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Oct 2, 2015 5:44 am

Jon Fitch vs. Yushin Okami Winner Will Face Jake Shields For Vacant WSOF WW Title

The World Series of Fighting had to deal with a big situation recently, with the whole Jake Shields vs. Rousimar Palhares situation. After their welterweight title fight the promotion made the decision to strip Palhares of his belt and suspend him indefinitely. Palhares continually scratched at Shields’ eyes throughout the fight and then, when he...

Sep 21, 2015 9:42 pm

WSOF 23 Medical Report: 10 fighters forced to sit on the sidelines

World Series of Fighting returned last weekend with “WSOF 23: Gaethje vs. Palomino II” in Phoenix, Arizona! Justin Gaethje headlined the card with another successful WSOF Lightweight Championship defense against Luis Palomino. Palmoino was brutally knocked out and is just one of the many fighters who will be forced to sit on the sidelines due...

Sep 21, 2015 4:50 pm

WSOF 23 Payout Report: Fighter pay ranges from $100,000 to $1,000

World Series of Fighting returned to Arizona this past weekend with “WSOF 23: Gaethje vs. Palomino II”. The men and women of the decagon tore the house down with another night of packed fights, but it was Justin Gaethje who stole the show in the main event. His win may not have been the flashiest...

Sep 21, 2015 7:05 am

Phoenix Jones stopped a murder one day after fighting for WSOF

“Phoenix Jones” is as close to a real life super-hero as people will see in the world of mixed martial arts. While some fighters are heroes in the sense of charitable work, “Phoenix Jones” actually patrols the streets at night and fights crime. Ben Fodor is used to dawning the gear to transform into his...


Sep 21, 2015 5:47 am

WSOF fighter gets lengthy suspension for striking opponent after fight

For the second event in a row, World Series of Fighting had to deal out a severe punishment for unsportsmanlike actions. At “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields”, the company was forced to strip their welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares of his title after he held on to ANOTHER submission long after the referee asked him to...

Sep 21, 2015 5:03 am

WSOF Champion Justin Gaethje is brutally honest about next potential opponent

World Series of Fighting took over the world of mixed martial arts last Friday with another exciting card in the form of “WSOF 23: Gaethje vs. Palomino 2”. Gaethje once again proved he was the most dominant champion in the promotion by sending Palomino down to the mat with a brutal combination, followed up by...

Sep 19, 2015 7:54 am

WSOF Fighter Ignores Referee Stoppage And Kicks Opponent In The Face

Last night at World Series of Fighting 23 there were some pretty exciting finishes, including a 32 second KO and a pretty awesome leg scissor submission. Not to mention lightweight champion Justin Goethe and Luis Palomino’s rematch that delivered and was a wild slugfest until Gaethje ended it in the second. One of the not-so-great...

Sep 18, 2015 9:35 pm

REPLAY! WSOF Champ Justin Gaethje KO’s Palomino To Retain Title

Friday night at WSOF 23 fans were treated to another slugfest in the night’s main event. The first fight between lightweight champion Justin Gaethje and Luis Palomino was an epic war until Gaethje ended it in the third round with brutal leg kicks and punches. This time around he ended things a little quicker and...

Sep 18, 2015 7:24 pm

REPLAY! WSOF Welterweight Gets KTFO 32 Seconds Into The Fight

In the first fight of the WSOF 23 main card welterweights Brian Foster and LaRue Burley entered the cage ready for war. That war lasted 32 seconds. Not even a minute in, during an exchange, Foster landed a huge right hand that immediately put Burley’s lights out and sent him crashing to the canvas. What...

Sep 18, 2015 6:35 pm

‘WSOF 23: Gaethje vs. Palomino 2’ Results

The World Series of Fighting 23: Justin Gaethje vs. Luis Palomino goes down tonight and takes place at Comerica Theatre in Phoenix. There will be two titles on the line in the co-main and main event of the evening. The inaugural light heavyweight title will be up for grabs when current middleweight champion David Branch...

Sep 18, 2015 4:46 am

REPLAY! WSOF 23 Weigh-ins (Full Replay)

World Series of Fighting will bring us another night of what should be exciting fights this Friday night. WSOF 23 goes down in Phoenix, Arizona and will air on NBCSN. The main card will feature not one, but two titles on the line. In the co-main event we’ll get to see who walks away with...

Sep 17, 2015 4:43 pm

‘WSOF 23: Gaethje vs. Palomino 2’ Weigh-In Results –– 3 Fighters Miss Weight

On Friday night WSOF 23 goes down with two title fights on the line. In the co-main, WSOF middleweight champion David Branch will drop down and look to earn a second title when he fights Teddy Holder for the inaugural light heavyweight title. In the main event we’ll get an epic rematch between lightweight champion...

Sep 15, 2015 4:00 pm

WSOF Featherweight Champ Lance ‘The Party’ Palmer Set For Dec. Fight In Vegas

The World Series of Fighting and Team Alpha Male fighter, Lance Palmer, will defend his featherweight title on Dec. 18 in Las Vegas, according to ‘The Party’ himself. Palmer broke the news on Thursday’s episode of Stud Radio, saying that he’s able to give the date and location, but does not know the opponent yet....

Sep 14, 2015 10:55 am

NSAC reveals Jake Shields’ punishment for WSOF 22 incident

August 1, 2015 was a historic and extremely busy night in the world of mixed martial arts. World Series of Fighting chose to rival Ultimate Fighting Championship by running “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields” while Rousey headlined “UFC 190”. Of course, Rousey and company outdrew WSOF, but who would have thought WSOF would be talked...

Sep 10, 2015 4:37 pm

WSOF Sign A Superhero’s Brother And A Bellator Vet

On Thursday, the World Series of Fighting announced the signing of two new fighters with Caros Fodor and Cory “The One” Devela. Caros is a veteran and also the brother of Phoenix Jones, the masked MMA superhero who’s already signed to the WSOF. Devela is also a vet who comes in riding a four fight...

Sep 4, 2015 5:24 am

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Asks To Be Released From WSOF Contract

World Series of Fighting light heavyweight Ronny Markes hasn’t fought for the promotion since winning his debut back in 2014, when he picked up a unanimous decision over Cully Butterfield. He was then scheduled to fight last April, against David Branch, but had to pull out right before weigh-ins due to illness. Markes now believes...

Sep 2, 2015 5:33 am

Chael Sonnen’s Heading To WSOF

Former UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen is making his way to the World Series of Fighting. The promotion announced the news via a press release, stating that Sonnen would be joining the team as a color-commentator for several events. Sonnen’s first gig as a WSOF commentator will take place on Sept. 18 for “WSOF 23: Gaethje vs....

Aug 30, 2015 6:26 pm

WSOF VP: ‘I don’t think Palhares should think about fighting anymore’

Rousimar Palhares claimed to have turned a new leaf when he inked a deal with World Series of Fighting in 2014. He made his promotional debut against Steve Carl and, of course, held the inverted heel hook a bit too long. He followed that performance with a WSOF Welterweight Championship defense against Jon Fitch where...

Aug 26, 2015 6:40 pm

WSOF’s One Night Tournament Runs Into Major Problem

The World Series of Fighting has plans to put on an old school one-night, eight-man tournament, however a major detail about the location could derail those plans. Apparently, Washington State, where the event was planned, does not condone elimination tournaments and would not sanction the event. Now, the organization will have to work and find...

Aug 26, 2015 7:29 am

WSOF Exec Hints That He Whooped Guillard In Sparring, Gracie Backs Him Up

Former UFC lightweight, WSOF lightweight and current Bellator fighter Melvin Guillard is preparing for his upcoming debut in the promotion. However, in a recent interview WSOF VP Ali Abdel-Aziz completely blasted Guillard for how he acted while in the promotion. Aziz said, among a lot of other things, that Guillard is ‘sh*t’ and will only...

Aug 25, 2015 11:24 am

WSOF Announce Eight-Man, One-Night Lightweight Tournament

Heads up fight fans, the World Series of Fighting is taking things back to the old days and will be featuring an eight-man, one-night lightweight tournament to determine the next title challenger. The news was announced by WSOF VP Ali Abdel-Aziz, who appeared on The MMA Hour and released the big surprise. The tournament will...

Aug 25, 2015 10:27 am

WSOF VP: ‘Melvin Guillard Is Sh*t –– He’s The Champ of Tapping Out’

There’s no secret that things didn’t quite work out for former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard during his time with the World Series of Fighting. Guillard missed weight for his WSOF debut. Then he was given a title fight, which he also failed to make weight for. That fight was changed to a non title fight...

Aug 19, 2015 6:34 pm

WSOF Signs Lightweights Jason High and Mike Ricci

The World Series of Fighting have added two heavy hitting lightweights to their roster. On Wednesday they announced the signing of Mike Ricci and Jason High. Each fighter have been signed to exclusive contracts and their debut fights will be announced soon. Via press release: LAS VEGAS (August 19, 2015) –World Series of Fighting (WSOF.com)...

Aug 16, 2015 10:06 am

Nurmagomedov breaks down WSOF 22 brawl with Diaz brothers

Moments before Ronda Rousey took center stage in Brazil at “UFC 190”, chaos was unfolding in Las Vegas, Nevada at “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields” outside of the decagon. Khabib Nurmagomedov and his crew attended the World Series of Fighting event and eventually ran into Nate Diaz and Nick Diaz who were in attendance to...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

WSOF 24 Adds Nick Newell and Flyweight Title Fight

The World Series of Fighting continues to put on exciting shows and WSOF 24 will be no exception. They announced that Nick Newell will be making his return against Tom Marcellino and that they have added a flyweight title fight between Magomed Bibulatov and Donavon Frelow, who were supposed to meet for the vacant title...

Aug 10, 2015 2:02 am

Palhares releases official statement, speaks out on getting stripped of WSOF title

The dust has settled and decisions have been made. Rousimar Palhares has officially been stripped of his role as World Series of Fighting’s welterweight champion due to his actions inside the decagon at “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields”. Palhares has chosen to break his silence on being stripped of the championship and spoke out about...

Aug 6, 2015 12:42 pm

Alienware Signs On As WSOF Sponsor

The logo could be seen in this past Saturdays cage at WSOF 22, but now it’s official, Alienware has partnered with the World Series of Fighting and serve as a sponsor. Alienware is a poopular Dell computer subsidiary, known for their high performance gaming PCs. via press release: Dell computer subsidiary giant Alienware has signed...

Aug 6, 2015 8:03 am

WSOF President Ray Sefo Responds To Palhares’ ‘Greasing’ Allegations

WSOF 22 is still being talked about, but not necessarily because of the fights, more so for the drama. There was a brawl between the Diaz brothers and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s crew and there was plenty of controversy surrounding the main event, where welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares took on Jake Shields. Going into the fight Shields...