GLORY announces 16-Man Grand Slam heavyweight tournament for December

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Japan’s premier stand-up fighting league, GLORY World Series, have announced a 16-Man Grand Slam heavyweight tournament set to take place in Tokyo, Japan in December. Today they revealed the names of the first 13 fighters who have accepted an invitation to compete in the tournament.

Heavyweight Tournament heads to Louisiana’s L’Auberge Du Lac Casino Resort October 1st for Bellator 52

CHICAGO, Ill. (August 31, 2011) — When Bellator kicks off its Season 5 Heavyweight Tournament, the eight man field will bring a dominating 73-15-2 record into the cage that includes 41 combined knockouts. The eight heavyweights are set to square off at Bellator 52 as the promotion will determine who will earn a title shot … Read more

Strikeforce Heavyweight Tournament conference call featuring Fedor Emelianenko and Antonio Silva – notes & audio

Strikeforce held a media conference call today in anticipation of the first round of their heavyweight tournament, which begins on Feb. 12 in East Rutherford, N.J.

Fedor Emelianenko – a humble star in the cast of great warriors

The deal is done; the stage is set; the time is fast approaching: three clichés that fans around the world have been eagerly waiting to hear. On February 12th, when the first bell sounds to kick off what is being widely considered as the greatest heavyweight tournament in mixed martial arts history, it’s in proper … Read more

Bellator finalizes heavyweight tournament with Russian submission specialist Alexey Oleinik

CHICAGO, Ill. (August 12, 2010) — Bellator Fighting Championships officially announced today that Russian heavyweight Alexey Oleinik is the latest and final addition to the Bellator Season 3 World Heavyweight Tournament.  The Judo black belt is not only one of the most respected fighters in Russia, but also one of the most dangerous heavyweight submission … Read more

Bellator adds massive British knockout artist Neil “Goliath” Grove to Heavyweight Tournament roster

CHICAGO, Ill. (July 13, 2010) — Neil “Goliath” Grove — a South African-born former rugby player who fought for the UFC during that organization’s visit to his adopted hometown of London last year — will make his U.S. debut as part of Bellator Fighting Championships’ upcoming Season 3 Heavyweight Tournament. Grove, who stands six feet, … Read more