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).