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Jun 15, 2013 1:36 am

WSOF 3 Main Card Recap: Josh Burkman Puts Jon Fitch to Sleep in Under A Minute

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Last night was a success for NBC Sports Network and World Series of Fighting as it’s WSOF 3 event showcased some pretty exciting, entertaining fights. Although the event had to battle through some difficulties with injuries prior to Friday night (June 14th) the main card on NBC Sports Network delivered. The...

Jun 12, 2013 1:30 pm

Antonio McKee to Welcome Undefeated “Lethal” Lewis Gonazalez To Big Show at WSOF 4

By JAKE CHASTAIN | A lightweight bout between Antonio McKee (28-5-2) and undefeated new-comer “Lethal” Lewis Gonzalez (8-0) is the latest addition to the World Series of Fighting 4 event. Gonzalez’s manager, Dave Hirschbein of MMAGOLD, first confirmed the bout with MMAjunkie, although the organization hasn’t made an official announcement. WSOF 4 is scheduled to take place on August 10th at Citizens...

Jun 11, 2013 5:27 am

Ray Sefo To Return to MMA at WSOF 4

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   World Series of Fighting President, Ray Sefo, announced Monday that he will be fighting for the promotion in its next set of fights at WSOF 4.   Sefo spoke on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, and he announced that he would be returning to action on the WSOF...

Jun 11, 2013 5:27 am

Tyson Griffin vs. Gesias Cavalcante Announced for WSOF 4

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Former UFC lightweight contender, Tyson Griffin, is set to make is promotional debut for the World Series of Fighting against Gesias Cavalcante, Brazilian website Tatame.com announced Monday.   Griffin (16-6) left the UFC in 2011 following a 1-4 run in the promotion.  He has since bounced back, winning his...


Jun 7, 2013 1:00 pm

Jon Fitch and Jacob Volkmann Talk UFC Fighters’ Union During WSOF 3 Media Call

Just one week before Jon Fitch and Jacob Volkmann are set to debut for the World Series of Fighting against Josh Burkman and Lyle Beerbohm, respectively, the two fighters spoke to the media answering questions about their recent departures from the UFC.   Inevitably, questions for both fighters focused on the UFC’s decision to let...

Jun 5, 2013 11:55 am

Undefeated Lightweight ‘Lethal’ Lewis Gonzalez Signs with WSOF

By JAKE CHASTAIN | We just broke word that WSOF had inked former TUF 13 lightweight alum Keon Caldwell moments ago. Then, breaking almost immediately after was news that World Series of Fighting has also signed undefeated lightweight Lewis Gonzalez to a multi-fight deal. MMAJunkie.com first confirmed the news with his manager, Dave Hirschbein. Financial terms...

Jun 5, 2013 11:05 am

Keon Caldwell of TUF 13 Signs with WSOF

  Keon Caldwell, a former cast member of The Ultimate Fighter 13, has signed a multi-fight contract with the World Series of Fighting, reported MMAWeekly.com.   According to Caldwell’s manager, Jason Ellis, Keon will be looking to make his debut for the organization’s lightweight division sometime in late summer or early fall.  No opponent has...

May 31, 2013 11:35 am

Jacob Volkmann Says UFC Contracts Should Be a Minimum of Two Years, 15K Per Fight

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Newly signed World Series of Fighting lightweight, Jacob Volkmann, recently sat down for an exclusive interview with MMA.TV’s guest blogger, Jack Brown, to discuss a variety of topics ranging from his time in the UFC, the payment fighters should receive, and the newest chapter of his career as he prepares for...

May 14, 2013 1:36 pm

WSOF Schedules 4 Man Tourney to Crown First Ever Middleweight Champion

By Jake Chastain | For the first time in WSOF history there will be a middleweight champion…that is, after four fighters compete in a four man tournament to see who the best in the company really is. News just broke that WSOF is planning to host the tournament on the NBC Sports Network in the...

Mar 26, 2013 11:10 am

WSOF Officials Approved UFC Gloves For Arlovski Prior To Bout | MMA NEWS

Much was made about former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski wearing UFC gloves in his fight against Anthony Johnson last weekend at WSOF 2. However, now that the dust has settled, WSOF officials revealed to Ariel Helwani that because of Arlovski’s large hands the UFC gloves were the only available to fit him properly. “We...

Mar 23, 2013 7:56 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Branch Uses Wrestling to Dominate Filho, Calls for Title Shot | MMA News

  David Branch picked up his second World Series of Fighting win with a workman-like unanimous decision against Paulo Filho at WSOF 2 on Saturday. Branch, who defeated Dustin Jacoby by decision at the inaugural WSOF event in November, used superior wrestling to control and dominate Filho. Two of the judges scored the fight 30-27,...

Mar 23, 2013 7:26 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Burkman Wants Title Shot After KO of Simpson | MMA News

Josh Burkman is now two-for-two with the World Series of Fighting and he hopes that leads to something special in his next fight. Burkman (25-9) used a right knee to knock out Aaron Simpson (14-5) in the first round in a battle of veteran lightweights at World Series of Fighting 2 on Saturday. Burkman, fighting...

Mar 23, 2013 6:03 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Glenn KO Completes Comeback Against Pimentel | MMA News

Rick Glenn made the most of his second chance. After being twisted like a pretzel and nearly seeing the fight stopped late in the first round, Glenn came back to score a stunning knockout of Brazilian submission specialist Alexandre Pimentel at World Series of Fighting 2 on Saturday. The end of the 145-pound bout came...

Mar 23, 2013 5:33 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Lowe Bomb Ends Dollar’s Night at WSOF 2 | MMA News

Waylon Lowe used a perfectly-timed left hand to end his fight with Cameron Dollar at World Series of Fighting 2 early. Lowe (14-4), fighting out of Philadelphia, caught an attacking Dollar (11-5) right on the chin with a short left that sent the Colorado Springs, Colo., native straight onto his back. The end came at...

Mar 23, 2013 5:30 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Patishnock Beats Gracie by Doctor’s Stoppage | MMA News

Rich Patishnock improved his record to 5-1 after Igor Gracie could not continue after the first round of their welterweight fight at World Series of Fighting 2. Officially, the bout was ruled a TKO by doctor stoppage. Gracie (5-4) appeared to have a right shoulder injury. Gracie took Patishnock’s back early in the first round...

Mar 23, 2013 5:00 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Dugulubgov Dominates Wade on Feet, Ground at WSOF 2 | MMA News

  Ozzy Dugulubgov used a steady stream of counter left hands and a superior ground-and-pound attack to hand Chris Wade his first professional loss at World Series of Fighting 2. All three judges saw the fight 30-27. Dugulubgov (4-1), of Hackensack, NJ, got into trouble only once, when Wade (5-1) secured a guillotine choke with...

Mar 23, 2013 4:27 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Hansen’s Flying Knee Finishes Marcellino | MMA NEWS

Brenson Hansen saw his opportunity to finally finish Tom Marcellino. He didn’t waste it. Brenson used a flying knee to stop Marcellino in a 150-pound catch-weight fight at World Series of Fighting 2 at Ovation Hall inside the Revel in Atlantic City, NJ. Hansen, fighting out of Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas, pummeled Marcellino for...

Mar 23, 2013 1:05 am

WSOF 2 Weigh-In Results | MMA NEWS

MAIN CARD (NBC Sports Network, 9:30 p.m. ET) Andrei Arlovski (245.5) vs. Anthony Johnson (230.2) Marlon Moraes (135.5) vs. Tyson Nam (135.2) Dave Branch (185.2) vs. Paulo Filho (184.5) Josh Burkman (170) vs. Aaron Simpson (171) Gesias Cavalcante (156) vs. Justin Gaethje (155.6) PRELIMINARY CARD (Untelevised, 7 p.m. ET) Cameron Dollar (144.6) vs. Waylon Lowe...

Mar 19, 2013 6:37 pm

Moraes could be in line for title shot with win against Nam at WSOF 2

The World Series of Fighting promotion will offer championship fights later this year, President Ray Sefo said in a conference call Tuesday. That could be perfect timing for Marlon Moraes – provided he gets past Tyson Nam in their WSOF 2 bantamweight matchup Saturday at Ovation Hall at the Revel in Atlantic City, NJ. Moraes...