GLORY 59 Amsterdam is upon us, live from the Johan Cruijff Arena. We’ll be covering the event with live results, thoughts and more. Follow us on twitter at @liverkickdotcom for more live updates. GLORY 59 AMSTERDAM Heavyweight Title Headline Bout: Rico Verhoeven (R5 – Dec) Guto Inocente – The first two rounds saw Guto try, but really not gain much traction against the champion. He’s tried to land some spinning backfists to no avail, while eating low kicks from Rico. Each low kick opens his chin up and he’s getting caught every time. Round three was more of the same, [read more]
This Saturday, September 29th, GLORY 59 comes at you live from the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam with Rico Verhoeven defending the GLORY Heavyweight Championship against Guto Inocente. You can check out the weigh-ins for the event below. Continue following us for more coverage of GLORY 59. The four-fight GLORY 59 Amsterdam card will be carried live tomorrow on ESPN3 at 3:30 p.m. ET / 12:30 p.m. PT. The five-fight GLORY 59 SuperFight Series card will stream live and exclusively tomorrow on UFC FIGHT PASS at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT. The four-fight GLORY 59 prelims will stream [read more]
This Saturday GLORY returns to the Netherlands with GLORY 59. GLORY 59 is gearing up to be one of the bigger shows that GLORY puts on in 2018 with Rico Verhoeven vs. Guto Inocente as the main event, Robin van Roosmalen vs. Petchpanomrung and a hell of a lot more. Check out GLORY’s inside fight week videos below, detailing the calm before the storm.
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]
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]
Let’s not be coy here, it’s confirmed that Rico Verhoeven will be participating in GLORY 59 Amsterdam, which takes place in the Amsterdam Arena (Johan Cruijff Arena). That’s not a small structure by any stretch of the imagination, in fact, the capacity is listed at 54,000. It’s Showtime ran the Amsterdam Arena a number of times over the years — mostly in conjunction with K-1 — where they always claimed 20,000 in attendance. GLORY has to have something up their sleeves for this show. What would sell tickets at a football (soccer to us yanks) stadium in the Netherlands? Probably [read more]