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Adamek-Glazkov Headed To Turning Stone Resort Casino

By Keith Idec

The Nov. 16 heavyweight fight that’ll pit Poland’s Tomasz Adamek against Ukraine’s Vyacheslav Glazkov has a site, according to promoter Main Events.

The Adamek-Glazkov bout will take place at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, N.Y. The IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J., and Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, Pa., also were considered for a card headlined by a 12-round elimination match that’ll be broadcast by NBC on a Saturday afternoon.

The winner between Adamek (49-2, 29 KOs), a resident of Kearny, N.J., and Glazkov (15-0-1, 11 KOs) will become the IBF’s No. 2 contender to its heavyweight champion, Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 51 KOs).

The 28-year-old Glazkov drew with Malik Scott (35-1-1, 12 KOs) in a 10-round fight Feb. 23 in Huntington, N.Y., but bounced back to stop journeyman Byron Polley (25-16-1, 11 KOs, 2 NC) in the second round Aug. 3 in Uncasville, Conn. The 36-year-old Adamek defeated Dominick Guinn (34-10-1, 23 KOs) by unanimous decision in his last fight, a 10-rounder also Aug. 3 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.

Keith Idec covers boxing for The Record and Herald News, of Woodland Park, N.J., and BoxingScene.com. He can be reached on Twitter @Idecboxing.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 10-11-2013

[QUOTE=yoz;13829256]Isn't everyone? David Haye, despite promising to fight three times by the middle of 2014, hasn't stepped inside the ring since 2012. Tyson Fury backed out of a Pulev eliminator. Boytsov continues to evade all contenders. Helenius hasn't recovered from…

Comment by Hougigo on 10-11-2013

Couldn't get prudential center? Turning stone sucks

Comment by yoz on 10-11-2013

[QUOTE=joe strong;13829194]adamek & main events cherry picking their way to wlad? declines a fight in a IBF eliminator with pulev. after pulev he is named mandatory for beating Thompson. adamek then decides to get back in there in a much…

Comment by Weltschmerz on 10-11-2013

[QUOTE=joe strong;13829194]adamek & main events cherry picking their way to wlad? declines a fight in a IBF eliminator with pulev. after pulev he is named mandatory for beating Thompson. adamek then decides to get back in there in a much…

Comment by joe strong on 10-11-2013

adamek & main events cherry picking their way to wlad? declines a fight in a IBF eliminator with pulev. after pulev he is named mandatory for beating Thompson. adamek then decides to get back in there in a much easier…

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