Marshall delivers Dvorak a first-round stoppage for his GLORY debut

Marshall delivers Dvorak a first-round stoppage for his GLORY debut

Saturday, Aug 11 2018 by Rob Tatum

The penultimate bout of the GLORY 56 SuperFight Series featured a Heavyweight match-up between D’Angelo Marshall (17-3, 9 KO’s) and newcomer Antonio Dvorak (6-2, 3 KO’s).

After trading jabs, Dvorak closed the distance and landed a short right hand. Marshall responded with a knee to the midsection of the larger fighter. 

Dvorak fired off a knee of his own to pin Marshall against the ropes, but only briefly. Marshall flurried, landing an uppercut that prompted Dvorak to fall to his knees. 

It was ruled a slip by the referee, but the sequence would soon repeat itself when Marshall scored with another right hand. This time, however, the referee began a count and quickly waved off the contest as Dvorak could not continue.

“He came in hard, came to fight. I had to be careful, but I caught him,” said Marshall of his stoppage win.

Asked about a potential match-up with Jamal Ben Saddik, Marshall stated he’s ready for anything GLORY has to offer.

“I want that fight, the people want that fight, so come on Jamal - let’s do it,” he said.

D’Angelo Marshall def. Antonio Dvorak by TKO (punches). Round 1, 2:14

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