GLORY 28 Paris Airs Live on ESPN3 This Saturday

GLORY 28 Paris Airs Live on ESPN3 This Saturday
Replay on ESPN2 Sunday, March 27

Spanish-Language Broadcast on ESPN Deportes Monday, March 28


New York, NY – This Saturday, Accorhotels Arena will host the world’s premier kickboxing league for an evening of stand-up action, airing live on ESPN3 beginning at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT.

GLORY 28 Paris is headlined by GLORY Heavyweight World Champion and Dutch superstar Rico “The Prince of Kickboxing” Verhoeven (47-10, 12 KO) defending his belt for the fourth time when he takes No. 3 contender Mladen “The Scorpion Sting” Brestovac (49-10-1, 32 KO) of Croatia.

Feared Dutch-Surinamese striker Murthel “The Predator” Groenhart (58-19-3, 33 KO) takes on fellow welterweight Cédric Doumbé (55-4-1, 35 KO) of France in the co-headline bout.

GLORY’s one-night, four-man Lightweight Contender Tournament rounds out the card, featuring No.1 ranked muay thai sensation Sittichai (106-29-5, 29 KO) up against former champion and No. 2 contender Davit Kiria (24-12, 9 KO) of Georgia. On the other side of the bracket, aggressive Belgian finisher Marat Grigorian (44-8-2, 26 KO) and local French favorite Djimé (50-12-4, 18 KO), ranked No. 5 and No. 6. in the division respectively, do battle.

The full five-fight card for GLORY 28 Paris can be found below:

GLORY 28 Paris
Heavyweight Title Headline Bout: Rico Verhoeven (c) vs. Mladen Brestovac
Lightweight Tournament Final Bout: Winner of Bout A vs. Winner of Bout B
Welterweight Co-Headline Bout: Murthel Groenhart vs. Cédric Doumbé
Lightweight Tournament Semi-Final Bout B: Marat Grigorian vs. Djimé
Lightweight Tournament Semi-Final Bout A: Sittichai vs. Davit Kiria

GLORY 28 Paris will be replayed in primetime on ESPN2 on Sunday, March 27 at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT and for Spanish-language viewers on ESPN Deportes on Monday, March 28 at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.

Tickets for GLORY 28 Paris are priced at € 175, € 120, € 90, € 70, € 45, and € 25. Tickets are available for purchase at

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