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‘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,…

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…

Devin Haney To Face Former World Title Challenger Juan Carlos Burgos

NEW YORK (August 20, 2018) – Top undefeated lightweight prospect Devin Haney will face three-time world title challenger Juan Carlos Burgos in the 10-round main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader Friday Sept. 28 live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT) from Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif. The 19-year-old Haney (19-0, 13 KOs)…

Gavronski to face Hart in battle of super middleweight world contenders

TACOMA, Wash. (June 29, 2018) – Mike Gavronski is headed to America’s Playground. Gavronski (24-2-1, 15 KOs) will take his biggest step towards a potential world title shot when he faces super middleweight contender Jesse Hart (24-1, 20 KOs) in the 10-round co-featured event during TopRank Boxing on ESPN, Aug. 19 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.…

Claressa Shields Wins IBF And WBA Middleweight World Titles

DETROIT (June 23, 2018) – Claressa Shields became a two-division world champion, and Christina Hammer retained her two world title belts as both scored unanimous decision victories on Friday night on SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION from the Masonic Temple in Detroit, Mich. And now they have their sights set on one another. The two-time Olympic…