Former GLORY welterweight king Nieky Holzken announced on social media that he has rejected a contract offer from Glory Kickboxing. Holzken, who has made a name for himself in professional boxing recently, stated he was offered a new contract by the promotion but rejected the deal because he wasn’t pleased with the financial terms.
Holzken hasn’t fought in kickboxing since a decision loss to Alim Nabiyev last December. According to the Dutch fighter, Glory wanted him to appear on the big GLORY 59 show in Amsterdam in September as part of the new deal, but he won’t be fighting because he didn’t agree to the new contract.
Holzken has had three pro boxing bouts this year, including a World Boxing Super Series loss to highly regarded Callum Smith. He recently said he misses competing in kickboxing, and said in his post that he will entertain offers from other organizations.
Given Holzken’s impressive kickboxing pedigree and high profile, it would not be surprising to see One Championship or another organization land the veteran with a big offer.
It didn't work out with glory im sorry fans 😢 they offered me a contract and i didn't feel good about it.so i said no to it. i supposed to fight in #glory59 in the new contract. In my old contact they gived me 3 fights plus 1 optional.i fought 2 fights,an canceled 1 because of an injury,and now they say they count the canceled fight as one i fought.that that was in the contract and i didn't see that.and then they say (glory) we can have a new contract and then they offer less money i wont accept.even that i lost some fights on points.im still very popular in kickboxing and sell many many tickets and they now.and thats wy i think they wanted me to go fight in the arena.@glorykickboxing i was 4 years worldchampion who helped them to grow world wide.i was there from glory 1 till now. Even when i beat valtellini for the first world title,i get injured and after 3 months they took away my title,and you have to defend a title in one year not 3 months. But i didn't complain and keep training and after 6 months training i could fight again and i say i wanted to fight for my title again.then they say i have to fight a contender tournament again to make chance to fight for the title again witch was mine.so again i didn't complain and i fight in virginia the tournament and unfortunately for glory i won again 😎 with a big ko against raymond daniels and after that fight i beat daniels again for the title. Im sorry fans but i wont quit.maby if i get a good offer from some other organizations i fight there in the future and if not i will stick to boxing And no hard feelings about glory because i had good years with them.and its al about business. But i have to ley my fans no