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Rico Verhoeven vs. Guto Inocente Headlines GLORY 59 Amsterdam

GLORY’s most ambitious Dutch show to date could quietly be GLORY 59 Amsterdam on September 29th, which takes place in the heart of Amsterdam at the Johann Cruijff Arena (formerly the Amsterdam ArenA) with another show headlined by the pairing of Rico Verhoeven and Robin van Roosmalen. The main event has been announced as Rico Verhoeven will square off against contender Guto Inocente. It is, if anything, a fresh match up for the King of Kickboxing, in a world where the top contenders have all essentially been foes from his recent and distant past. Robin van Roosmalen will square off [read more]

GLORY 58 Chicago Adds Alex Pereira vs. Simon Marcus

GLORY 58 Chicago on September 14th has added a blockbuster main event to the show, as Simon Marcus will get another crack at the GLORY Middleweight Championship against Alex Pereira after a recent victory over Jason Wilnis. This is in addition to Adegbuyi vs. Jahfarr Wilnis and other announced bouts. The two men last met in October of last year when Pereira won the championship against Marcus in a five-round war. Since then Pereira has defeated Yousri Belgaroui twice to defend the championship. GLORY 58 Chicago Middleweight Title Headline Bout: Alex Pereira (c) vs. Simon Marcus Heavyweight Bout: Benjamin Adegbuyi vs. Jahfarr [read more]

GLORY 58 Chicago to Highlight Welterweights

The Summer of GLORY continues into the dog days when GLORY heads to Chicago for GLORY 58 on Friday, September 14th. The show will be heavily focusing on the welterweight division, with the card thus far featuring five out of eight of the the announced fights happening within the welterweight division. On the SuperFight Series we get our first taste with a welterweight tournament featuring Casey Greene vs. Troy Jones and Mike Lemaire vs. Omar Moreno. Then, featured on the main card, will be Alan Scheinson vs. Malik Watson-Smith as well as hometown hero Ricahrd Abraham against Omari Boyd. The [read more]

GLORY 56 Results and Live Commentary

The night is upon us and the Summer of GLORY continues with GLORY 56, with us here at LiverKick providing you with live GLORY 56 results and coverage throughout the event. Stay with us here on LiverKick, this page will be updated often as the fights happen. In addition, follow us on Twitter @LiverKickdotcom where I’ll be tweeting out thoughts, jokes and running commentary, as always. The four-fight GLORY 56 Denver card will be carried live tomorrow on ESPN2 at 12 a.m. ET / 9 p.m. PT. The six-fight GLORY 56 SuperFight Series card will stream live and exclusively tomorrow on UFC FIGHT PASS at 9:30 [read more]

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]

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]