GLORY 7 Milan

 
 
 
 
 
 

TO AIR IN OVER 861 MILLION HOMES ACROSS
162 COUNTRIES WORLDWIDE
WIDESPREAD TV DISTRIBUTION OF
WORLD-CLASS KICKBOXING EVENT INCLUDES
LIVE TELECAST IN 78 COUNTRIES ON SATURDAY, APRIL 20

 
 


 
 

SINGAPORE (April. 19, 2013) – The highly-anticipated GLORY 7 Milan kickboxing event headlined by a lightweight (70 kilograms/154 pounds) showdown between world No. 1 ranked Giorgio Petrosyan THE DOCTOR (77-1-1, 35 KOs) of Italy and fellow sensation Hafid El Boustati THE HYENA (67-7-3, 19 KOs) of Morocco, tomorrow, Saturday, April 20 will be televised in 861 households across 162 countries across the world.

The collective television distribution figures for the event include a live telecast of the nine-bout fight card from Mediolanum Forum in Milan, Italy in 78 countries.

Amongst GLORY’s television partners that will showcase the event live are PPTV in China, GDTV in China, Esporte in Brazil, Poverkhnqst in the Ukraine, Al Jazeera in The Middle East and North Africa, Mediaset in Italy and The Fight Network in Canada.

We are excited to see the GLORY brand of world-class kickboxing growing aggressively throughout the world and to be able to offer our live event programming to a growing number of avid martial arts fight fans,” said Glory Sports International CEO Andrew Whitaker. “The key to building superstars in a talent-driven business like this is to reach as many television viewers as possible with the product, and GLORY is clearly doing on a greater and greater scale as our fight series progresses.”

GLORY television partners that will offer the telecast on a tape-delayed basis, include CBS Sports Network in the U.S., which will air the event at 1:00 a.m. ET/10:00 p.m. PT on Sunday, April 21 (Same day delay); Eurosport, which is available in 59 countries throughout Europe, FOX Sports in Japan, Sony Six in India and Setanta Africa.

In the lightweight co-main event, Murthel Groenhart THE PREDATOR (53-14-3, 29 KOs) of Suriname will face off with fellow superstar Robin van Roosmalen POKERFACE (28-5, 19 KOs) of The Netherlands.

 
 

Matchmaking GLORY 7 Milan

(updated 19.04.2013)

MATCH red corner blue corner FIGHTS SYSTEM / WEIGHT CLASS
DISTANCE

1

Italy Italy
THE DOCTOR

Giorgio
Petrosyan

Versus Morocco Morocco
THE HYENA

Hafid
el Boustati

GLORY rules / Lightweight
3×3 minute

2

Suriname Suriname
THE PREDATOR

Murthel
Groenhart

Versus The Netherlands The Netherlands” width=
POKERFACE

Robin
van Roosmalen

GLORY rules / Lightweight
3×3 minute

3

Belarus Belarus

Murthel
Groenhart

Versus Georgia Georgia” width=

Davit
Kiria

GLORY rules / Lightweight
3×3 minute

4

Brasil” width= Brasil

Jhonata
Diniz

Versus The Netherlands The Netherlands” width=

Rico
Verhoeven

GLORY rules / Heavyweight
3×3 minute

5

Armenia” width= Armenia

Sahak
Parparyan

Versus Russia ”Russia”

Artem
Levin

GLORY rules / Middleweight
3×3 minute

6

Belgium” width= Belgium

Marat
Grigorian

Versus Belarus ”Belarus”

Chingiz
Alazov

GLORY rules / Middleweight
3×3 minute

7

Belgium” width= Suriname

Sergio
Wielzen

Versus Thailand ”Thailand”

Kaoponlek
 

GLORY rules / Featherweight
3×3 minute

8

The Netherlands” width= The Netherlands

Michael
Duut

Versus Australia ”Australia”

Steve
McKinnon

GLORY rules / Light Heavyweight
3×3 minute

9

Armenia” width= Armenia

Karapet
Karapetyan

Versus Italy ”Italy”

Roberto
Cocco

GLORY rules / Welterweight
3×3 minute

 
 
 
 
About GLORY:

The GLORY World Series is the world’s premier martial arts stand-up fighting league, staging events across the globe and offering up to $1,000,000 in prize money to the winners of 16-man ‘Grand Slam’ tournaments, which are open to only the best fighters in each weight class. The fight series also includes 8-man ‘Slam’ tournaments and events with traditional, single bouts.

With television deals spanning every continent, plus a groundbreaking online video streaming system and the world’s largest online martial arts library, GLORY is one of the world’s most widely-broadcast sporting organizations.

Owned and operated by Glory Sports International (GSI), the organization has offices in Holland, the UK, Tokyo, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. Its personnel includes a diverse mix of award-winning hedge-fund and private equity investors; principals from pioneering sports marketing agency Total Sport Asia; and senior level executives from several leading sports franchises, including WWE, FIFA, Golden Glory, Champions League and It’s Showtime.

 
 
Source:  
Glory World Series
Mike Afromowitz
Website: Glory World Series / No:37
 
 
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