GLORY ANNOUNCES BROADCAST DEAL WITH TRUEVISIONS

General Press Releases Thursday August 23, 2018 16:41
Bangkok--23 Aug--TQPR

Global stand-up combat leader partners with Thailand's leading cable and satellite provider to deliver fights from world's best strikers, including Thai champions Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong and Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao

GLORY, the world's premier stand-up combat league, and TrueVisions, the country's leading pay-TV operator, today announced an agreement establishing TrueVisions' channel network as the broadcast home of GLORY and its unparalleled roster of top strikers through 2018.

The deal includes live broadcasts of all GLORY fight cards throughout the year. All events will air live on True Sport, beginning this Saturday, Aug. 25 with GLORY 57 Shenzhen and GLORY 57 SuperFight Series. Thai fans can now tune in to True Visions; "True Sport" Network, for this premier global championship league and with True Visions Anywhere, fans can watch it not only in the comfort of their own home, but also on their devices wherever they prefer.

Thailand's most dominant fighter, GLORY lightweight (70 kilograms) champion "Killer Kid" Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong (120-30-5, 32 KO, fighting out of Bangkok, Thailand), will headline GLORY 57 Shenzhen. His opponent in the main event matchup is Armenian-Belgium star Marat Grigorian (59-10-2, 35 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands), who enters the bout on a seven-fight winning streak.

Sitthichai has defended the lightweight title four times since capturing it in June of 2016, bringing his overall GLORY record to an astonishing 9-1 and cementing his place as the top lightweight in the world.

Next month, fans can watch Buriram's own Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao (160-36-2, 27 KO, fighting out of Buriram, Thailand) compete for the undisputed featherweight crown, as he puts his interim title up against two-time featherweight champion Robin "Poker Face" van Roosmalen (40-7, 21 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands) in a title unification bout at GLORY 59 Amsterdam on Saturday, Sept. 29.

"Thailand is a very important market for us, it is a major focus with many of our elite fighters either coming from Thailand or trained in Muay Thai in Thailand. We have huge avid fans following Glory events here and we are very excited to be collaborating with True Visions. The partnership means we have consistent live coverage of all our fights and is a big win for our fans throughout the Kingdom", said Marshall Zelaznik, Glory's Chief Executive Officer

Sueksith Cholasuek, Marketing Director of TrueVisions Group said, "With this collaboration with Glory, True Visions further adds even more new and exciting content to attract new viewers."

Tune in to True Sport HD2 (667) this Saturday, August 25 at 7.30pm for Glory 57 to support the elite Thai fighters, Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong, as well as Zaza Sor Aree, who will represent her country and the sport of Muay Thai around the world. And stay tuned for the broadcasting info of all other exciting events Glory has planned for you.

Glory will continue to produce the highest quality fight events with the best male and female Thai fighters as Glory continues to keep its eyes open for new Thai talent.
For more information about GLORY, visit glorykickboxing.com.
For more information about True Visons, visit http://truevisionsgroup.truecorp.co.th/
About GLORY:

Founded in 2012, GLORY is the world's premier stand-up combat league. Owned and operated by GLORY Sports International (GSI), the league holds 14 global events per year, with media distribution to over 200 territories throughout the world. GLORY events are governed by GLORY Rules, which permit a mix of several combat disciplines including Karate, Muay Thai, Tae Kwon Do and Boxing. GLORY maintains offices in Los Angeles, Denver, Amsterdam and Singapore.

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