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GLORY 19 may have been delayed from its originally-intended staging month of December, but it now has an announced date and place from the organization. The next event from the kickboxing's brand leader is set for February 6th at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia. GLORY heavyweight champion Rico Verhoeven will face Errol Zimmerman, a bout that will mark the third time the two will meet. The pair have split their first two encounters with Verhoeven claiming the most recent win between the read news >>

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The long-rumored GLORY 19 event finally has a confirmed date and location. It takes place in February and has a heavyweight title clash in the headline slot, with support from a Welterweight Contender Tournament and an as-yet unconfirmed co-main event. GLORY 19 will take place on Friday, February 6 in Virginia, USA, the organization confirmed on Tuesday. Rico Verhoeven's long-rumored title defense against Errol ‘The Bonecrusher' Zimmerman is in the headline slot as expected. A four-man Welterwei read news >>

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Glory World Series announced the date for its next event Monday morning in a press release. read news >>

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Better late than never! After postponing its original date of Dec. 19, 2014, GLORY will return to the Spike TV airwaves on Feb. 6, 2015 at 9 p.m. ET from inside the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia. That's where world heavyweight champion Rico Verhoeven (44-9-0, 10 KOs) will defend his title against Errol "Bonecrusher" Zimmerman (103-11-1, 44 KOs) in their highly-anticipated rubber match dating back to January of 2012. Verhoeven -- who was stopped by Zimmerman in their first go-round before read news >>

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Two previously unaired fights from the GLORY 18 card of November 7 have been released this week. Hesdy Gerges, Benjamin Adegbuyi, Josh Jauncey and Jae Gil Noh feature. Watch out for huge blows being exchanged by the heavyweights and a brutal finish in the lightweight contest. GLORY has released two previously unaired fights this week. The bouts took place on the Superfight Series undercard at the recent GLORY 18 event in Oklahoma City. The first sees heavyweight bangers Hesdy Gerges and Benjamin read news >>

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Despite plans to host the event in December, it is being reported that GLORY 19 will be pushed back several months to February 2015. According to a report from Liver Kick, it appears GLORY has officially postponed its nineteenth event from December to February. "Obviously I'm disappointed that we had to move off the December 19th date," GLORY CEO Jon J. Franklin said. "But I'd have been even more disappointed if we continued with the hard work it takes to put on an event like GLORY does and it d read news >>

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There were some great GLORY fights this past year and some incredible moments that took place both stateside and overseas. Here are my "Top 5" GLORY fights/moments of 2014. The list wasn't easy to put in order, but all were significant moments in kickboxing. Happy Thanksgiving, my fellow Maniacs. Since it is a day for being thankful, I'm going to give thanks for being able to cover the great sport of kickboxing this past year. GLORY has experienced some amazing moments, dramatic tournaments, fan read news >>

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Despite plans to host GLORY 19 in December, the organization has decided to push the event back. According to a report from Liver Kick, GLORY won't hold its nineteenth event until February. "Obviously I'm disappointed that we had to move off the December 19th date," GLORY CEO Jon J. Franklin said. "But I'd have been even more disappointed if we continued with the hard work it takes to put on an event like GLORY does and it didn't live up to the standard our fans have come to expect and demand. " read news >>

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Thomas Almeida has taken time to bask in the glory of his triumphant UFC debut. Now he’s ready for the next challenge.Filed under: News read news >>

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GLORY cut ties with their No. 6-ranked heavyweight following the Dutch-Egyptian's cocaine conviction. One of GLORY's top heavyweight kickboxers, Hedsy Gerges, has been sentenced to 54 months in prison after a 2010 cocaine conviction. The No. 6-ranked GLORY heavyweight will also be required to pay a fine of 22,000 Euros. Gerges, 30, told the Amsterdam news outlet AT5 he plans to appeal, saying, "I will fight to the bitter end." Bloody Elbow reported the news on Saturday (Nov. 22, 2014), and also read news >>

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Kickboxer Hesdy Gerges has been sentenced to 54 months in jail. Get all the details here, including an exclusive statement on his future in Glory. It may be some time before we see Heavyweight kickboxer Hesdy Gerges fighting again. The fighter, along with four other associates, has just been sentenced for a 2010 drug arrest, and the results are not good. Gerges has been sentenced to 54 months in prison, plus a fine of 22,000 Euros. Gerges plans to appeal, telling Amsterdam news outlet AT5, "I wi read news >>

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GLORY has unlocked all the fights from the recent GLORY 18: RETURN TO GLORY event, which took place on November 7 in Oklahoma City, USA and aired on Spike TV. Watch all five fights from the card for free right here on Bloody Elbow. GLORY 18 was one of the most explosive events in the organization's history: two of the three Light-Heavyweight Contender Tournament matches ended with big knockouts and the main event match between Davit Kiria and Robin van Roosmalen was a Fight of the Year contender read news >>

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GLORY 18 took place in Oklahoma, USA earlier this month and saw Robin van Roosmalen emerge with the World Lightweight Championship after another epic clash with defending champion Davit Kiria. As usual, videographer Eldar Gross - creator of ‘The Reem' documentary series - was doing his thing, roaming backstage, front of house and everywhere in between to put together the behind-the-scenes piece he does for every GLORY event. In addition to the world title fight the card also featured a Light-Hea read news >>

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A heavyweight championship bout between Rico Verhoeven and Errol Zimmerman will headline Glory 19 on Dec. 19. read news >>

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