GLORY Signs Television Agreement With CBS Sports Network to Showcase World's
Premier Kickboxing Action
ACTION KICKS OFF WITH TELECAST OF STAR-STUDDED GLORY 7 MILAN EVENT
SINGAPORE, April 17, 2013
SINGAPORE, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Glory Sports International and CBS
Sports Network have reached an agreement to showcase action from the world's
premier kickboxing league, beginning with the star-studded GLORY 7 event in
Milan, Italy on Saturday, April 20.
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The CBS Sports Network telecast of the nine-bout GLORY 7 Milan kickboxing
event from Mediolanum Forum, headlined by a showdown between world No. 1
ranked lightweight (154 pounds/70 kilograms) Giorgio Petrosyan (75-1, 35 KOs)
of Italy and fellow sensation Hafid El Boustati (67-7-3, 18 KOs) of The
Netherlands, will air at 1:00 a.m. ET/10:00 p.m. PT on Sunday, April 21 (Same
"We look forward to expanding our relationship with CBS Sports Network, a
tremendous national sports television platform, and bringing U.S. sports fans
some of the hardest-hitting, world-class kickboxing action featuring elite
martial arts fighters from around the world," said Glory Sports International
CEO Andrew Whitaker.
GLORY action on CBS Sports Network continues from Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo,
Japan with a one-night, eight-man, single-elimination tournament in GLORY's
featherweight (143 pounds/65 kilograms) division that airs Sunday, May 5 at
2:00 a.m. ET/11:00 p.m. PT (Same day delay). In addition to the tournament,
several Superfights, including a heavyweight rematch between all-time great
Jerome Le Banner (73-21-2, 59 KOs) of France and Muay Thai champion Koichi
(26-8-1, 15 KOs) highlight the card.
Additional CBS Sports Network telecast dates of GLORY events will be announced
GLORY made its debut on CBS Sports Network from Tokyo on December 31, 2012
with GLORY 4 Tokyo, a one-night, 16-man 'Grand Slam' tournament loaded with an
unprecedented lineup of the world's greatest heavyweight fighters.
CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video
and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network
Channel 158. For more information, and to access the CBS Sports Network
channel finder, go towww.cbssportsnetwork.com.
For more information, visit www.gloryworldseries.com.
SOURCE Glory Sports International
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