NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GLORY, the world's premier kickboxing league, televised in over 170 countries, continues its North American takeover, announcing dates and locations that include Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York.
Newly announced, Glory 11 Chicago will be broadcast LIVE on SPIKE TV from the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, Saturday, October 12th. The card will feature a four-man Heavyweight World Championship Tournament and a main event fight to be announced imminently.
Tickets for Glory 11 Chicago are available at the Sears Centre Arena box office and SearsCentre.com, starting at $25. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. CT, with the first bout taking place at 5:30 p.m. CT.
Then, on Saturday, November 9th, GLORY returns to New York City with Glory 12 New York, LIVE from the Theater at Madison Square Garden, featuring a Lightweight World Championship Tournament. Starting at $35, tickets go on sale Monday, August 5th at Ticketmaster.com.
"We are putting a massive effort into growing our brand in the U.S.," says Andrew Whitaker, CEO of Glory Sports International. "We deliver the greatest stand up fighters in the world and with this lineup of televised U.S. events, the American public will finally have an opportunity to fully experience GLORY any way they choose."
Previously announced Glory 10 Los Angeles, on CBS Sports Network is the next opportunity to see world-class GLORY kickboxing action, on Saturday, September 28th, LIVE from the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California.
Tickets for Glory 10 Los Angeles, featuring a one-night, four-man, Middleweight World Championship Tournament and 8 Superfight matchups are priced from $35, on sale now, only at AXS.com.
Doors to Citizens Business Bank Arena will open at 5:00 p.m. PT and the first preliminary bout will begin at 5:30 p.m. PT.
Full fight cards for Glory 10, Glory 11, and Glory 12 to be released.
Founded in 2012, GLORY is owned and operated by GLORY Sports International (GSI), a professional martial arts organization and television content provider, and 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 www.gloryworldseries.com.