3 Titles Up for Grabs at Glory Last Man Standing Plus Glory 17 News


Glory Kickboxing is set to put on their 1st pay per view on Saturday June 21, at the Forum in Inglewood, California; with the Heavyweight, Middleweight and Welterweight title on the line.

The newest of the announcements is that coming off a Glory 16 unanimous decision win over to capture the Glory Welterweight , Marc De Bote (87-11-1, 28 KO) of Belgium defends the titl against Candaian “Bazooka” Joe Valtellini (11-2, 10 KO)

In a rematch of the finals of the Glory Heavyweight Tournament number 1 ranked Daniel Ghita (50-10, 39 KO) looks for revenge when he challenges number 2 rank Rico Verhoeven (43-9, 10 KO) for the Glory Heavyweight title.

The main feature of last man standing is the one-night 8-man single elimination tournament to crown a Glory Middleweight World Champion. Competing in the tournament will be number 1 ranked Artem Levin (47-4-1, KO 33) of Russia, number 2 ranked Joe Schilling (16-5, KO 10) of the USA, number 3 ranked Wayne Barrett (3-0, KO 3) of the USA, number 6 ranked Alex Pereira (13-1, KO 9) of Brazil, number 4 ranked Filip Verlinden (42-11-14, KO 16) of Belgium, number 9 ranked Bogdan Stoica (38-5, KO 29) of Romania, Simon Marcus (19-2-2 KO 5) of Canada, and Melvin Manhoef (37-11, KO 27) of the Netherlands.

Glory will be prsenting two events in 1 night from 1 arena. The Last man standing tournament follows Glory 17- Los Angeles, which will feature a one-night 4-man Featherweight tournament, Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (22-8) in the main event; and a co-main event of number 2 ranked Andy Ristie (41-4-1, KO 21 ) vs. number 4 ranked Ky Hollenbeck (46-3, KO 23).

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