Tag: heavyweight

Bellator Returns to SAP Center at San Jose With Heavyweight World Title Fight

Ryan Bader Defends His Heavyweight Championship Against Cheick Kongo LOS ANGELES (July 12, 2019) – Two-division champion Ryan Bader (27-5) will make the first defense of his Bellator heavyweight world title against French-born slugger Cheick Kongo (30-10-2) when Bellator returns to SAP Center at San Jose on Saturday, September 7. In addition, Bellator will officially…

Ellator Re-Signs Heavyweight Legend Fedor Emelianenko

LOS ANGELES (June 14, 2019) — Bellator is proud to announce that Russian MMA great Fedor Emelianenko (38-6, 1 NC) has signed an exclusive multi-fight contract extension to finish his career inside the Bellator cage. Emelianenko’s farewell tour continues in Bellator’s stacked heavyweight division on the heels of a finals run during the promotion’s eight-man…

GLORY 62 ROTTERDAM Eight-Man Heavyweight Tournament Draw Results

Click here to watch video AMSTERDAM (December 1, 2018) – On Saturday, Dec. 8, the world’s premier stand-up combat league will host a historic one-night tournament featuring eight of the heavyweight division’s best battling for divisional supremacy and $150,000 in total prize money. The tournament’s first four seeds have already been established, with three-time heavyweight contender…

Tyson Fury Battles WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder

LOS ANGELES (October 25, 2018) – Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury hosted a Los Angeles media day Thursday at Churchill Boxing Club in Santa Monica as he prepares to take on WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder Saturday, December 1 from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on SHOWTIME PPV. Fury, who is training in Big Bear,…

Showtime Sports® To Chronicle Deontay Wilder Vs. Tyson Fury Heavyweight Blockbuster With Emmy® Award-Winning Series All Access

NEW YORK – October 3, 2018 – SHOWTIME Sports will chronicle the buildup to the heavyweight blockbuster event featuring WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder and lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury with a new installment of ALL ACCESS, a three-part series beginning Saturday, November 17 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. The Emmy Award-winning series…

Yoon Tops Renteria in Heavyweight Factory’s “Rumble at the Rock 2”

(Friday, September 28, 2018) Youthful exuberance carried the night, as Honolulu, Hawaii’s undefeated Logan “The Korican Kid” Yoon (13-0, 10 KOs) won a unanimous 10-round decision over John “El Emperador” Rentería (16-5-1, 12 KOs) of Panama. Fighting in the main event of Kris Lawrence and The Heavyweight Factory’s “Rumble at the Rock 2” boxing event…