Adamek Withdraws From Glazkov Fight Due To Illness

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Heavyweight and Polish fan favorite Tomasz Adamek will not be fighting against Vyascheslav Glazkov tomasz_adamek_400Saturday’s Main Events fight card. Adamek withdrew after becoming ill and instead Garrett Wilson (13-6-1) will be fighting in his place allowing the card to go on.

Citing stomach flu, Adamek issued the following statement:

“For the first time in my career I have had to pull out of a bout. I apologize to all of my fans, but the stomach flu has hit me so hard that it is impossible to go through with Saturday’s bout. I was hoping that against the odds I would recover sufficiently to compete. However, that has not happened. My doctor has told me that I should not fight and, very honestly, I feel awful. Therefore, I had to inform Main Events that I could not compete on Saturday. Again, I apologize, but the circumstances are beyond my control.”

The card will be broadcast on NBC Sports as previously scheduled.

Also fighting on the card:

Karl Dargan vs. Mike Brooks, 10 rounds, lightweights; Isaac Chilemba vs. Michael Gpanga, 8 rounds, light heavyweights; Sevadail Sherifi vs. Quantis Graves, 6 rounds, cruiserweights; Andy Mejias vs. Latif Mundy, 6 rounds, super middleweights; Trent Laidler vs. Anthony Watson, 4 rounds, middleweights; John Magda vs. Maurice Amaro, 4 rounds, super middleweights

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