GLORY recently completed its 14-show run on Spike TV, registering the second-lowest rated fight card. The kickboxing promotion will now have to secure a new broadcast home for GLORY 25 on Nov. 6, 2015.
GLORY’s 14-show run on Spike TV came to an end this past Friday night (Oct. 9, 2015).
According to Spike TV, 283,000 viewers tuned in to watch GLORY 24 in Denver, Colo., and witness Joe Schilling earn a technical knockout victory over Jason Wilnis, Dustin Jacoby knockout Wayne Barrett and Benjamin Adegbuyi win the Heavyweight “Contender” tournament.
The kickboxing show ended up being the second-lowest rated of the entire run on Spike TV, but it wasn’t for lack of good fights and/or match ups. GLORY 24 was headlined by arguably its biggest North American star, Schilling, and four out of the five fights finished inside the distance.
However, a late start time of 11 p.m. ET and lack of promotion once again seemed to hurt the promotion’s final show on the Viacom-owned network.
In hindsight, GLORY 13 was the pinnacle for the promotion’s run on Spike TV, garnering 659,000 viewers, while GLORY 22 was its low-water mark with 152,000 viewers. Over the course of the two-year, 14-show run on Spike ….View original article