kickboxing

December 7th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

Glory 62 takes place Saturday, December 8th at Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The event is headlined by a light heavyweight battle between veterans Luis Tavares and Artur Gorlov. Tavares (57-7) is a Netherlands native and was both a light heavyweight and heavyweight champion of the Dutch Enfusion Live promotion. Gorlov (23-6) hails from Latvia and…

October 19th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

Glory 60 takes place Saturday, October 20th at Palais des Sports de Gerland in Lloyd, France. The event was expected to be headlined by Harut Grigorian in defense of his welterweight title against Cedric Doumbe (69-7-1) 1 no contest. The contest fell off when the champion withdrew due to acute gastroenteritis that has forced him…

April 26th, 2017
James Lynch

GLORY 40 Copenhagen emanates from the Forum Copenhagen in Copenhagen, Denmark this Saturday (April 29th) live on UFC Fight Pass. The main event features a trilogy bout in the middleweight division, as Jason Wilnis clashes with Simon Marcus. Wilnis (30-6-1) is coming off a successful title defense against Israel Adesanya after winning the middleweight championship from the Canadian just…

March 23rd, 2017
Matty

Kickboxing promotion GLORY returns this Saturday (March 25, 2017). Glory 39 features a welterweight title bout and some other high-profile fights that will air live from Brussels, Belgium. The main event of the evening will be the light welterweight championship of the world, as current champion Cedric Doumbe defends his title against Yoann Kongolo, who has already beaten the champ twice previously….

February 23rd, 2017
MMA OddsBreaker

Kickboxing promotion GLORY returns tomorrow (Friday, February 24, 2017). The show will air live from Chicago, Illinois. Glory 38 features a light heavyweight title bout and many more high profile contests. The main event of the evening will be the light heavyweight championship of the world, as current champion Artem Vakhitov defends his title against former champion…

February 20th, 2017
James Lynch

Maurice Green (1-2 KB, 3-1 MMA) discusses his upcoming fight against Catalin Morosanu (42-10 KB) at Glory 38: Chicago on Feb 24th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast. Maurice also talks about working as a banker for his dayjob, training with Pat Barry in 2012 and why he’s pushing the hashtag…

January 19th, 2017
Brian Hemminger

Kickboxing promotion GLORY returns tomorrow (Friday, January 20, 2017) for what has now become a near-monthly event. The show will air live from Los Angeles, California. Glory 36 features a middleweight title bout, a featherweight title bout and many more high profile contests. The main event of the evening will be the middleweight championship of the world,…

December 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Kickboxing promotion GLORY returns tomorrow (Saturday, December 10, 2016) for what has now become a near-monthly event. The show will air live from Oberhausen, Germany. Glory 36 features a heavyweight main event, a middleweight title bout, a lightweight title bout and many more high profile contests. The heavyweight bout features champion Rico Verhoeven against all-time great Badr Hari. Hari…

November 4th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The French Riviera will play host to Glory 35 on Saturday, as Glory travels to Nice, France to have some of their bigger fighters compete. The light heavyweight title will be on the line in the main event of the eveing, as current champion Artem Vakhitov will look to unify his belt with the interim…

September 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Kickboxing promotion GLORY returns this Friday (September 9, 2016) for what has now become a near-monthly event. The show will air live from Trenton, New Jersey. Glory 33 features a heavyweight title bout, a middleweight title bout and several other high profile heavyweight fights. The heavyweight title bout features champion Rico Verhoeven against challenger Anderson Silva (the kickboxer). Silva (41-14-1)…

May 13th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Legacy FC 55 will air its main card live on AXS TV starting at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT tonight (May 13, 2016). The event will be held inside Arena Theater in Houston, Texas. The event will be headlined by a heavyweight fight between prospect Justin Ledet (6-0) and Brice Ritani-Coe (4-3). Popular Legacy veteran Artenas Young will…

May 12th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Glory 30 welterweight Ian Butler, who’s competing in a tournament alternate bout this Friday night (May 13, 2016) at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Los Angelas, California

May 6th, 2016
Brad Wharton

By Brad Wharton @MMABrad48 This Sunday, the iconic Octagon will land for the first time in a country known as one of the crown jewels of the world’s combat sports scene. Holland is a Kickboxing Mecca, second only to Thailand itself when it comes to developing legendary exponents of the striking arts. The nation has churned out more…

April 15th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Kickboxing promotion GLORY returns this Saturday (April 16) for what has now become a monthly event. The show will air from Copenhagen, Denmark. Glory 29 features a welterweight title bout, as well as a four-man tournament to determine the number one contender in the heavyweight division, where the winner will eventually face champion Rico Verhoeven, who has held…

December 3rd, 2015
Dave Walsh

On Friday, December 5th in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, GLORY returns for the final show of 2015 and they are going out with a bang. GLORY 26 will be broadcast live here in the United States on ESPN3 at 4pm Eastern time and the show is highlighted by not one but two huge GLORY World Title…

December 3rd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Kickboxing promotion GLORY returns this Friday for what has now become a monthly event. Glory 26 features two title bouts (heavyweight and welterweight), as well as a four-man tournament to determine the number one contender in the featherweight division, where the winner will eventually face champion Sergey Adamchuk, who was crowned this past November. The heavyweight title bout features…

October 9th, 2015
Dave Walsh

Tonight (Friday, October 9th, 2015), live on Spike TV from Denver, Colorado is GLORY 24. GLORY 24 is primed to be one of GLORY’s better shows of the year thus far featuring a main event middleweight clash between top contender Joe Schilling and up-and-comer Jason Wilnis. The co-main event sees Wayne Barrett return to action…

September 15th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Bellator MMA is picking up momentum in the latter half of 2015 as the promotion is bringing back a one-night tournament for its 142nd event, which will take place in San Jose, California on September 19th. Bellator 142: Dynamite will feature a light heavyweight title bout between champion Liam McGeary and UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz. McGeary took the…

June 4th, 2015
Dave Walsh

Later tomorrow (June 5th, 2015) in Lille, France, GLORY 22 will be coming at you live on Spike TV at 4pm Eastern time. It’s a rare live European event from the world’s premier kickboxing organization and the event is featuring a Lightweight Contender’s tournament as well as the GLORY Heavyweight Championship on the line. It should…

April 2nd, 2015
Dave Walsh

Emanating from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates will be GLORY 20. GLORY 20 is set to continue in the grand tradition of offering high level kickboxing with a tournament and two huge world title fights on the card. The event, which will air on Friday evening at 10pm Eastern on Spike TV, features some…

April 2nd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The world’s foremost kickboxing promotion returns for an early event on Friday — which will be available via tape delay on Friday night for North Americans — and two titles will be on the line. The main event of the card is a rematch between lightweight champion Robin van Roosmalen and the man who defeated…

February 6th, 2015
Dave Walsh

Tonight (Friday, February 6, 2015), GLORY Kickboxing returns to the airwaves on Spike TV with GLORY 19. GLORY 19 is primed to be another quality offering from the company with a huge GLORY Heavyweight Championship match between champion Rico Verhoeven and GLORY 16 Heavyweight Contender Tournament winner Errol Zimmerman. Also on the card is a…

February 4th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This Friday marks the return of GLORY Kickboxing, following a nearly three month absence for the promotion. Oddly, this card ended up in Fairfax, Virginia, but that should have no bearing on the fights, and GLORY always seems to have exciting fights on their events. The major attractions of GLORY 19 are a heavyweight championship…

August 1st, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This Friday AXS TV brings combat sports to TV once again, but not in the form of Mixed Martial Arts. Lion Fight returns to the airwaves for their 17th card. The organization consistently puts on some of the best muay Thai fights in North America, and is only second to GLORY at this point amongst…

June 20th, 2014
Dave Walsh

The Kickboxing world will be electric on Saturday, June 21st at the Forum from Inglewood, California for both GLORY 17 and GLORY’s Last Man Standing PPV events. GLORY 17 will air at 8pm Eastern time on Spike TV while Last Man Standing will take place directly following that at 10pm Eastern time on PPV. Saturday…

June 20th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

For the second consecutive month, a combat sports organization embarks on their first pay-per-view. This time around kickboxing company GLORY takes a stab at charging for their product with a massive GLORY 17 card. Normally a GLORY event consists of a small tournament and a couple of feature bouts, but GLORY 17 features two title…

May 2nd, 2014
Dave Walsh

On Saturday, May 3rd in Broomfield, Colorado GLORY will descend upon the 1stBank Arena for their first show in the United States in 2014 with GLORY 16 Denver. GLORY 16 Denver will feature a one-night, four-man tournament to determine the top contender for the still-uncrowned GLORY heavyweight championship. There will also be a GLORY welterweight…

May 2nd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Glory returns this weekend with a heavyweight tournament, and MMA veteran Pat Barry’s first foray into the Glory ring. Those are not the biggest attractions on the card however, as Karapet Karapetyan takes on Marc de Bonte for the promotion’s welterweight title. Although Karapetyan is the more well-known name to Glory fans, de Bonte actually…

April 12th, 2014
Dave Walsh

Today at GLORY 15 Istanbul the top kickboxers in the world at Light Heavyweight with vie for a chance to be called the first-ever GLORY Light Heavyweight Champion. The one night, four-man tournament features Tyrone Spong, Saulo Cavalari, Gokhan Saki and Nathan Corbett, with only one of them walking out with their hand raised at…

April 11th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Glory Kickboxing returns on Saturday with another exciting tournament scheduled, this time in the light heavyweight division. Istanbul, Turkey will play host to Glory 15 and the fans in attendance will be firmly behind their countryman Gohkan Saki to take the tournament crown. It won’t be an easy road for Saki, as he will have…

March 8th, 2014
Dave Walsh

This weekend marks GLORY’s first event of the year, GLORY 14 Zagreb, after a bit of an extended break after GLORY 13 Tokyo in December. This event promises to bring the fireworks to the table with a Middleweight Contender Tournament featuring four of the world’s most promising Middleweight Kickboxers. In the co-main event of the…

March 8th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Glory Kickboxing returns to Spike TV this Saturday as the organization heads to Zagreb, Croatia for some local flavor as well as a lightweight title bout and a middleweight tournament. “Local flavor” may be understating it a bit, as Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ is a hero in Croatia and makes Zagreb his home. ‘Cro Cop’ takes…

February 11th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with recently retired UFC heavyweight Pat Barry as he prepares for the next stage of his professional combat sports career: kickboxing. The popular personality entered MMA from a kickboxing background and admits that the desire to compete in his original sport never left him despite his lengthy run in the…

November 23rd, 2013
Dave Walsh

Tonight GLORY Kickboxing will once again take over the airwaves live on Spike TV at 9pm Eastern in GLORY’s second outing on US television in GLORY 12 New York. GLORY 12 New York is a big deal for a number of reasons, including taking place at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in the heart of New York City. For…

November 8th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

Peter Graham wasn’t supposed to be in this position so quickly into his Bellator career. The 38-year old Australian has been fighting professionally, whether it be boxing, kickboxing or mixed martial arts, since 2000. His initial transition to MMA didn’t go so smoothly, losing five of his first six fights. But since rededicating himself to…

October 12th, 2013
Dave Walsh

Tonight (Sat. Oct. 12, 2013) GLORY Kickboxing will make its debut on Spike TV at 9 p.m. ET with GLORY 11: Chicago. GLORY 11 is primed to be one of the biggest events in the top kickboxing promotion’s short history, as it is pulling out the big guns for its Spike TV debut with a…

October 12th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

Brian Foster was at the peak of his career when a brain scan nearly ended it. The talented Team Takedown fighter was forced to pull out of a UFC 129 fight when some abnormalities showed up in the pre-fight medical screenings. He was back to competition by 2011 and was quickly scooped up by Bellator…

June 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Bad news today in the world of combat sports as kickboxing legend and former mixed martial arts fighter Semmy Schilt has retired from combat sports due to a heart condition. LiverKick.com was first to report news of Schilt’s retirement, who will walk away from the ring and cage just shy of his 40th birthday. The…

June 21st, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

In one of the more laughable governmental policies regarding sports, while MMA remains illegal in the state, GLORY will be putting on a phenomenal one-night kickboxing tournament this Saturday in New York City, where the winning fighter will have to compete three separate times over the span of a few hours. The fact that MMA’s…

May 2nd, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

GLORY returns to Tokyo this Saturday with a card full of action at the lighter weights. The organization will be holding a 8-man tournament in the Featherweight division, with Japanese fighters Yuta Kubo and Masaaki Noiri in the field. There will also be single fights in the Heavyweight division, as Jerome Le Banner takes on…

April 19th, 2013
Dave Walsh

This week, Dave Walsh of Liverkick.com, the pre-eminent Kickboxing site on the web, was gracious enough to contribute a preview of GLORY 7, which takes place this Saturday from Milan, Italy. The organization’s third card in less than a month is once again stacked with a tremendous amount of world class talent, headlined by Italian…

April 18th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

This Saturday, while the MMA world is fixated on San Jose for the UFC on FOX 7 card, the kickboxing world will have their gaze across the Atlantic, as GLORY 7 takes place in Milan, Italy. The card is headlined by the pride of Italian combat sports, top ranked 70kg (154lb) fighter Giorgio Petrosyan, who…

April 6th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Glory 6: Istanbul is coming over internet PPV at 1pm EST this Saturday afternoon with a stacked card from top to bottom headlined by one of the best heavyweight kickboxing bouts in a long, long time. Glory has seemed to be doing everything it takes to revitalize the kickboxing scene, and this card is proof….

April 2nd, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

GLORY is back with another fantastic kickboxing event this weekend, as their sixth event takes place in Istanbul, Turkey this Saturday, April 6th. The headliner features two more of the top heavyweight fighters in the world, as Daniel Ghita and Gokhan Saki square off in the main event. Today, Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up lines…

March 20th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

This Saturday from London, England kickboxing fans will have another opportunity to watch some of the best in the world compete, as GLORY 5 features a phenomenal main event between Tyrone Spong and Remy Bonjasky. The card will also feature some local flavor. British featherweight Liam Harrison takes on Mosab Amrani, and Harrison’s teammate Jordan…

March 14th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

Friday’s K-1 World Grand Prix Final will mark nearly 20 years since the first iteration of the one-night tournament. This year’s event will take place in Croatia, which is fitting since the winner of that inaugural tournament was a Croatian by the name of Branko Cikatic. Cikatic remains the only Croatian to win the WGP…