8-Man 1-Night Kickboxing Tournament, First in Over 20 Years on Pay-Per-View Saturday, June 21st, LIVE from The Forum, Presented by Chase
NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GLORY, the world's premier kickboxing league, today announced its inaugural Pay-Per-View (PPV) event, GLORY: LAST MAN STANDING, to be broadcast live from the Forum, Presented by Chase, in Inglewood, California on Saturday, June 21st at 10:00 pm ET.
GLORY: LAST MAN STANDING features eight of the word's best middleweights colliding in a one-night, winner-take-all tournament to determine who will be crowned GLORY Middleweight World Champion. "The GLORY fans tell us they have been waiting for the return of live combative tournaments on a scale they know GLORY understands. We are experienced with these multi-fighter formats overseas and now with the eight man tournament on Pay-Per-View, we will finally bring it to them," said Andrew Whitaker, GLORY Sports International CEO. "This is a thrill-packed event where the winner will have to fight three times in one adrenaline-fueled night."
Seven top-ranked middleweight tournament contenders -- Joe Schilling (USA), Wayne Barrett (USA),Alex Pereira (BRA), Filip Verlinden (BEL), Bogdan Stoica (ROM), Simon Marcus (CAN), and Melvin Manhoef (NED) -- have been confirmed so far, with the final competitor to be announced at a later date.
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