ISTANBUL, Turkey (April 5, 2013) – World No. 2 ranked Heavyweight kickboxing superstar Daniel Ghita (46-8, 35 KOs) of Romania weighed in at 108.8 kg/239.8 lbs. and world No. 3 ranked Gokhan Saki (79-16, 55 KOs) of the Netherlands tipped the scales at 103.5 kg/228.2 lbs. for the their highly-anticipated rematch in the main event of the GLORY 6 Istanbul kickboxing mega-event at Ülker Sports Arena tomorrow, Saturday, April 6, live on GloryWorldSeries.com.
The rematch between the top-ranked rivals comes 28 months after Saki earned a unanimous decision over Ghita in their initial meeting in Tokyo, Japan. At stake this time around is a crack at the GLORY heavyweight championship held by Semmy Schilt.
All of the other 16 fighters on the card made weight on their first attempt.
Complete GLORY 6 Istanbul Weigh-In Results:
- Featherweight (65 kg/143 lbs): Dongsu Kim (64.7 kg/142.6 lbs.) vs. Naoki Yasuda (64.8 kg/142.9 lbs.)
- Lightweight (70 kg/154 lbs.): Max Baumert (69.7 kg/153.7 lbs.) vs. Ismail Uzuner (70.5 kg/155.4 lbs.)
- Catchweight (75 kg/165 lbs.): Joseph Valtellini (75 kg/165 lbs.) vs. Murat Direkci (75 kg/165 lbs.)
- Lightweight (70 kg/154 lbs.): Alessandro Campagna (69.5 kg/153.2 lbs.) vs. Andy Ristie (70 kg/154 lbs.)
- Welterweight (77 kg/170 lbs.): Karim Ghajji (76.8 kg/169.3 lbs.) vs. Nieky Holzken (77.1 kg/170 lbs.)
- Middleweight (85 kg/187 lbs.): Marc de Bonte (84.6 kg/186.5 lbs.) vs. Lhoucine Ouzgni (83.4 kg/183.9 lbs.)
- Light Heavyweight (95 kg/209 lbs.): Filip Verlinden (94.7 kg/208.8 lbs.) vs. Lucian Danilencu (94.8 kg/209 lbs.)
- Heavyweight: Fabiano Cyclone (99.6 kg/219.6 lbs.) vs. Mourad Bouzidi (99.9 kg/220.2 lbs.)
- Heavyweight: Daniel Ghita (108.8 kg/239.8 lbs.) vs. Gokhan Saki (103.5 kg/228.2 lbs.)
Tickets for the event, which takes place at the Ülker Sports Arena, are priced from 28TL and are available for purchase online via Biletix/Ticketmaster Turkiye, while the live stream of the event begins at 8 p.m. local time/1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT.