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.
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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 >>
Miami, Florida, August 15th, 2014 - Forty fighters entered THE ARENA, and 20 emerged victorious. Saturday, August 9th, ARENA COMBAT 1: SOUTHEAST TRIALS, the first American ARENA COMBAT event was held in Bristol, VA. The sport was introduced to a rowdy studio audience in the Bearcat Den gym, and the crowd was captured from the opening fight to the main event.
Amenities exclusive to ARENA COMBAT bouts such as the padded obstacles, team based maneuvers, and the 2-on-1 Sudden Death round were on dis read news >>
Looks like a UFC deal with Eddie Alvarez isn't quite as close as was hoped as word has come down that Donald Cerrone is facing Bobby Green at UFC 178.
A couple of weeks back, word started to surface that a big fight announcement was coming to UFC 178, one that would give the card a serious boost. It was later revealed that the expected bout was very likely Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez, contingent, of course, on the UFC being able to negotiate Alvarez away from Bellator. First there was a rum read news >>
Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo is scheduled to make his octagon debut at UFC 177 later this month, but prior to signing with the world’s premier MMA organization, he had the option of taking his career down a very different path.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Getting to the UFC was an important step for Holly Holm, but the former pro boxer and undefeated MMA prospect admits she hasn’t accomplished anything on MMA’s biggest stage just yet.Filed under: News read news >>
Nick Diaz is back in the UFC and he sat down with UFC.com for an exclusive interview. Hear him talk about a potential fight with Anderson Silva, how he got into fighting and much more. read news >>
If and when the Ultimate Fighting Championship adopts a uniform policy for its athletes, bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey is likely to be at the forefront of such a deal. read news >>
According to Ad Week (via FOX Sports), UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is 'likely be the face of the UFC's first official outfitting deal,' so says Mike Mossholder, UFC's Senior Vice President of global marketing partnerships.
Mossholder says the UFC is 'actively engaged in conversations' with a 'premium apparel line' to produce the promotion's own exclusive uniform inside the Octagon and that Rousey is 'highly likely' to be 'highlighted.' Referred to by Mossholder as the 'No. 1 m read news >>
Adam McDonough did not possess the weapons necessary to deal with Andrey Koreshkov. read news >>
Former UFC welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz has ended his retirement and signed a three-fight deal with the promotion.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>