Glory Sports International (GSI) have announced that the “GLORY 4 Tokyo-Heavyweight Grand Slam”, a one night single-elimination kickboxing competition featuring 16 of the world’s hardest hitting KO artists, will be televised on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at 10:00 p.m. EST on CBS Sports Network.
GSI officials recently announced the broadcast deal via official press release.
The winner of the 16-man tournament will be crowned GLORY World Champion and walk away with $400,000. The one night single-elimination kickboxing competition will feature heavyweight KO superstars such as Peter Aerts, Remy Bonjasky and Semmy Schilt plus dangerous rising stars such as Gokhan Saki and Daniel Ghita.
Here is what the CEO of Glory Sports International, Marcus Luer had to say:
“We are very excited to provide fight fans in the U.S. with the first real look at GLORY KICKBOXING with the broadcast of our GLORY 4 Tokyo Heavyweight Grand Slam on CBS Sports Network on New Year’s Eve,” Luer also said. “We have lined up the best heavyweight stand-up fighters from every corner of the globe who come with professional KO records that will astound and excite American fight fans! A world first-there will be no denying that the ’last man standing’ in this tournament will be hailed as the top stand-up fighter on the planet.”
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 to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
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