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Jun 30, 2015 5:52 am

WSOF Re-sign Three of their Champions

  “We are thrilled to have these three incredible champions on board with WSOF for the long haul again. Justin and Marlon are both homegrown superstars that we have been building since we opened the doors at WSOF while David, who came to us as an established star, has grown into an even more dynamic...

Jun 23, 2015 12:52 pm

WSOF Picks Up SAN Nutrition As New Title Sponsor

Looks like the World Series of Fighting just landed a major title sponsor. According to sources close to the situation, the promotion has signed SAN Nutrition as its new title sponsor. SAN Nutrition has worked with top MMA athletes in the sport, including Johny Hendricks and Khabib Nurmagomedov and will now work with an entire...

Jun 22, 2015 3:28 pm

WSOF Inks Deals with Free Agents LaRue Burley and Louis Taylor

World Series of Fighting made two major signings this week when they picked up free agents LaRue Burley and Louis Taylor. Sources close to the situation confirmed the signings with BJPENN.COM. LaRue “The Cannibal” Burley (6-0) is an undefeated lightweight who has finished all but two of his opponents. Burley has racked up wins in...

Jun 22, 2015 6:56 am

Former WSOF Champ Aguilar Thinks She’ll Earn Title Shot with UFC 190 Win

Former World Series of Fighting Strawweight Champion Jessica Aguilar will have her opportunity to prove her mettle when she steps into the octagon with Claudia Gadelha at UFC 190. The fight is set to take place in Brazil in August, and Aguilar thinks it could be a possible number-one contender’s bout. Aguilar is certainly the...

Jun 15, 2015 3:09 pm

Booking Roundup: Former WSOF Champion Set to Debut at UFC 190

It was a big week for Joe Silva as he worked his matchmaking-magic to create some interesting bouts for the near future. Catch up by checking out this week’s edition of our booking roundup! UFC Fight Night 69 Gets a Fight… Peter Sobotta was originally scheduled to face Sergio Moraes this Saturday, but Moraes was...

Jun 9, 2015 1:41 pm

Tyson Griffin Announces WSOF Release, Hints At Retirement

MMA veteran Tyson Griffin has been released from the World Series of Fighting. The former UFC fighter announced the news on Twitter and said that the decision was actually his. Griffin is 2-6 in his last eight fights and is currently on a two fight losing streak, both of which took place in the WSOF....

Jun 6, 2015 5:57 am

HIGHLIGHTS: WSOF’s Lance Palmer Defends Title, Gets First Round Finish

Your browser does not support iframes. Last night at WSOF 21 Team Alpha Male’s Lance Palmer defended his featherweight title against Chris Horodecki by submitting him in the first round. Check out his in cage interview as well as the highlights from his fight. WATCH! Gilbert Melendez Trains For Eddie Alvarez, And Looks Scary!

Jun 5, 2015 12:36 am

WSOF’s Lance Palmer: ‘I Wont Fight In UFC For Under $100K’

  World Series of Fighting featherweight champion and Team Alpha Male fighter Lance Palmer is set to  defend his belt tonight at WSOF 21. Palmer talked to MMAFighting and mentioned that he is fine where he is, at WSOF, but of course the goal is always to fight the best in the best organization. So...

Jun 4, 2015 3:51 pm

Fighter And His Own Cornerman Agree To Last Second Fight At WSOF 21

  Mark this under extremely weird. Due to last minute weigh cutting issues, tomorrow night at WSOF 21 a fighter will go up against his teammate and scheduled cornerman. So here’s the rundown. Matt Baker and Marcus Hicks were scheduled to fight tomorrow night in a middleweight scrap on the WSOF 21 card. Hicks was...

Jun 2, 2015 5:40 am

Lance Palmer Eyeing Finish In First WSOF Title Defense

The World Series of Fighting’s featherweight champion, Lance Palmer, will defend his title at WSOF 21 against Chris Horodecki. The champion and Team Alpha Male member talked to MMAJunkie about his upcoming scrap, which will be his first title defense, and said that one way or the other he’s looking for the finish. Here’s what...

Jun 1, 2015 10:54 am

Guillard Talks About Suffering From Depression During WSOF Stint

Melvin Guillard has had his highs and lows throughout his mixed martial arts career. The twelve year veteran has fought for the likes of Bellator and World Series of Fighting, but his battle with depression started when he was cut from the UFC in 2014. “When I got released, man, I was battling with my...

May 31, 2015 7:38 am

Former WSOF Champion Wants Title Shot on UFC Debut

Jessica Aguilar is one of the hottest free agents in the world of mixed martial arts, but she is hoping that will change soon enough with a phone call from the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Aguilar is one of the most dominant women outside of the octagon and she has destroyed whichever opponents World Series of...

May 18, 2015 12:02 pm

Champion Jessica Aguilar Leaves WSOF: ‘I’ve Decided To Be The UFC Champion’

The World Series of Fighting women’s strawweight champion Jessica Aguilar just announced that she has left the promotion. Aguilar went on The MMA Hour and broke the news, saying that she has left the WSOF in hopes of being signed by the UFC. Check out what she had to say below: “I’m excited to be...

May 17, 2015 2:47 pm

WSOF President Ray Sefo Leaves Door Open For Reebok-Like Sponsorship Deal

Will the UFC/Reebok deal be a catalyst for other big MMA promotions to lock down similar partnerships with other companies? World Series of Fighting president, Ray Sefo, recently talked to Submission Radio about the potential of signing a similar deal for his promotion. Sefo made it clear that a lot of discussion and work would...

May 13, 2015 12:12 pm

Tyrone Spong Set to Make Return at WSOF 22

Tyrone Spong will be making his World Series of Fighting return on August 1st! While “The King of the Ring’s” opponent has yet to be named, officials confirmed with MMAFighting that he will be fighting at WSOF 22. Spong has been seen weekly on “The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians”, helping his fellow...

May 12, 2015 7:00 pm

Esparza: I know For a Fact the WSOF Champ Used Steroids

Carla Esparza is pointing fingers at World Series of Fighting’s Jessica Aguilar for utilizing steroids throughout her mixed martial arts career! Ever the hot-button topic in the world of MMA, performance enhancing drug accusations have been thrown around a lot recently. Esparza was recently a guest on “MMA Hour” and said that she knew, for...

May 7, 2015 10:41 am

REPLAY! Former WSOF Champ Calls Out Tyron Spong On FOX

Joining Karyn Bryant and Dominck Cruz on TUF Talk, Tyron Spong and Steve Carl hold notheing back as they explain exactly what happened in their feud over the sauna. ROCKHOLD! ‘The Dragon Has Been Slayed, And It Feels Great!’

May 6, 2015 9:06 am

Bellator Champ Will Brooks Wants Crossover Event with WSOF

This weekend, Resurrection Fighting Alliance and Legacy will be having a rare co-promotion event where the best fighters from each organization will face off in a neutral cage. Bellator Lightweight Champion Will Brooks likes the idea so much that he wants to bring World Series of Fighting into the mix and scrap with them! If...

Apr 30, 2015 11:31 am

Melvin Guillard Released From WSOF, Looking For New Home

It looks like the relationship between World Series of Fighting and Melvin Guillard has officially ended. Guillard’s manager sent out a tweet this morning confirming the release of “The Young Assassin”. I just received what I asked for from wsof which is the release for @Young__Assassin… Should have a new home for him shortly. #Frm...

Apr 10, 2015 1:20 pm

Full ‘WSOF 20’ Results & Recap

‘World Series of Fighting 20’ was live from Ledyard, Connecticut in the Foxwoods Resort Casino! ‘Phoenix Jones’ made his heroic debut as he went toe-to-toe with Emmanuel Walo. Nick Newell and David Branch fought on the main card. Check out the results below! David Branch def. Jesse McElligott by way of Technical Submission (Von Flue...

Apr 10, 2015 2:00 am

FINISH HIM! Mocco Pummels Cuitanho at WSOF 20

World Series of Fighting 20 took place on Friday evening in Ledyard, Connecticut. Steve Mocco took it to Juilano Coutinho in the first round and finished him before they could make it to the second! The Vine was captured by ‘The Viner’. SPECIAL EXCLUSIVE — Luke Rockhold, Countdown to UFC on FOX 15 Feature

Apr 8, 2015 9:36 pm

Sefo Goes Off On Guillard’s Issues During WSOF Conference

“Like I told his managers, from day one, his first fight with us he missed weight and he came up with some sort of excuse.. Listen, I’m the guy that fights for the fighters all the time, but when a fighter’s unprofessional and doesn’t live up to the obligations of his contract, I want to...

Apr 6, 2015 12:05 pm

BREAKING NEWS: Melvin Guillard Has Been Pulled From WSOF 20

It appears the relationship between the World Series of Fighting and Melvin Guillard isn’t going to be repaired any time soon. News just came out that the lightweight fighter has been pulled from WSOF 20 set for this Friday. Here’s what WSOF president Ray Sefo had to say. “Obviously, we would have liked to have...

Apr 6, 2015 11:24 am

Melvin Guillard Rips The WSOF, Wants Back In The UFC

Former UFC fighter Melvin Guillard who now fights for the World Series of Fighting promotion recently spoke with Submission Radio and had some not very pleasant things to say about his new home. “Al Abdul Aziz [WSOF promoter] kind of reneged on some of his promises and it’s funny, they never answer their phone when...

Apr 6, 2015 6:49 am

WSOF Champ Justin Gaethje Says Anthony Pettis Believed His Own Hype

The World Series of Fighting’s lightweight champion thinks that he could have beaten former UFC champ Anthony Pettis, just like Rafael dos Anjos did at UFC 185. Justin Gaethje told MMAFighting that he doesn’t think Pettis has ever been through anything as grueling as wrestling and that’s why Dos Anjos was able to wear him...

Apr 1, 2015 1:59 am

WSOF 19 Medical Suspensions Report — AZ Recommends Retirement For One Fighter

The Arizona Boxing and MMA Commission is recommending the retirement of one fighter, following last week’s WSJ 19 event, and that’s not all. The commission has suspended twelve fighters overall, including main event fighters Justin Gaethje and Luis Palomino. Undercard fighter Eric Regan received a “safety recommendation to stop competing,” a rarity for a fighter...

Apr 1, 2015 1:50 am

Salary Report! WSOF Champ Takes $60k, Three Fighters Make Event Low Of $750.00

The Arizona Boxing and MMA Commission has released the disclosed salary list for last week’s WSOF 19 event. The full list of payouts is as follows: Justin Gaethje ($30,000 + $30,000 = $60,000) def. Luis Palomino ($11,000) Teddy Holder ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Thiago Silva ($20,000) Timur Valiev ($9,000 + $9,000 = $18,000)...

Mar 28, 2015 8:31 pm

WSOF 19 Results: Silva Loses to BIG Underdog, Gaethje Retains Title

Holder Upset Silva and Advances to Finals of Tournament… Teddy Holder def. Thiago Silva by way of TKO (Strikes) 2:00 of Round 1 Holder pulled off the upset of all upsets tonight by knocking Silva out in the first round. The fight was made so late there were no official odds, but I can guarantee...