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.
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Titan FC owner, Jeff Aronson discusses a variety of topics including the relationship he has with the UFC, what he thinks of talent exchanges between organizations, the CBS deal and more.
Tonight will see Titan FC put forth their latest effort, and I've got to say, the card looks great. What's really admirable, is that a little over a week ago, they willingly gave up their main event to help a fighter realize his dream of getting back into the UFC.
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Eddie Alvarez's long and often-contentious relationship with Bellator MMA is officially over.
The company's lightweight champion, who underwent a protracted, bitter contract dispute with the company under former CEO Bjorn Rebney, was granted his unconditional release on Tuesday by new Bellator boss Scott Coker. Alvarez will relinquish the title. ESPN.com originally reported the news of Alvarez's release.
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MMA legend, Frank Shamrock, tells us how his relationship has changed with his brother, Ken, since the two reconciled last year on a TV special, and if he still wants to fight his brother. Plus, more details on Spike TV's "Gym Rescue" and what is in store for the show! read news >>
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UFC creator Art Davie discusses the origins of the UFC, why Rickson Gracie never fought in the UFC, and why the Gracies ended their relationship with the company after UFC 5 read news >>
The working relationship between Ultimate Fighting Championship and Invicta FC continues to blossom with the announcement that the all-women’s mixed martial arts promotion will air exclusively on UFC Fight Pass going forward. read news >>
The World Series of Fighting claims they were unaware of Dustin Holyko's criminal history and neo-Nazi inspired tattoos prior to putting him on their card. They have now terminated their relationship with the fighter.
This past Saturday's World Series of Fighting card saw a fighter named Dustin Holyko take on Neiman Gracie in an undercard fight. When the broadcast on NBC--the promotion's first shot at a slot on network TV--had some extra time after the main event, they slid Holyko vs Gracie onto read news >>
Fox and the UFC are done with Chael Sonnen after the former title challenger tested positive for banned substances for a second time this year alone.
One of the immediate concerns following Saturday night's revelation that Chael Sonnen had failed yet another drug test, this time including "major performance enhancing drugs" such as HGH and EPO, was how Fox and the UFC would handle the situation. It appears that we now know the answer to that question, with Sonnen bounced from both organizations. read news >>
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Jon Jones says his relationship with UFC is healthier than ever following a three-hour meeting. But that was far from the case a few weeks ago after "Bones" says the ZUFFA head honchos tried to "bully" him and "strong arm" him into accepting a rematch against Alexander Gustafsson. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones settled his contract dispute with the ZUFFA-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion and signed on the dotted line to rematch Alexander Gusta read news >>
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Invicta Fighting Championships and the UFC already had a close relationship, but that now has been bolstered thanks to a new broadcast deal with UFC Fight Pass. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Diego Sanchez is saying all the right things as he heads into his UFC Fight Night clash against Ross Pearson on Saturday night. read news >>