Glory 43 New York took place last Friday night, July 14th, in the Theater at Madison Square Garden where four fighters faced off in a tournament Kickboxing battle. Glory is one of the world’s leading kickboxing organizations, which promises that its ruleset is designed to keep the action fast passed and exciting. This tournament was no exception, the energy was high and the fights were very fun to watch. Sports Illustrated contributing photographer Chad Mathew Carlson covers the event!
Photographers Will Baker and Bryan Winter were ringside at Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn, N.Y., to catch a glimpse of the sixth annual New York Boxing Tournament. The event is open to all amateur boxers, in divisions including Juniors, Novices, Open, Elite, Female and Masters. Winners from the tournament's Metro Elite division advance to the Olympic Trials Qualifier II held from Sept. 5 to 12 in Philadelphia for men, and in Baltimore from Sept. 6 to 11 for women.