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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…

Kevin Vannostrand Meets Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao at GLORY 55

DENVER (July 6, 2018) – Robin van Roosmalen will not be defending his featherweight world title at GLORY 55 New York. The reigning featherweight champion – and former lightweight champion – suffered a shoulder injury during training. “I tried to work through it, but it became too difficult,” said Van Roosmalen. “I’m disappointed to have…

Sitthichai vs. Marat Grigorian Scheduled for Fourth Meeting at GLORY 57 Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, China – On Monday, June 25, the world’s premier stand-up combat league hosted the official GLORY 57 Shenzhen press conference from Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen in China. During the press conference, GLORY announced a fourth meeting between lightweight champion “Killer Kid” Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong (120-30-5, 32 KO, fighting out of Thailand) and challenger Marat Grigorian…

Bellator & Dazn Sign Nine-Figure, Multi-Year Distribution Deal

LOS ANGELES (June 26, 2018) – Bellator, a leading global combat sports franchise owned by Viacom, home to the world’s premier entertainment brands, and DAZN, the world’s largest dedicated live sports streaming service and part of Perform Group, today announced a multi-year landmark distribution agreement. The nine-figure deal will feature seven exclusive stacked fight cards per…