Glory Kickboxing returns to Chicago and China
Glory Kickboxing returns to Chicago and China | Pic: Supplied

GLORY Kickboxing announced three additional shows for the rest of 2019. The event calendar features two back to back fight cards in Chicago, IL, USA and the promotion’s return to China.

GLORY 71 and 72 take place at Wintrust Arena in Chicago on November 22 and 23 (respectively). The previous show in the city was GLORY 58 held last September. Top of the bill saw Alex Pereira retaining his middleweight title by unanimous decision against Simon Marcus. The matchups for the upcoming events are expected to be announced shortly.

The return to China is scheduled for December 7. The city-host of GLORY 73 and the headline-bout is yet to be named.

The promotion made its debut in China in October 2017. The event took place in Guangzhou, where Pereira defeated Marcus also by unanimous decision, and Rico Verhoeven stopped Antonio Silva in the second round.

The events precede GLORY Collision 2 headlined by Rico Verhoven and Badr Hari in a highly anticipated rematch.

The GLORY Kickboxing event schedule for the rest of 2019 can be found below.

Glory 71 Chicago – November 22
Glory 72 Chicago – November 23
Glory 73 China – December 7
Collision 2 – December 21