Pat Barry Returning To Kickboxing, Signs With GLORY


As we predicted, former UFC heavyweight competitor Pat Barry will return to his roots after signing with kickboxing promotion GLORY. Barry announced the news on a recent episode of the MMA Hour.

Barry, who holds a professional kickboxing record of 18-6-1, with 9 KO’s, is set to debut for GLORY in May, with Denver a rumored location for the event. No opponent has been announced as of yet for Barry’s GLORY debut, we’ll look to update you as and when more news becomes available.

Prior to his GLORY debut Barry will be making his return to kickboxing on March 22nd at CSA 39, which is set to take place in Richmond, Virginia. The event will be contested under GLORY rules, giving Barry a smooth transition to his new home following the fight.

Barry last competed in kickboxing back in 2007, prior to competing in MMA, where he suffered a TKO loss to French kickboxing champion Freddy Kemayo.

GLORY’s next event takes place on March 8th when GLORY 14 comes to Zagreb, Croatia, headlined by another former UFC star in the shape of Mirko Cro Cop, who takes on Remy Bonjasky in a rematch twelve years in the making.

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