Davit Kiria vows to bring war to Madison Square Garden

“War is coming to New York”

This is the declaration of Georgian fighter Davit Kiria, who will be one of the four participants in the Glory 12 New York Lightweight Championship Tournament at Glory 12, which takes place at the Theater in Madison Square Garden, Nov. 23.

Joining Kiria in the tournament will be Andy “The Machine’ Ristie, Giorgio “The Doctor” Petrosyan and Robin Van Roosmalen.

Kiria is no stranger to Glory tournaments. He participated in the previous year’s tournament and made it to the semi-finals before he was defeated by Petrosyan, who went on to win the tournament.

Kiria will first face Van Roosmalen in the semifinals. Va Roosmalen defeated the Georgian back in 2011. If Kiria defeats Van Roosmalen and Petrosyan beats Giorgio, the two will meet in the finals later in the evening.

According to a press release from Glory, Kiria said he gained a lot of experience from his first encounter with The Doctor and believes he will win the rematch, He also said he is ready for the rematch with Van Roosmalen.

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