Giant who defeated cancer now fights for world title

Submitted by ufc.com 1 week, 3 days ago
Saturday’s heavyweight title challenger Jamal Ben Saddik expresses both envy and surprise when asked to describe how he felt when watching Rico Verhoeven rise from unknown newcomer to the dominant GLORY world champion over the past three years.Envy, because Saddik’s rival holds the belt he so badly wants for himself, and surprise, because when they first crossed paths six years ago, it was the 6ft 8inch, 280lbs Saddik who got his arm raised and Verhoeven who found himself on the canvas.“Back in 2011, I fought Rico and I stopped him in the second round,” Saddik recalle ... Read the Full Article Here
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