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GLORY 56 Denver Weigh-In Results: Artem Vakhitov and Danyo Ilunga Are Ready

Tomorrow night, live from Denver, Colorado, GLORy 56 kicks off featuring two big championship bouts and a whole lot more. The main event pits one of the best pound-for-pound kickboxers on the planet in GLORY Light Heavyweight Champion Artem Vakhitov against Danyo Ilunga, while in the co-main GLORY Super Bantamweight Champion Anissa Meksen defends against Jady Menezes. GLORY 56 DENVER WEIGH-IN RESULTS Light Heavyweight Title Headline Bout: Artem Vakhitov (205.4 lb / 93.2 kg) vs. Danyo Ilunga (207 lb / 93.9 kg) Super Bantamweight Title Co-Headline Bout: Anissa Meksen (120.6 lb / 54.7 kg) vs. Jady Menezes (121.4 lb / 55.1 kg) Featherweight Bout: Serhii Adamchuk (141.6 lb / 64.2 kg) [read more]

Go Inside GLORY 56 Fight Week with Chris Camozzi and Anissa Meksen

This Friday night GLORY returns to the Rocky Mountains with GLORY 56 Denver, featuring two big world title fights. The first is Anissa Meksen defending the GLORY Super Bantamweight Championship against Jady Menezes in a rematch, while the main event sees GLORY Light Heavyweight Champion Artem Vakhitov looking to defend against former It’s Showtime Light Heavyweight Champion and internationally-renowned slugger Danyo Ilunga. There’s a lot more to come at GLORY 56 Denver, you can see the fight card here. GLORY has released the first of their Inside Fight Week videos, this time featuring former UFC fighter Chris Camozzi preparing for [read more]

LiverKick Podcast July 28, 2018 – GLORY 55 Recap, Kunlun 70kg Tournament, ONE Championship and More

Finally, the long awaited LiverKick Podcast featuring myself, Dave Walsh and Jay Jauncey. We run through the events of GLORY 55 New York, including Alex Pereira’s incredible overhand right knockout and why that is Jay’s favorite strike to use, teach to fighters and watch happen. On top of that we talk about the upcoming Kunlun Fight 70kg tournament, with the final 16 (they call it the “1/8,” but hey) that is coming up in August. On top of that we talk about some of what ONE Championship has been doing with their Super Series kickboxing and muay thai bouts, which [read more]

GLORY 56 Adds Massaro Glunder vs. Quade Taranaki and More

On August 10th GLORY returns to Denver with GLORY 56, featuring Artem Vakhitov defending the GLORY Light Heavyweight Championship against Danyo Ilunga. The unstoppable Anissa Meksen will defend her Super Bantamweight Championship against the very tough Jady Menezes in a rematch. Added today was Massaro Glunder vs. Quade Taranaki to the main card, while the SuperFight Series has been filled out as well. The middleweights will be the focus of the SuperFight Series as Simon Marcus battles Jason Wilnis in the main event there. A light heavyweight tournament takes place as well, with Myron Dennis taking on Danny Mitchell and [read more]

Badr Hari Announces That He Won’t Fight in September

With GLORY 59 rapidly approaching on September 29th there has been a lot of speculation about running the Johann Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam that GLORY would pack the card, including Badr Hari. As of right now Rico Verhoeven is scheduled to defend the GLORY Heavyweight Championship and a lot of fans and insiders saw the clash with Badr Hari as an inevitable one, especially considering the size of the venue and the location in Amsterdam. But, according to a post from Badr Hari via his Instagram today, that is simply not happening. Badr Hari posted a video of him inside [read more]

GLORY Releases Fight Card for GLORY 57 Shenzen Ft. Marat vs. Sitthichai

Today GLORY released the full fight card from GLORY 57 Shenzen, which features a pretty impressive eight-man lightweight tournament featuring all Chinese talent that spans the prelims and SuperFight Series. The show’s headliner is a GLORY Lightweight Championship bout between Marat Grigorian and champion Sitthichai, in yet another meeting between the two men. Has Marat grown enough to be able to take Sitthichai out for good? That’s the question and the recent victories that Grigorian holds may be the key to him finally usurping the king of the division. The card also features what should be a fun bout between [read more]

GLORY 55 New York Weigh-In Results: Pereira vs. Belgaroui On Deck

Tomorrow night GLORY comes at you LIVE with GLORY 55 New York, featuring Alex Pereira vs. Yousri Belgaroui for the GLORY Middleweight Championship. Included are the weigh-in results from the event as well as the video that aired via YouTube. The five-fight GLORY 55 New York card will be carried live tomorrow on ESPNews at 9:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. PT, with a replay this Sunday, July 22 on ESPN2 at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT. The five-fight GLORY 55 SuperFight Series card will stream live and exclusively tomorrow on UFC FIGHT PASS at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT. GLORY 55 NEW YORK WEIGH-IN RESULTS Middleweight Title Headline Bout: [read more]

Get Hyped for Yousri Belgaroui vs. Alex Pereira III at GLORY 55

At GLORY 55 New York Yousri Belgaroui and Alex Pereira will clash for Pereira’s GLORY Middleweight Championship in a rubber match. At GLORY 40 Yousri Belgaroui scored the upset win in the middleweight tournament over Pereira, only for a rematch at GLORY 49 for Pereira’s championship saw the Brazilian retain the championship. At GLORY 55 they’ll clash for a third time, once again for the title, in one of the featured bouts of the evening. GLORY put together this video package for the upcoming fight and it’s time to get excited.

Robin van Roosmalen Out of GLORY 55, Interim Title Fight Set

One of the more anticipated bouts at GLORY 55 would have to be GLORY Featherweight Champion Robin van Roosmalen squaring off against Petchpanomrung for the title in the main event. Sadly, that fight is no longer on the menu as GLORY announced this afternoon that Robin van Roosmalen has been forced to withdraw thanks to a shoulder injury while training. So once again an interim title will be set and once again Kevin Vannostrand will be involved, this time fighting Petchpanomrung for the Interim Featherweight Championship with the winner fighting van Roosmalen when he’s healthy again. This leaves Massaro Glunder [read more]

Nieky Holzken Announces GLORY Departure

In what was one of the last true holdouts of the old Golden Glory guard left in the GLORY ring, Nieky Holzken has decided to depart the promotion after contract negotiations fell through. Holzken, the former GLORY Welterweight Champion essentially cleaned out the division, running roughshod over it for years, that was until he met Cedric Doumbe. While Holzken is still an immensely talented fighter, a new generation of fighter stood in his way, including Doumbe and Alim Nabiyev, who were able to hand him three losses. It’s interesting to see the deal with Holzken fall through right before GLORY [read more]