Glory (kickboxing)

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GLORY
Company typePrivate
IndustryKickboxing
Founded2012
HeadquartersLondon, United Kingdom
Key people
Pierre Andurand (Chairman),
Scott Rudmann (Vice-Chairman),
Marshall Zelaznik (CEO),
Robbie Timmers (Matchmaker)
OwnerGSUKCO Limited
Websitewww.glorykickboxing.com

Glory, formerly ‘Glory World Series’ is an international combat sports league based in the United Kingdom. It is owned by Pierre Andurand, Yao Capital, Scott Rudmann and other investors.

Background[edit]

When K-1 began suffering from extreme financial difficulties in 2011, Total Sports Asia, TSA CEO Marcus Luer, Pierre Andurand, and Scott Rudmann of Nectar Capital attempted to buy the brand. K-1 was instead sold to Mike Kim and EMCOM Entertainment Inc.

In the aftermath, Pierre Andurand, Scott Rudmann and TSA decided to start a brand new kickboxing promotion and acquired United Glory, Golden Glory,[1] and It's Showtime to secure a top event production team and contracts to each promotion's top fighters. Forming the Glory World Series, Pierre Andurand was named Chairman and Rudmann was named vice-chairman.[2] A number of people formerly involved with these three entities event became Glory consultants.[3]

Glory World Series signed most of the world's top kickboxers, such as Peter Aerts, Remy Bonjasky, Semmy Schilt, Gokhan Saki, Daniel Ghiţă, Albert Kraus, and Giorgio Petrosyan.

History[edit]

The company includes a mix of entrepreneurs and senior level executives from different environments.[4] The company's current investors include Pierre Andurand, Scott Rudmann and Nectar Capital and Yao Capital. Former investors have been Liberty Global, and TwinFocus Capital Partners.[5]

In February 2013, Glory announced that former WWE Executive VP Andrew Whitaker had been hired as the global CEO of Glory Sports International.[6] In August, 2014 Andrew Whitaker moved into an advisory role within GLORY and Jon J. Franklin was appointed as the new CEO.[7]

In 2018, Glory announced that former CEO Jon J. Franklin had moved to the role of Chief Development Officer, and former UFC executive Marshall Zelaznik had been hired as the new CEO.[8]

On May 15, 2020, Glory announced Zelaznik had resigned as Glory CEO.[9]

Financial hardships and change of ownership[edit]

On May 26, 2020, Glory Sports International went into receivership, and soon after ownership of Glory was transferred to London-based GSUKCO Limited.[10]

Rudmann is the Executive Vice-Chairman, running the league since it was taken over by GSUKCO.[citation needed]

In a press release on October 2, 2023, Glory announced that Maurice Hols was named as the new Executive Director.[11] Citing "different vision of the future of the organization" with Executive Vice Chairman Rudmann, Hols resigned on February 19, 2024, after just a few months as Executive Director.[12]

In March 2024, it was announced by Glory that Zelaznik returned to the company and was appointed again as CEO.[13]

Media coverage[edit]

In June 2013, after having its first U.S. event in New York, Glory 9: New York on June 22, 2013, Spike TV signed a multi-year agreement to broadcast Glory kickboxing events; their partnership began with Glory 11: Chicago on October 12 of that year. The broadcast deal with Spike was extended in May 2014 to cover 2015.[14]

In February 2016, Glory CEO Jon J. Franklin announced a new multi-year deal with ESPN.[15]

Glory was broadcast on Veronica TV in the Netherlands from July, 2018 to February, 2020.[16][17][18]

Beginning in 2019, Glory initiated a partnership with the UFC for the former's events to be exclusively carried in the U.S by UFC Fight Pass.[19] The first event to be broadcast as part of this partnership was Glory 63: Houston on February 1 and the last event was Glory 75: Utrecht on February 29, 2020.

Events from Glory 76 to Glory 80 Studio were available through pay-per-view.

28 June 2022 Glory announced a multi-year broadcast deal with Videoland in the Netherlands. The deal covers all Glory events starting from Glory 81: Ben Saddik vs. Adegbuyi 2.[20] 16 August 2022 Glory announced a multi-year broadcast deal with Viaplay in Poland.[21][22] 5 October 2022 a multi-year partnership with it was announced that Glory announced a multi-year broadcast deal with TV3 in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.[23] 16 February 2024 a multi-year broadcast deal with DAZN covering France and Belgium was announced.[24]

Glory Rivals[edit]

In January 2022 Glory announced a new series of events called Glory Rivals, jointly promoted with Enfusion and RISE.[25] The first Rivals event with Enfusion was scheduled for May 21, 2022, at the Lotto Arena in Antwerp, Belgium. The event was later cancelled due to the finances of Enfusion's local promoter partner Antwerp Fight Organization catching the attention of Belgian authorities.[26]

Glory Rivals 1 was instead held on June 11, 2022, in Alkmaar, Netherlands. In the main event Luis Tavares defeated Florent Kaouachi by knockout in the third round.[27]

Glory Rivals 2 was held on September 17, 2022, in Alkmaar, Netherlands.[28]

Glory Rivals 3 was organized at Sporthallen Zuid in Amsterdam on November 5, 2022. Ibrahim El Bouni defeated Muhammed Balli by knock-out in the first round.

Glory Rivals 4 took place on December 25 at Ryogoku Sumo Arena in Tokyo, Japan. Kento Haraguchi defeated Serhii Adamchuk by unanimous decision.

GLORY Rivals 5 was organized on January 28, 2023, at Zamna Tulum Hotel in Tulum, Mexico, in collaboration with War of Nations. Abraham Vidales defeated Tomás Aguirre by Unanimous Decision. On January 11, 2024, it was announced that Glory and RISE would hold joint tournaments, combine their rankings and unify their rankings.[29] A few days later, on February 6, the promotion put their lightweight and women's super bantamweight divisions on hold.[30]

Roster[edit]

Events[edit]

Glory events[edit]

# Event Date Venue Location Attendance
112 Glory 93 July 20, 2024 Topsportcentrum Rotterdam Rotterdam, Netherlands
111 Glory Light Heavyweight Grand Prix June 8, 2024 Rotterdam Ahoy Rotterdam, Netherlands
110 Glory 92 May 18, 2024 RTM Stage Rotterdam, Netherlands
109 Glory 91 April 27, 2024 Dôme de Paris Paris, France
108 Glory Heavyweight Grand Prix March 9, 2024 Gelredome Arnhem, Netherlands
107 Glory 90: Semeleer vs. Ouled-Chaib December 23, 2023 Rotterdam Ahoy Rotterdam, Netherlands
106 Glory Collision 6: Verhoeven vs. Osaro November 4, 2023 Gelredome Arnhem, Netherlands
105 Glory 89: Petch vs. Mejia October 7, 2023 Arena Burgas Burgas, Bulgaria
104 Glory 88: Van Soest vs. Moussaddak September 9, 2023 Dôme de Paris Paris, France
103 Glory 87: Rajabzadeh vs. Jürjendal August 19, 2023 Rotterdam Ahoy Rotterdam, Netherlands
102 Glory Collision 5: Plazibat vs. Osaro June 17, 2023
101 Glory 86: Petch vs. Chikh Mousa May 27, 2023 Grugahalle Essen, Germany
100 Glory 85: Osaro vs. Aygün April 29, 2023 Rotterdam Ahoy Rotterdam, Netherlands
99 Glory 84: Beztati vs. Petch March 11, 2023 Topsportcentrum Rotterdam
98 Glory 83: Maslobojev vs. Abena February 11, 2023 Grugahalle Essen, Germany
97 Glory Rivals 5: Vidales vs. Aguirre January 28, 2023 Zamna Tulum Tulum, Mexico
96 Glory Rivals 4: Adamchuk vs. Haraguchi December 25, 2022 Ryōgoku Kokugikan Tokyo, Japan
95 Glory 82: Plazibat vs. Catinas November 19, 2022 Maritim Hotel Bonn, Germany
94 Glory Rivals 3: El Bouni vs. Balli November 5, 2022 Sporthallen Zuid Amsterdam, Netherlands
93 Glory Collision 4: Hari vs. Overeem October 8, 2022 GelreDome Arnhem, Netherlands
92 Glory Rivals 2: Semeleer vs. Veseli September 17, 2022 De Meent Alkmaar, Netherlands
91 Glory 81: Ben Saddik vs. Adegbuyi 2 August 20, 2022 Castello Düsseldorf Düsseldorf, Germany
90 Glory Rivals 1: Tavares vs. Kaouachi June 11, 2022 Zwembad Hoornse Vaart Alkmaar, Netherlands
89 Glory 80 Studio May 14, 2022 Sportcentrum Valken Huizen Arnhem, Netherlands
88 Glory 80: Hasselt March 19, 2022 Trixxo Arena Hasselt, Belgium
87 Glory Collision 3 October 23, 2021 GelreDome Arnhem, Netherlands 18,000
86 Glory 78: Rotterdam September 4, 2021 Rotterdam Ahoy Rotterdam, Netherlands
85 Glory 77: Rotterdam January 30, 2021
84 Glory 76: Rotterdam December 19, 2020
83 Glory 75: Utrecht February 29, 2020 Central Studios Utrecht, Netherlands
82 Glory Collision 2 December 21, 2019 GelreDome Arnhem, Netherlands 31,000
81 Glory 73: Shenzhen December 7, 2019 Nanshan Culture & Sports Center Shenzhen, China
80 Glory 72: Chicago November 23, 2019 Wintrust Arena Chicago, Illinois, United States
79 Glory 71: Chicago November 22, 2019
78 Glory 70: Lyon October 26, 2019 Palais des Sports de Gerland Lyon, France
77 Glory 69: Düsseldorf October 12, 2019 ISS Dome Düsseldorf, Germany
76 Glory 68: Miami September 28, 2019 James L Knight Center Miami, Florida, United States
75 Glory 67: Orlando July 5, 2019 Silver Spurs Arena Orlando, Florida, United States
74 Glory 66: Paris June 22, 2019 Zénith Paris Paris, France
73 Glory 65: Utrecht May 17, 2019 Central Studios Utrecht, Netherlands
72 Glory 64: Strasbourg March 9, 2019 Rhénus Sport Strasbourg, France
71 Glory 63: Houston February 1, 2019 Arena Place Houston, Texas, United States
70 Glory 62: Rotterdam December 1, 2018 Rotterdam Ahoy Rotterdam, Netherlands
69 Glory 61: New York November 2, 2018 Hammerstein Ballroom New York City, New York, United States
68 Glory 60: Lyon October 20, 2018 Palais des Sports de Gerland Lyon, France
67 Glory 59: Amsterdam September 29, 2018 Johan Cruyff Arena Amsterdam, Netherlands
66 Glory 58: Chicago September 15, 2018 Sears Centre Arena Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States
65 Glory 57: Shenzhen August 25, 2018 Shenzhen Bay Sports Center Shenzhen, China
64 Glory 56: Denver August 10, 2018 1stBank Center Broomfield, Colorado, United States
63 Glory 55: New York July 20, 2018 The Theater at Madison Square Garden New York City, New York, United States
62 Glory 54: Birmingham June 2, 2018 Genting Arena Birmingham, England
61 Glory 53: Lille May 12, 2018 Zénith de Lille Lille, France
60 Glory 52: Los Angeles March 31, 2018 Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center Long Beach, California, United States
59 Glory 51: Rotterdam March 3, 2018 Rotterdam Ahoy Rotterdam, Netherlands
58 Glory 50: Chicago February 16, 2018 UIC Pavilion Chicago, Illinois, United States
57 Glory 49: Rotterdam December 9, 2017 Rotterdam Ahoy Rotterdam, Netherlands
56 Glory 48: New York December 1, 2017 The Theater at Madison Square Garden New York City, New York, United States
55 Glory 47: Lyon October 28, 2017 Palais des Sports de Gerland Lyon, France
54 Glory 46: China October 14, 2017 Guangzhou Gymnasium Guangzhou, China
53 Glory 45: Amsterdam September 30, 2017 Sporthallen Zuid Amsterdam, Netherlands
52 Glory 44: Chicago August 25, 2017 Sears Centre Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States
51 Glory 43: New York July 14, 2017 The Theater at Madison Square Garden New York City, New York, United States
50 Glory 42: Paris June 10, 2017 AccorHotels Arena Paris, France
49 Glory 41: Holland May 20, 2017 Brabanthallen 's-Hertogenbosch 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands 5,000
48 Glory 40: Copenhagen April 29, 2017 Forum Copenhagen Copenhagen, Denmark 2,500
47 Glory 39: Brussels March 25, 2017 Forest National Brussels, Belgium 1,500
46 Road to Glory UK 65 kg Tournament March 11, 2017 Grantham Meres Leisure Centre Grantham, England
45 Glory 38: Chicago February 24, 2017 Sears Centre Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States
44 Glory 37: Los Angeles January 20, 2017 The Novo by Microsoft Los Angeles, California, United States
43 Glory 36: Oberhausen December 10, 2016 König Pilsener Arena Oberhausen, Germany 13,000
42 Glory 35: Nice November 5, 2016 Palais Nikaïa Nice, France
41 Glory 34: Denver October 21, 2016 1stBank Center Broomfield, Colorado, United States
40 Glory 33: New Jersey September 9, 2016 Sun National Bank Center Trenton, New Jersey, United States
39 Glory 32: Virginia July 22, 2016 Ted Constant Convocation Center Norfolk, Virginia, United States
38 Glory 31: Amsterdam June 25, 2016 Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre Amsterdam, Netherlands 3,500
37 Glory 30: Los Angeles May 13, 2016 Citizens Business Bank Arena Ontario, California, United States 1,750
36 Glory 29: Copenhagen April 16, 2016 Forum Copenhagen Copenhagen, Denmark 1,250
35 Glory 28: Paris March 12, 2016 AccorHotels Arena Paris, France 2,750
34 Glory 27: Chicago February 26, 2016 Sears Centre Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States 2,000
33 Glory 26: Amsterdam December 4, 2015 Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre Amsterdam, Netherlands 8,000
32 Glory 25: Milan November 6, 2015 PalaIper Milan, Italy 6,750
31 Glory 24: Denver October 9, 2015 Magness Arena Denver, Colorado, United States 3,500
30 Bellator/Glory: Dynamite 1 September 19, 2015 SAP Center San Jose, California, United States 11,000
29 Glory 23: Las Vegas August 3, 2015 Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada, United States 2,200
28 Glory 22: Lille June 5, 2015 Stade Pierre-Mauroy Lille, France 6,500
27 Glory 21: San Diego May 8, 2015 Valley View Casino Center San Diego, California, United States 1,500
26 Glory 20: Dubai April 3, 2015 Dubai World Trade Centre Dubai, United Arab Emirates 1,000
25 Glory 19: Virginia February 6, 2015 Hampton Coliseum Hampton, Virginia, United States 3,500
24 Glory 18: Oklahoma November 7, 2014 Grand Casino Hotel Resort Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States 1,000
23 Glory 17: Los Angeles June 21, 2014 The Forum Inglewood, California, United States 4,000
22 Glory 16: Denver May 3, 2014 1stBank Center Broomfield, Colorado, United States 2,350
21 Glory 15: Istanbul April 12, 2014 Ülker Sports Arena Istanbul, Turkey 11,000
20 Glory 14: Zagreb March 8, 2014 Arena Zagreb Zagreb, Croatia 10,000
19 Glory 13: Tokyo December 21, 2013 Ariake Coliseum Tokyo, Japan 8,000
18 Glory 12: New York November 23, 2013 The Theater at Madison Square Garden New York City, New York, United States 4,500
17 Glory 11: Chicago October 12, 2013 Sears Centre Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States 1,500
16 Glory 10: Los Angeles September 28, 2013 Citizens Business Bank Arena Ontario, California, United States 2,200[31]
15 Glory 9: New York June 22, 2013 Hammerstein Ballroom New York City, New York, United States 1,950
14 2013 Road to Glory: USA Heavyweight Tournament June 14, 2013 Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
13 2013 Road to Glory: USA 70 kg Tournament May 11, 2013 The Rave Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
12 Glory 8: Tokyo May 3, 2013 Ariake Coliseum Tokyo, Japan 3,500
11 Glory 7: Milan April 20, 2013 Mediolanum Forum Milan, Italy 10,000
10 Glory 6: Istanbul April 6, 2013 Ülker Sports Arena Istanbul, Turkey 12,000
9 Glory 5: London March 23, 2013 ExCeL Arena London, England 4,500
8 Road to Glory: USA 77 kg Tournament March 22, 2013 Capitale New York City, New York, United States
7 Road to Glory: Japan 65 kg Tournament March 10, 2013 Differ Ariake Arena Tokyo, Japan
6 Road to Glory: USA 85 kg Tournament February 9, 2013 Hollywood Park Casino Los Angeles, California, United States
5 Road to Glory: USA 95 kg Tournament February 2, 2013 Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
4 Dream 18/Glory 4: Tokyo December 31, 2012 Saitama Super Arena Saitama, Japan 15,000
3 Glory 3: Rome November 3, 2012 PalaLottomatica Rome, Italy 6,450
2 Glory 2: Brussels October 6, 2012 Forest National Brussels, Belgium 5,250
1 Glory 1: Stockholm May 26, 2012 Ericsson Globe Stockholm, Sweden 4,500

United Glory events[edit]

# Event Date Venue Location Attendance
18 United Glory 15: Glory World Series March 23, 2012 Dynamo Sports Palace Russia Moscow, Russia
17 United Glory 14: 2010-2011 World Series Finals May 28, 2011 Moscow Forum Hall Russia Moscow, Russia
16 United Glory 13: 2010-2011 World Series Semifinals March 19, 2011 Spiroudome Belgium Charleroi, Belgium
15 United Glory 12: 2010-2011 World Series Quarterfinals October 16, 2010 Passenger Terminal Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands
14 United Glory: Upcoming Glory 7 March 27, 2010 Sportstudio H&A Netherlands Deventer, Netherlands
13 United Glory 11: A Decade of Fights October 17, 2009 Passenger Terminal Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands
12 United Glory: Upcoming Glory 5 June 27, 2009 Sportstudio H&A Netherlands Deventer, Netherlands
11 United Glory 10: The Battle of Arnhem November 9, 2008 Rijnhal Netherlands Arnhem, Netherlands
10 United Glory 9: Swiss Las Vegas August 2, 2008 Markthalle Switzerland Basel, Switzerland
9 United Glory 8 July 6, 2008 Triavium Netherlands Nijmegen, Netherlands
8 United Glory: Upcoming Glory 2 February 24, 2008 Zalencentrum de Kei Netherlands Ede, Netherlands
7 United Glory 7 January 20, 2008 De Flint Netherlands Utrecht, Netherlands
6 United Glory 6: Ede's Best Against the Rest November 17, 2007 Reehorst Sports Hall Netherlands Ede, Netherlands
5 United Glory 5: Stronger September 9, 2007 De Flint Netherlands Utrecht, Netherlands
4 United Glory 4: 20 Year Anniversary September 2, 2007 Hof van Salland Netherlands Diepenveen, Netherlands
3 United Glory 3: Upside Down May 20, 2007 De Flint Netherlands Utrecht, Netherlands
2 United Glory 2 January 21, 2007 De Flint Netherlands Utrecht, Netherlands
1 United Glory 1 September 17, 2006 Sporthal de Zielhorst Netherlands Utrecht, Netherlands

Champions[edit]

Current champions[edit]

Division Upper weight limit Champion Since Title defenses
Heavyweight Unlimited Netherlands Rico Verhoeven June 21, 2014 11
Light Heavyweight 95 kg (209.4 lb) Morocco Tarik Khbabez March 9, 2024 0
Middleweight 85 kg (187.4 lb) Suriname Donovan Wisse September 4, 2021 4
Welterweight 77 kg (169.8 lb) Netherlands Chico Kwasi April 27, 2024 0
Lightweight 70 kg (154.3 lb) Morocco Tyjani Beztati September 4, 2021 5
Featherweight 65 kg (143.3 lb) Thailand Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao September 29, 2018 6
Women's Super Bantamweight 55 kg (121.3 lb) Vacant

  Indicates former interim champions.
  Indicates current lineal and interim champions.

Glory Heavyweight Championship[edit]

Weight limit: Unlimited

No. Name Event Date Reign
(total)
Defenses
1 Netherlands Semmy Schilt
def. Errol Zimmerman
Glory 1: Stockholm
Stockholm, Sweden
May 26, 2012 396 days
Schilt vacated the title after retiring due to a heart condition on June 26, 2013.[32]
2 Netherlands Rico Verhoeven
def. Daniel Ghiță
Glory 17: Los Angeles
Inglewood, CA, U.S.
Jun 21, 2014 3647 days
(incumbent)

1. def. Errol Zimmerman at Glory 19: Virginia on Feb 6, 2015
2. def. Benjamin Adegbuyi at Glory 22: Lille on Jun 5, 2015
3. def. Benjamin Adegbuyi at Glory 26: Amsterdam on Dec 4, 2015
4. def. Mladen Brestovac at Glory 28: Paris on March 12, 2016
5. def. Anderson Braddock at Glory 33: New Jersey on Sep 9, 2016
6. def. Jamal Ben Saddik at Glory 49: Rotterdam on Dec 9, 2017
7. def. Mladen Brestovac at Glory 54: Birmingham on Jun 2, 2018
8. def. Guto Inocente at Glory 59: Amsterdam on Sep 29, 2018
9. def. Badr Hari at Glory 74: Arnhem on Dec 21, 2019
10. def. Jamal Ben Saddik at Glory: Collision 3 on Oct 23, 2021
11. def. interim champion Kevin Tariq Osaro at Glory: Collision 6 on Nov 4, 2023

Nigeria Kevin Tariq Osaro
def. Antonio Plazibat for interim title
Glory: Collision 5
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Jun 17, 2023

Glory Light Heavyweight Championship[edit]

Weight limit: 95 kg (209.4 lb)

No. Name Event Date Reign
(total)
Defenses
1 Turkey Gökhan Saki
def. Tyrone Spong
Glory 15: Istanbul
Istanbul, Turkey
Apr 12, 2014 471 days
Saki was stripped of the title due to inactivity on July 27, 2015.[33]
2 Brazil Saulo Cavalari
def. Zack Mwekassa
Bellator / Glory: Dynamite 1
San Jose, CA, U.S.
Sep 19, 2015 175 days
3 Russia Artem Vakhitov Glory 28: Paris
Paris, France
Mar 12, 2016 1,785 days

1. def. interim champion Zack Mwekassa at Glory 35: Nice on Nov 5, 2016
2. def. Saulo Cavalari at Glory 38: Chicago on Feb 24, 2017
3. def. Ariel Machado at Glory 47: Lyon on Oct 28, 2017
4. def. Danyo Ilunga at Glory 56: Denver on Aug 10, 2018
5. def. Donegi Abena at Glory 66: Paris on Jun 22, 2019

Democratic Republic of the Congo Zack Mwekassa
def. Mourad Bouzidi for interim title
Glory 31: Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jun 25, 2016
Ukraine Pavel Zhuravlev
def. Saulo Cavalari for interim title
Glory 43: New York
New York City, NY, U.S.
Jul 14, 2017

1. def. Myron Dennis at Glory 52: Los Angeles on Mar 31, 2018

Zhuravlev was stripped of his interim title when he left Glory for the FEA.
4 Brazil Alex Pereira Glory 77: Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Jan 30, 2021 217 days
5 Russia Artem Vakhitov (2) Glory 78: Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Sep 4, 2021 286 days
(2,071 days)
Vakhitov was stripped of the title on June 17, 2022, following the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.[34].
6 Lithuania Sergej Maslobojev
def. Tarik Khbabez
Glory: Collision 4
Arnhem, Netherlands
Oct 8, 2022 126 days
7 Suriname Donegi Abena Glory 83
Essen, Germany
Feb 11, 2023 329 days

1. def. Mohamed Touchassie at Glory: Collision 6 on Nov 4, 2023

Morocco Tarik Khbabez
def. Mohamed Amine for interim title
Glory: Collision 5
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Jun 17, 2023
8 Morocco Tarik Khbabez Glory Heavyweight Grand Prix
Arnhem, Netherlands
Mar 9, 2024 98 days
(incumbent)

Glory Middleweight Championship[edit]

Weight limit: 85 kg (187.4 lb)

No. Name Event Date Reign
(total)
Defenses
1 Russia Artem Levin
def. Joe Schilling
Glory 17: Los Angeles
Inglewood, CA, U.S.
Jun 21, 2014 615 days

1. draw with Simon Marcus at Glory 21: San Diego on May 8, 2015

2 Canada Simon Marcus Glory 27: Chicago
Hoffman Estates, IL, U.S.
Feb 26, 2016 196 days

1. def. Dustin Jacoby at Glory 30: Los Angeles on May 13, 2016

3 Netherlands Jason Wilnis Glory 33: New Jersey
Trenton, NJ, U.S.
Sep 9, 2016 232 days

1. def. Israel Adesanya at Glory 37: Los Angeles on Jan 20, 2017

4 Canada Simon Marcus (2) Glory 40: Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark
Apr 29, 2017 168 days
(364 days)
5 Brazil Alex Pereira Glory 46: China
Guangzhou, China
Oct 14, 2017 1,251 days

1. def. Yousri Belgaroui at Glory 49: Rotterdam on Dec 9, 2017
2. def. Yousri Belgaroui at Glory 55: New York on Jul 20, 2018
3. def. Simon Marcus at Glory 58: Chicago on Sep 14, 2018
4. def. Jason Wilnis at Glory 65: Utrecht on May 17, 2019
5. def. Ertuğrul Bayrak at Glory 74: Arnhem on Dec 21, 2019

Pereira vacated the title to compete in the Light Heavyweight Division.[35]
6 Suriname Donovan Wisse
def. Yousri Belgaroui
Glory 78: Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Sep 4, 2021 1015 days
(incumbent)

1. def. Juri De Sousa at Glory 81: Ben Saddik vs. Adegbuyi 2 on Aug 20, 2022
2. def. Serkan Ozcaglayan at Glory: Collision 5 on Jun 17, 2023
3. def. Michael Boapeah at Glory: Collision 6 on Nov 4, 2023
4. def. Ulric Bokeme at Glory 92 on May 18, 2024

Glory Welterweight Championship[edit]

Weight limit: 77 kg (169.8 lb)

No. Name Event Date Reign
(total)
Defenses
1 Belgium Marc de Bonte
def. Karapet Karapetyan
Glory 16: Denver
Broomfield, CO, U.S.
May 3, 2014 49 days
2 Canada Joseph Valtellini Glory 17: Los Angeles
Inglewood, CA, U.S.
Jun 21, 2014 348 days
Valtellini vacated the title suffering from Post-Concussion Syndrome on June 4, 2015.[36]
3 Netherlands Nieky Holzken
def. Raymond Daniels
Glory 23: Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV, U.S.
Aug 7, 2015 491 days

1. def. Murthel Groenhart at Glory 26: Amsterdam on Dec 4, 2015
2. def. Yoann Kongolo at Glory 29: Copenhagen on Apr 16, 2016
3. def. Murthel Groenhart at Glory 34: Denver on Oct 21, 2016

4 France Cédric Doumbé Glory 36: Oberhausen
Oberhausen, Germany
Dec 10, 2016 258 days

1. def. Yoann Kongolo at Glory 39: Brussels on Mar 25, 2017
2. def. Nieky Holzken at Glory 42: Paris on Jun 10, 2017

5 Netherlands Murthel Groenhart Glory 44: Chicago
Hoffman Estates, IL, U.S.
Aug 25, 2017 175 days
6 Armenia Harut Grigorian Glory 50: Chicago
Chicago, IL, U.S.
Feb 16, 2018 386 days

1. def. Alim Nabiev at Glory 54: Birmingham on Jun 2, 2018

7 France Cédric Doumbé (2) Glory 64: Strasbourg
Strasbourg, France
Mar 9, 2019 983 days (1,241 days)

1. def. Alim Nabiev at Glory 66: Paris on Jun 22, 2019
2. def. Karim Ghajji at Glory 76: Rotterdam on Dec 19, 2020
3. def. interim champion Murthel Groenhart at Glory 77: Rotterdam on Jan 30, 2021

Netherlands Murthel Groenhart
def. Troy Jones for interim title
Glory 70: Lyon
Lyon, France
Oct 26, 2019
Glory declared the title vacant on November 16, 2021, following Doumbé's retirement from kickboxing[37].
8 Curaçao Endy Semeleer
def. Alim Nabiev
Glory 82
Bonn, Germany
Nov 19, 2022 525 days

1. def. Murthel Groenhart at Glory 85 on Apr 29, 2023
2. def. Jay Overmeer at Glory: Collision 5 on Jun 17, 2023
3. def. Anwar Ouled-Chaib at Glory 90 on Dec 23, 2023

9 Netherlands Chico Kwasi Glory 91
Paris, France
Apr 27, 2024 49 days
(incumbent)

Glory Lightweight Championship[edit]

Weight limit: 70 kg (154.3 lb)

No. Name Event Date Reign
(total)
Defenses
1 Georgia (country) Davit Kiria
def. Andy Ristie
Glory 14: Zagreb
Zagreb, Croatia
Mar 8, 2014 244 days
2 Netherlands Robin van Roosmalen Glory 18: Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK, U.S.
Nov 7, 2014 596 days

1. def. Andy Ristie at Glory 20: Dubai on Apr 3, 2015
2. def. Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong at Glory 25: Milan on Nov 6, 2015

3 Thailand Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong Glory 31: Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jun 25, 2016 1056 days

1. def. Marat Grigorian at Glory 36: Oberhausen on Dec 10, 2016
2. def. Dylan Salvador at Glory 39: Brussels on Mar 25, 2017
3. def. Christian Baya at Glory 50: Chicago on Feb 16, 2018
4. def. Tyjani Beztati at Glory 53: Lille on May 12, 2018
5. def. Marat Grigorian at Glory 57: Shenzhen on Aug 25, 2018
6. def. Josh Jauncey at Glory 61: New York on Nov 2, 2018

4 Armenia Marat Grigorian Glory 65: Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
May 17, 2019 464 days

1. def. Tyjani Beztati at Glory 69: Düsseldorf on Oct 12, 2019
2. def. Elvis Gashi at Glory 73: Shenzhen on Dec 7, 2019

Grigorian vacated the title on August 23, 2020, when he signed for ONE Championship.[38]
5 Morocco Tyjani Beztati
def. Elvis Gashi
Glory 78: Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Sep 4, 2021 1015 days
(incumbent)

1. def. Josh Jauncey at Glory 80 Studio on May 14, 2022
2. def. Stoyan Koprivlenski at Glory: Collision 4 on Oct 8, 2022
3. def. Petpanomrung Kiatmuu9 at Glory 84 on Mar 11, 2023
4. def. Kaito Ono at Glory 87 on Aug 19, 2023
5. def. Enriko Kehl at Glory Heavyweight Grand Prix on Mar 9, 2024

Glory Featherweight Championship[edit]

Weight limit: 65 kg (143.3 lb)

No. Name Event Date Reign
Total
Defenses
1 Canada Gabriel Varga
def. Mosab Amrani
Glory 20: Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Apr 3, 2015 217 days
2 Ukraine Serhiy Adamchuk Glory 25: Milan
Milan, Italy
Nov 6, 2015 259 days

1. def. Mosab Amrani at Glory 28: Paris on Mar 12, 2016

3 Canada Gabriel Varga (2) Glory 32: Virginia
Norfolk, VA, U.S.
Jul 22, 2016 91 days
(308 days)
4 Netherlands Robin van Roosmalen Glory 34: Denver
Denver, CO, U.S.
Oct 21, 2016 90 days
van Roosmalen was stripped of the title after failing to make weight for a scheduled title defense on January 19, 2017.[39]
5 Netherlands Robin van Roosmalen (2)
def. Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao
Glory 41: Holland
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
May 20, 2017 497 days
(587 days)

1. def. Serhiy Adamchuk at Glory 45: Amsterdam on Sep 30, 2017
2. def. interim champion Kevin VanNostrand at Glory 52: Los Angeles on Mar 31, 2018

United States Kevin VanNostrand
def. Anvar Boynazarov for interim title
Glory 48: New York
New York City, NY, U.S.
Dec 1, 2017
Thailand Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao
def. Kevin VanNostrand for interim title
Glory 55: New York
New York City, NY, U.S.
Jul 20, 2018
6 Thailand Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao Glory 59: Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Sep 29, 2018 2086 days
(incumbent)

1. def. Serhiy Adamchuk at Glory 63: Houston on Feb 1, 2019
2. def. Anvar Boynazarov at Glory 67: Orlando on Jul 5, 2019
3. draw. Kevin VanNostrand at Glory 72: Chicago on Nov 22, 2019
4. def. Serhiy Adamchuk at Glory 75: Utrecht on February 29, 2020
5. def. Abraham Vidales at Glory: Collision 4 on Oct 8, 2022
6. def. Ahmad Chikh Mousa at Glory 86 on May 27, 2023
7. def. David Mejia at Glory 89 on Oct 7, 2023

Glory Women's Super Bantamweight Championship[edit]

Weight limit: 55 kg (121.3 lb)

No. Name Event Date Reign
(total)
Defenses
1 United States Tiffany van Soest
def. Amel Dehby
Glory 36: Oberhausen
Oberhausen, Germany
Dec 10, 2016 356 days

1. def. Meryem Uslu at Glory 44: Chicago on Aug 25, 2017

2 France Anissa Meksen Glory 48: New York
New York City, NY, U.S.
Dec 1, 2017 252 days

1. def. Amel Dehby at Glory 53: Lille on May 12, 2018

3 Brazil Jady Menezes Glory 56: Denver
Broomfield, CO, U.S.
Aug 10, 2018 84 days
4 France Anissa Meksen (2) Glory 61: New York
New York City, NY, U.S.
Nov 2, 2018 385 days
(637 days)

1. def. Tiffany van Soest at Glory 64: Strasbourg on Mar 9, 2019
2. def. Sofia Olofsson at Glory 66: Paris on Jun 22, 2019

5 United States Tiffany van Soest (2) Glory 71: Chicago
Chicago, IL, U.S.
Nov 22, 2019 1,387 days
(1,743 days)

1. def. Aline Pereira at Glory 77: Rotterdam on Jan 30, 2021
2. def. Manazo Kobayashi at Glory 80 on Mar 19, 2022
3. def. Sarah Moussaddak at Glory: Collision 4 On Oct 8, 2022
4. def. Sarah Moussaddak at Glory 88 on Sep 9, 2023

Title was vacated when van Soest retired from the sport on September 9, 2023.[40]

Tournament champions[edit]

Weight Class Champion Runner-up Event Date Tournament Bracket
Glory 70 kg Slam Tournament Italy Giorgio Petrosyan Netherlands Robin van Roosmalen Glory 3: Rome November 3, 2012 70kg Slam Tournament bracket
Glory Heavyweight Grand Slam Tournament Netherlands Semmy Schilt Romania Daniel Ghiţă Dream 18/Glory 4: Tokyo December 31, 2012 Glory Heavyweight Grand Slam Tournament bracket
Glory 65 kg Slam Tournament Japan Yuta Kubo Japan Masaaki Noiri Glory 8: Tokyo May 3, 2013 Glory 65kg Slam Tournament bracket
Glory 95 kg Slam Tournament Suriname Tyrone Spong Germany Danyo Ilunga Glory 9: New York June 22, 2013 Glory 95kg Slam Tournament bracket
Glory Middleweight Championship Tournament United States Joe Schilling Russia Artem Levin Glory 10: Los Angeles September 28, 2013 Middleweight World Championship Tournament bracket
Glory Heavyweight Championship Tournament Netherlands Rico Verhoeven Romania Daniel Ghiță Glory 11: Chicago October 12, 2013 Heavyweight World Championship Tournament bracket
Glory Lightweight Championship Tournament Suriname Andy Ristie Netherlands Robin van Roosmalen Glory 12: New York November 23, 2013 Lightweight World Championship Tournament bracket
Glory Welterweight Championship Tournament Netherlands Nieky Holzken Canada Joseph Valtellini Glory 13: Tokyo December 21, 2013 Welterweight World Championship Tournament bracket
Glory Light Heavyweight Championship Tournament Turkey Gökhan Saki Suriname Tyrone Spong Glory 15: Istanbul April 12, 2014 Light Heavyweight World Championship Tournament bracket
Glory Middleweight Last Man Standing Tournament Russia Artem Levin United States Joe Schilling Glory 17: Los Angeles June 21, 2014 Middleweight Last Man Standing Tournament bracket
Glory Women's Super Bantamweight Grand Prix United States Tiffany van Soest France Amel Dehby Glory 36: Oberhausen December 10, 2016
Glory Heavyweight Grand Prix Morocco Jamal Ben Saddik Romania Benjamin Adegbuyi Glory 62: Rotterdam December 8, 2018 Glory Heavyweight Tournament bracket
Glory 4-man Heavyweight Tournament Netherlands Levi Rigters France Nordine Mahieddine Glory 76: Rotterdam December 19, 2020 Glory Heavyweight Tournament bracket
Glory 4-man Heavyweight Tournament Netherlands Rico Verhoeven Morocco Tarik Khbabez Glory 77: Rotterdam January 30, 2021 Glory Heavyweight Tournament bracket
Glory Heavyweight Grand Prix Netherlands Rico Verhoeven Netherlands Levi Rigters Glory Heavyweight Grand Prix March 9, 2024 Glory Heavyweight Grand Prix bracket
Glory Light Heavyweight Grand Prix Suriname Donegi Abena Azerbaijan Bahram Rajabzadeh Glory Light Heavyweight Grand Prix June 8, 2024 Glory Light Heavyweight Grand Prix bracket

Contender Tournament champions[edit]

Weight Class Champion Runner-up Event Date Tournament Bracket
2014 Glory Middleweight Contender Tournament Brazil Alex Pereira Armenia Sahak Parparyan Glory 14: Zagreb March 8, 2014 2014 Glory Middleweight Contender Tournament bracket
2014 Glory Heavyweight Contender Tournament Netherlands Errol Zimmerman Brazil Anderson Braddock Glory 16: Denver May 3, 2014 2014 Glory Heavyweight Contender Tournament bracket
2014 Glory Featherweight Contender Tournament Canada Gabriel Varga United States Shane Oblonsky Glory 17: Los Angeles June 21, 2014 2014 Glory Featherweight Contender Tournament bracket
2014 Glory Light Heavyweight Contender Tournament Brazil Saulo Cavalari Democratic Republic of the Congo Zack Mwekassa Glory 18: Oklahoma November 7, 2014 2014 Glory Light Heavyweight Contender Tournament bracket
2015 Glory Welterweight Contender Tournament Netherlands Nieky Holzken United States Raymond Daniels Glory 19: Virginia February 6, 2015 2015 Glory Welterweight Contender Tournament bracket
2015 Glory Middleweight Contender Tournament Canada Simon Marcus Netherlands Jason Wilnis Glory 20: Dubai April 3, 2015 2015 Glory Middleweight Contender Tournament bracket
2015 Glory Lightweight Contender Tournament Thailand Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong Canada Josh Jauncey Glory 22: Lille June 5, 2015 2015 Glory Lightweight Contender Tournament bracket
2015 Glory Heavyweight Contender Tournament Romania Benjamin Adegbuyi Netherlands Jahfarr Wilnis Glory 24: Denver October 9, 2015 2015 Glory Heavyweight Contender Tournament bracket
2015 Glory Welterweight Contender Tournament Netherlands Murthel Groenhart France Karim Ghajji Glory 25: Milan November 6, 2015 2015 Glory Welterweight Contender Tournament bracket
2015 Glory Featherweight Contender Tournament Morocco Mosab Amrani Brazil Maykol Yurk Glory 26: Amsterdam December 4, 2015 2015 Glory Featherweight Contender Tournament bracket
2016 Glory Middleweight Contender Tournament United States Dustin Jacoby United States Wayne Barrett Glory 27: Chicago February 26, 2016 2016 Glory Middleweight Contender Tournament bracket
2016 Glory Lightweight Contender Tournament Thailand Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong Armenia Marat Grigorian Glory 28: Paris March 12, 2016 2016 Glory Lightweight Contender Tournament bracket
2016 Glory Heavyweight Contender Tournament Netherlands Ismael Londt Netherlands Jahfarr Wilnis Glory 29: Copenhagen April 16, 2016 2016 Glory Heavyweight Contender Tournament bracket
2016 Glory Welterweight Contender Tournament Netherlands Murthel Groenhart Switzerland Yoann Kongolo Glory 31: Amsterdam June 25, 2016 2016 Glory Welterweight Contender Tournament bracket
2016 Glory Light Heavyweight Contender Tournament France Zinedine Hameur-Lain Brazil Ariel Machado Glory 32: Virginia July 22, 2016 2016 Glory Light Heavyweight Contender Tournament bracket
2016 Glory Featherweight Contender Tournament Canada Matt Embree Georgia (country) Giga Chikadze Glory 33: New Jersey September 9, 2016 2016 Glory Featherweight Contender Tournament bracket
2016 Glory Middleweight Contender Tournament Nigeria Israel Adesanya Tunisia Yousri Belgaroui Glory 34: Denver October 21, 2016 2016 Glory Middleweight Contender Tournament bracket
2016 Glory Heavyweight Contender Tournament Romania Benjamin Adegbuyi Croatia Mladen Brestovac Glory 35: Nice November 5, 2016 2016 Glory Heavyweight Contender Tournament bracket
2016 Glory Lightweight Contender Tournament France Dylan Salvador Albania Hysni Beqiri Glory 36: Oberhausen December 10, 2016 2016 Glory Lightweight Contender Tournament bracket
2017 Glory Welterweight Contender Tournament Switzerland Yoann Kongolo France Karim Benmansour Glory 37: Los Angeles January 20, 2017 2017 Glory Welterweight Contender Tournament bracket
2017 Glory Light Heavyweight Contender Tournament Brazil Ariel Machado France Zinedine Hameur-Lain Glory 38: Chicago February 24, 2017 2017 Glory Light Heavyweight Contender Tournament bracket
2017 Glory Featherweight Contender Tournament Thailand Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao Ukraine Serhiy Adamchuk Glory 39: Brussels March 25, 2017 2017 Glory Featherweight Contender Tournament bracket
2017 Glory Middleweight Contender Tournament Tunisia Yousri Belgaroui Brazil Alex Pereira Glory 40: Copenhagen April 29, 2017 2017 Glory Middleweight Contender Tournament bracket
2017 Glory Heavyweight Contender Tournament Netherlands D'Angelo Marshall Brazil Anderson Braddock Glory 41: Holland May 20, 2017 2017 Glory Heavyweight Contender Tournament bracket
2017 Glory Lightweight Contender Tournament Angola Christian Baya Netherlands Massaro Glunder Glory 42: Paris June 10, 2017 2017 Glory Lightweight Contender Tournament bracket
2017 Glory Featherweight Contender Tournament United States Kevin VanNostrand Georgia (country) Giga Chikadze Glory 43: New York July 14, 2017 2017 Glory Featherweight Contender Tournament bracket
2017 Glory Welterweight Contender Tournament Armenia Harut Grigorian France Antoine Pinto Glory 44: Chicago August 25, 2017 2017 Glory Welterweight Contender Tournament bracket
2017 Glory Light Heavyweight Contender Tournament Netherlands Michael Duut United States Manny Mancha Glory 45: Amsterdam September 30, 2017 2017 Glory Light Heavyweight Contender Tournament bracket
2017 Glory Featherweight Contender Tournament France Abdellah Ezbiri Uzbekistan Anvar Boynazarov Glory 47: Lyon October 28, 2017 2017 Featherweight Contender Tournament bracket
2017 Glory Lightweight Contender Tournament Bulgaria Stoyan Koprivlenski Morocco Tyjani Beztati Glory 49: Rotterdam December 9, 2017 2017 Glory Lightweight Contender Tournament bracket
2018 Glory Heavyweight Contender Tournament Romania Benjamin Adegbuyi Australia Junior Tafa Glory 50: Chicago February 16, 2018 2018 Glory Heavyweight Contender Tournament bracket
2018 Glory Welterweight Contender Tournament Netherlands Eyevan Danenberg Thailand Thongchai Sitsongpeenong Glory 51: Rotterdam March 3, 2018 2018 Glory Welterweight Contender Tournament bracket
2018 Glory Featherweight Contender Tournament Ukraine Serhiy Adamchuk France Victor Pinto Glory 53: Lille May 12, 2018 2018 Glory Featherweight Contender Tournament bracket

Qualification Tournament winners[edit]

Weight Class Champion Runner-up Event Date Tournament Bracket
2015 Glory Heavyweight Qualification Tournament United States Xavier Vigney England Chi Lewis Parry Glory 21: San Diego May 8, 2015 2015 Glory Heavyweight Qualification Tournament bracket
2015 Glory Middleweight Qualification Tournament United States Dustin Jacoby United States Casey Greene Glory 23: Las Vegas August 7, 2015 2015 Glory Middleweight Qualification Tournament bracket
2016 Glory Welterweight Qualification Tournament United States Richard Abraham United States Francois Ambang Glory 30: Los Angeles May 13, 2016 2016 Glory Welterweight Qualification Tournament bracket
2017 Glory Featherweight Qualification Tournament China Chenglong Zhang Japan Masaya Kubo Glory 46: China October 14, 2017 2017 Glory Featherweight Qualification Tournament bracket
2017 Glory Middleweight Qualification Tournament Canada Robert Thomas United States Mike Lemaire Glory 48: New York December 1, 2017 2017 Middleweight Qualification Tournament bracket
2018 Glory Lightweight Qualification Tournament China Liu Xu China Wensheng Zhang Glory 57: Shenzhen August 25, 2018 2018 Glory Lightweight Qualification Tournament bracket

Road to Glory Tournament champions[edit]

Weight Class Champion Runner-up Event Date Tournament Bracket
Road to Glory USA 95 kg Tournament United States Dustin Jacoby United States Brian Collette Road to Glory USA 95 kg Tournament February 2, 2013
Road to Glory USA 85 kg Tournament United States Mike Lemaire United States Eddie Walker Road to Glory USA 85 kg Tournament February 9, 2013
Road to Glory Japan 65 kg Tournament Japan Masaaki Noiri Japan Yuki Road to Glory Japan 65 kg Tournament March 10, 2013
Road to Glory USA 77 kg Tournament United States Francois Ambang United States Brett Hlavacek Road to Glory USA 77 kg Tournament March 22, 2013
Road to Glory Japan 85 kg Tournament Japan Kengo Shimizu Japan Magnum Sakai Road to Glory Japan 85 kg Tournament May 3, 2013
Road to Glory USA 70 kg Tournament United States Michael Mananquil United States Troy Sheridan 2013 Road to Glory USA 70 kg Tournament May 11, 2013
Road to Glory USA Heavyweight Tournament United States Xavier Vigney United States Maurice Green Road to Glory USA Heavyweight Tournament June 14, 2013
Road to Glory UK 65 kg Tournament England Mo Abdurahman England Bailey Sugden Road to Glory UK 65 kg Tournament March 11, 2017

Multi-division champions[edit]

Fighters who have won championships in multiple weight classes (excluding tournament champions).

  • Netherlands Robin van Roosmalen - Won Glory Lightweight Championship on November 7, 2014, then Glory Featherweight Championship on October 21, 2016.
  • Brazil Alex Pereira - Won Glory Middleweight Championship on October 14, 2017, then Glory Light Heavyweight Championship on January 30, 2021.

Notable fighters[edit]

Featherweight[edit]

Lightweight[edit]

Welterweight[edit]

Middleweight[edit]

Light Heavyweight[edit]

Heavyweight[edit]

See also[edit]

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