Glory - Last Man Standing: Wayne Barrett vs. Bogdan Stoica

  • Season 2014
  • Aired 06/21/2014
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Quarterfinal Match - In his first one night tournament, Wayne Barrett faces the young but experienced Romanian Bogdan Stoica.

- HERE'S THE TALE OF THE TAPEFOR BARRETT AND STOICA.

- WELL, THE KEY HERE IS THATBARRETT'S GOT TO USE THAT REACH

TO BOX HIM UP FROM THE OUTSIDE.

HE DOESN'T WANT TO GET TOO CLOSEWITH STOICA UNPREDICTABLE KNEES.

- ONCE AGAIN,LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,

THIS MIDDLEWEIGHT QUARTERFINALIS SCHEDULED

FOR THREE3-MINUTE ROUNDS.

AND INTRODUCING FIRST, FIGHTINGOUT OF THE BLACK CORNER,

A WAKOINTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION.

HIS RECORDS:38 WINS WITH 5 LOSSES,

29 OF THOSE WINS COMINGBY KNOCKOUT.

AT 6'4" TALL, 1.93 METERS,

HE WEIGHED IN AT FIGHT TIMEAT AN EVEN 186 POUNDS,

84.5 KILOS.

FIGHTING TONIGHT OUT OF ROMANIA,

PLEASE WELCOME BOGDAN STOICA.

[bell dings]

[cheers and applause]

HERE NOW IS HIS OPPONENTSTANDING ON MY LEFT

AND FIGHTING OUT OFTHE WHITE CORNER,

A GOLDEN GLOVES BOXERCOMING OFF OF A BIG WIN

AT GLORY 12,NEW YORK.

HIS YOUNG KICKBOXING CAREERPERFECT: 4 AND 0.

STANDING 6'2" TALL,1.88 METERS,

HE WEIGHS IN AT 187 POUNDS,84.8 KILOS.

HE FIGHTS TONIGHTOUT OF NEW YORK CITY, USA.

PLEASE WELCOME WAYNE BARRETT.

[bell dings]

- LET'S GO.LET'S GO.

- YOUR REFEREE FOR THIS CONTESTIS MARCOS ROSALES.

- GET OUT. GET OUT. LET'S GO.

[bell dings]

- QUARTERFINAL NUMBER FOUR.

WAYNE BARRETTIN THE WHITE GLOVES,

AND BOGDAN STOICA IN THEBLACK GLOVES AND BLACK SHORTS.

BARRETT IN HISFIRST TOURNAMENT EVER,

BUT HE'S COMING OFF PROBABLYHIS BIGGEST WIN OF HIS CAREER

EASILY BEATING JOE SCHILLINGAT GLORY 12

IN ONLY HIS FOURTHPROFESSIONAL FIGHT.

VERY CONFIDENT YOUNG MANIS WAYNE BARRETT.

- A LOT OF GOOD BOXINGHERE TONIGHT.

AGAIN, THE NEW ERA OF KICKBOXERSREALLY FOCUSING ON

THEIR PUGILISTIC SKILLS.

- THERE'S A FLYING KICKBY BARRETT.

DIDN'T LAND,BUT IT LOOKED GOOD.

STOICA IS THE ONE KNOWNFOR FLYING KNEES,

FLYING KICKS, KNEE ATTACKSAXE KICKS,

YOU NAME IT,STOICA WILL DELIVER.

WAYNE BARRETT CATCHES THAT KICK,MUST LET GO RIGHT AWAY.

2 MINUTES TO GOIN ROUND NUMBER ONE.

- I THINK WHAT BARRETT IS TRYINGTO DO IS KEEP STOICA OFF-BALANCE

WITH HIS UNIQUE STYLESO THAT HE CAN'T GET GOING.

YOU CAN SEE THAT HE WANTSTO COME

WITH SOMETHING BIG RIGHT THERE.

- STOICA THE NUMBER TENRANKED MIDDLEWEIGHT IN GLORY.

WAYNE BARRETT ENTERS INAT NUMBER THREE.

HIGH KICK FROM STOICA.

BARRETT IS MUAY THAIAND BOXING SPECIALIST,

VERY TECHNICALLY SOUND.

HE'S GOT GOOD HANDSAND GREAT FOOTWORK.

- HE'S DOING A REALLY GOOD JOBOF PUNCHING

AT THE END OF HIS REACH,

WHAT I TALKED ABOUTDURING THE TALE OF THE TAPE.

THAT'S--THAT'S SO IMPORTANT

SO HE DOESN'T MOVE INTOTHOSE KNEES.

- BARRETT HAD AN EXTENSIVEAMATEUR BOXING CAREER.

STRONG SHOT BY STOICA.

HIGH KICK FROM BARRETT.

UNDER A MINUTE TO GO.

BARRETT JUSTAN EXTREMELY ATHLETIC FIGHTER.

BOTH OF THESE GUYS REALLY ARE.

- NICE JUMPING FRONT KICK THERE.

ONE OF MY LONGTIME STUDENT,A REALLY GOOD FRIEND OF MINE,

JASON STROUT FROM MILWAUKEE,NOW LIVES IN NEW YORK,

AT THE CHURCH STREET BOXING GYMCOACHES WAYNE,

AND HE SAID ONE OFTHE KEY FACTORS FOR WAYNE

WAS TO GO OUT THERE AND JUSTHAVE FUN GETTING IT DONE.

NOW, STOICA, IS BROTHER FIGHTSIN GLORY AS WELL,

BENJAMIN ADEGBUYIFROM RESPECT GYM.

THEY'VE GOT A GREAT TEAM THEREIN ROMANIA.

- STOICA IS THE YOUNGER BROTHER

OF LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTANDREI STOICA.

BARRETT GOES DOWN,BUT IT IS RULED A SLIP,

AS WE HAVE 10 SECONDS TO GOIN QUARTERFINAL NUMBER FOUR

BETWEEN WAYNE BARRETTAND BOGDAN STOICA.

[bell dings]

[bell dings]

- BACK INTO THE GLORY RING,

QUARTERFINAL NUMBER FOUR

OF THIS GLORYLAST MAN STANDING TOURNAMENT,

WAYNE BARRETT AND BOGDAN STOICA.

AND BOTH FIGHTERS TUMBLETO THE CANVAS.

- FIGHT!

- WAYNE BARRETT JUST DID APRETTY COOL CURVING FRONT KICK.

HE'S GOT JUST A GOOD VARIETYOF STYLE,

AND HE'S STYLISTIC,HAD A SPIN KICK.

HE DID A LITTLEFLIPPING HIGH KICK THERE.

NOW THERE'S STOICAWITH HIS OWN AXE KICK,

SO THEY'RE BOTH STARTINGTO OPEN UP A LITTLE.

- AND YOU HAVE TO--

SCHEDULED FOR THREE3-MINUTE ROUNDS--

YOU'VE GOT TO WORK QUICKLY.

WAYNE BARRETT IN HISFIRST TOURNAMENT EVER

LOOKS VERY COMPOSED.

FRONT KICK FROM BARRETT.

COUNTER FROM STOICA.

- STOP!BREAK CLEAN.

DON'T PUSH IN THE FACE.

LET'S GO.

- WAYNE BARRETT, THE FORMERGOLDEN GLOVES AMATEUR CHAMP,

WENT 19 AND 1 IN GEORGIA,15 KOs,

VERY STRONG BOXING BACKGROUND.

- HE'S JUST GOTA VERY CEREBRAL APPROACH--

THERE'S THE NICEJUMPING FRONT KICK--

AND JUST MOVESTHAT THROW PEOPLE OFF,

AND THEY'RE FUN TO DO TOO.

I MEAN, KEEPS PEOPLE AT BAYAND KEEPS THEM THINKING.

- THAT JUMP KICK DID GETTO THE RIBS OF STOICA.

HALFWAY THROUGHROUND NUMBER TWO.

YOU KNOW, AND TALKING WITHTHE BARRETT CAMP,

THEY SAID THEY REALLY KEPT HIMVERY UNCOMFORTABLE

AS HE WAS PREPARING FOR THIS--THIS TOURNAMENT,

HIS FIRST EVER.

WE TAKE A TIME-OUT NOW.

- COME HERE.

- I THINK THEY HADAN ACCIDENTAL HEADBUTT.

THEY'RE BOTH SWINGINGKIND OF WILDLY.

AND THAT'S THE THING,WHEN YOU GET A COUPLE OF GUYS

REALLY CHUCKINGFROM THE CHEAP SEATS,

YOU'RE GONNA BUMP HEADSONCE AND AWHILE.

- RINGSIDE PHYSICIANCHECKING OUT THE CUT

ABOVE THE EYE OF STOICA,AND THAT LOOKS NASTY.

- YOU'RE GOOD TO GO.

- YOU READY?

- WE'RE GOOD.

- GO!

- DOCTOR SAYS HE'S OKAY TO GO.

AND NOW WE MAY SEE SOME SENSEOF URGENCY FROM STOICA.

- AND YOU CAN SEE THE BUMPON WAYNE'S HEAD,

THE HEMATOMA THEREWHERE HIS HEAD HIT THE EYE.

YOU CAN SEE THAT KNOTON THE LEFT SIDE

OF HIS FOREHEAD, FANS.

SEE THAT, GUYS?

- BOTH THE CUT AND THE BUMPCOULD BE FACTOR

THESE TWO FIGHTERS LOOKINGTO MOVE ON TO THE SEMIFINALS.

OF COURSE, THEY WILL BOTHHAVE TO BE CLEARED

BY A DOCTOR TO DO SO.

IF NOT,WE MAY SEE A RESERVE FIGHTER,

AND THAT WOULD BE MIKE LEMAIRE.

THERE'S THAT PATENTEDFLYING KNEE FROM STOICA

AS THE BLOOD CONTINUESTO STREAM DOWN.

COMBINATION LANDS FOR BARRETT.

UNDER 30 TO GOROUND NUMBER TWO.

- [shouting in Romanian]

- AND YOU CAN HEARSTOICA'S CORNER IN ROMANIAN.

THEY'RE URGING HIM ON.

THEY'RE AFRAID THE FIGHTMIGHT GET STOPPED BY THE CUT,

SO THEY WANT HIM TO GO.

- STOP ON THE BELL.

- WICKED EXCHANGE THEREFROM THE FIGHTERS.

LOW KICK FROM STOICA.

[bell dings]

- HERE HE MISSES A PUNCH.

HE DROPPED HIS HEAD.

AND...

OH.

- INCREDIBLE SHOTFROM OUR CREW HERE IN L.A.

[bell dings]

- FIGHT!

- THE FIGHTERS TOUCH GLOVES,

AND WE ARE UNDER WAYIN ROUND NUMBER THREE.

LOOK AT THE BUMP ON THE HEADOF WAYNE BARRETT.

- AGAIN, WHAT WE TALKED ABOUTIN THIS EIGHT-MAN TOURNAMENTS,

IT'S NOT EVEN ABOUT WINNING.

IT'S ABOUT THE CASUALTIESTHAT YOUR PERSONAL ARMY

IS GONNA TAKE ON THE BATTLEFIELDHERE IN GLORY.

HOW MANY SOLDIERS GO DOWNIN EACH BATTLE?

DO YOU HAVE ENOUGH SOLDIERSTO FINISH THE WAR?

- AND LEVIN, IT TOOK HIM THE--

WENT TO THE JUDGES' DECISIONAS WELL AS VERLINDEN,

AND JOE SCHILLING HAD TO GOTO A SUDDEN VICTORY ROUND.

THESE GUYS ARE EARNINGTHEIR MONEY TONIGHT.

- SPEAKING OF MONEY,EVERYONE WANTS THAT CHECK,

$200,000.

- OH,AND DOWN GOES STOICA.

STOICA IS DROPPEDBY WAYNE BARRETT.

CAN HE RECOVER AND GET UP?

- EIGHT, NINE, TEN.

- THAT IS ALL.

- I GOT IT.I GOT IT.

- WATCH THIS HERE.

BOOM.

THAT IS SPECTACULAR TIMING.

HE MOVED BACK, SLID BACKWARDS,AND CAUGHT HIM IN MIDAIR, AND--

- IT REMINDED MEOF ANDREI ARLOVSKI JUMPING IN

AND FEDOR DECKING HIM.

BEAUTIFUL LEFT HOOK BY WAYNE BARRETT.

- ALL RIGHT,LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,

WE HAVE AN OFFICIAL TIMEOF 58 SECONDS

OF THAT THIRD AND FINAL ROUND.

THIS ONE RULED A KNOCKOUTFOR YOUR WINNER,

WHO NOW ADVANCES TO THETOURNAMENT SEMIFINALS,

WAYNE BARRETT.

[bell dings]

- WAYNE BARRETT MOVING ONTO THE SEMIFINALS,

INCLUDING THAT BIG KNOTON HIS HEAD MOVING ON

IN THE GLORYEIGHT-MAN TOURNAMENT.

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