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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...

Jul 23, 2015 4:26 pm

WSOF 22 Gets 5 New Bouts Added To Preliminary Card

The World series of Fighting has added five new fights to the upcoming WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields, which takes place on Saturday Aug. 1. All the new fights added will take place on the preliminary portion of the card. Check out all the new fighters you’ll be able to watch, via a press release...

Jul 22, 2015 2:43 pm

WSOF’s Yushin Okami Moves To Welterweight Division

Former UFC middleweight and current World Series of Fighting fighter Yushin Okami will be making the move down to the welterweight division. Okami will be making the cut and dropping to 170 lbs. for the first time on WSOF, according to VP and matchmaker Ali Abdelaziz, who announced the move on MMAJunkie Radio. Okami will...

Jul 21, 2015 12:13 am

WSOF Champ Hanging With… Uhm… Beyonce?

World Series of Fighting featherweight champion and member of Team Alpha Male Lance Palmer is currently in Las Vegas, helping Urijah Faber on the new season of TUF. Looks like while he was in Sin City he ran into a few celebrities. ‘The Party’ took to Twitter to show his run-in with superstar Beyonce….wait…oh no…uhm…never...

Jul 17, 2015 9:20 am

WSOF VP: ‘We Can Afford Fedor And Lesnar’

Bellator? UFC? What about the World Series of Fighting? Fedor Emelianenko and everyone is wondering where he will fight. There’s still the big chance he stays in Russia and fights for M-1 Global, but if he does come over to the states, which promotion will he go with? Well, WSOF’s Vice President Ali Abdel-Aziz wants...

Jul 15, 2015 1:28 pm

Melvin Guillard vs. Brandon Girtz set to headline Bellator 141

Melvin Guillard (32-14-2 MMA) will make his Bellator debut next month when he squares off against fellow lightweight Brandon Girtz (11-4 MMA) in the headlining bout of Bellator 141. Bellator officials announced the news earlier today: “Since signing Melvin in May, we have been anxious to get him inside the Bellator cage,” Bellator MMA President...

Jul 8, 2015 2:55 pm

Tyrone Spong Is Out, Thiago Silva Is In Vs. Mike Kyle At WSOF 22

Unfortunately the World Series Of Fighting was hit with the injury bug and now has to make a change to their WSOF 22 event on Aug. 1. Blackzilian Tyrone Spong has to pull out of his scheduled fight with Mike Kyle due to an injury to his MCL. Now, former UFC light-heavyweight Thiago Silva will...

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!