GLORY WORLD SERIES had a great start of the season in Moscow on March 23, 2012 when Errol Zimmerman made it clear to the world that it was no mistake that his 11 fight winning streak with 10 KO’s would not come to an end. He knocked down Jerome Le Banner three times in the first round, getting the TKO win. Sergey Kharitonov from Russia knocked out Mark Miller (USA) with a brutal bullet right punch in the 1st round while Semmy Schilt vs Brice Guidon was another tough heavyweight fight where credit should be given to Brice Guidon who showed a strong fighting heart throughout.
On May 26, 2012GLORY WORLD SERIES will see its First 16 – 70kg Championship in Stockholm, Sweden. The fans at the Ericsson Globe Arenas will witness the best line up in the 70kg class ever seen in Sweden and the world. GLORY has signed top fighters including Giorgio Petrosyan (Italy), Albert Kraus (Netherlands),Yoshihiro Sato (Japan), Fabio Pinca (France), Dzhabar Askarov (Russia), Shemsi Beqiri (Switzerland) ,Maxim Vorovski (Estonia), Kem Sitsongpeenong (Thailand) and more to come. The Fighters all aim to make it into the GLORY Final 70kg Championship which has a Winners purse of US$ 300,000. The stakes could not be higher in Sweden.
The Superfight on the evening will be Semmy Schilt vs Errol Zimmerman, another great battle of the Giants. GLORY is planning at least four events before the end of the year, starting with the event in Sweden on May 26th and then the FINAL of the 70kg Championship at the end of August. Two more dates will be set for the Heavyweight Championship which will see a total of US$ 400,000 at stake. Fighters already signed for the heavyweight Class are Peter Aerts (Netherlands), Brice Guidon (France), Jerome Le Banner (France), Semmy Schilt (Holland), Gokhan Saki (Turkey), Errol Zimmerman (Curacao), Sergey Kharitonov (Russia), Jamal Ben Saddik (Morocco), Filip Verlinden (Belgium), Ali Cenik (Turkey), Igor Jurkovic (Croatia) and more. The line up is an A list of today’s top Stand up Fighters.