GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced two World Title fights for 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.
In a rematch that pits the #1 and #2 ranked GLORY heavyweights against each other, Romanian technician Daniel Ghita (50-10-0, 39 KO) battles rising Dutch superstar Rico Verhoeven (43-9-0, 10 KO) for the GLORY Heavyweight Championship. Their previous encounter at GLORY 11 CHICAGO resulted in a decision victory for Verhoeven, earning him the title of GLORY Heavyweight Tournament World Champion.
Another World Title is on the line as newly crowned GLORY Welterweight Champion Marc De Bonte (87-11-1, 28 KO) of Belgium defends his belt against proven contender ‘Bazooka’ Joe Valtellini (11-2-0, 10 KO) of Canada.
GLORY: LAST MAN STANDING also features eight of the word’s best middleweights — Artem Levin (RUS) Joe Schilling (USA), Wayne Barrett (USA), Alex Pereira (BRA), Filip Verlinden (BEL), Bogdan Stoica (ROM), Simon Marcus (CAN), and Melvin Manhoef (NED) — colliding in a one-night, winner-take-all tournament to determine who will be crowned GLORY Middleweight World Champion.
GLORY has partnered with all of the major PPV sports and event distributors to deliver GLORY: LAST MAN STANDING (SRP $34.95) to cable and satellite providers across the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. Contact your local cable or satellite provider or go to gloryworldseries.com for more details on how to order.
GLORY: LAST MAN STANDING will immediately follow GLORY 17 LOS ANGELES, which airs at 8:00 pm ET on SPIKE TV.
For those who wish to attend GLORY 17 LOS ANGELES & GLORY: LAST MAN STANDING in person, tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com and fabulousforum.com, Prices start at $30 and VIP packages, including Forum Club access, are available.