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GLORY Completes GLORY 47 Lyon Fight Card

As we pointed out in the latest edition of the LiverKick Podcast, there were a few glaring omissions on the GLORY 47 fight card with just two weeks left, which thankfully GLORY has released the final few fights to fill in those blanks for us. The GLORY 47 card is shaping up with Vakhitov defending the Light Heavyweight belt against Ariel Machado, Cedric Doumbe vs. Yohan Lidon, then the featherweight tournament featuring Azize Hliali vs. Abdella Ezbiri and Fabio Pinca vs. Anvar Boynazarov. The SuperFight Series is now completely with a French headliner between Florent Kaouachi vs. Abdarhmane Coulibaly, Dylan [read more]

LiverKick Podcast October 16, 2017: GLORY 45 and 46 Extravaganza

With GLORY pumping out big events in rapid-succession we decided to hold off on covering GLORY 45 via podcast until GLORY 46 happened to give everyone a one-two-punch. Plus Jay may have been sick and without much of a voice for a week. Maybe. Anyway, a lot has been going on in the world of kickboxing, from Sitthichai’s WLF tournament win to challenge Yi Long, a new Enfusion Heavyweight Champion and of course the two big GLORY events. That left us with a lot to talk about, although we tried to not go on too long. Because while I’m sure [read more]

GLORY 46 Results: Verhoeven Destroys Bigfoot, Pereira Bests Marcus

GLORY’s Chinese debut with GLORY 46 has came and went now, with their first big GLORY China event in the books that saw a lot of questions answered and a lot more new questions arise. On the SuperFight Series fans were treated to a host of fights, which have been archived — for free — via YouTube by UFC Fight Pass, including Pascal Schroth winning a tight split decision over Qinghao Meng, Petchpanomrung edging out Lei Xie, Jia Liu and Zaza Sor. Aree going to a no contest via an unintentional elbow that opened up a nasty cut. Alan Scheinson [read more]

WATCH: GLORY 46 and GLORY 46 SuperFight Series Weigh-Ins

On Saturday GLORY makes its mainland China debut with GLORY 46 China, featuring a blockbuster card on both the SuperFight Series and GLORY 46 events featuring Rico Verhoeven vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in the main event of the SuperFight Series and GLORY Middlweight Champion Simon Marcus looking to defend against game challenger Alex Pereira. The SuperFight Series starts at 6am eastern time on UFC Fight Pass while GLORY 46 airs at 9am eastern on ESPN3.   GLORY 46 CHINA WEIGH-IN RESULTS Middleweight Title Headline Bout: Simon Marcus (185.6 lb / 84.2 kg) vs. Alex Pereira (186.1 lb / 84.4 kg) [read more]

GLORY’s Scott Rudmann Talks GLORY 46 and Building GLORY China

When analyzing the modern sport of kickboxing it is virtually impossible to do so without considering the impact that China has been able to make in a rather short period of time. China went from the closed off home of Wushu and Sanda to one of the epicenters for the sports of kickboxing and MMA almost overnight. For western fight organizations China is the last frontier for them; the lone holdout and a burgeoning market, brimming with potential to be the largest market in the world for the sport. The problem is that most western companies have failed in moving [read more]

Go Inside GLORY 46 China’s Fight Week Featuring Rico, Bigfoot and More

We’re just a few days away from GLORY’s mainland China debut with GLORY 46 China, which features a Chinese-heavy card that is set to not only make Chinese fans happy, but wow fans across the world by showcasing these new stars from China. Of course, western fans are hung up on the one big fight being showcased on the GLORY SuperFight Series: Rico Verhoeven vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. Bigfoot Silva is known for his massive wins over guys like Fedor Emelianenko, Andrei Arlovski, Travis Browne and Alistair Overeem within the MMA cage, but when it comes to kickboxing he’ll be [read more]

Get to Know GLORY 46: China Fighters Hongxing Kong and Shanghai Gao

This coming weekend at GLORY 46: China we’ll see a host of debuts for the promotion, as GLORY looks to fully realize their vision of GLORY China by appealing to the local fans with exciting Chinese fighters and international combat sports fans by bringing in Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva for a super fight against GLORY Heavyweight Champion Rico Verhoeven. GLORY has released video introductions for two of the Chinese fighters: Shanghai Gao and Hongxing Kong, which you can watch below. GLORY 46 China is this Saturday, October 14th.

GLORY Announces Year-End PPV Mega-Show GLORY Redemption

On Saturday, December 9th GLORY returns with their year-end mega-show in the vein of last year’s GLORY Collision with GLORY Redemption. The huge event will take place over three shows, the GLORY 49 SuperFight Series, GLORY 49 and GLORY Redemption PPV. The PPV portion will be headlined by GLORY Heavyweight Champion Rico Verhoeven squaring off against a very game challenger in Jamal Ben Saddik. Ben Saddik holds a victory over Verhoeven earlier in their respective careers and has been on a collision course with the dominant champion for a while now. Also featured on the PPV will be Nieky Holzken [read more]

GLORY 45 Amsterdam Live Results

On Saturday, September 30th GLORY comes to you live with GLORY 45 Amsterdam, featuring Robin van Roosmalen vs. Serhiy Adamchuk for the GLORY Featherweight Championship. The event also features a light heavyweight tournament and on the SuperFight Series one of the best fights of the year on paper in Zakaria Zouggary vs. Massaro Glunder. The event airs live, starting with the SuperFight Series live on UFC Fight Pass at 1pm eastern/10am pacific, then followed by GLORY 45 at 3:30pm eastern/12:30pm pacific on ESPN3. GLORY 45 Amsterdam Featherweight Title Headline Bout: Robin van Roosmalen vs. Serhiy Adamchuk – Rd 1 RvR doing [read more]

GLORY 45 Weigh-in Results and Video

GLORY 45 goes down tomorrow, Saturday, September 30th starting with the SuperFight Series live on UFC Fight Pass at 1pm eastern/10am pacific, then followed by GLORY 45 at 3:30pm eastern/12:30pm pacific on ESPN3. GLORY 45 AMSTERDAM WEIGH-IN RESULTS Featherweight Title Headline Bout: Robin van Roosmalen (142.4 lb / 64.6 kg) vs. Serhiy Adamchuk (142 lb / 64.4 kg) Heavyweight Co-Headline Bout: Hesdy Gerges (228.2 lb / 103.5 kg) vs. Mladen Brestovac (260.4 lb / 118.1 kg) Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal Bout: Imad Hadar (204.1 lb / 92.6 kg) vs. Manny Mancha (206.1 / 93.5 kg) Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal Bout: Michael Duut (208.1 [read more]