Glory World Series First 16 Weigh-in Results and fight card changes

Weigh-ins were held this morning for the Glory World Series (GWS) First 16 Event in Stockholm Sweden for tomorrow's event. GWS First 16 boasts an assemblage of the biggest names in the kickboxing world including Georgio Petrosyan, Robin van Roosmalen, Nieky Holzkein and Gokhan Saki. There were some changes to the fight card since it was first announced and two MMA fights were added as a preliminary event for a total of 13 bouts and all fighters made their required weight.The GWS First 16 will be held at

Glory First 16: Introducing the "Pokerface" Robin van Roosmalen

Robin van Roosmalen is a Dutch kickboxer who will be fighting on May 26, 2012 in the Glory First 16, a 70kg Championship International Kickboxing event at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The winners of these 8 bouts will fight in the Glory Final 70kg Championship in August which has a Winner's purse of $300,000. Van Roosmalen will be fighting Russian kickboxer, Dzhabar Askerov. Van Roosmalen trains at Fight Club Den Bosch under his father William van Roosmalen, who was the only man to knock

Sanny Dahlbeck: solid southpaw representing Sweden in Glory First 16

Sanny Dahlbeck (23-4) is a Muay Thai fighter from Stockholm, Sweden. He is one of 16 fighters who will be competing in the Glory First 16 event scheduled for May 26  2012 in Sweden against Max Vorovski of Estonia. Dahlbeck, a southpaw, is known for having an extremely solid left hand which is responsible for 14 of his wins by KO or TKO. According to Dahlbeck, he is equally strong on his right-side. He took some time from his busy training schedule to talk with LowKick.comHow did you get started in

‘Cool Hand’ Corley fighting in Glory First 16

Michael "Cool Hand" Corley (27-6-2) is an American Muay Thai fighter from Spring, Texas. In 2011 he was a contestant on: The Challenger Muaythai Reality Show in Thailand. He is currently slated to compete in the Glory First 16 scheduled for May 26 in Sweden.Corley acquired the name “Cool Hand” from the movie Cool Hand Luke.  According to Corley, this refers to the fact that what may seem innocuous can often be deadly. Corley says his boyish appearance gives him the element of surprise in

Glory World Series 2012 – First 16 fight card

On May 26, 2012 Glory World Series will hold Glory First 16, a 70kg Championship Kickboxing event at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Glory has signed 16 of the world's top kickboxers including Giorgio Petrosyan, Albert Kraus, Yoshihiro Sato, Fabio Pinca, Dzhabar Askarov, Ky Hollenback, Qi Chenglong and Kem Sitsongpeenong for these quarterfinals. The winners of these 8 bouts will fight in the Glory Final 70kg Championship in August which has a Winner's purse of $300,000. The Main Event of

TUF: LIVE fighters discuss fighting, Cruz’s injury and competition

The UFC and FX hosted a media conference call with four of this season’s The Ultimate Fighter® Live quarterfinalists on Tuesday, May 8, 2012: James Vick (Team Cruz) vs. Joe Proctor (Team Faber) and Justin Lawrence (Team Cruz) vs. Michael Chiesa (Team Faber). The panel of fighters were asked who they thought would come out on top.  Justin Lawrence said that all the fighters were great and that every one of them has an opportunity to make it. Michael Chiesa agreed that they were all there to

Badr Hari and Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic to return at K-1 Rising 2012

  It was announced today that Badr Hari and Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic will both return to the K-1 arena  as part of the May 27 K-1 Rising 2012. Set in Madrid, Spain, Hari will be returning to the ring after besting Gokhan Saki earlier this year in a retirement match. Cro Cop returns after also winning his last kickboxing match against Ray Sefo. Hari will step into the ring with Anderson “Braddock” Silva (the Heavyweight kickboxer) while Filipovic will face the Spaniard

United Glory: Glory World Series 2012 Results: Semmy Schilt outpoints Brice Guidon

Complete with four MMA fights and a stacked kickboxing card, the first event in United Glory's "Glory World Series 2012" took place today, delivering an action-packed line-up from Moscow, Russia. Four-time K-1 World Grand Prix Champion Semmy Schilt made his return, defeating Brice Guidon via unanimous decision in the headlining bout, while Errol Zimmerman scored a fourth-round TKO win over Jerome Le Banner. Sergei Kharitonov picked up his second consecutive knockout victory, dropping Mark Miller with a

Sergei Kharitonov pounds pig carcasses in preparation for Mark Miller

PRIDE FC and Strikeforce veteran Sergei Kharitonov returns to kickboxing this Friday, when he meets Mark Miller in Moscow, Russia. Last seen in kickboxing action at United Glory 14, Kharitonov scored a first-round knockout victory over current UFC Heavyweight Might Mo. Below is footage of Kharitonov's unorthodox preparation for the bout, during which he visits a local meat locker to batter some pig carcasses.

K-1 Global and It’s Showtime sign multi-year deal

K-1 has been purchased by a Mr. Mike Kim and rechristened as K-1 Global. Today It’s Showtime announced that they had signed a deal with the new K-1 Global organization. It’s Showtime issued a press release about the deal, which stated that many fighters from their organization had signed contracts with the company and that they all received signing bonuses of 50 percent of the money that was owed to them from FEG, the former owners of K-1.  It’s Showtime fighters Daniel Ghita, Tyrone