The world’s leader in mixed martial arts (MMA), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), has teamed up with the world’s leader in kickboxing, GLORY, as well as added Brazilian jiu-jitsu events to its online catalog.
UFC Fight Pass announced on Thursday evening that its has added the GLORY “Superfight Series” and Eddie Bravo Invitation (EBI) jiu-jitsu events to its digital streaming service.
“We are proud to announce our new partnerships with the GLORY kickboxing and EBI Brazilian jiu-jitsu organizations,” said UFC Senior Vice President and UFC Fight Pass General Manager, Eric Winter. “This is a huge development for FIGHT PASS. We haven’t just added some kickboxing and some BJJ to FIGHT PASS — we partnered with leaders in both sports. GLORY has established itself as the pinnacle of world kickboxing while EBI leads the way in exciting, fast-paced submission grappling. Both of these organizations are tremendous additions to FIGHT PASS.”
GLORY “Superfight Series” will air on UFC Fight Pass starting on Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, with a headlining bout between Joe Schilling and Mike Lemaire, which precedes GLORY 27 from Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
In addition to airing “Superfight Series” cards, UFC Fight Pass has acquired the rights for the GLORY kickboxing back library and also the “It’s Showtime” and K-1 fight libraries, too. Those fights will be uploaded “beginning immediately,” according to the release.
“We are honored to partner with the UFC to bring GLORY fans and all combat sports fans kickboxing on UFC Fight Pass,” GLORY CEO Jon J. Franklin told MMAmania.com. “They are the world leaders in MMA. We are the world leaders in kickboxing. For GLORY, it’s great to have our ‘Superfight Series’ as part of the UFC FIGHT Pass Global platform and to get our GLORY library of spectacular kickboxing content on air on the ….View full article
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