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The GLORY middleweight champion opens up about the four potential opponents who are competing in the GLORY 20 tournament for the right to fight him at GLORY 21, his respect for his fiercest rival Joe Schilling, being a fan of Jean-Claude Van Damme, meeting Mike Tyson, and being the best in the world. It's been a while since Artem Levin has graced the GLORY ring. The last time he was in action was June of last year at Last Man Standing, where he put on a remarkable performance at The Forum in Ing read news >>

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On March 6, Glory kickboxer Tyrone Spong will make his return to the ring after almost a year-long absence due to a broken leg. The bout will be contested under boxing rules. In April of last year, Glory kickboxing's Tyrone Spong suffered the same horrific injury as former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. In the final of Glory's light-heavyweight tournament he faced Gokhan Saki for the inaugural 209 lbs. championship, but broke his leg in the first round when one of his low kicks hit Sa read news >>

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Glory is coming back to Southern California. Middleweight champion Artem Levin will defend his title in the main event of Glory 21 against the Glory 20 tournament winner May 8 in San Diego, the organization announced Monday. The event will take place at Valley View Casino Center and the main card will air live on Spike TV. Levin, 28, won the title against Joe Schilling at Glory 17 last June in the finals of the middleweight Last Man Standing tournament. The Russian fighter defeated Alex Pereira read news >>

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"The King of the Ring," who has competed in GLORY and World Series of Fighting (WSOF), will now add boxing to his resume when he competes in Germany on an ECB fight card. Spong will compete at heavyweight and his opponent has not yet been named. The last time we saw Tyrone Spong in action, he suffered a gruesome leg injury during the GLORY 15 light heavyweight tournament final against Gokhan Saki in Istanbul (pic). "The King of the Ring" has been on the mend since the unfortunate setback that to read news >>

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GLORY 21 SAN DIEGO will take place Friday, May 8 in San Diego, California and will be headlined by a World Middleweight Championship fight between Artem ‘The Lion’ Levin and the winner of the GLORY 20 DUBAI Middleweight Contender Tournament. The five-round title fight tops a card taking place at the Valley View Casino Center, San Diego. Levin (50-4-1, 33 KOs) will be watching the April 3 tournament at GLORY 20 with close interest. It will be his first fight since capturing the World Middleweight read news >>

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GLORY 21 will take place at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. The card will be headlined by a middleweight title fight between current champion Artem "The Lion" Levin and the winner of the GLORY 20 middleweight contender tournament, which takes place on April 3, 2015. The world's leading kickboxing promotion announced its third fight card of 2015. GLORY 21 will take place on May 8, 2015 in San Diego, California, at the Valley View Casino Center. This will be the promotion's read news >>

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A big title fight was added to the GLORY 20 DUBAI card today as the organization confirmed that Robin van Roosmalen will defend the belt against Andy ‘The Machine' Ristie in the headline slot. The bout replaces the previously announced World Featherweight Championship fight between Gabriel Varga and Mosab Amrani, with that fight now moving to headline slot of the GLORY Superfight Series 20 portion of the card. Van Roosmalen and Ristie have met once before. It in the four-man lightweight tourname read news >>

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Gotta admit, I didn't see this one coming. Former WCW and WWE wrestler Bill Goldberg, who operated under the truncated ring name "Goldberg," is training with GLORY kickboxers, probably because he's famous and has enough money to avoid the 9-5 grind and can do whatever the hell he wants. And once GLORY caught wind of that, this little conversation took place (via Bloody Elbow): "I put a tweet out saying ‘everybody watching GLORY tonight?' and GLORY re-tweeted it and they said ‘We didn't know you read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Pro-wrestling legend Bill Goldberg says he is in talks with GLORY about taking a fight for the organization "just for fun". The former WCW and WWE champion is one of the most accomplished figures in the history of professional wrestling but is also a huge fan of combat sports. He is 48 years old yet trains three to four times a week at a Muay Thai training center in California of which he is part-owner. On the latest installment of his "Who's Next?" podcast (30:00 onwards), Goldberg was talking read news >>

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Joe Schilling will be a busy man in 2015. The Los Angeles middleweight fights for GLORY and Bellator MMA and his all-action style and tendency to knock people out means his services are in high demand. At GLORY 19 last week he won his co-main event fight with Robert ‘White Dragon' Thomas and while he dominated the bout, he found the 21-year-old Canadian to be impressively tough. Schilling's attention now turns to an April fight for Bellator, after which he will return to his campaign in the GLOR read news >>

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Kickboxing fans are champing at the bit for Schilling to take on Levin for the GLORY middleweight title, but with a Bellator 136 fight in April and a middleweight contender tournament at GLORY 20 in Dubai also taking place that month, it's looking like Levin will instead face the winner of the tourney, leaving Schilling vs. Verlinden as a potential match up. One that "Stitch 'em Up" is open to. A third fight between GLORY middleweight champion Artem Levin and Joe Schilling is one that the kickbo read news >>

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The official Nielsen Ratings are in for GLORY 19: VERHOEVEN vs. ZIMMERMAN and they are good news for the organization. Live viewers for the Friday, Spike TV broadcast averaged out at 542,000 with a peak of 825,000. That makes it the second-most viewed GLORY show on Spike, with only GLORY 13 TOKYO topping it. What's particularly notable is that the figures also represent a more that 50% increase on the figures for GLORY 18 OKLAHOMA, which averaged 352,000. GLORY 18 took place after a nearly three read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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The numbers are in for GLORY 19 and they are excellent. 542,000 viewers tuned into Spike TV to watch the event from the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, VA, making it the second most-watched event in the kickboxing promotion's history. The ratings are in for GLORY 19 and they are quite good. The world's leading kickboxing promotion put on its ninth fight card on Spike TV last Friday night (Feb. 6, 2015) and 542,000 viewers tuned in to see Nieky Holzken win the welterweight contender tournament, as w read news >>

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Former world heavyweight boxing champion ‘Iron' Mike Tyson was ringside at GLORY 19 on Friday night. He was there to watch the World Heavyweight Championship fight and provide some insights to viewers. Tyson also watched the four-man Welterweight Contender Tournament with interest. His presence was likewise monitored with interest by the tournament fighters and in particular tournament winner Nieky Holzken, who declared it "an honor" to have Tyson there to witness his triumph. At the post-fight read news >>

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