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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 54 Heavyweight Bout Now a Championship Bout

After initially announcing that a GLORY 54 rematch between GLORY Heavyweight Champion Rico Verhoeven and Mladen Brestovac would be a non-title affair, GLORY has instead decided to elevate that bout to a championship one, giving Mladen Brestovac another chance at not just Verhoeven, but at his crown as GLORY Heavyweight Champion. This goes down on Saturday, June 2nd in the UK. GLORY 54 Birmingham Heavyweight Headline Bout: Rico Verhoeven vs. Mladen Brestovac Welterweight Title Co-Headline Bout: Harut Grigorian vs. Alim Nabiyev Featherweight Bout: Bailey Sugden vs. Aleksei Ulianov Featherweight Bout: Adrian Maxim vs. Chenglong Zhang GLORY 54 SuperFight Series Light Heavyweight Headline Bout: Danyo Ilunga [read more]

GLORY Returns to the UK with GLORY 54 Featuring Rico Verhoeven vs. Mladen Brestovac

The UK has always been considered one of the hot bed markets for stand up fighting, which makes GLORY’s absence felt all-the-more by the residents of the area that have been hungry for combat sports. The UK has a thriving MMA, muay thai and kickboxing scene and after a five year absence GLORY will once again run the UK on Saturday, June 2nd with GLORY 54. The card that they have lined up thus far is a doozy, as well, with Rico Verhoeven facing off with Mladen Brestovac in a rematch from 2016 that saw Brestovac challenger Verhoeven for the [read more]