Jul 18, 2013
(PRESS RELEASE) -- New York, NY – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced that it will bring its championship-level fight series to the West Coast with a stacked fight card that includes a one-night, four-man, Middleweight (187 lbs/85 kg) World Championship Tournament and eight Superfight match-ups, live from the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif. on Saturday, September 28th.

The elimination World Championship Tournament will see an international mix of some of the best Middleweight fighters on the planet, including #1 ranked contender Artem Levin (69-5-1, 31 KOs) of Russia, the pride of England Stephen Wakeling (37-4-1, 15 KOs), hometown favorite Joe Schilling (13-5, 10 KOs), and from the Netherlands, Jason Wilnis (19-2-1, 4 KOs). To win the one-night tournament and earn the Glory Middleweight World Championship, these fighters will have to fight and win twice.

Headlining Glory 10 is a Heavyweight match-up between Pride and Strikeforce MMA star Sergei Kharitonov (19-5, 9 KOs MMA/3-3, 3 KOs Kickboxing) and southpaw knock out artist Jerome Le Banner (75-21, 60 KOs).

The co-main event will feature fast paced Lightweight (154lbs/70kg) action as world #2 contender Robin van Roosmalen (29-5, 19 KOs) tests himself against the heavy hands of Swiss striker Shemsi Beqiri (72-8, 31 KOs).

Tickets for Glory 10 Los Angeles, priced from $35.00, are on sale only at

Doors at Citizens Business Bank Arena will open at 5 p.m. PST and the first preliminary bout will begin at 5:30 p.m PST.

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About GLORY: Owned and operated by GLORY Sports International (GSI), founded in 2012, a professional martial arts organization and television content provider, maintains offices in New York, Amsterdam, London, Tokyo and Singapore. GLORY programming is seen in over 170 countries. GLORY kickboxing rules are comprised of a mix of several combat disciplines including Karate, Muay Thai, Tae Kwon Do and Traditional Boxing. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @GLORY_WS, and visit us online at


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