Much to the surprise of Rico Verhoeven put out Badr Hari on Friday, his hands following the staredown between the two heavyweights. After that, followed by a hug from the two of the aartsrivalen, which is a Saturday in the bus station and on to the world title in kickboxing.
“I didn’t necessarily see coming. However, if a gesture is made in the shape of a hand, I want to be,” said Turkey, the world champion of kickboksbond Glory.
“I respect my opponents at all times. Now it turns out that it is mutual, a very fine one, of course. He knows what we are doing, and to do so, it is a lot of great memories.”
In a press conference in October, in between the two fighting cocks was a lot less friendly. Turkey and the Sources given in the official report, together with the staff and the noisy crowd chose to party Sources.
95Verhoeven and Sources to give each other a hand during the staredown
Sources feel the same intensity as they were three years ago
Three years ago, when Turkey and the Sources in Oberhausen for the first time, facing each other, stood up, went to the staredown is still very different. To the visible irritation of a Turkey appeared on Hari’s too late to set the stage for the weigh-in.
When the moroccans in Amsterdam, a few minutes later, it was followed with a very intense staredown, where Sources are the province of Brabant opponent for much longer than usual, soaking in the look in the eyes.
Hari found that there was Friday, not much else was on at the staredown than they were three years ago. “I think it was the same today as it was when, with the same intensity. I am hoping that tomorrow will be a competitive match is going to be. More, it is not at all.”
Also, Turkey is looking to have a sporting fight. “We have a lot of respect for each other, and that’s a positive for the sport.”
Turkey at Hari’s Saturday, it’s the last fight on the main card of Glory, and 74 in the city of Arnhem. Both of them are expected to be at around 22: 30 hours, the ring and enter it.