Archive: Tyrone Spong

Jul 22, 2014 4:09 pm

Tyrone Spong Gunning For UFC Gold

Dana White told media members after UFC Dublin that Tyrone Spong had asked for one UFC fight, but just one. Now Spong seems to have changed his mind in this video with The UnderGround’s Jonathan Shrager. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 19, 2014 3:27 pm

Dana White: Tyrone Spong Wants to Fight in Ireland for the UFC

“UFC Fight Night: Dublin” took place today in Ireland and it was one of the most electric events in the history of the sport. The fights were exciting and the crowd was blowing the roof on the arena with chants and cheers all night long. GLORY kickboxing champion Tyrone Spong was at cage-side for the...

Jul 16, 2014 5:04 am

Tyrone Spong’s Heartfelt Message About The Conflict In Palestine

Glory kickboxer Tyrone Spong posted the following picture on Instagram with a heartfelt message about the Israel-Palestine conflict currently taking place overseas. “People need to be made uncomfortable in order to make change. This is a serious case of ethnic cleansing and has been going on for years and years. Only now the world is...

May 5, 2014 10:31 am

VIDEO | Spong Already Back Training

18 days after tragically snapping his leg in half, top kickboxing star and Blackzilian, Tyrone Spong is back in the gym. Miracle? Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 17, 2014 11:00 am

MMA Journalist Chokes Out Violent Passenger On Plane

  Glory 15, which took place this past weekend in Turkey, had quite an ending. Tyrone Spong threw a hard low kick at opponent Gohan Saki, and “Anderson Silva’d” his own leg, breaking it in half when the bone came into contact with Saki’s lower knee. Thankfully for those watching the fight, Spong’s ankle wraps took some of the...

Apr 17, 2014 9:22 am

Spong Injury Update: Tyrone Walking One Day After Leg Surgery (Video)

Multi-sport combat fighter, Tyrone Spong was on the wrong end of a checked kick last weekend while fighting for Glory. In what was eerily similar to an Anderson Silva leg break, Spong was rushed back to the states to undergo emergency surgery. It was a success and as seen in the video, he’s already moving...

Apr 14, 2014 7:12 pm

Tyrone Spong Confirms Surgery Success – Should Return To Training In 6 Months

Tyrone Spong is hopeful for a speedy recovery following his gruesome leg injury over the weekend while competing at GLORY 15 in Turkey. Spong, who was facing Gokhan Saki in the finals of the light heavyweight tournament, suffered a broken shin when Saki checked a kick. He immediately hit the canvas, and was comforted just...

Apr 13, 2014 12:13 pm

Gokhan Saki Wins GLORY Light Heavyweight Tournament, Crowned Champion

Kickboxing star Gokhan Saki was already one of the most decorated athletes in the sport, but he can now add another championship to his resume after Saturday night. The Turk competed in a four-man, one night tournament in front of his hometown crowd in Istanbul and blew through two other athletes to win the vacant...

Apr 13, 2014 11:41 am

WSOF and GLORY Fighter Tyrone Spong Suffers Broken Leg at ‘GLORY 15: Istanbul’

One of combat sport’s most gifted athletes suffered a major setback on Saturday night. World Series of Fighting and GLORY fighter Tyrone Spong was set to face Gokhan Saki in the finals of the light heavyweight tournament on Saturday night. Just over a minute and a half into the first round, Spong threw a leg...

Jan 21, 2014 9:42 am

Rampage Jackson and Tyrone Spong go at it on Twitter

World Series of Fighting matchmaker Ali Abdel-Aziz discussed an idea last week about a crossover event with Bellator MMA featuring 10 fighters from each promotion facing off in a pay-per-view event. Sounds all fine and dandy, but the fact is that we will most likely never see that happen. But if we ever did we...

Jan 11, 2014 10:12 am

WSOF President Believes They’d ‘Do Very Well’ In Proposed Bellator vs. WSOF Card

By Evan Stoumbelis Several days ago talks emerged of a winner take all profits, World Series of Fighting vs. Bellator card. Now WSoF matchmaker Ali Abdelaziz has put together proposed bouts for the card, the matchups are as follows: Tyrone Spong vs. Quinton Jackson Anthony Johnson vs. Attila Vegh Andrei Arlovski vs. Vitaly Minakov Marlon...

Oct 12, 2013 4:39 pm

‘GLORY 11: Chicago’ Main Card Play-By-Play and Live Results

Tonight from the Sears Centre in Chicago, Glory Kickboxing debuts on Spike TV with ‘Glory 11: Chicago’! Tune in here starting at 9:00 p.m. ET for our blow-by-blow coverage and results. Readers: Do you think GLORY KICKBOXING has what it takes to make it big in America? Will SPIKE TV help them out? Let us...

Jun 27, 2013 11:26 am

GLORY Headed to Spike TV With New Contract

Just five days after GLORY held it inaugural event in the United States, they officially announced plans to broadcast on Spike TV. The international kickboxing organization has set its sights on mainstream attention and has chosen Spike TV, the same channel who first broadcasted The Ultimate Fighter, as its new platform in the United States....

Jun 22, 2013 3:25 pm

Glory 9: NYC Main Card Quick Results

This is the official page for Glory 9: NYC results for tonight’s 8-man slam tournament. This results are abbreviated versions of fight recaps and are made to be easily digested. There will be a winner crowned tonight as well so stay tuned to this page as the night goes on to catch up-to-the-minute results...

May 1, 2013 4:45 pm

Playing Matchmaker: Cheick Kongo’s First Fights Outside The UFC

It’s official: Cheick Kongo and the Ultimate Fighting Championship are no longer affiliated with each other. After nearly seven years of working for the UFC and calling the octagon his home, Kongo is looking to pursue a career outside of Zuffa. Kongo’s first win over a big-name came after he defeated Mirko Cro Cop by...

Apr 17, 2013 7:41 am

World Series of Fighting Announces 3rd Night of Fights

  The World Series of Fighting has announced its third event for June 14 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV.  The organization has announced four fights that are slated to air live on NBC Sports Network that Friday night, with an additional number of preliminary fights which will presumably stream online....

Mar 25, 2013 9:27 am

Free Fight Video | Watch Tyrone Spong KO Remy Bonjasky

Tyrone Spong vs Remy Bonjasky Video of the Fight from on Vimeo. Last Weekend Glory 5 went down in London, England. In the main event Tyrone Spong was able to knockout Remy Bonjasky in the second round. If you missed the fight, use the player above to access it in its entirety! Share Tweet...

Nov 27, 2012 10:00 am


FUEL TV is excited to announce the premiere of TRAINING DAY: THE BLACKZILIANS, onWednesday, November 28 (11:00 PM ET). The FUEL TV original gives viewers an all-access look at the group of elite mixed martial arts fighters that form the Blackzilians team. TRAINING DAY: THE BLACKZILIANS highlights founders and members of the Blackzilians including former...

Nov 24, 2012 9:09 am

Kickboxing Beat | Remy Bonjasky vs. Tyrone Spong Shifted To March

The highly-anticipated showdown between Remy Bonjasky (76-14, 40 KO’s) and Tyrone Spong (68-6-1 42 KO’s) will take place on Saturday, March 23 at the Excel Arena in London, England, it was announced today by Glory Sports International (GSI), parent company of the Glory World Series. The bout had previously been set for February 16 but...

Nov 4, 2012 11:05 am

NSAC Releases World Series of Fighting Payroll

  Andrei Arlovski was the big earner from last night’s inaugural World Series of Fighting event that was held in Las Vegas and broadcast on the NBC Sports Network. The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the figures for all 20 fighters this morning. Arlovski, the former UFC Heavyweight Champion took home $60K for a little...