GLORY 77 Kicks in the New Year on FITE Pay Per View – 6 Champions, 4 Title Fights, 1 Special NightPhilBoxing.comSat, 09 Jan 2021
New York, January 7, 2021 – FITE, the premiere global platform for sports and entertainment, is excited to present the first GLORY PPV show of the new year, live from the Netherlands on Jan. 30th at 3pm ET. GLORY continues its transition towards pay-per-view and building the future of their sport offering fans their first pay-per-view event of 2021 via official distribution partners FITE, Spike, La Sueur, and SportExtra. GLORY 77 will be available exclusively on pay-per-view for €19.99 or $24.99. Click HERE to order the event now on FITE.
The main event of GLORY 77 is headlined by one of the most exciting trilogy matches in combat sports between GLORY heavyweight champion Rico Verhoeven (56-10-0, 17 KO, The Netherlands) and the No. 1 ranked heavyweight contender Jamal Ben Saddik (35-7-0, 28 KO, Morocco). In the light heavyweight division, the undisputed GLORY championship is on the line when defending champion Artem Vakhitov (21-5-0, 8 KO, Russia) and interim champion Alex Pereira (32-6-0, 21 KO, Brazil) face off. Another long-awaited trilogy match will finally take place between welterweight champion Cédric Doumbé (73-6-1, 43 KO, France) and interim champion Murthel Groenhart (69-24-3, 40 KO, The Netherlands). Finally, super bantamweight champion Tiffany Van Soest (21-4-1, 6 KO, United States) defends her new GLORY belt for the first time against Aline Pereira (6-1-0, 1 KO, Brazil).
Two additional bouts complete the GLORY 77 fight card. Heavyweight Antonio Plazibat (18-3-0, 11 KO, Croatia) squares off with GLORY heavyweight newcomer Tarik Khbabez (46-6-1, 26 KO, Morocco). No. 2 ranked light heavyweight contender Luis Tavares (62-8-0, 22 KO, The Netherlands) looks to secure his third consecutive win when he meets No 4. ranked Donegi Abena (24-7-0, 6 KO, Surinam).
The FREE preliminary Glory pre-show event is headlined by a clash of heavyweight newcomers. Raul Catinas (41-6-0, 33 KO, Romania) and Martin Pacas (42-10-0, 10 KO, Slovakia) battle it out for their first time in the GLORY ring. Finally, French lightweight Guerric Billet (32-4-0, 14 KO, France) looks to secure his second consecutive GLORY win when he meets No. 5 ranked contender Itay Gershon (17-5-0, 6 KO, Israel) who holds a 4-1 record in GLORY.
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