|AUGUST 16, 2016
GLORY PARTNERS WITH PARX CASINO FOR GLORY 33 NEW JERSEY WEIGH-IN
(TRENTON, NJ – August 16, 2016) GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced Parx Casino, the largest casino gaming complex in Pennsylvania, as the official weigh-in site for GLORY 33 New Jersey and GLORY 33 SuperFight Series.
On Thursday, Sept. 8, Parx Casino’s sprawling entertainment complex will play host to the athletes of GLORY 33 New Jersey and GLORY 33 SuperFight Series as they step on the scale before entering the GLORY ring on Friday night.
Open to the public and streamed live via the GLORY Facebook page starting at 8 p.m. ET, the weigh-ins will feature all 18 fighters competing on the two cards including reigning Heavyweight World Champion Rico “The King of Kickboxing” Verhoeven and reigning Middleweight World Champion Simon "Bad Bwoy" Marcus.
Beginning at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, Sept. 8, former UFC lightweight champion and current UFC featherweight contender Frankie “The Answer” Edgar will be on hand to meet and greet fans inside 360, Parx Casino’s sleek bar and live entertainment space.
Following the meet and greet, where autographs and photos will be available, Edgar will serve as ambassador to the GLORY 33 New Jersey and GLORY 33 SuperFight Series weigh-ins, introducing the athletes and kicking off the event at 8 p.m. ET.
Located 20 minutes north of center city Philadelphia and 20 minutes west of Trenton, NJ – where Sun National Bank Center will host GLORY 33 New Jersey and GLORY 33 SuperFight Series on Friday, Sept. 9 – Parx Casino features over 200,000 square feet of gaming; 3,500 slot machines; 130 live table games; a premier poker room with 80 poker tables; live racing and simulcast action.
On Friday, Sept. 9, GLORY 33 New Jersey will be carried live on ESPN2 at 11 p.m. ET, while GLORY 33 SuperFight Series will stream live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass at 8:30 p.m. ET.
Tickets for GLORY 33 New Jersey are on sale now via SunNationalBankCenter.com, by phone at 1-800-298-4200 or in person at the Sun National Bank Center box office. Group Sales Discounts are available, call 609-656-3234 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
For more information, visit glorykickboxing.com.
Founded in 2012, GLORY is owned and operated by GLORY Sports International (GSI), a professional martial arts organization and television content provider that maintains offices in New York, Denver, London, Amsterdam, and Singapore. GLORY programming is seen in over 200 countries. GLORY kickboxing rules are comprised of a mix of several combat disciplines including Karate, Muay Thai, Tae Kwon Do and traditional Boxing. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @GLORY_WS, and visit us online at glorykickboxing.com.
ABOUT PARX CASINO®
Parx Casino® is owned and operated by Greenwood Racing, Inc. Parx Casino® is conveniently located 20 minutes north of center city Philadelphia, I-95 exit 37 or PA Turnpike exit 351 (westbound), exit 352 (eastbound) onto Street Road in Bensalem. Parx features 200,000 square feet of gaming; over 3,500 slot machines and 130 live table games; 80 poker tables; live racing & simulcast action; Parxgrill, an upscale signature restaurant; Foodies food court; Chickie's & Pete's Crab House and Sports Bar;360 bar and live music venue; Jax sports bar; Circle Bar; Bambu Noodle House; Earl of Sandwich®; Xlounge, ultramodern luxury lounge and complimentary parking for over 5,000 cars. For more information on Parx Casino®, visit www.parxcasino.com.