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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Former Bellator MMA tournament winner Magomedrasul 'Frodo' Khasbulaev has come to terms with the fact that he'll likely never get to compete for a Bellator title. Now he's just hoping the promotion will let him fight rather than keep him on the shelf. read news >>
Gina Carano agreeing to terms and finally signing a UFC contract by the end of the week was optimistic at best.
Earlier in the week, UFC President Dana White was incredibly confident he would be able to hash out a contract with the former Strikeforce star. There was even talk about one of the incentives in a contract being an immediate title shot against UFC women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey.
Days had passed since White’s meeting with Carano without any news of a confirmed signing. At Satu read news >>
A total of 11 fighters have been suspended following this past Sunday’s TUF 19 Finale. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Now-former WSOF featherweight champion Georgi Karakhanyan is among six fighters given medical suspensions following WSOF 10.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>
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Recent welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger is among the fighter facing lengthy layoffs following UFC 173. Get the full list of medical suspensions inside.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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A gaggle of UFC 172 fighters need clearance from a doctor before they can return to training.
Even though UFC 172 went down over two weeks ago, the medical suspension from the Maryland State Athletic Commission were just recently released. Some of the injuries were already known, such as Luke Rockhold's broken toe and Glover Teixeira's bevy of maladies. A total of seven fighters were given indefinite suspensions, with 12 in total getting something. Here's the full list via the commission: Glover read news >>
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Headliner Mauricio Rua and Michel Prazeres led the list of medical suspensions arising from Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 38.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: C.B. Dollaway, Cezar Ferreira, Dan Henderson, Fabio Maldonado, Francimar Barroso, Gian (...) read news >>
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A dozen fighters were given medical suspensions following their bouts at this past Saturday’s UFC 170. Five of them could be out as long as six months.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Aljamain Sterling, Cody Gibson, Demian Maia, Patrick Cummins, Pedro Munhoz, Rafaello (...) read news >>
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Bellator MMA has come to terms with former Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight title contender Gilbert Melendez, though the UFC still has the right to match Bellator’s offer and retain Melendez’s services. read news >>
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NEWARK, N.J. – UFC 169′s headliners emerged without medical suspensions following Saturday’s pay-per-view event, but eight fighters received indefinite terms.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Jamie Varner, UFC 169 read news >>