If there was any doubt going into GLORY’s “Heavyweight Grand Slam” 16-man kickboxing tournament as to who the best fighter in the world was, Semmy Schilt erased it with a dominant performance in Tokyo.

The towering Dutchman entered the tournament as the No.1 seed and wowed the fans at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan with four wins in one night, including a head kick knockout of Daniel Ghita in the final.

Amongst the field were a number of the biggest stars in combat sports including Peter Aerts, Remy Bonjasky and Gokhan Saki. However, none of them were able to put together a performance worthy of Schilt. With the win, Schilt took home a $400,000 prize.

The event streamed live on the promotion’s website, but will re-air in the United States at 10 p.m. ET via the CBS Sports Network (DirecTV Channel 613, Dish Network Channel 158).

Tournament Final:
Semmy Schilt def. Daniel Ghita by TKO (head kick). Round 1
Tournament Semifinals:
Semmy Schilt def. Gokhan Saki by unanimous decision
Daniel Ghita def. Jamal Ben Saddik by KO (body kick). Round 1
Tournament Quarterfinals:
Semmy Schilt def. Rico Verhoeven by unanimous decision
Gokhan Saki vs. Anderson ‘Braddock’ Silva by KO. Round 1
Jamal Ben Saddik def. Remy Bonjasky by unanimous decision
Daniel Ghita def. Mourad Bouzidi by TKO (injury). Round 2
Tournament Opening Round:
Semmy Schilt def. Brice Guidon by KO. Round 1
Rico Verhoeven def. Sergei Kharitonov by unanimous decision
Gokhan Saki def. Roaumaru by KO. Round 1, 1:00
Anderson ‘Braddock’ Silva def. Igor Jurkovic by KO. Round 1
Remy Bonjasky def. Filip Verlinden by unanimous decision
Jamal Ben Saddik def. Errol Zimmerman by unanimous decision
Mourad Bouzidi def. Peter Aerts by TKO (injury). Round 1
Daniel Ghita def. Jhonata Diniz by unanimous decision
Robin van Roosmalen def. Yuichiro Nagashima by unanimous decision.
Mutsuki Ebata def. Sang Jae Kim by unanimous decision.
Jason Wilnis def. Toshio Matsumoto by unanimous decision.

Photo: Semmy Schilt claimed the tournament (Ben Pontier/GLORY)

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