Report: Update On Two GLORY Kickboxing Events
There has reportedly been a major development on two planned GLORY Kickboxing shows.
In late July, GLORY issued a press release boasting a new management group being in charge of the promotion.
“The organization has emerged from the corona cloud into a leaner, more efficient organization, able to react quickly and actually operate in these times which are the most challenging ever faced by sports and entertainment companies worldwide. The new ownership group looks forward to being able to continue bringing the absolute best stand-up combat to fans and media partners around the world, it’s once again time for GLORY” said Scott Rudmann, Executive Vice-Chairman.
Many were concerned about the future of the promotion in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. In the press release, a series of events were announced including GLORY 76 and 77. GLORY 76 was to take place on October 2 with 77 being held the next day. Both events were going to take place at Haanger 2, a former Dutch naval base located near Amsterdam.
A new report from NOS claims GLORY 76 and 77 have been postponed. GLORY 76 was going to feature a four-man middleweight tournament with the winner receiving a shot at champion Alex Pereira. GLORY 77 was supposed to see Welterweight Champion Cedric Doumbe put his gold on the line against an opponent to be decided.
Fight fans haven’t been able to bear witness to a GLORY Kickboxing event since February 29. That event was GLORY 75 and headlined by a featherweight title fight between champion Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao and Serhiy Adamchuk. Kiatmookao retained his gold via unanimous decision.