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  • 22 days ago
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When Tyrone Spong and Gokhan Saki dropped to light-heavyweight, Danyo Ilunga found himself dislodged from the division's number one spot. Saki subsequently beat Spong to take the vacant GLORY world light-heavyweight title; Ilunga's annoyance peaked. This Friday he takes part in the GLORY 18 Light-Heavyweight Tournament. If he wins the four-man contest, he gets the chance to square off with Saki and try to recover top-dog status. Not so long ago, Danyo Ilunga (56-5, 44 KO's) was consider the best read news >>

  • a month ago
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The world's last major kickboxing promotion hasn't renewed contracts with three of the sports biggest stars. Tyrone Spong, Gokhan Saki and Joe Schilling are all surprised that their deals have been allowed to expire. Glory Kickboxing has been airing on Spike TV in the U.S. and even took a stab at the North American PPV market but it looks like the high tide might be receding as several top fighters are coming out to complain that their contracts have been allowed to lapse. Tyron Spong was the la read news >>

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANIERO -- Tyrone Spong discusses Gilbert Burns, his injury, when he expects to return, his future in MMA, kickboxing and boxing, and much more during the UFC 179 media day. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The GLORY 18: "Return to GLORY" fight card has just been announced. MMAmania.com spoke with GLORY CEO Jon J. Franklin about the card that will take place on Nov. 7, 2014 from The Grand Casino Hotel Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma, as well as a few housekeeping issues including two star light heavyweights that are currently not signed with the promotion. GLORY is finally back. The world's leading kickboxing promotion announced its upcoming fight card on Tuesday (Sept. 30, 2014) aptly titled, GLORY 18 read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Renowned kickboxer Tyrone Spong says he will be looking to sit down with representatives of both WSOF and Glory in the coming weeks to discuss new deals. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The last time fans saw Tyrone Spong in action the result was a horrific injury. Now, UFC President Dana White is hinting that the next time we see Spong fight, it could be inside the Octagon. While speaking at the post-fight press conference for UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao, White surprised everyone by saying "The King of the Ring" Spong was in the building. "I've got Tyrone Spong back here telling me, ‘Sign me for one fight,'" White said. Spong last competed under the Glory promotion a read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The kickboxing champ showed up at UFC Dublin yesterday and told Dana White he wants just one fight in the Octagon. Tyron Spong was last seen snapping his shin in a Glory kickboxing event but apparently he's well enough to show up backstage at yesterday's UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao and ask UFC president Dana White for a chance to compete in the Octagon. "I've got Tyrone Spong back here telling me, ‘Sign me for one fight,' White said at Saturday's post-fight press conference. "I want to read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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According to UFC President Dana White, “every fighter in the UFC wants to fight in Ireland.” read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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GLORY kickboxing competitor Tyrone Spong took to Instagram to divulge his feelings regarding the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict. GLORY kickboxing competitor Tyrone Spong took to Instagram to express his concerns regarding the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza. "This picture says it all, when i see these childeren my heart breaks! Whats happening to our world? People need to be made uncomfortable in order to make change. "This is a serious case of ethnic cleansing and has been going read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Five of the best fighters on the planet are heading to Singapore next month to train at Evolve MMA. One UFC champion, two Bellator champions, and a former Glory champion will all be in town at the same time. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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You might think having suffered a broken shin would be the kind of thing to make you think twice about throwing low kicks in the future. Not according to Henri Hooft. The head striking coach at The Blackzilians says Tyrone Spong will recover 100%, mentally and physically, from the injury he suffered against Gokhan Saki last month. Tyrone Spong won't suffer any lasting physical or psychological damage after breaking his shin in April, according to his coach Henri Hooft. Spong suffered the injury read news >>

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