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Earlier this week GLORY installed sports marketing veteran Jon Franklin as Chief Executive Officer. A 15-year veteran of IMG, Franklin takes up the CEO role at a crucial juncture in GLORY's operation. Having been involved with the company since late 2012, he has plenty of ideas he wants to implement and is hitting the ground running. GLORY appointed a new Chief Executive Officer earlier this week and he is wasting no time in pushing things forward. Jon Franklin, who spent 15 years as an executiv read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Freshly washed of one troubled fighter, Bellator CEO Scott Coker may be looking at sign another. To say that Jason Miller has had his ups and downs over the years, would be putting it mildly. The man more often known as 'Mayhem' has fought for titles under Dream and Strikeforce, gone through two inglorious stints in the UFC, and generally competed at a high level over a 14 year career that ended with his UFC release in 2012. Outside the cage, however, he's been a mess. Following his UFC release, read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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GLORY today announced that it has both installed a new CEO and extended the terms of its broadcast agreement with Spike TV, its television home in the US. GLORY has a new CEO. The company announced today that Jon Franklin, formerly a consultant who handled logistics for the US side of the operation, had been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Glory Sports International. He replaces Andrew Whitaker, a former vice-president with the WWE, who moves to an advisory role on business development. P read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Jon Franklin has been appointed as the new CEO of Glory Sports International, parent company of the Glory kickboxing organization. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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GLORY's new CEO says his kickboxing promotion will be back in action in late October. In addition, their Spike TV deal is renewed, Amsterdam and Paris are possible destinations, and "the door is open on all possibilities" with Bellator MMA. GLORY Sports International and its board of directors have announced on Tuesday morning (Aug. 19, 2014) that Sports-Entco founder and president, John J. Franklin, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the global kickboxing promotion. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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The European-based Cage Warriors promotion is adding a new element to its fight night bonus structure. According to CWFC CEO Graham Boylan, the promotion will award $2,000 (USD) to any fighter who ends his fight via any of these finishes: 1. Head kick knockout2. Twister3. Knee bar 4. Heel hook5. Gogoplata6. Flying knee knockout7. Superman punch knockout8. Gone in 60 seconds (KO)9. Spinning knockout10. Slam knockout Boylan dubbed the new bonus structure a "bounty," and they will be in addition to read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Controversial former Manchester City soccer team CEO Garry Cook, who joined the UFC two years ago to head operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is moving to Las Vegas to take over as the promotion's Chief Global Officer.This would make Cook one of the most powerful figures in the organization, as he would be in charge of all the international territories. Sources within the promotion confirmed the appointment earlier Thursday, as did Dana White via text message on Thursday night."(Th read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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If any other UFC notables are planning to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, company CEO and co-owner Lorenzo Feritta just raised the bar.Filed under: News, Videos read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Cage Warriors CEO Graham Boylan will begrudgingly move the promotion’s 71st show to Jordan after disagreement with the Swedish MMA Federation.Filed under: Cage Warriors, News, Radio Highlight read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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MMAjunkie Radio returns today at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) after a weeklong vacation with guests Graham Boylan and John Morgan.Filed under: Cage Warriors, MMA Rumors, MMAjunkie Radio, News read news >>

  • a month ago
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Lorenzo Fertitta went on Fox Sports Live and explained the thinking behind cancelling the UFC 176 pay-per-view and when Featherweight champ Jose Aldo may face Chad Mendes for the second time. Fertitta said that the Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes main event may get moved to a PPV card scheduled for October 27 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, or earlier the same month. Further, Fertitta said if Aldo is not ready by October, and interim title fight could be planned. "You know, it was a very difficult decision read news >>

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