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Feb 15, 2017 9:30 am

Former two-division WSOF champ David Branch has signed with the UFC

Earlier this month, we learned that World Series of Fighting star David Branch had entered free agency. Branch, who was the champion of both the WSOF light heavyweight and middleweight divisions, made this announcement on a recent episode of The MMA Hour. “I’m officially a free agent,” he said on the show. “I’m going to be...

Feb 7, 2017 6:22 am

Former two-division WSOF champ David Branch is officially a free agent

Having completed the last fight of his latest contract with World Series of Fighting, David Branch is now a free agent. Branch, who held both the promotion’s middleweight and light heavyweight titles, confirmed his free agency on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. “I’m definitely a free agent now, I’m officially a free agent,” he...

Jan 4, 2017 2:46 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 14 // Duane Ludwig

BJPENN.COM Radio returns tonight at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT with Duane Ludwig and Marlon Moraes! 9PM ET- Kicking off the first show of 2017, Marlon Moraes – @MMARLONMORAES joins us to discuss his victory over Josenaldo Silva at WSOF 34 on New Years Eve. Marlon will be giving us his thoughts on injury-induced TKO, what it...

Oct 29, 2016 11:34 am

TUF and WSOF competitor Cody Bollinger stops thieves from breaking into his car

Two burglars in California picked the wrong car to break into. Former Ultimate Fighter contestant and current World Series of Fighting bantamweight Cody Bollinger stopped two thieves who were attempting to break into his car, leaving one of the suspects with a black eye and both suspects in handcuffs. The incident occurred at 4:00 a.m...

Apr 3, 2016 10:15 am

WSOF 30 Results: Branch retains title, Fitch becomes new welterweight champ

David Branch (18-3 MMA) successfully defended his World Series of Fighting middleweight title yesterday evening by defeating challenger Clifford Starks (13-3 MMA) via unanimous decision. Branch, who currently holds both the WSOF middleweight and light heavyweight titles, used effective grappling and top control to frustrate Starks in every round on route to the decision victory....

Mar 16, 2016 11:25 am

Justin Gaethje ‘suspended indefinitely’ after beating Brian Foster at WSOF 29

Sometimes strange things happen in the world of MMA. WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje won a decisive first round TKO over his WSOF 29 opponent Brian Foster at the Bank of Colorado Arena in Greeley, CO on March 12th. However, Gaethje was suspended indefinitely by the Colorado State Boxing Commission for unsportsmanlike conduct, celebrating after...

Oct 30, 2015 9:55 am

CSAC holding weight-cutting summit with UFC, Bellator, WSOF and Invicta to attend

Making weight is part of a fighter’s job, however with incidents of weight cuts sending people to the hospital and even a case of death have officials concerned. The Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) and Association of Ringside Physicians (ARP) sent out invitations on Thursday for a weight-cutting and dehydration summit in Los Angeles on...

Oct 27, 2015 10:32 am

Lawsuit brings serious WSOF issues to light

News broke earlier today that WSOF Asia LLC has filed a lawsuit against MMAWC, which controls World Series Of Fighting and several key WSOF personnel including Ali Abdelaziz. The lawsuit, which was examined by BloodyElbow, doesn’t look good for WSOF. Many issues, including defamation, breach of contract, financial issues and NAC code violations are all...

Oct 18, 2015 5:03 pm

WSOF 25’s one-night lightweight tournament brackets set

With “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami” in the books, World Series of Fighting has a major event creeping up on November 20, 2015. The lightweights will take center stage in the decagon at “WSOF 25” when they compete in an eight-man, one-night tournament to determine the next contender for Justin Gaethje’s WSOF Lightweight Championship. Luis...

Oct 18, 2015 1:16 am

WSOF’s Colton Smith mocks his opponent moments before getting the win

Colton Smith and Washington Nunes Da Silva clashed on Saturday evening in the World Series of Fighting decagon at “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami. The fight aired on the preliminary card, but it still managed to turn some heads after several controversial moments were scattered throughout their fifteen minute fight. Neither men could get the...

Oct 14, 2015 11:43 am

Lance Palmer Will Defend Featherweight Title At WSOF 26

Back in September we reported that WSOF’s featherweight champion Lance Palmer would be defending his title in December, in Las Vegas. Now, we have official confirmation from WSOF, who announced that Palmer will in fact be defending his title on Dec. 18, in Las Vegas at WSOF 26. His opponent has not been announced yet,...

Oct 6, 2015 7:25 pm

Palhares Wants Out Of WSOF, Asks NSAC To ‘Judge Me As I Should Be Judged’

Former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares was stripped of his World Series of Fighting welterweight title and suspended indefinitely following his most recent fight against Jake Shields. In that fight he repeatedly put his fingers near Shields’ eye and seemed to scratch, or gauge them. Even after the referee warned him he continued to do so. Then,...

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 5:03 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...