Glory

Glory Kickboxing

Glory is one of the top kickboxing promotions in the world. Live events take place in some of the world’s most prominent cities. London, Los Angeles, New York, Istanbul, Tokyo and Rome are among cities which have hosted Glory events.

List of Glory Kickboxing Events


Event Date Venue City
Glory 43: New York July 21, 2017 The Theater at Madison Square Garden New York. USA
Glory 42: Paris June 10, 2017 TBA Paris, France
Glory 41: Holland May 20, 2017 Brabanthallen Netherlands
Glory 40: Copenhagen April 29, 2017 Forum Copenhagen Copenhagen, Denmark
Glory 39: Brussels March 25, 2017 Forest National Brussels, Belgium
Glory 38: Chicago February 24, 2017 Sears Centre Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA
Glory 37: Los Angeles January 20, 2017 The Novo Los Angeles, USA
Glory 36: Collision December 10, 2016 König Pilsener Arena Oberhausen, Germany
Glory 35: Nice November 5, 2016 Palais Nikaia Nice, France
Glory 34: Denver October 21, 2016 1stBank Center Broomfield, Colorado, USA
Glory 33: New Jersey September 9, 2016 Sun National Bank Center Trenton, New Jersey, USA
Glory 32: Virginia July 22, 2016 Ted Constant Convocation Center Virginia, USA
Glory 31: Amsterdam June 25, 2016 Amsterdam RAI Amsterdam, Netherlands
Glory 30: Los Angeles May 13, 2016 Citizens Business Bank Arena Ontario, California, USA
Glory 29: Copenhagen April 16, 2016 Forum Copenhagen Copenhagen, Denmark
Glory 28: Paris March 12, 2016 AccorHotels Arena Paris, France
Glory 27: Chicago February 26, 2016 Sears Centre Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA
Glory 26: Amsterdam December 4, 2015 Rai Amsterdam Amsterdam, Netherlands
Glory 25: Milan November 6, 2015 PalaIper Arena Monza, Italy
Glory 24: Denver October 9, 2015 Magness Arena Denver, Colorado, USA
Bellator MMA & Glory: Dynamite 1 September 19, 2015 SAP Center San Jose, United States
Glory 23: Las Vegas August 7, 2015 Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Glory 22: Lille June 5,2015 Stade Pierre-Mauroy Lille, France
Glory 21: San Diego May 8, 2015 Valley View Casino San Diego, USA
Glory 20: Dubai April 3, 2015 Dubai World Trade Center Dubai, UAE
Glory 19: Virginia February 6, 2015 Hampton Coliseum Hampton, Virginia, USA
Glory 18: Oklahoma – Return To Glory November 7, 2014 Grand Casino Hotel Resort Shawnee, Oklahoma, USA
Glory 17: Los Angeles – Last Man Standing June 21, 2014 The Forum Inglewood, California, USA
Glory 16: Denver May 3, 2014 1stBank Center Broomfield, Colorado, USA
Glory 15: Istanbul April 12, 2014 Ülker Sports Arena Istanbul, Turkey
Glory 14: Zagreb March 8, 2014 Arena Zagreb Zagreb, Croatia
Glory 13: Tokyo December 21, 2013 Ariake Coliseum Tokyo, Japan
Glory 12: New York November 23, 2013 The Theater at Madison Square Garden New York City, New York, USA
Glory 11: Chicago October 12, 2013 Sears Centre Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA
Glory 10: Los Angeles September 28, 2013 Citizens Business Bank Arena Ontario, California, USA
Glory 9: New York June 22, 2013 Hammerstein Ballroom New York City, New York, USA
Glory 8: Tokyo May 3, 2013 Ariake Coliseum Tokyo, Japan
Glory 7: Milan April 20, 2013 Mediolanum Forum Milan, Italy
Glory 6: Istanbul April 6, 2013 Ülker Sports Arena Istanbul, Turkey
Glory 5: London March 23, 2013 ExCeL Arena London, United Kingdom
Glory 4: Tokyo December 31, 2012 Saitama Super Arena Saitama, Japan
Glory 3: Rome November 3, 2012 PalaLottomatica Rome, Italy
Glory 2: Brussels October 6, 2012 Forest National Brussels, Belgium
Glory 1: Stockholm May 26, 2012 Ericsson Globe Stockholm, Sweden

Info


Glory maintains six different weight classes. Fights take place both as single matches between two fighters (known as “superfights’) and as part of tournaments. Four-man tournaments are the standard, with eight-man tournaments also staged on occasion.

Glory rules permit the use of punches, kicks and knee strikes. Clinching is limited to no more than five seconds, and the clinch must be active.

History


2017


2016


Glory announced on September 12 it had completed Series B financing led by Yao Capital and Liberty Global.

2015


Announced on October 5, 2015 Glory would be broadcast on ESPN network of channels starting with Glory 25: Milan in the United States.

2014


2013


In June 2013, Glory signed a multi-year US broadcast agreement with SPIKE TV.

2012


Five months after Glory 1: Stockholm, on May 26, 2012, Glory Sports International announced the acquisition of rival European kickboxing league It’s Showtime, a move that significantly strengthened its talent roster and placed nearly all of the world’s best kickboxers under one promotion.

2011


Hedge fund investor and martial arts enthusiast Pierre Andurand along with media investor and asset manager Scott Rudmann and Marcus Luer, CEO of sports marketing agency Total Sports Asia (TSA), became the catalysts for the formation of Glory Sports International after banding together with the goal of bringing the sport of kickboxing, or martial arts stand-up fighting to new heights.

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