Richard Abraham picked up a huge win Friday night in Chicago, IL when he defeated Poland’s Pawel Jedrzejczyk during the Glory Superfight Series at Glory 27. The fight was televised live on UFC Fight Pass and also shown on CBS Sports. Jedrzejczyk is a 4x World Champion and Polish National Champion. Both Jedrzejczyk and Abraham were making their Glory Kickboxing debuts.
Abraham came out aggressive in the first round landing huge right hands and devastating knees to the body. He was able to keep the pressure on Jedrzejczyk and forced an 8-count. The second round was much of the same. Abraham continued his forward pressure and almost forced a stoppage by the referee. In the third round both fighters began the slow, but Abraham continued to land big shots. The fight went to decision and all three judges scored the bout 30-26.
Liverkick.com reported, “This was a brutal, one-sided beatdown on the part of the hometown favorite Richard Abraham.”
Richard Abraham lives and trains in Chicago, IL, but through his involvement with Team USA Kickboxing he met and trains with The Cellar’s Head Coach, Chris Cichon. Cichon was in Abraham’s corner again for this fight and it was their fourth fight working together.