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Albert Kraus Joining GLORY World Series

KRausIt looks like the latest addition to the GLORY World Series is former K-1 MAX veteran Albert Kraus. The 31 year old Kraus brings a new layer of prestige and legitimacy to the GLORY World Series, with Kraus as a former K-1 World MAX Champion from 2002 as well as a finalist in 2003. Kraus also won the SuperKombat Middleweight Championship in 2011. This move does come as somewhat of a surprise after Kraus being one of the few European fighters to compete in K-1's MAX shows in 2011.

But inside of the Kickboxing world loyalty comes with a price tag, and with the GLORY World Series having a solid prize as well as a lesser field outside of Giorgio Petrosyan, for a fighter like Kraus a trip to the Final 4 seems to be in order. He is looking for his first fight under the GLORY banner to be later on this year, and looks to move into boxing as well.

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Sergei Kharitonov vs. Semmy Schilt Possibly on Tap for May GLORY Show

SergeiGenerally speaking, LiverKick does not like to pass on unsubstantiated rumors, but when there are rumors that we've been able to back up and see outside sources as well, well then we are pretty comfortable with passing it along with you. A few weeks ago the rumor started up that GLORY was already looking to book Sem Schilt's next fight, and that it is a big one. It looks like Sergei Kharitonov will be Sem Schilt's next big opponent on May 26th.

It should be noted that there is no set venue or even location yet, and that May 26th is a rough date. They are looking to book an event for that weekend and those inside of the GLORY organization have discussed Friday as not being an ideal day for a fight.

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Superpro Samui TV Episode 2 Featuring Hesdy Gerges

Superpro Samui gym is a peculiar case of a gym in Thailand with heavy ties to the Netherlands, including Black Label Fighters and It's Showtime, two of the premier brands in Dutch Kickboxing. They are really taking to their youtube channel of late, posting videos from the team training at the gym. This is the second episode that they have posted and features Dutch Kickboxer and former It's Showtime Heavyweight Champion Hesdy Gerges.

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Preview of AFAV's "True Gladiators"

Dutch-based AFAV does a lot of great things for the world of Kickboxing, through stuff like posting interviews and short documentaries of fighters hyping their upcoming fights to actually sponsoring certain fighters, it feels like AFAV always have their fingers on the pulse. This upcoming series from AFAV is called "True Gladiators" and follows a few fighters on their journey. It is set to kick off in May, but for now you can check out the teaser.

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