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GOKHAN SAKI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Around the Combat World

  (Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)   Gokhan Saki defeated Sebastian Ciobanu [UD, Global Fighting Championship 3] Zabit Samedov defeated Steve McKinnon [UD, Global Fighting Championship 3] Danyo Ilunga defeated Jafar Ahmadi [R2...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Glory ‘Last Man Standing’ PPV Preview: The Title Fights Edition

The PPV portion of the Glory: Last Man Standing card also features two title fights. In the first contest newly crowned welterweight champion Marc De Bonte will make his first defense against rising star Joseph Valtellini. In the other one we get a rematch between the legendary Daniel Ghita and possibly the present and the future of the division, Rico Verhoeven. One of them will...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Gokhan Saki: The Compassionate Glory 15 Champion

When we last saw Gokhan Saki on Spike TV it was at Glory 11. Due to a questionable knockdown in the first round, Saki was upset by eventual heavyweight tournament champion Rico Verhoeven. After Tyrone Spong broke his leg on a checked kick, we saw the compassionate side of him for the second time on the night. He seemed as broken up by Spong’s injury as anybody. It was obviously...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tryone Spong Breaks Leg In Glory Kickboxing Bout

Kickboxing star and current World Series Of Fighting competitor Tyrone Spong suffered an horrific Anderson Silva style leg break last night at Glory 15. In the first round Spong threw a leg kick that was checked by Gokhan Saki’s knee causing his right shin bone to shatter. Like Silva, the 28 year-old Spong now faces a very lengthy recovery process and is unlikely to be seen back...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyrone Spong Shatters Shin in GLORY 15 Fight (Video)

Less than four months ago, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva snapped his left shin in two when Chris Weidman checked his kick. On Saturday at GLORY 15, it was like déjà vu all over again for combat sports fans. Tyrone Spong (pictured) shattered his right shin when Gokhan Saki checked his kick in the opening round of their light heavyweight tournament finals matchup...
Via 5thRound.com
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Glory 15: Istanbul’ Spike TV Preview

Glory 15 goes down Saturday April 12 in Istanbul and will air in the US on Spike TV. It features a four-man light heavyweight tournament with some of the most exciting names in the sport today. With Tyrone Spong (pictured), Gokhan Saki, Nathan Corbett and Saulo Cavalari there will be fireworks for sure. There is also the headline fight between two of the top lightweights Robin Van...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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