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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 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...

Jul 30, 2015 11:27 am

Jon Fitch vs. Yushin Okami Set To Headline WSOF 24

According to sources close to the situation, welterweights Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami will face off in the main event of WSOF 24, which is scheduled to take place Oct. 17 at Foxwoods Resort and Casino Also expected on the card is a light heavyweight fight between Vinny Magalhaes and Matt Hamill. And that’s not...

Jul 29, 2015 4:29 pm

WSOF Appoints New CEO Effective Immediately

The World Series of Fighting announced today, via press release, that they have appointed a new CEO. Carlos Silva will step up and take the position effective immediately. Check out the press release: World championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise World Series of Fighting (WSOF.com) announced today that it has appointed sports media executive...

Jul 29, 2015 5:15 am

Thiago Silva Reacts To Being Pulled From WSOF

Watch as Thiago Silva breaks the news that he’s been pulled from WSOF 22a and talks about the NSAC’s decision. BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Eachother — EPIC! – AMAZING! – MUST WATCH!

Jul 28, 2015 10:55 am

Thiago Silva Out Of WSOF 22, Replacement Already Booked

Looks like former UFC light heavyweight and current WSOF fighter Thiago Silva will not be competing at this Saturday’s WSOF 22. Silva was all set to face Mike Kyle in the featured light-heavyweight fight of the night, but now it looks like Clifford Starks will step in against Kyle instead. This comes directly from WSOF,...

Jul 26, 2015 3:35 am

Shields: ‘I’d Love to Have Stitch Be My Cutman at WSOF 22’

Dana White and the Ultimate Fighting Championship caught the mixed martial arts community off guard earlier this week with the firing of Jabob “Stitch” Duran. “Stitch”, one of the best cutmen in the business, spoke out against UFC’s partnership with Reebok when he commented how it was going to negatively impact the income of people...

Jul 24, 2015 6:55 am

Goodbye UFC, Hello WSOF––’Stitch’ Duran Lands New Gig

Former UFC cutman and long time veteran of the game, Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran has landed a new MMA gig. Duran was let go from the UFC because he talked out about the Reebok deal and how it affects the cutman. After an overwhelming amount of support from the fans, media and fighters it looks like...