On November 2nd GLORY returns to New York city, this time heading to the Hammerstein Ballroom for GLORY 61. GLORY 61 is set to be headlined by two huge world championship fights, both of them being rematches from prior GLORY bouts. Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong, fresh off of his defense against Marat Grigorian, will be fighting Josh Jauncey for a second time. Their first meeting happened in Lille, France at GLORY 22 in the finals of a lightweight tournament. Sitthichai was able to defeat Jauncey using his left kicks and since then has gone on a tear, looking virtually unstoppable as lightweight [read more]
This weekend at GLORY 43 New York Josh Jauncey returns to the GLORY ring after his last performance at GLORY 40 against Antonio Gomez via stoppage. This time out he’s facing local New York fighter Elvis Gashi. Like Water Productions in Vancouver put together this mini-documentary about Josh’s preparations and thoughts leading into this week’s events. Check it out below. UPDATE: Now with part two added.
The card for GLORY 43 has been set for a while now, but one piece of the puzzle was still missing, which was an opponent for Josh Jauncey on the main card. We learned that it was a local New Yorker, but that was about all that we knew until today. Today it was revealed that Josh Jauncey will fight a man that is no stranger to the New York kickboxing and muay thai scene in Elvis Gashi. Gashi, with a professional record of 18-0 with an impressive 107-3 amateur record will look to put his stamp on the world [read more]
For young up-and-comer Josh Jauncey there is no limit in what he’s willing to do to receive the best possible training as he pushes forward in his career. Not only did he start off training with his esteemed father, Vincent Jauncey, but he quickly caught the eye of K-1 legend Andy Souwer and became his young apprentice. From there he’s worked with some of the best fighters all over the world, including preparing in Thailand for his last bout. For his fight at GLORY 43 he had something different in mind. He went to Las Vegas where he worked on [read more]