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Dec 14, 2014 2:13 pm

Shields vs. Foster confirmed for WSOF 17 main event

Former UFC fighter Jake Shields will take on fellow former UFC fighter Brian Foster at WSOF 17 on January 17th. The promotion confirmed the news with MMAJunkie, and also announced that the bout will serve as a title eliminator bout, with the winner facing reigning champion Rousimar Palhares. Shields spoke about his opponent saying: “He’s...

Dec 14, 2014 8:28 am

REPLAY! Moraes picks up split decision win over Solorio at WSOF 16

After three hard fought rounds, the judges gave Sheymon Moraes the split-decision win over Gabriel Solorio at WSOF 16. Check out the bout highlights below and let us know who you think the bout should have been scored for. Your browser does not support iframes.

Dec 11, 2014 11:47 am

“Humble” WSOF Champ Scrubs Floors To Make Ends Meet

“It keeps me humble. I do some personal training, clean carpets and scrub some nasty restaurant floors – stuff like that – but it definitely keeps me humble and helps me make a little extra money.” So you wanna be a fighter? In a recent interview with Bloodyelbow.com, Rich Glenn, the WSOF Featherweight champion detailed...

Dec 9, 2014 11:13 am

UFC Veteran Justin Buchholz Added To WSOF 16 Event

Already featuring a star-studded lineup with two championship fights, including welterweight kingpin Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch and featherweight title holder Rick Glenn vs. Lance Palmer, “World Series of Fighting 16: Palhares vs. Fitch” now has two more action-packed matchups. The two new main-card contests include featherweights Brenson Hansen (7-2) vs. Josh Berkovic (5-0) and...

Dec 8, 2014 5:20 pm

Jake Shields returns to action at WSOF 17 in January

Former UFC fighter Jake Shields will return to MMA on January 17th at WSOF 17 under the WSOF banner to fight Brian Foster for the #1 contender spot to fight the winner of this Saturday’s Jon Fitch vs. Rousimar Palhares welterweight title fight. Shields is coming off a win in his WSOF debut over Ryan...

Nov 15, 2014 2:19 pm

‘WSOF 15: Branch vs. Okami’ Official Results

The World Series Of Fighting returns tonight with ‘WSOF 15: Branch vs. Okami’. Fight fans can join BJPENN.COM for our live stream (where available) and live results. The festivities kick off at 6:30 p.m. ET. MAIN CARD: (NBCSN, 9 p.m. ET) Champ Dave Branch def. Yushin Okami via TKO (strikes) – Round 4, 3:39 –...

Nov 5, 2014 3:43 pm

Following Very Public Dispute, WSOF Releases Former Champ Steve Carl

According to reports, The World Series of Fighting Promotion has released their former welterweight champion, Steve Carl. The former champ, earned his strap by besting the promotion’s front-runner, at the time, Josh Burkman. Carl ended up losing the title in his first defense to submission wrecking machine, Rousimar Palhares, and now, he’s gone. Prior to...

Nov 4, 2014 2:15 pm

A Few Disgruntled Men Targeting WSOF Bosses On Twitter

The World Series Of Fighting roster is filled with notable Mixed Martial Arts Talent. Jake Shields, Melvin Guillard, Yushin Okami, Tyron Spong and many more make up their, talent rich, employee list. Their champions are A-level too. What’s not A-level though, is their social media engagement with their disgruntled employees. Check it: Hey @AliAbdelaziz00 I thought you...

Oct 29, 2014 5:00 am

WSOF’s “Mega-Event” Set For Dec. 13

World Series of Fighting announced today a highly-anticipated, welterweight (170 pounds) world championship Mixed Martial Arts main event showdown that has dubbed a “must see’ fight, between dangerous, reigning champion Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares (16-6) of Dores Do Indaia, Minas Gerais Brazil and fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and superstar Jon Fitch (26-6-1, 1 NC) of...

Oct 13, 2014 4:15 pm

WSOF Not Worried About Triple Header With UFC And Bellator

On November 15, The UFC, Bellator MMA, and World Series Of Fighting will all go head to head in ratings. UFC will be hosting UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum live from Mexico, on PPV Bellator will be hosting Bellator 131: Bonnar vs. Ortiz, which will air on Spike TV. And WSOF will be hosting WSOF...

Oct 12, 2014 8:54 am

WSOF Fighter Details The Time He Choked Out A Robber

WSOF fighter Matt Baker picked up an armbar win in his WSOF 14 fight last night, but that may not have been the most intense part of his training camp. Just several months before the fight his house was invaded by a robber. He recounted the incident to MMAFighting. “The first thing I thought is...

Oct 9, 2014 5:02 am

Shields vs. Ford For WSOF Title Shot

  The winner of this weekend’s World Series Of Fighting 14 event is being guaranteed a title shot. Promotion officials confirmed the news yesterday. World Series of Fighting 14 puts top welterweight Jake Shields against WSOF Canadian champion Ryan Ford. On Dec. 13, WSOF champion Rousimar Palhares will defend his promotional title against Jon Fitch....

Oct 8, 2014 5:01 am

WSOF VP: ‘November’s Card Bigger Than UFC’

“I think it is going to be a bigger card than UFC and Bellator because it’s going to be free on NBC Sports and it’s going to have three title fights. I can guarantee you that fans are going to be very happy with it. I think it will be very intriguing for them.” In...

Oct 7, 2014 5:01 am

Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch Set To Headline WSOF 16

The bout WSOF fans have been waiting for will finally happen. Rousimar Palhares will defend his WSOF welterweight championship against Jon Fitch at WSOF 15 in December. The bout was originally scheduled to go down back in July, but Palhares withdrew from the bout after his mother became ill. The WSOF confirmed the bout with...

Oct 6, 2014 8:26 am

TRIPLE HEADER: UFC 180, Bellator 131, And WSOF 15 All Set For November 15th

On November 15th, fight fans will have a decision to make. On the same night the UFC will be holding UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum, Bellator will be holding Bellator 131 featuring a headlining bout between former UFC champion Tito Ortiz, and multiple time steroid abuser Stephan Bonnar, and the WSOF will be having WSOF...

Oct 5, 2014 4:24 pm

Did Josh Burkman Throw His WSOF Title Fight?

Following his release from the UFC in 2008, Josh Burkman went on a 3-fight win streak. Burkman then lost to Jordan Mein in 2011, and then went on a 5-fight win streak, with 3 of his wins coming under the WSOF banner. Burkman then had his win streak snapped by Steve Carl for the WSOF...

Sep 23, 2014 9:13 am

WSOF Announces new PPV Model With Fighter Rev Share

In a radical move that could forever change the earning potential of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters, World Series of Fighting has announced that it will enter the pay-per-view business in the second half of 2015 with an unprecedented revenue sharing model that will pay 50 percent of all net revenue earned from live pay-per-view...

Aug 29, 2014 8:02 am

WSOF To Launch Amateur Series, Will Award Pro Contracts

Big news for Amateur MMA fighters, the World Series Of Fighting plans to launch an amateur division in 2015 to showcase amateur fighters and build up the future of the sport under the WSOF banner. With the amateur division comes pro contracts as rewards according to WSOF President Ray Sefo. Sefo spoke with MMAJunkie about...

Aug 9, 2014 8:30 am

“Metamoris 4: Sonnen vs. Galvao” Results

  Tonight, from the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, Calif., Professional Grappling returns to action with, “Metamoris 4: Sonnen vs. Galvao” If you cannot make the broadcast, or are just looking for to get caught up on results, you’re in the right place. BJPENN.COM will be providing live results of tonight’s full card of...

Aug 9, 2014 8:22 am

“WSOF 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez” Results Thread

Tonight, from Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, World Series of Fighting returns on the NBC Sports Network. If you cannot make the broadcast, or are just looking for to get caught up on results, you’re in the right place. BJPENN.COM will be providing live results of tonight’s fight card starting with the prelims...

Aug 6, 2014 10:10 am

WSOF President Ray Sefo Says He Would Have Pushed Jon Jones Too

  Former MMA fighter and kickboxer and current president of The World Series of Fighting, Ray Sefo, currently spoke on MMAJunkie Radio about the media event brawl between UFC champion Jon Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier. Sefo made it clear that he tells fighters to respect their opponents and that the scuffle between Jones and...

Aug 5, 2014 7:56 pm

WSOF 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez To Stream Worldwide

WSOF 12 is coming up this Saturday, and straight from the WSOF we have learned that the bout will not only stream on WSOF.com, but it will also stream worldwide on NBCSports.com as well. LAS VEGAS – (August 5) – “World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez” Features a key lightweight matchup between hard-hitting...

Jul 18, 2014 5:02 am

WSOF Champ Rousimar Palhares Targets Jon Fitch And Only Jon Fitch

“My family is my life. I was sad that he said those things, but I’m not bothered. We’ll settle our things inside the cage. I don’t hope he’s my next opponent, I want him to be. I’m coming after him. I will train for him. I want him. I don’t know how the fight would...

Jul 12, 2014 8:06 pm

Jacob Volkmann & WSOF Exec Engage In Twitter Beef

Former UFC lightweight fighter, Jacob Volkmann is apparently fed up with WSOF VP, Ali Abdelaziz and it all boiled over on twitter. Check it: Before signing with @MMAWorldSeries read my next few texts. @ufc @BellatorMMA — Jacob Volkmann (@JacobVolkmann) July 12, 2014 2 days before i signed with @MMAWorldSeries i received a text from Ali,...

Jul 8, 2014 12:54 pm

WSOF Terminates Contract With ‘White Pride’ Tattooed Fighter

This Past Saturday, before UFC 175, WSOF 11 took place on NBC. During the prelims of that card, Dustin Holyko fought, and lost, to Neiman Gracie in the second round via submission. However, the most interesting thing about the bout occurred several days after it took place when BloodyElbow’s Brent Brookhouse began doing research on...