New York, NY – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced Hayabusa as its official in-ring glove, signing a multi-year equipment deal. Beginning on Friday, August 7 with GLORY 23, from The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, all GLORY competitors will be outfitted with Hayabusa’s new World Class Competition Gloves.
Featuring exclusive technological advancements specific to Hayabusa, the soon-to-be-released gloves were designed to complement the arsenal of GLORY’s top-level strikers.
“The name Hayabusa is well-recognized by the world of combat sports as the ultimate in performance equipment and technical apparel,” said GLORY CEO Jon Franklin, who helped broker the deal.
“Our athletes deserve the very best when it comes to not only their performance and comfort, but their safety, and we feel this deal provides the finest gloves available.”
Hayabusa’s World Class Competition Gloves will be officially revealed to the public for the first time during fight week of GLORY 23 and used in each subsequent event, including the newly announced “Bellator: DYNAMITE” event on Saturday, September 19.
“Hayabusa is extremely proud to be partnering with the most exciting promotion in combat sports today. The high-caliber level of striking that GLORY brings is truly outstanding and we couldn’t be more thrilled to be part of it,” said Ken Clement, Co-President, Hayabusa.
Stay tuned for more details on the GLORY and Hayabusa partnership.