Rico ‘The Prince’ Verhoeven retained his GLORY World Heavyweight Championship with a dominant performance against Benjamin Adegbuyi on Friday night, showcasing the speed, intelligence and fluidity which has carried him to the top.
Watch the official post-fight press conference for GLORY 22, which took place on Friday in Lille, France.
Below are full results from GLORY 22 Lille on Friday from Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, France.
GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced that a welterweight title fight will headline GLORY 23, set to take place on Friday, August 7 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
Undefeated under the GLORY banner and riding an eight-fight winning streak in the organization, welterweight phenom Nieky “The Natural” Holzken (86-11-0, 45 KOs) will fight for kickboxing’s most prestigious title when he takes on human highlight reel Raymond “The Real Deal” Daniels (27-2-0, 17 KOs) in a rematch of their exciting battle at GLORY 19 in February.
On Thursday, June 4, GLORY hosted the weigh-ins for GLORY 22 and GLORY SuperFight Series Lille. The six-fight card for GLORY 22, including the GLORY Heavyweight World Championship fight and one-night, four-man Lightweight Contender Tournament, airs tomorrow, June 5, LIVE on SPIKE TV at 4:00 p.m ET from Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, France.
The GLORY 22 fighters gathered for an open workout in front of the cameras in Lille to get prepped for the big show Friday night.
Rico “The Prince” Verhoeven sounds off ahead of his GLORY heavyweight title defense on Friday at GLORY 22 in Lille, France. Hear from Benjamin Adegbuyi before he challenges for the GLORY heavyweight title on Friday night.
For the first time ever, Spike (UK) viewers will be able to watch the world’s premier kickboxing league, as GLORY today announced a deal with the channel to broadcast GLORY 22 on Saturday, June 6 at 10 p.m. BST.
“Kickboxing fans have clamoured about our possible debut on the channel for months via social media. We brought that outcry of support to the team at Spike to prove the UK’s strong interest in the most exciting combat sport on television,” said GLORY Executive Director Ivan Farneti. “Things moved quickly after our first meeting”.
Highlights from tonight’s broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY KICKBOXING 2 are available here, presented by AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello.
Canada’s top lightweight prospect Josh Jauncey took a day to catch up with our friend Bill Goldberg, and discuss his upcoming appearance at GLORY 22 on June 5.
Rico Verhoeven puts his belt on the line at GLORY 22 versus heavyweight challenger Benjamin Adegbuyi in Lille, France.
Watch some highlights of Zack Mwekassa before he battles Carlos Brooks at GLORY 22 on June 5 in Lille, France.
GLORY featherweight champion Gabriel Varga stopped by the Fight Network studio to speak with John Ramdeen about his title win, beginnings in kickboxing, training, tournament bouts at GLORY 17, monitoring injuries, moving from Toronto to British Columbia and more.
Benjamin Adegbuyi challenges reigning champ Rico Verhoeven for the heavyweight title at GLORY 22 on June 5 in Lille, France.
Bill Goldberg will be at GLORY 22 to watch the action from ringside. Hear his post-show interview from GLORY 21 San Diego.
One of the greatest legends of kickboxing, Ernesto Hoost, will be at GLORY 22 in France to watch the action from ringside.
With a third round TKO, Tiffany Van Soest (12-2-1) reclaimed the Lion Fight featherweight title tonight against Bernise Alldis (35-4), while Jo Nattawut (54-5-2) won the super welterweight title with a unanimous decision over Salah Khalifa (35-6-1). Highlights from AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 22 are available here, presented by AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello.
FightNetwork.com has all the full fight videos from GLORY 21 San Diego from May 8 at California’s Valley View Casino Center.
Fight Network continues its loaded week of live fights this weekend, building off the momentum of live telecasts of ONE Championship: Warrior’s Quest and Hard Knocks Fighting 43 on Friday, May 21.
Poland-based MMA powerhouse KSW returns on Saturday, May 22 at 2 p.m. ET, as KSW 31: Materla vs. Drwal emanates from Gdansk’s Ergo Arena, headlined by a clash for the KSW middleweight title, as Polish compatriots Michal Materla (21-4) and Tomasz Drwal (21-4-1) vie for 185-pound supremacy.
UFC veteran and ONE Championship contender Brandon Vera calls out Chi-Lewis Parry at GLORY 21 San Diego.
Hear from Xavier Vigney after his tournament win at GLORY 21 San Diego.
Niclas Larsen fights in the lightweight contender tournament at GLORY 22 on June 5 in Lille, France.
Artem “The Lion” Levin threw down with his belt on the line versus Simon “Bad Bwoy” Marcus, four up-and-coming heavyweight challengers clashed in our signature one-night tournament that saw Xavier Vigney walk away with the prize, and Raymond “Real Deal” Daniels showed up to put on a show. This was GLORY 21 San Diego!
Hear from Raymond “Real Deal” Daniels following his win over Justin Baesman at GLORY 21 San Diego.
FightNetwork.com has the full fights from the GLORY 19 SuperFight Series on Feb. 6, 2015 at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia.
Watch what middleweight world champion Artem “The Lion” Levin has to say about his fight against Simon “Bad Bwoy” Marcus at GLORY 21 San Diego.
Watch Chi-Lewis Parry’s sensational knockout win over Demoreo Dennis at GLORY 21 San Diego on Friday night.
Below are full results from GLORY 21 San Diego on Friday night from Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, Calif.
In the main event, Artem Levin looks to defend his middleweight title against Simon Marcus. There were also be a one-night, four-man heavyweight qualification tournament on the main card.
On Thursday, May 7, GLORY hosted the weigh-ins for GLORY 21 and GLORY SuperFight Series San Diego. The six-fight card for GLORY 21, including the GLORY Middleweight World Championship fight and one-night, four-man Heavyweight Qualification Tournament, airs tomorrow, May 8 on SPIKE TV at 11/10c from Valley View Casino Center in San Diego.
GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced the finalized headline bout for GLORY 22, taking place at Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, France on Friday, June 5.
GLORY’s Heavyweight World Championship is on the line as Rico “The Prince of Kickboxing” Verhoeven (45-10, 11 KOs) of the Netherlands defends his belt against powerful Romanian Benjamin “Mister Gentleman” Adegbuyi (18-2, 13 KOs).
GLORY Sports International (GSI), parent company of the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced deals with three new broadcast partners, expanding the organization’s global television reach further in 2015. Brokered by Total Sports Asia (TSA), the deals with KBS N (covering South Korea), Digi Sport (covering Hungary & Romania), and StarTimes (covering Africa) will deliver live GLORY, GLORY SuperFight Series and GLORY Rewind content to over 23 million households.
A subsidiary of Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), KBS N is South Korea’s number one sports broadcaster. The deal, which began with GLORY 20 in April, will bring this year’s live GLORY kickboxing events, GLORY SuperFight Series cards, and GLORY Rewind shows to fifteen million households. KBS N has also acquired the rights to broadcast all of GLORY’s archived events.
The world’s premier kickboxing league returns with GLORY 21 this Friday night. Xavier Vigney will fight in the heavyweight qualification tournament.