Update: The Glory 59 replay will now be broadcast beginning at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT. The time was changed.
If you live in the U.S. and have been unable to catch Glory 59, you’re in luck.
Glory announced that a replay of last Saturday’s Glory 59 event from Amsterdam will be broadcast on the ESPN 2 network tonight (Wednesday October 3). The broadcast is scheduled to begin at 10 pm ET/7 pm PT.
Glory 59 marked the return of kickboxing to the Johan Cruijff Arena, formerly the Amsterdam Arena, after an eight year absence. A crowd of over 12,000 people attended the event.
The Glory 59 main card consisted of four bouts, including two title fights.
Rico Verhoeven (NLD) vs Guto Inocente (BRA)-Glory Heavyweight Title
Robin van Roosmalen (NLD) vs Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao (THA)-Glory Featherweight Title/65 kg
D’Angelo Marshall (CUW) vs Jamal Ben Saddik (MAR)-Heavyweights
Tyjani Beztati (MAR) vs Chris Baya (NLD)-Lightweights/70 kg
Tickets On Sale for Glory 61
In other Glory news, tickets are now on sale for the Glory 61 event taking place on Friday November 2 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. The Glory 61 fight card is headlined by two rematches with titles on the line.
Glory lightweight king Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong of Thailand defends his crown for the sixth time against fourth ranked contender Josh Jauncey. Jauncey, born in Britain and fighting out of Canada, earned a title shot with split decision wins over fellow contenders Chris “Bad News” Baya and Stoyan Koprivienski. The two fighters previously met in June 2015, a bout Sitthichai won by unanimous decision.
In the other title fight, Anissa Meksen challenges Jady Menezes for the super bantamweight title. The bout is a rematch of their Glory 56 fight, in which Menezes prevailed by highly controversial decision.
Glory 60 tickets range in price from $60 to $200 plus fees, and can be purchased from Ticketmaster online.
Photo Courtesy of James Law/Glory Sports International