GLORY Kickboxing Releases All Russian Fighters | Social Media Roundup

Over the last few months since the situation between Russia and Ukraine has been going on, we have seen how this situation has had a big direct impact on sports all around the world. It has now majorly impacted GLORY Kickboxing as today it has been announced that all Russian fighters who are contracted to GLORY have had their contracts terminated — this and much more on Friday's social media roundup.

GLORY terminates all Russian fighters' contracts

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GLORY is the next sporting promotion to be heavily impacted by the current situation in Russia and Ukraine.

GLORY are the biggest kickboxing organisation in the world and today in a statement they announced that due to coming across many obstacles including things such as travel bans and safety concerns with Russian fighters over the last few months, they have terminated the contracts of all Russian fighters on their roster.

Check out the full statement which GLORY released below.

The biggest of all of the releases by GLORY is their current light heavyweight champion Artem Vakhitov.

Vakhitov is currently undefeated and has been dominant in the promotion however he has found himself on the wrong end of these contract terminations.

Vakhitov is yet to respond or put a statement out regarding his exit from the promotion but it is fair to say that he will not have a hard time finding another promotion now that he is a free agent.

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