GLORY’s on-site journalist caught up with Nieky “The Natural” Holzken following his GLORY 19 Contender Tournament win, and here’s what the stellar Dutch kickboxing star had to say
On Friday, February 6 GLORY hosted GLORY 19 and GLORY SuperFight Series from Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia. The six-fight card, featuring the Heavyweight World Championship bout and GLORY’s four-man, one-night Welterweight Contender Tournament, aired live on SPIKE TV.
The full cast of GLORY 19 assembled to weigh in and stare down leading up to the massive event tonight in Virginia.
On Thursday, February 5, GLORY hosted the weigh-ins for GLORY 19 and GLORY SuperFight Series. The six-fight card for GLORY 19 airs this Friday, February 6 live on SPIKE TV at 9/8c from Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia.
Watch the official open workout video for GLORY 19 in Virginia featuring heavyweight headliners Rico Verhoeven and Errol Zimmerman before their clash for the title.
Hear from GLORY tournament participant Jonatan Oliveira ahead of GLORY 19 this Friday night in Virginia.
Fight Network presents the first live 2015 edition of Enfusion this Saturday, Feb. 7 at 3 p.m. ET, as Enfusion Live 24 invades Eindhoven, Netherlands with a star-studded line-up of professional kickboxing.
Fight Network’s live broadcast will air on Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Grande Communications, Shentel Cable and Armstrong Cable in the U.S., nationwide in Canada, Roku devices across North America, and in Turkey on D-Smart.
Joe Schilling weighs in on his GLORY 19 clash with Robert Thomas this Friday on Spike.
Hear from Raymond Daniels ahead of his GLORY 19 showdown with Jonatan Oliveira this Friday on Spike.
Watch Part 2 of Inside GLORY 19, we give you a look at the two men fighting for kickboxing’s heavyweight title on Feb. 6. Rico Verhoeven is the champion of the heavyweight division of GLORY, and a proud father providing for his family. His rival, Errol Zimmerman, is one of the heaviest hitters in the game – and he’s gunning for Rico’s belt. The two fighters stand 1-1 in their careers, and on Feb. 6, they’ll settle the trilogy.
Living legend Mike Tyson sat down with heavyweight kickboxing champ Rico Verhoeven and challenger Errol Zimmerman to talk about their upcoming fight at GLORY 19.
Mike Tyson sat down with reigning GLORY heavyweight champ Rico Verhoeven to talk about what it means to be a fighter, to be a world champion, and to what this trilogy at GLORY 19 will mean to him.
Living boxing legend “Iron” Mike Tyson sat down with GLORY heavyweight challenger Errol “The Bonecrusher” Zimmerman to get his thoughts on his upcoming fight to try to claim the heavyweight title from reigning champ Rico Verhoeven.
Go inside GLORY 19 for an exclusive look at the two men fighting for kickboxing’s heavyweight title on Feb. 6.
Rico Verhoeven is the Champion of the Heavyweight division of GLORY, and a proud father providing for his family. His rival, Errol Zimmerman, is one of the heaviest hitters in the game – and he’s gunning for Rico’s belt. The two fighters stand 1-1 in their careers, and on Feb. 6, they’ll settle the trilogy.
Outtakes from Mike Tyson’s introduction of GLORY 19 kickboxing on Feb, 6 in Hampton, VA.
Heavyweight champ Rico Verhoeven defends his title for the first time, while rival Errol Zimmerman hopes to topple the king of the division.
The #1 ranked middlweight contender in the world, Los Angeles’ own Joe “Stitch ‘Em Up” Schilling, returns to the GLORY ring after a massive career victory in the Bellator cage, facing one of Canada’s fastest rising stars in Robert “White Dragon” Thomas.
The one-night, four-man welterweight contender tournament semi-finals feature Nieky “The Natural” Holzken vs. Alexander “The Great” Stetcurenko, and Raymond “Real Deal” Daniels vs. Jonatan Oliveira.
Nieky “The Natural” Holzken spent a year on the sidelines recovering from a shoulder injury, but he’s back, he’s healthy, and he’s ready to push through the welterweight contender tournament to secure his world title shot versus Joseph “Bazooka Joe” Valtellini.
Re-live all the full fight videos from GLORY 6 Istanbul on April 6, 2013 at the Ülker Arena in Istanbul, Turkey.
On February 1st in Golden Eagle Culture City in Changsua, China K-1 will present K-1 China vs. Japan. The event will be broadcast all throughout China via an agreement with Hunan TV and will feature some of the best fighters that China has to offer going up against some of the stars from Japan’s kickboxing scene.
After more than a year Giorgio Petrosyan, the very famous K1 and glory Champion, is back to the ring. After the injury to his hand and his defeat in New York Giorgio is very motivated to get back his place as number one in the fight sport’s world.
Heavyweight boxing legend Mike Tyson introduces GLORY 19: Verhoeven vs. Zimmerman for the heavyweight world championship on Feb. 6.
With her anticipated fight versus Sara McMann on the horizon at UFC 183, women’s bantamweight fighter Miesha Tate stopped by AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA for an interview with hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten. During the interview, Tate discussed her matchup with McMann, stating she “would love for [it] to be a stand-up fight,” and shared her thoughts on the UFC’s addition of the women’s strawweight division as well as some of the new fighters from “The Ultimate Fighter 20.”
GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced its first international event for 2015, taking the promotion’s non-stop action to the Middle East. In partnership with EMD Promotions, GLORY 20: DUBAI takes place on Friday, April 3 from the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
“We pride ourselves on being a global brand,” said Jon Franklin, CEO of GLORY. “This event is a major step in expanding our footprint in the Middle East, a market that continues to grow exponentially in regard to development and consumption of combat sports.”
GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced the co-headline bout and finalized the Welterweight Contender Tournament participants for GLORY 19, completing the card set to air live on SPIKE TV at 9/8c from Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia on Friday, February 6.
The co-headline bout for GLORY 19 features an explosive clash between two top-10 kickboxers, as knockout artist and #1 ranked middleweight Joe “Stitch ‘Em Up” Schilling (18-6-0, 11 KOs) takes on 21-year-old Canadian prodigy Robert “White Dragon” Thomas (7-2-0, 5 KOs), ranked #9.
GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced the date and location for GLORY 19, set to air live on SPIKE TV at 9/8c from Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia on Friday, February 6.
GLORY Heavyweight World Champion Rico Verhoeven (44-9-0, 10 KOs) headlines GLORY 19, defending his title against bitter rival and hard hitting veteran Errol “The Bonecrusher” Zimmerman (103-11-1, 44 KOs) in the rubber match of a trilogy that dates back to January of 2012.
Fight Network presents the final 2014 edition of Enfusion Live this Sunday, Dec. 21 at 3 p.m. ET, as Enfusion 23 emanates from Antwerp, Belgium, headlined by a -67kg world championship clash between Morocco’s Ilias Bulaid and Uzbekistan’s Zahid Zairov.
K-1 Global is pleased to announce that international muay thai superstar Yodsanklai Fairtex and K-1 have come to an agreement that will see Yodsanklai step into the K-1 ring again for the first time since 2008. Yodsanklai, known as the “Boxing Computer” across the world has fought the best in the world across multiple weight classes, including holding Lumpinee Stadium championships in two weight classes.
Today K-1 Global is pleased to announce that beginning January 1st, 2015 K-1 will be working with multiple television outlets in China to present ten live events throughout the year. The first event, scheduled for January 1st in the Golden Eagle Culture City, Changsha, China will featuring China vs. the USA. The three hour long event will be broadcast live at 20:00 local time and will be carried on the following television networks; Hunan TV, Hebei TV, Hubei TV, JiangXi TV, Anhui TV,Chongqing TV, Guangdong TV, Hainan TV, Qinghai TV.
Re-live all the full fight videos from GLORY 5 London from March 2013 in London, England.
With a co-headlining fight on the horizon versus Cat Zingano at UFC 184, UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey joined AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA for an interview with correspondent Ron Kruck. During the interview, Rousey discussed a number of subjects, including her upcoming fight with Zingano, how many times she would like to fight in 2015, and whether she’d rather face Gina Carano, Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino or Holly Holm.
Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents the latest installment of the Enfusion Live kickboxing series, as Enfusion 22 emanates from Groningen, Netherlands, headlined by a blockbuster 70 kg world championship showdown pitting legendary former two-time K-1 MAX champion Andy Souwer against top Iranian prospect Ardalan Sheikholeslami.
Below are all the full fight videos from GLORY 4 Tokyo, which took place on Dec. 31, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan, and aired live on Fight Network.