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Wells, Norwood battle for vacant title

PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 13th, 2018) — Three months after successfully launching its New York division, CES MMA continues its east-coast expansion Friday night in the City of Brotherly Love. The region’s leading mixed martial arts promotion makes its Philadelphia debut at the famed 2300 Arena with “CES MMA 52” live on AXS TV. The event features…

Massaro Glunder Meets Quade Taranaki at GLORY 56 Denver

DENVER (July 31, 2018) – GLORY, the world’s premier stand-up combat league, today announced additional match-ups for GLORY 56 Denver, GLORY 56 SuperFight Series and the GLORY 56 prelims, scheduled to take place at 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo., on Friday, Aug. 10. Featherweight Massaro “The Project” Glunder (31-12-4, 20 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands)…

Soriano aims for championship glory

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Aug. 1st, 2018) — As Sean Soriano inches closer to his first world title fight Friday night at Twin River Casino, it’s impossible for the Providence, R.I., native to temper his excitement. The team is stronger than ever, anchored by his closest friend, Andre Soukhamthath, himself a former CES MMA world champion now…

GLORY Returns to China with 11 Thrilling Bouts

SHENZHEN, China (July 27, 2018) – GLORY, the world’s premier stand-up combat league, today announced the complete 11-fight lineup for GLORY 57 Shenzhen and GLORY 57 SuperFight Series, to be broadcast live from Shenzhen Bay Sports Center in China on Saturday, Aug. 25. During a press conference last month, the promotion announced the GLORY 57…

Fedor Emelianenko Meets Chael Sonnen

LOS ANGELES (July 23, 2018) – The greatest heavyweight of all time Fedor Emelianenko (37-5, 1 NC) will battle the trash-talking Chael Sonnen (31-15-1) in the second semifinal of Bellator’s Heavyweight World Grand Prix. The highly anticipated matchup will emanate from NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., a mere 24…

GLORY 58 Chicago Scheduled for New Date: Friday, Sept. 14

DENVER (July 12, 2018) – Fans in the Chicagoland area will be getting this summer’s GLORY action sooner than expected. The world’s premier kickboxing league today announced that GLORY 58 Chicago will take place one day sooner than previously scheduled. Originally planned for Saturday, Sept. 15, Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill. will now…

Super Bantamweight Title on the Line at GLORY 56 Denver

GLORY 56 SuperFight Series to feature one-night light heavyweight qualification tournament including Chris Camozzi, Myron Dennis, John King and Danny Mitchell DENVER (July 11, 2018) – GLORY, the world’s premier stand-up combat league, today announced multiple bouts for GLORY 56 Denver, GLORY 56 SuperFight Series and the GLORY 56 prelims, scheduled to take place at 1STBANK…

GLORY 55 Preliminary Card Kicks Off Fight Night in New York City

Top three preliminary bouts to stream live on the GLORY YouTube channel, GLORY Facebook page, and Pluto TV channel 215 DENVER (July 10, 2018) – GLORY, the world’s premier stand-up combat league, today announced the six-bout preliminary card slated to kick off an action-packed fight night in New York City on Saturday, July 20. Preceding…

Bellator Names David Schwarz Senior Vice President Marketing And Communications

NEW YORK (July 10, 2018) – David Schwarz has been named to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications for Viacom’s fast-rising sports franchise, Bellator. Schwarz will oversee five critical areas of Bellator’s development including consumer marketing, communications, social media, ticket sales, and digital. The announcement was made today by Scott Coker,…

Matt Mitrione Taking On Light Heavyweight Champ Ryan Bader

LOS ANGELES (July 10, 2018) – The semifinals of the 2018 Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix begin Friday, Oct.12 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. and will feature the return of exciting knockout artist Matt Mitrione (13-5) as he steps inside the Bellator cage against light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader (25-5), who continues his quest…