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 >>
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 >>
As expected, Bellator MMA is restructuring its format next year to focus on superfights and “tentpole” events rather than tournaments, the promotion’s new president, Scott Coker, today told MMAjunkie.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News read news >>
When producers pitched Randy Couture on "Gym Rescue," a spinoff of Spike TV's popular reality show "Bar Rescue" that debuts tonight (10 p.m. ET/PT), the idea of rehabbing gyms wasn't unfamiliar to the ex-champ and UFC Hall of Famer. read news >>
LAST MAN STANDING was GLORY's first venture into the pay-per-view market. For those who didn't see the event live, or who are just hungry for some more kickboxing action, Spike TV has announced that it is airing the full event for free this Friday night. Three world titles and an eight-man middleweight tournament are the catalysts for kickboxing violence.
GLORY's ‘LAST MAN STANDING' event took place June 21 in Los Angeles, California. Featuring an eight-man tournament and had three world titles read news >>
Remember that insane GLORY fight card from last June? If you didn't shell out the money to stream the pay-per-view (PPV) -- or you just want to watch it again in its entirety -- Spike TV will replay the entire "Last Man Standing" kickboxing event from Los Angeles, Calif., this Friday night (Aug. 8, 2014) at 10 p.m. ET, featuring Rico Verhoeven vs. Daniel Ghita, Joseph Valtellini vs. Marc de Bonte, and more! If you need more convincing, check out the full results and play-by-play from the event r read news >>
Randy Couture talks about his new Spike TV show, "Gym Rescue," and other news. read news >>
LAS VEGAS -- UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones took part in a media day at the MGM Grand on Monday to promote his upcoming bout with Daniel Cormier at UFC 178. Jones talked to the media about what a normal training day is like for him, why he believes he's better than Cormier everywhere, the jump in excitement he felt when his opponent switched from Alexander Gustafsson to Cormier and much more. read news >>
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Former UFC champions and mixed martial arts (MMA) pioneers, Randy Couture and Frank Shamrock, are teaming up to "turn struggling gyms into thriving enterprises" on a new Spike TV "reality" show dubbed, "Gym Rescue." Check out a sneak peek of the first installment of a three-episode series that debuts Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 at 9 p.m. ET, featuring a frustrated gym owner named "Craig" who is pushed beyond his limits and pushes Shamrock in a fit of staged rage. For more details on "Gym Rescue" click read news >>
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SPIKE TV releases a must-see teaser trailer for their upcoming reality show, Gym Rescue, starring Randy Couture and Frank Shamrock. read news >>