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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 28, 2015 1:37 am

Bellator 141: ‘Guillard vs. Girtz’ Results

Friday night in Temecula, CA Bellator 141 will go down and feature what’s sure to be an exciting main event between former UFC and WSOF lightweight Melvin Guillard as he makes his promotional debut against Brandon Girtz. Also on the main card is the return of heavyweight Justin Wren, who’s returning to the sport after...

Aug 27, 2015 5:35 pm

‘Bellator 141: Guillard vs. Girtz’ Weigh-In Results

Bellator 141 goes down on Friday night and will feature the debut of former UFC and WSOF lightweight Melvin Guillard as he takes on Brandon Girtz in the night’s main event. Also on the main card will be Saad Awad vs. Patricky Freire and two heavyweight scraps, including the return of Justin Wren. The prelims...

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 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...

Aug 5, 2015 9:43 am

NSAC Brings The Hammer Down On Palhares And Shields Following WSOF Antics

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended both Rousimar Palhares and Jake Shields following their title fight at WSOF 22. Palhares was already stripped of his title and suspended indefinitely by the promotion after he repeatedly scratched at Shields eyes and held onto a fight ending submission well after Shields had tapped. Shields has yet...

Aug 4, 2015 4:58 pm

Rousimar Palhares’ Manager Responds To WSOF’s Decision

Earlier today the World Series of Fighting announced that they are stripping welterweight champion, Rousimar Palhares, of his title and suspending him indefinitely. Right after the news broke Palhares’ manager Alex Davis spoke to MMAJunkie and told them that he wasn’t happy with how the WSOF was going about this, releasing the information to the...

Aug 4, 2015 1:35 pm

WSOF 22 Medical Report: Shields Snags Possible 6 Month Suspension

WSOF 22 went down on Saturday night and had plenty of drama to go along with it. From the Diaz brothers brawl with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s crew, to the ridiculous actions by champion Rousimar Palhares in his title defense. Palhares repeatedly raked Shields’ eyes during the fight, then held onto the fight ending kimura way too...

Aug 4, 2015 10:21 am

WSOF Strips Rousimar Palhares Of Title, Suspends Him Indefinitely

WSOF 22 did not go down without its share of drama. Actually it had more than its share of drama, both in and out of the cage. There was a brawl between the Diaz brothers and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s crew and major drama in the cage between Rousimar Palhares and Jake Shields. During there title fight...

Aug 4, 2015 9:36 am

WSOF 22 Payroll: Palhares’ Antics Cost Him, Loses Out On Big Payday

Whether you tuned into UFC 190 or WSOF 22 on Saturday night you were rewarded with some great fights and some even better drama. You either saw Rousey face-plant KO Bethe Correia in 34 seconds or you saw WSOF champ Rousimar Palhares gouge the eyes of Jake Shields, then nearly snap his arm when held...

Aug 3, 2015 12:22 pm

WSOF to announce fate of Palhares tomorrow

Rousimar Palhares’ days as World Series of Fighting’s welterweight champion could be coming to an end as soon as tomorrow. Palhares successfully defended his championship against Jake Shields at “WSOF 22” this past Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada, but it wasn’t without controversy. Palhares apparently poked the eyes of Shields several times throughout the fight...

Aug 2, 2015 1:56 pm

Palhares could be stripped of WSOF belt for his actions at “WSOF 22”

There is no doubt that Rousimar Palhares is one of the most talented and powerful grapplers in World Series of Fighting. As the saying goes, though, “With great power comes great responsibility”. Palhares has shown a lack of discipline in the past when it comes to letting go of submission holds on time and he...

Aug 2, 2015 1:45 pm

Nick and Nate Diaz are Banned from WSOF Events After Saturday’s Brawl

Nick and Nate Diaz attended Saturday’s World Series of Fighting event in Las Vegas to show support for their friend and teammate Jake Shields as he challenged Rousimar Palhares for the World Series of Fighting Championship. Tempers ran high inside the decagon AND outside, apparently. At one point in the evening, Nate Diaz confronted fellow...

Aug 2, 2015 1:15 pm

4 Minutes of Diaz/Nurmagomedov Street Fight Footage

Rousimar Palhares may have defeated Jake Shields in the final fight of “WSOF 22”, but the REAL main event that night was a scuffle between the Diaz Crew and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s crew! The two groups first altercation took place cage-side at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino where the event was taking place. There was...

Aug 2, 2015 8:44 am

209! Diaz Bros. and Crew Standing Tall After WSOF 22

Nate Diaz, Nick Diaz and the rest of their crew stand tall after attending a controversial World Series of Fighting event in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The Diaz Brothers went to “WSOF 22” to support Jake Shields in his fight for the title against Rousimar Palhares. Tensions ran high after Palhares cranked on the...

Aug 2, 2015 6:23 am

WSOF 22 Results: Palhares Taps Shields In ANOTHER Controversial Finish

Rousimar Palhares had yet another opportunity to show the world that he is not the dirty fighter Jake Shields accused him of being leading up to their championship bout at “WSOF 22” this past Saturday. The card took place at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and rivaled “UFC 190”. The main...

Aug 1, 2015 10:15 pm

BRAWL! Diaz Brothers vs. Khabib & Company at WSOF 22 in Vegas

World Series of Fighting rivaled UFC on Saturday night with “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields” in one of the most controversial fights in company history. It is well known that Palhares has the reputation amongst the fight community that he holds onto submission holds too long and tonight was no different; After Shields had submitted...

Aug 1, 2015 10:00 am

“WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields” Full Results

World Series of Fighting 22 is set to take place at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada! WSOF Welterweight Champion Rousimar Palhares will finally get to step into the ring with Jake Shields to prove who the better grappler truly is. Marlon Moraes will also defend his bantamweight championship against Sheymon...

Jul 31, 2015 1:10 pm

WSOF 22 Will Feature A Live Music Act

Venezuelan superstar and eOne music artist DJ Zardonic will be in Las Vegas this Saturday night, August 1st for the World Series of Fighting 22 event, live on NBC Sports Network from the Planet Hollywood Hotel & Casino. The WSOF has put together a special treat for fans as the world-renowned DJ will put his...

Jul 30, 2015 11:42 am

Shields Opens As Favorite Over Champion Palhares Ahead Of WSOF 22

With just a few days to go until WSOF 22 goes down, on Saturday night, early betting lines have come out and revealed that Jake Shields is the early favorite at -175, with champion Rousimar Palhares as the +135 underdog. It’s not that big of a surprise though, Shields does have wins over Dan Henderson...