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|Founded by||Bas Boon |
|Past titleholders||Semmy Schilt 9th King of Pancrase (1999)|
Marloes Coenen (Former Strikeforce Women's Welterweight Champion)
|Training facilities||Breda, Netherlands |
Golden Glory's professional MMA and kickboxing roster includes Alistair Overeem, Marloes Coenen, Semmy Schilt, Sergei Kharitonov, Gokhan Saki, Errol Zimmerman, Jon Olav Einemo, Ashwin Balrak, Nieky Holzken, Chalid Die Faust and Alexandru Lungu who have fought in promotions such as K-1, Shooto, K-1 HERO'S, Pancrase, PRIDE FC, DREAM, Strikeforce, and the UFC.
At the beginning of 2009, in January, Golden Glory opened a dojo in Bucharest, Romania in the presence of Bas Boon, Dave Jonkers and Semmy Schilt. After the successful opening of the Golden Glory Romania gym - Golden Glory also opened a gym in Pattaya, Thailand. In November 2010 opened in Berlin, Germany a Golden Glory Gym as well as Golden Glory Turkey, Georgia, Moscow, England.
In October 2010 Golden Glory announced plans to open a satellite gym in Huntington Beach, California, USA.
In the summer of 2011, in the wake of Alistair Overeem's removal from the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix a dispute emerged between the management of Golden Glory and the Zuffa organization which led to the termination of Valentijn Overeem, Jon Olav Einemo and Marloes Coenen's contracts with the UFC and Strikeforce.
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