DENVER – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, and UFC.tv, the organization’s Pay-Per-View partner for GLORY: COLLISION, have teamed up to provide GLORY SuperFight Series content live and free to all viewers for the first time ever on Saturday, Dec. 10.
GLORY 36 SuperFight Series, in this case being offered by UFC.tv as the “GLORY: COLLISION prelims,” would typically (and will still be) available for UFC FIGHT PASS customers. But ahead of GLORY COLLISION, the highly anticipated special Pay-Per-View event, everyone – both UFC FIGHT PASS customers and those yet to sign up – will be able to tune-in for the free prelims by visiting UFC.tv.
First look at the GLORY: COLLISION prelims, including countdown to air time and exclusive GLORY pre-fight video content, is available at the following link: ufc.tv/video/glory-collision-prelims
The GLORY: COLLISION prelims are headlined by Congolese-German light heavyweight Danyo “Dibuba” Ilunga (57-10, 44 KO), currently ranked No. 8, throwing down with the Netherlands’ Michael “The Dream Crusher” Duut (39-6, 17 KO). Armenian-Belgian power puncher Harut Grigorian (42-10, 31 KO) battles 23-year-old German prospect Danijel Solaja (61-9-1) at welterweight in the can’t miss co-headline bout.
Two Super Bantamweight Grand Prix bouts are featured on the preliminary card. Muay Thai champion and MMA star Tiffany “Time Bomb” van Soest (15-2-1, 5 KO) meets Canadian challenger Jessica “Thumper” Gladstone (6-6, 2 KO) in one semifinal match-up, while 21-year-old Dutch prospect Isis “Fight Queen” Verbeek (9-3, 5 KO) takes on undefeated Amel Dehby (28-0, 11 KO) of France. The winners of each semifinal match-up will advance to the Grand Prix tournament final – the opening bout of GLORY: COLLISION.
Plus, Andrej Bruhl (42-5, 15 KO), fighting out of Germany, faces Dutch-Moroccan youngster Tyjani Beztati (10-1, 4 KO) at lightweight to kick off the card.
The complete five-fight preliminary card for GLORY: COLLISION, streaming live at 1:30 p.m. ET / 10:30 a.m. PT can be found below:
- Light Heavyweight Headline Bout: Danyo Ilunga vs. Michael Duut
- Welterweight Co-Headline Bout: Harut Grigorian vs. Danijel Solaja
- Super Bantamweight Grand Prix Semifinal B: Tiffany van Soest vs. Jessica Gladstone
- Super Bantamweight Grand Prix Semifinal A: Isis Verbeek vs. Amel Dehby
- Lightweight Bout: Andrej Bruhl vs. Tyjani Beztati
Immediately following the GLORY: COLLISION prelims is GLORY: COLLISION. Priced at $29.95 US, GLORY: COLLISION is available for purchase as a Pay-Per-View event on North American cable and satellite providers and globally via the UFC.tv digital service at ufc.tv/glorycollision.
This once in a lifetime special event is headlined by one of the most anticipated match-ups in combat sports history. Reigning GLORY world champion Rico “The King of Kickboxing” Verhoeven (49-10, 13 KO) clashes with long-time divisional kingpin Badr “The Golden Boy” Hari (106-12, 93 KO) for a showdown years in the making.
The complete four-fight Pay-Per-View card for GLORY: COLLISION, airing live at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT can be found below:
- Heavyweight Headline Bout: Rico Verhoeven vs. Badr Hari
- Welterweight World Title Bout: Nieky Holzken (c) vs. Cedric Doumbé
- Heavyweight Bout: Ismael Londt vs. Jamal Ben Saddik
- Super Bantamweight Grand Prix Final Bout: Semifinal A Winner vs. Semifinal B Winner
Tickets for GLORY: COLLISION are officially sold out.
For more information about GLORY or how to watch, visit glorykickboxing.com.