The GLORY main event was thrilling even before the first punch was thrown. After Hari and Verhoeven entered the ring, dozens of fans stormed to the ring to take photos of Hari. It took a while for fans to return to their seats for the referee start the heavyweight bout.
Competing for the first time in over a year, Hari took on the best heavyweight on the planet and showed he still got it, opening a cut on Verhoeven's nose early in the fight. The GLORY heavyweight champion returned more aggressive in the second round, and what appeared to be a knee in the clinch ended up injuring Hari's arm and forcing the end of the contest.