looked huge in the ring against the 5’9″ Wilson, and it seemed incredibly strange to have two fighters so different from each other fighting on national television in the U.S. Wilson gave it his all, but it’s too bad that Main Events couldn’t find an actual heavyweight for Glazkov to fight instead of a short cruiserweight. Continue reading
NOV 16th RESULTS
NBC – TURNING STONE RESORT CASINO
Vyacheslav Glazkov def. Garrett Wilson,
unanimous decision, 10 rounds, heavyweights (on NBC Sports)
Wilson and Glazkov
Photo Credits Mike Gladysz
Karl Dargan def. Mike Brooks,
unanimous decision, 10 rounds, lightweights (on NBC Sports) Continue reading
VERONA, NY – On just three days’ notice, Philadelphian Garrett Wilson, 13-6-1, 7 KOs, has agreed to take on rising heavyweight prospect Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov, 15-0-1, 11 KOs, in a nationally televised 10-rounder at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, NY. The opportunity came when Galzkov’s original opponent, Tomasz Adamek, was forced to pull out of the bout on short notice due to a stomach virus.
With the fight slated for Saturday afternoon and the chance to perform in front of millions on the NBC network television platform, facing Glazkov amounts to a chance of a lifetime for Wilson. And the fighter known as “The Ultimate Warrior” is ready to make the most of his big break. Continue reading