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Feb 19, 2016 5:56 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night: Pittsburgh’ open workout highlights

Sunday night in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, ‘UFC Fight Night: Pittsburgh’ will go down. The event will be headlined by a welterweight scrap between Donald Cerrone and Alex Oliveira. Ahead of the bout, the fighters headed to the local UFC gym for open workouts. Catch the highlights from the event above!

Dec 18, 2015 8:14 am

WATCH NOW! Glory champion nearly finishes Michael Johnson

This clip may be an older one, but it’s still extremely interesting. Glory Kickboxing welterweight champion Nieky Holzken visited the Blackzilians gym earlier this year to share some knowledge. He taught former UFC champion Vitor Belfort some things, and sparred with UFC lightweight Michael Johnson, nearly finishing Johnson. Check out the clip above!

Nov 5, 2015 11:55 am

Glory 25 to air on ESPN3

Early Thursday morning fans began speculating as to whether Glory Kickboxing had struck a deal with ESPN after Glory 25, which takes place Friday November 6th, appeared on the ‘Watch ESPN’ app’s programming list for Friday evening. We now have confirmation via BloodyElbow that Glory officials announced a partnership with ESPN that will result in...

Nov 5, 2015 8:20 am

Glory Kickboxing moving to ESPN?

Late last month Glory Kickboxing announced that they had parted ways with Spike TV, and would no longer be airing fights on the network. There was much speculation as to what network would air Glory 25 this Friday, or if the promotion would be forced to show it on their website. News broke Thursday morning...


Oct 30, 2015 9:16 am

All ‘Bellator: Dynamite’ drug tests come back clean

It’s always a good day when news emerges that drug tests come back clean. All of the fighter’s from ‘Bellator MMA: Dynamite 1,’ which featured MMA bouts as well as Glory kickboxing matches, tested clean according to MMAFighting. The event took place September 19th in San Jose and was headlined by Liam McGeary vs. Tito...

Oct 28, 2015 7:20 am

Glory CEO issues statement regarding split with Spike TV

It was announced earlier this week that Glory kickboxing would no longer be airing fights on Spike TV. The promotion signed a deal with Spike TV back in June of 2013, and has held 18 events on Spike TV, however not all of them were promoted well. Glory CEO Jon Franklin released a statement through...

Oct 20, 2015 1:02 pm

WATCH! Glory champion Rico Verhoeven makes impressive MMA debut

Glory WS heavyweight champion Rico Verhoeven tried his hand at MMA recently and delivered a surprisingly impressive performance! Surprisingly, Verhoeven stopped his opponent with ground and pound strikes rather than knocking his opponent out on the feet as many would expect. See for yourself in the video above!

Oct 10, 2015 10:25 am

Glory 24 Results

GLORY 24 went down last night and we saw some pretty fun fights. In the heavyweight final Benjamin Adegbuyi def. Jahfarr Wilnis via split decision, while the rest of the main fights were all KO finishes! In the night’s main event we saw Joe Schilling KO Jason Wilnis in the second round, then called out...

Oct 7, 2015 6:53 am

Paul Daley Petitioning For Major Kickboxing Match

Current Bellator MMA welterweight Paul Daley has his eye on gold, but not just MMA gold. The top 170-pound Bellator fighter is at the top of the division and has said before that he wants to win the title before a big rematch with Josh Koscheck takes place. However now he’s added a new goal...

Sep 28, 2015 10:49 am

Major lightweight title fight confirmed for GLORY 25

GLORY announced a major lightweight championship bout for their GLORY 25 event in Milan. Robin “Pokerface” van Roosmalen will be duking it out with GLORY 22 tournament winner Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong. The Dutch title holder is riding a three-fight win streak under the GLORY banner, most recently defeating rival Andy Ristie at GLORY 20 Dubai in...

Sep 23, 2015 5:44 am

Paul Daley A Two-Sport Champion? –– ‘If They Give Me The Chance I’ll Do It’

Bellator MMA welterweight Paul Daley fought in the GLORY kickboxing ring this past Saturday at ‘Dynamite.’ He took on Fernando Gomez, who put up a tough fight but ultimately lost to Daley via unanimous decision. Daley is already in line for a shot at Bellator’s welterweight title but recently said he’d be more than willing...

Sep 19, 2015 7:38 pm

Bellator Dynamite Results: Paul Daley Earns UD Over The Tough Gonzalez

Paul Daley took on Fernando Gonzalez in a GLORY kickboxing match. Daley came out with some hard kicks, to the leg than the body. The round wasn’t too lopsided. Gonzalez held his own, but it most likely went to Daley. His kicks were hard and he seems to be the more active. Daley did his...

Sep 3, 2015 7:42 am

Artem Levin Hurt, Joe Schilling vs Jason Wilnis Set For Oct. 9

A trilogy bout between Artem Levin and Joe Schilling will have to wait. The Glory middleweight champion, Levin, recently suffered an elbow injury in training that has forced him to pullout of his highly-anticipated fight with “Stitch ’em Up”. Stepping in for Levin against Schilling will be Jason “Psycho” Wilnis (24-5-1). The 24-year-old Wilnis last...

Aug 11, 2015 12:31 pm

Paul Daley vs. Fernando Gonzalez Set For Glory Kickboxing Bout

Bellator’s ground breaking event ‘Dynamite’, which will feature both a GLORY kickboxing ring and a Bellator cage in the same venue, just added another action packed fight. Paul Daley will take on Fernando Gonzalez in a kickboxing match. Both are Bellator Competitors, but will be stepping in the kickboxing ring on Sept. 19 in San...

Aug 6, 2015 10:13 am

Alistair Overeem Puts GLORY On Blast For Financial Issues

“No. And I will explain why: Because there are no good big promotions. The only big promotion is Glory, and Glory is struggling financially. It’s not what it once used to be with K-1.” “The problem is: there is no heavyweight division”, he says. “It’s only Rico. Because everybody else quit or is retired or...

Jul 27, 2015 9:06 am

GLORY fighter calls out Paul Daley for “Dynamite”

Bellator and GLORY Kickboxing are joining forces to put together one of the biggest combat sports cards of the year in September. “DYNAMITE” will take place in San Jose, California and will feature a one night, four man light heavyweight tournament as well as a Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship match. Paul Daley will also be...

Jun 6, 2015 6:28 am

KO! GLORY’s Zack Mwekassa Puts His Opponent Down

Last night GLORY 22 went down and we saw some entertaining kickboxing taking place. One of the highlights of the night was Zach Mwekessa’s devastating KO of Carlos Brooks. Mwekessa hurt with with a left hand, then followed up with another left that dropped Brooks to the canvas. Thanks to GLORY’s twitter account we have...

Jun 3, 2015 5:48 am

OUCH! Glory Kickboxer Suffers Horrific Foot Injury — NSFW!

Sometimes you see things that you wish you could un-see, but you can’t. Check out this gruesome injury suffered by GLORY fighter Niclas Larsen, who posted this to his Facebook page. WARNING: Gruesome! All my preparation has been better then ever , I’ve felt stronger and more ready then ever !!! And now this?? I’ve...

Jun 1, 2015 6:00 am

GLORY Fighter Niclas Larsen Suffers Gruesome Foot Infection

Niclas Larsen has fallen with a gruesome infection in his foot that has forced him out of fighting in the four-man GLORY lightweight tournament at GLORY 22. The card is set to take place this Friday in Lille, France and Larsen is set to be replaced by Crice Boussoukou. Larsen suffered a debut loss at...

May 10, 2015 6:31 pm

GLORY Fighter Not Happy With Referees: ‘What They Do Is Not Right’

  GLORY kickboxer Artem Levin isn’t very happy about his draw with Simon Marcus and blames the referees. During the post-fight press conference for GLORY 21, Levin let his displeasure with the officiating be known, saying that he should just take point away from himself before even stepping in the ring next time. Check out...

May 9, 2015 12:00 am

OUCH! Spinning Back Body Kick Ends Glory Fighter’s Night Early!

Raymond Daniels made quick work of Justin Baseman yesterday when he defeated him in less than two minutes! Daniels is known for his spinning attacks and he wrapped the night up with a spinning back body kick technical knockout. This guy needs to fight on EVERY Glory card from here on out— he’s amazing! THAT'S...

May 8, 2015 10:51 pm

“GLORY 21: San Diego” Recap: Xavier Vigney Steals the Show

GLORY 21 took place in San Diego, California and was action packed with knockouts from start to… just before the finish. The middleweight championship bout was an anticlimactic clinch-fest, but luckily the heavyweights delivered in their one-night tournament that saw Xavier Vigney come out on top! Levin and Marcus Hug All Night in Clinch-Fest Title...

May 8, 2015 7:54 pm

“GLORY 21: San Diego” Main Card Results

GLORY 21 takes place live in San Diego, California and is set to air on Spike! Artem Levin will be defending his Glory Middleweight Championship against Simon Marcus in the main event. Xavier Vigney, Maurice Jackson, Chi Lewis-Parry and Demereo Dennis will be competing in a one-night heavyweight tournament! Check out the results below: GLORY...