The world's premier kickboxing league, "GLORY" World Series maintains six different weight classes and utilizes a year-long tournament format series, comprised of both 8-man 'Slam' and 16-man 'Grand Slam,' one-night, single-elimination tournaments that test the physical and mental fortitude of their competitors. The fight series also includes events consisting of traditional, single bouts featuring superstars and emerging talent. GLORY World Series rules permit the use of punches, kicks and knee strikes. Fighters are ranked according to a thorough point-system maintained by the GLORY World Federation that awards points to fighters based on their performances in tournaments and in single bouts. With live events throughout Europe as well as in the U.S. and Asia; television deals spanning every continent; online live video streaming of all shows; and the world's largest online martial arts library, GLORY World Series is one of the world's most widely distributed sporting organizations.
Glory (stylized as GLORY) and formerly Glory World Series and GLORY Kickboxing is an international kickboxing promotion company founded in 2012 by Glory Sports International Pte Ltd. partners Pierre Andurand, Marcus Luer, Scott Rudmann and Total Sports Asia. The company has its headquarters in Singapore.