Posts Tagged ‘Glory World Series’
Gokhan “The Rebel” Saki is one of the most recognized names in European kickboxing, and he’s prepared for an absolute war at GLORY 15 Istanbul, in front of his home crowd. GLORY 15 Istanbul, features the 2014 Light Heavyweight World Championship Tournament! Four of the top 209lb (95kg) kickboxers on the planet gather from all corners of the Earth, with the semi-finals pitting Turkey’s Gokhan Saki vs Australia’s Nathan Corbett, and Suriname’s Tyrone Spong vs Brazil’s Saulo Cavalari.
Mirko Cro Cop is one of the most well known names in kickboxing and MMA alike, and he’s been on a tear through the kickboxing world since his return to the sport – but GLORY 14 Zagreb will be his debut in GLORY, against an opponent out for revenge. Remy Bonjasky fought Mirko Cro-Cop in 2002, and he’s looking to rectify the record this time around.
Andy “The Machine” Ristie shocked the world at GLORY 12 New York, and now he’s sitting in the #1 spot of all the Lightweight contenders. At GLORY 14 Zagreb, he’s ready to fight Karateka Davit Kiria, and one of these two elites will walk away with the belt, and the title of Lightweight World Champion.
Cro-Cop, Bonjasky, Ristie, Kiria, and many, many more of the world’s top kickboxers are preparing for the return of GLORY to Europe, with GLORY 14 Zagreb! Watch as Mauro Ranallo introduces the event formally to the rest of the world.
Remy Bonjasky is one of the most decorated names in professional Kickboxing. He’s a three time world champion, and an absolute Goliath of the sport in Japan. Remy fights Anderson “Braddock” Silva at GLORY 13 Tokyo, granting Silva a shot at redemption – but Bonjasky doesn’t intend on losing.
Whether you were watching at home on Spike TV, or in the completely sold-out Theater at Madison Square Garden, GLORY 12 New York was undoubtedly one of the best GLORY events to date, and the movement has only really just begun. Check out the full event highlight, as well as interviews from the headline fighters and fans. Be sure to tell your friends – it’s time for GLORY!
Relive some of the action from GLORY 11 Chicago as you await the world’s four top-ranked lightweights who will meet in the GLORY 12 Lightweight Championship Tournament for a one-night tournament which will see the winner emerge with a $150,000 grand prize this Saturday night in New York
Ky Hollenbeck took a torn ACL at GLORY 3 Rome and transformed it into a golden opportunity to reinvent himself as a more complete, more focused fighter. Ky came back at GLORY 10 Los Angeles and showed the world he belongs in the GLORY ring with a win over kickboxing veteran Albert Kraus, and now he’s got his sights set on Warren Stevelmans at GLORY 12 New York, LIVE on Spike TV.
Giorgio Petrosyan is a name that will go down in history as one of the greatest Lightweight fighters of all time. Watch him defend his title as the greatest 154lb kickboxer alive, LIVE on Spike TV.
Robin van Roosmalen wants another shot at Giorgio Petrosyan, but first he’ll have to get past Davit Kiria – and Robin is predicting that his fight versus Davit will be the fight of the night at GLORY 12.
Fighter of the Month October 2013 – Rico Verhoeven
By Christopher Jester
Joe Schilling stamped his name on the international kickboxing map with a win at the GLORY 10 Middleweight World Championship Tournament in September 2013, defeating both Kengo Shimizu and Artem Levin in a single night. He faces up and coming Middleweight Wayne Barrett of New York at GLORY 12, and Joe has no intention of relinquishing his status.