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Rico Verhoeven Remains Untouchable at GLORY 54

It’s usually hyperbole when you talk about a combat sports champion being unrivaled. Yet, in the case of Rico Verhoeven in kickboxing, that’s exactly what he is. GLORY has thrown virtually everyone that there is at Verhoeven throughout his world title reign and there have been very few moments where Rico looked human. At GLORY 54 Rico was tasked with a rematch against Mladen Brestovac, who is known for his deadly left high kick. The two met prior in a match that very much went Rico’s way, but Rico refused to underestimate Brestovac for a second fight. While the odds [read more]

GLORY 54 and GLORY 54 SuperFight Series Live Results

After much anticipation, GLORY has finally returned to the UK with GLORY 54. Follow the action live here on LiverKick as we’ll be updating with live results. The action is live on UFC Fight Pass, followed by 4:30pm eastern live on ESPNews in the US. GLORY 54 Birmingham Heavyweight Headline Bout: Rico Verhoeven (R5 – Decision) Mladen Brestovac – Brestovac lasted all five rounds, but Rico’s hands were on a different level here. He was able to nullify virtually anything and everything that Brestovac did, worked over his legs and kept in tight to prevent the head kick. Welterweight Title Co-Headline [read more]

GLORY 54 Airing Live on ESPNews This Saturday in United States

Following suit from the last GLORY event, GLORY 54 will be airing live on ESPNews. The event will air live at 4:30pm eastern time on ESPNews, with it originally supposed to be airing on the streaming-only ESPN 3. Make sure to check your local listings for this one because ESPNews might not be included in your cable/satellite package and may require an extra charge or even a more expensive package from your provider. The four-fight card from the UK features Rico Verhoeven vs. Mladen Brestovac for the GLORY Heavyweight Championship as well as Harut Grigorian vs. Alim Nabiyev for the [read more]

June 2018: A month to mix kickboxing and football

Glory kickboxing presents some mouth-watering ties for June including Verhoeven VS. Ben Saddik, Groenhart VS. Grigorian, and van Roosmalen VS. VanNostrand. In the very same month, the 2018 FIFA World Cup roars into life with 32 teams from around the world competing to be crowned the best. For a tournament that comes once every four years, it’s always good if you find time to follow the tournament and perhaps indulge a bit in world cup 2018 betting as you might earn some extra bucks. Besides the money, here are some reasons why you should watch the upcoming World Cup. For [read more]

WATCH: Glory Highlights British Talent Heading Into GLORY 54 Birmingham

On June 2nd GLORY returns to the UK for the first time in, well, quite a while. This video, aptly titled “The British Are Coming” highlights some of the British talent that GLORY will be utilizing on this upcoming show, with some solid insight into how the British scene has been evolving and growing since the last time that GLORY was in town. Really, it’s sort of astonishing that GLORY hasn’t made the UK a regular stop as we’ve seen lots of top-tier talent come out of the UK, as well as promotions like MTGP/KGP, Yokkao has been running very [read more]

GLORY 55 New York Announced, Featuring Van Roosmalen vs. Petchpanomrung, Pereira vs. Belgaroui

GLORY will return to New York City and the Theater at MSG — now the Hulu Theater and MSG — with GLORY 55, featuring two big headlining fights for GLORY world titles. The first of which is the much-anticipated, often-booked, hasn’t-been-delivered-yet Alex Pereira vs. Yousri Belgaroui for Pereira’s GLORY Middleweight Championship. The second bout is GLORY Featherweight Champion Robin van Roosmalen defending against Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao once again. Those two fights will absolutely be worth the price of admission alone, especially after seeing both of Belgaroui’s and Petch’s recent performances, they’re absolutely ready for their respective attempts at the titles. No [read more]

LiverKick Podcast May 16, 2018: ONE Super Series, GLORY 53, Kunlun 74 and More

Jay Jauncey and Dave Walsh are back after, well, quite an extended podcastcation, to bring those of you that have been patiently waiting for the LiverKick Podcast yet another episode. This time we cover the most recent GLORY show, GLORY 53, while previewing GLORY 54 a bit as well. We also talk about the ONE Super Series events that have happened, including the absolutely awesome Maslobojev vs. Plazibat fight from last week and the fights coming up on Friday. On top of that there’s Kunlun Fight 74, including Big Boss Kyshenko and a new champion being crowned. We also talk [read more]

Anissa Meksen ‘Is Who She Is’ Heading Into Dehby Fight at GLORY 53

Anissa Meksen is not  who you thinks she is.  Is she a feminist, is she just  kickboxer, or is she a revolutionary, someone set on a course to make history in a male dominated sport? I still don’t know, but what I did find out is that she is a woman in the combat sports community set on making her mark and doing it by any means necessary. She’s educated, possessing a Master’s Degree and she has a combat sports CV that most would envy. Meksen began her journey at age 12 accompanying her older brother to the gym.  Since [read more]

GLORY 53 Live Results: Sitthichai vs. Beztati, Meksen vs. Dehby and More

GLORY 53 Lille sees two world championships on the line in the main card, as well as Jamal Ben Saddik vs. Jahfarr Wilnis and Zinedine Hameur-Lain vs. Michael Duut. It’s rounded out with a very good Featherweight bout between Petchpanomrung vs. Abdellah Ezbiri. The SuperFight Series features Cedric Doumbe vs. THongchai and a featherweight tournament. The five-fight GLORY 53 Lille card will be carried live tomorrow on ESPNews at 3:30 p.m. ET / 12:30 p.m. PT, with replays on ESPN2 Sunday at 4 a.m. ET / 1 a.m. PT and Monday at 9 p.m. / 6 p.m. PT. The six-fight GLORY 53 SuperFight Series card will stream live [read more]