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 >>
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Conor McGregor delivers first-round finish against Diego Brandao in UFC Fight Night headliner on Saturday in Dublin. read news >>
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World Series of Fighting is coming to network television. read news >>
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Satoshi Ishii extended his win streak to eight with a unanimous decision win over Philip De Fries at Inoki Genome Fight 1 on Saturday at Ryougoku Sumo Hall in Tokyo. read news >>
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The mystery of Georges St-Pierre's possible return to UFC is now put to rest ... for at least 14 months.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was adamant that his former Welterweight champion -- and international mixed martial arts (MMA) superstar -- Georges St-Pierre, would return to the Octagon sooner rather than later.
"Rush," however, responded that he would not comeback until UFC fixes its drug testing "problem."
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LAS VEGAS – Vitor Belfort may once have coveted a rematch with Anderson Silva, but he took no joy in seeing the former middleweight champ injured at UFC 168.Filed under: Featured Videos, MMA Rumors, News, Only on Junkie, UFC, Videos Tagged: Anderson Silva, UFC 168, (...) read news >>
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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira remains interested in a fight with popular heavyweight Roy Nelson, but needs more time to recover from an injury sustained in his previous fight.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Fabricio Werdum, Josh Barnett, Roy Nelson read news >>
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UFC welterweight Johny Hendricks will bring a big brand into his corner for his upcoming fight with champion Georges St-Pierre. read news >>
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Bantamweight prospect Marlon Moraes has extended his contract with World Series of Fighting and is expected to fight at WSOF 6 in October. read news >>
Bellator's broadcast reach now extends to 116 countries after inking a deal to bring tournament action to U.K. MMA fans. The Viacom-owned VIVA channel is set to broadcast Bellator MMA events starting this month with Bellator 96. read news >>