The following is GLORY Kickboxing’s 2022 schedule for all events announced and rumored. This schedule will for GLORY Kickboxing takes us from January to September 2022.
GLORY Kickboxing 2022 Schedule
Glory 80 – March 19, 2022
Levi Rigters vs Jamal Ben Saddik – Cancelled
Arkadiusz Wrzosek vs Badr Hari – No Conetst
Tiffany van Soest def. Manazo Kobayashi – TKO
The GLORY 80 event was canceled due in arena riots, in Belgium.
Glory 80 Studio – May 14, 2022
Tyjani Beztati vs Josh Jauncey
Antonio Plazibat vs Tarik Khbabez
Rhys Brudenell vs Kevin Tariq Osaro
With the cancellation of GLORY 80, GLORY Kickboxing put together a studio event for those who purchased GLORY 80. There will be no audience and no media present. It will not be available for purchase for those who did not purchase GLORY 80.
Reigning champion Tyjani Beztati will look to defend his title against Canada’s Josh Jauncey. And top heavyweight contenders Antonio Plazibat, of Croatia, and Morocco’s Tarik Khbabez will face off for a position in the crowded heavyweight division.
Glory Rivals 1 – May 21, 2022
Harut Grigorian vs Endy Semeleer
Luis Tavares vs Horace Martin
Lionel Bady vs Mohammad Ghaedibardeh
GLORY Rivals is a crossover event with kickboxing promotion Enfusion. This is planned to be GLORY fighters versus Enfusion fighters. The event will take place at the Lotto Arena in Antwerp, Belgium.
Former GLORY Welterweight champion Harut Grigorian will face off against current Enfusion world champion Endy Semeleer at GLORY Rivals 1. And, Luis Tavares, current contender in GLORY and former Enfusion champion, will face meet Jamaican-Dutch fighter Horace Martin.
Glory Rivals 2 – June 11, 2022
Nidal Bchiri vs Jahfarr Wilnis
Jos van Belzen vs Regilio van den Ent
Serginio Kanters vs Jay Overmeer
Ibrahim El Bouni vs Clyde Brunswijk
Glory Rivals 2 will see more GLORY versus Enfusion fighters. This is scheduled at the Zwembad Hoornse Vaart in Alkmaar, Netherlands.
Former Enfusion heavyweight title contender Nidal Bchiri will fight against GLORY heavyweight Jahfarr Wilnis headlining Glory Rivals 2. Also, rising Dutch fighter Jay Overmeer will look to get another win against Serginio Kanters.
Glory Rivals RISE – July or August (Rumor)
Glory Rivals will see GLORY kickboxers fight against athletes in competing kickboxing promotions. Glory Rivals 1 and 2 will be against Enfusion. This rumored event will be GLORY fighters in Japan against the kickboxing organization RISE.
The first GLORY vs RISE fight was a duel of the champions at GLORY 80 with Tiffany van Soest defeating the Japanese champion Manazo Kobayashi.
No specific date, venue, or fighters have been confirmed as of yet.
Glory Rivals 3 – September 17, 2022
More GLORY versus Enfusion with Glory Rivals 3. This event will take place at the Sporthal Sportpaleis in Alkmaar, Netherlands. No fighters or matchups have yet been confirmed for this event.
MMA Sucka will keep you up to date on upcoming GLORY Kickboxing events as they are updated and as they happen. Plus, we’ll keep you informed on kickboxing events around the world. Aside form GLORY keep an eye on the K-1 vs RISE event in Tokyo on June 19, this will see Tenshin Nasukawa vs Takeru Segawa. Also, GLORY heavyweight champions Rico Verhoeven will be taking a fight outside of GLORY in a promotion called ‘HIT IT.’ This is on October 29 at the Rotterdam Ahoy in Rotterdam, Netherlands. No opponent yet announced but it said to be another GLORY heavyweight.