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GLORY 18 took place in Oklahoma, USA earlier this month and saw Robin van Roosmalen emerge with the World Lightweight Championship after another epic clash with defending champion Davit Kiria. As usual, videographer Eldar Gross - creator of ‘The Reem' documentary series - was doing his thing, roaming backstage, front of house and everywhere in between to put together the behind-the-scenes piece he does for every GLORY event. In addition to the world title fight the card also featured a Light-Hea read news >>

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If you missed the action from last week's GLORY 18: "Return to GLORY" card in Shawnee, Oklahoma, that saw Robin van Roosmalen crowned as new GLORY lightweight champion and Saulo Cavalari win the light heavyweight tournament, then head over to Gloryworldseries.com. They have the entire fight card unlocked for free! All combat sports fans -- at one point or another -- have missed a fight card and then come home to find out they forgot to set their DVRs accordingly and lost out on all the action. I read news >>

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The numbers are in for this past weekend's GLORY 18 'Return to GLORY' event that took place in Shawnee, Oklahoma, at the Grand Resort Hotel and Casino. With 352,000 viewers, this is the lowest rated of the promotion's eight fight cards televised on Spike TV, but there are also plenty of positives to take from it. The world's leading kickboxing promotion put on its eighth fight card on Spike TV last weekend (Fri., Nov. 7, 2014). GLORY 18: "Return to GLORY" saw 352,000 viewers tune in to watch Sau read news >>

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GLORY 18 was a promising return for the world's leading kickboxing promotion. A five-round war in the lightweight division headlined the night and crowned a new champion, while a contender tournament in the light heavyweight division was action packed and two out of the three fights ended with vicious knockouts. Let's go over the good and the bad and put a bow on the night that went down in Oklahoma on November 7, 2014. GLORY kickboxing returned from a near five-month hiatus last week and the fi read news >>

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Kickboxing premier league GLORY is in Oklahoma this week for GLORY 18: RETURN TO GLORY. It takes place Friday night at the Grand Casino Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma City. On the card is a World Lightweight Championship fight between Davit Kiria and challenger Robin van Roosmalen, plus a four-man Light-Heavyweight Contender Tournament which will produce a contender for Gokhan Saki's world title. Bloody Elbow is on location in Oklahoma and got some final words from the key players before the big sh read news >>

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In the end, the $15,000 Oklahoma Heist ended up being a $100 fine. Outrage filled the Twitterverse last month after word broke that the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission allegedly fined Roan Carneiro 30 percent of his $50,000 prize for winning the BattleGrounds MMA one-night tournament on Oct. 4 in Tulsa. But OSAC had temporarily withheld a set portion of his Carneiro's purse, a standard move for the commission, pending a hearing over Carneiro showing up late for his pre-fight physical. Thursda read news >>

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Well, that's a relief. Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Roan Carneiro was able to beat three men in one night en route to capturing the BattleGrounds MMA welterweight tournament last month in Tulsa, Oklahoma, capturing a $50,000 prize for his impressive feat. But his celebration didn't last long. That's because the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission (OSAC) fined the Brazilian 30-percent of his purse -- which in this case added up to a whopping $15,000 -- for being late for his physical. read news >>

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To train for upcoming UFC fights, Johnny Hendricks and Jared Rosholt spent some time back in the wrestling room of Oklahoma State University, and Bloody Elbow has footage. Recently two Team Takedown fighters, UFC welterweight champion Johnny Hendricks and rising UFC heavyweight star Jared Rosholt, returned to their alma mater, Oklahoma State University, to sharpen their wrestling skills before upcoming fights. Oklahoma State is the most decorated college wrestling program of all time, and still read news >>

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Welterweight MMA veteran Roan Carneiro will soon receive $14,900 check from the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission, one month after it withheld 30 percent of his $50,000 purse for showing up late to a pre-fight physical.Filed under: News read news >>

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GLORY returns to action on Nov. 7, 2014 with GLORY 18 at the Grand Resort Hotel Casino in Shawnee, Oklahoma, airing live on Spike TV. A lightweight title fight between Davit Kiria and Robin van Roosmalen will headline the evening, but all eyes will once again be tuning in to see who will win the one-night tournament, this time in the light heavyweight division. Let's meet the participants. GLORY returns to action on Fri., Nov. 7, 2014 from Shawnee, Oklahoma, at the Grand Resort Hotel Casino and read news >>

  • a month ago
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Welterweight MMA veteran Roan Carneiro thinks his troubles with the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission will be resolved – despite a hefty $15,000 fine following a brilliant showing in a recent single-night tournament. Filed under: Featured Videos, MMAjunkie (...) read news >>

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Bloody Elbow's 'dirty dozen' preseason ranking of the nation's top twelve college wrestling programs continues with number 9, the Oklahoma State Cowboys. I'm not quite sure what to make of Oklahoma State's wrestling team this year. The most decorated program in wrestling history enters the 2014-2015 season with more questions than answers. I look at their roster and wonder to myself... How will defending national champ Alex Dieringer do up a weight at 165? What about super recruit Chance Marstel read news >>

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The former UFC welterweight, however, says he wasn't late for anything. After beating three men in one night to capture the BattleGrounds MMA welterweight tournament last Friday night (Oct. 3, 2014) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Roan Carneiro suffered a brutal loss in the form of getting docked $15,000 from his winnings (details). The Oklahoma State Athletic Commission (OSAC) fined Roan that staggering amount -- which was 30-percent of his $50,000 grand prize -- for being late for a physical, according to read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The Ohio State Athletic Commission informed MMAFighting.com that the reason Roan Carneiro was fined was because he was late for the weigh-in and physical. While fighters have to worry about an array of pre and post-fight scenarios during fight week, tardiness is hardly a legitimate concern to most. Sadly, it appears that is all it will take for BattleGrounds MMA one-night tournament winner Roan Carneiro to be fined a hefty $15,000 from his $50,000 paycheck by the Ohio State Athletic Commission ( read news >>

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