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Newlyweds Looking To Make Pro Wrestling History

NEW YORK (October 8, 2018) – Newlyweds Johnny Impact and Taya Valkyrie are looking for record-setting real-life bliss inside a wrestling ring when both compete at Bound For Glory on Sunday, Oct. 14 in New York City. The live pay-per-view extravaganza from IMPACT Wrestling, presented by COMDA.com, will be held at the sold-out Melrose Ballroom. Both…

‘50 Cent’ and Le Chemin du Roi Champagne to Give the Winner of the Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix One Million Dollars

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 27, 2018) – Bellator MMA, a global combat sports leader owned by Viacom, has joined forces with entertainment superstar and business mogul Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson on an extensive partnership and licensing deal featuring a new apparel line based upon Jackson’s popular “Get The Strap” trademark and integrating Jackson’s elite champagne brand,…

Historic Hammerstein Ballroom to Host GLORY 61

LOS ANGELES – The world’s premier stand-up combat league has booked its next New York date. On Friday, Nov. 2, the historic Hammerstein Ballroom will host GLORY 61 New York and GLORY 61 SuperFight Series. The event marks the global promotion’s sixth fight night in the Big Apple and second event at the renowned venue,…

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane To Headline Bellator Against Valerie Letourneau

LOS ANGELES (September 17, 2018) – The Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii will host the homecoming of Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8-0), as she puts her undefeated record and Bellator women’s flyweight title on the line against No. 1 contender Valérie Létourneau (10-6) in the main event on Saturday, Dec. 15 LIVE on DAZN. The monumental…

Harut Grigorian Against Former Champion Cédric Doumbé

AMSTERDAM – GLORY (September 6, 2018) – welterweight champion Harut Grigorian (48-11, 34 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands) will be entering enemy territory when he travels to France to take on No. 1 contender Cédric “The Best” Doumbé (70-6-1, 41 KO, fighting out of France) at GLORY 60 Lyon. The title tilt between Grigorian and…

Rico Verhoeven Seeks Record Eighth Title Defense Against Guto Inocente

AMSTERDAM (August 23, 2018) – GLORY, the world’s premier stand-up combat league, today finalized a 13-fight card for the promotion’s visit to Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam on Saturday, Sept. 29. Heavyweight world champion Rico “The King of Kickboxing” Verhoeven (54-10, 16 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands) headlines GLORY 59 Amsterdam, seeking a record-setting eighth…

Middleweight World Title Bout Added to GLORY 58 Chicago

DENVER (August 22, 2018) – GLORY, the world’s premier stand-up combat league, today announced a world title rematch slated for GLORY 58 Chicago, taking place at Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill., on Friday, Sept. 14. Middleweight champion Alex “Po Atan” Pereira (28-6, 18 KO, fighting out of Brazil) will be facing a familiar…

Patricio Freire And Emmanuel Sanchez Headlines Bellator’s Return to Tel Aviv

LOS ANGELES (August 20, 2018) – Bellator returns to Tel Aviv, Israel for the third-consecutive year on Thursday, Nov. 15 with a featherweight world title clash pitting Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (27-4) against Emmanuel Sanchez (17-3) set to anchor Bellator 209 inside Menora Mivtachim Arena. In addition, Haim Gozali (8-5) looks to get revenge against Ryan…

Local Favorites Richard Abraham and Malik Watson-Smith Join GLORY 58 Chicago

DENVER – GLORY, the world’s premier stand-up combat league, today announced six bouts – four in the stacked welterweight division – to take place when the promotion returns to Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill., on Friday, Sept. 14. Two Chicagoland favorites have been added to GLORY 58 Chicago, both participating in separate welterweight…

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…