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Mar 4, 2014 10:32 am

Okami Set For WSOF Debut On March 29

Perennially top-ranked middleweight Yushin “Thunder” Okami (29-8) makes his World Series of Fighting debut on March 29, as he battles Svetlozar Savov (12-4) on the NBCSN-broadcast main card of “World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares.” Additionally, a featherweight matchup between Brenson Hansen (5-2) and Boostayre “Bullit” Nefarios (2-1) has also been added to...

Feb 27, 2014 9:59 am

WSOF Canada: Ford vs. Powell airs TOMORROW, Feb. 28 on NBCSN

World Series of Fighting Canada’s first fight card of 2014 airs this Friday, Feb. 28, at 9:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. PT on NBCSN. The two-hour broadcast features six action-packed contests from “World Series of Fight Canada: Ford vs. Powell,” including Ryan Ford vs. Joel Powell for the World Series of Fighting Canada welterweight...

Feb 22, 2014 10:21 am

‘WSOF Canada’ Fight Card Results

Did you guys know that the WSOF returned to action last night? Well we did, we just couldn’t cover the Canadian card because NBC opted not to air the event in favor of The SOCHI Olympics. At any rate, here are the results: Ryan Ford def. Joel Powell via knockout – Rnd 1 *Ford wins...

Feb 12, 2014 1:43 pm

WSOF 9 Fight Card Complete With Addition Of Burkman vs. Stinson, Plus Two More

The five-fight, NBCSN-televised main card for World Series of Fighting 9 is now complete with the addition of three new contests, including welterweights Josh “The People’s Warrior” Burkman (26-10) vs. Tyler “The Evolution” Stinson (27-9), lightweights Ozzy Dugulubgov (5-1) vs. Johnny Nunez (4-0) and featherweights Mike Corey (12-3-1) vs. Shane Kruchten (11-2). The three new...

Jan 27, 2014 1:13 pm

Rousimar Palhares to Challenge Steve Carl For WSOF Welterweight Title March 29

Former UFC welterweight fighter Rousimar Palhares (above) will make his World Series of Fighting debut against Steve Carl, the organization’s welterweight champion, at WSOF 9 on March 29.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA The World Series of Fighting announced its next welterweight championship fight between champion Steve Carl and organizational newcomer Rousimar Palhares.  The fight...

Jan 23, 2014 6:28 am

XFC Turns Tables On WSOF – Issues Co-Promotional Challenge

Fighters calling out other fighters? How passé. Apparently, the newest trend in MMA is for promotions to call out other promotions. And the next challenger on the list? That would be the XFC. (I know, I know… try to contain your excitement.) I suppose we should have seen this coming; once the WSOF took off...

Jan 22, 2014 5:14 pm

Move Over WSOF, NBC Tries To Get In Bed With Bellator

By Evan Stoumbelis The MMA Report reported, and Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter confirmed, that NBC tried to work out a deal with Bellator fighting championships to air Bellator’s prelims on the network. World Series of Fighting (WSOF) has a preexisting deal with NBC, however the network bumped their prelims to an online stream. WSOF attempted...

Jan 22, 2014 9:37 am

Nick Newell in line for possible WSOF lightweight title shot

Nick Newell is no stranger to criticism. He has been getting it his whole life. But now, he just might get the opportunity to shut all the negative onlookers up if he is set to face off against newly crowned World Series of Fighting lightweight champion Justin Gaethje. “I could beat everyone in the world...

Jan 21, 2014 12:30 pm

WSOF Calls Foul On Bellator’s Constant Mismatches

The rivalry between Bellator and World Series of Fighting continues to heat up today as WSOF Executive VP, Abdel-Aziz, tells Bleacher Report that his competitor is ripe with easy-to-pick mismatches. “I sit down at midnight every night, and I watch a lot of videos. I’m a big fan. I love this. It’s never too much,...

Jan 21, 2014 7:51 am

WSOF calls Rebney a Candyass for turning down challenge

By Evan Stoumbels A short while ago WSOF President Ray Sefo and executive Vice President as well a matchmaker Ali Abdelaziz issued a winner take all card against their rival promotion Bellator. Bellator had not responded to the challenge until recently when President Bjorn Rebney spoke on a Bellator conference call recently, saying: “Look, and...

Jan 20, 2014 9:01 am

VIDEO | Johnson vs. Kyle Full Fight Highlight From WSOF 8

Your browser does not support iframes. Last Saturday the World Series of Fighting Returned with WSOF 8 in Hollywood Florida. If you missed our live broadcast of the event, here’s highlights from Anthony Johnson vs. Mike Kyle. Enjoy!

Jan 20, 2014 8:57 am

VIDEO | Aguilar vs. Gray Full Fight Highlight From WSOF 8

Your browser does not support iframes. Last Saturday the World Series of Fighting Returned with WSOF 8 in Hollywood Florida. If you missed our live broadcast of the event, here’s highlights from Jessica Aguilar vs. Alida Gray. Enjoy!

Jan 20, 2014 8:52 am

VIDEO | Gaethje vs. Patishnock Full Fight Highlight From WSOF 8

Your browser does not support iframes. Last Saturday the World Series of Fighting Returned with WSOF 8 in Hollywood Florida. If you missed our live broadcast of the event, here’s highlights from Justin Gaethje vs. Richard Patishnock. Enjoy!

Jan 19, 2014 12:27 pm

.gif | ‘WSOF 8’: Luis Palomino Knocks Out Jorge Patino in Round 2

When thirty-three year old Luis Palomino and forty year old Jorge Patino stepped into the decagon last night to kick off the main card, I don’t think anybody was expecting the excitement that would follow. Patino and Palomino did the honors of kicking off the main card and set a pace of action that would...

Jan 19, 2014 12:16 pm

.gif | ‘WSOF 8’: Tyler Stinson Drops and Finishes Valdir Araujo

The preliminary bouts kicked off with a submission and ended with a knockout. Tyler Stinson and Valdir Araujo duked it out for two rounds and it came down to the wire in the third. Stinson was outstriking Araujo for most of the round, landing combination after combination. Eventually, Araujo’s brain had enough and decided it...

Jan 19, 2014 12:06 pm

.gif | ‘WSOF 8’: Anderson Melo Traps Jose Caceres In a Heel Hook

The ‘World Series of Fighting 8’ preliminary bouts kicked off at 6:30 PM EST on Saturday and Anderson Melo started the night off with a bang. As soon as Jose Caceres took the fight to the ground, Bas Rutten suggested he stand it up knowing how dangerous Melo was off his back. Melo did not...

Jan 18, 2014 7:52 pm

WSOF 8 Results: Anthony Johnson Flatlines Mike Kyle In First Round, Wins by way of KO

Anthony Johnson is starting to gain traction here in World Series of Fighting. He walked into the decagon as the aggressor tonight and it paid off quickly. Mike Kyle was simply too slow and could not counter anything his opponent was throwing. Mike Kyle cornered Anthony Johnson and went for a combination two minutes in...

Jan 18, 2014 7:01 pm

WSOF 8 Results: Cody Bollinger Stays Busy and Defeats Tyson Nam in Unanimous Decision Win

Some called it boring. Some called it competitive. One thing was for sure: the fight went the full fifteen minutes and nobody landed anything powerful. Cody Bollinger and Tyson Nam respected each other’s elusiveness and stayed away from combinations. Bollinger tried to land some exotic shots like spinning back kicks and cartwheel kicks, but they...

Jan 18, 2014 6:29 pm

WSOF 8 Results: Luis Palomino Clobbers Jorge Patino, Picks Up Round 2 Win

Luis Palomino and Jorge Patino did the honors of kicking the main card off on NBC Sports Network. They brought the crowd back to life after a decision-heavy preliminary card. The fight opened up sloppy, but it was clear Palomino was landing the stronger shots in whatever exchanges they were having. However, every single time...

Jan 18, 2014 11:55 am

‘WSOF 8: Gaethje vs. Patishnock’ Main Card Play-By-Play And Live Results

Live from Hollywood, Florida’s, Seminole Hard Rock Casino, ‘WSOF 8: Gaethje vs. Patishnock’, goes down tonight, live and free on BJPENN.COM and the NBC Sports Network. If you can’t make BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of today’s event, or just want to catch up on the results, you can tune in right here for our live main...

Jan 18, 2014 11:49 am

‘WSOF 8: Gaethje vs. Patishnock’ Live Preliminary Card Results

Live from Hollywood, Florida’s, Seminole Hard Rock Casino, ‘WSOF 8: Gaethje vs. Patishnock’, goes down tonight, live and free on BJPENN.COM and the NBC Sports Network. If you can’t make BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of today’s event, or just want to catch up on the results, you can tune in right here for our live preliminary...

Jan 18, 2014 11:26 am

FREE FIGHTS | WSOF 8 Live Stream Tonight Starting At 3:30 P.M. PT / 6:30 P.M. ET

Today starting at 3:30 P.M. PT / 6:30 P.M. ET, BJPENN.COM will be bringing fight fans a free live stream of tonight’s World Series of Fighting 8 event. Featuring a championship double-header, WSOF 8 is going down live from the Hardrock Live in Hollywood, Florida. International viewers will be able to view the entire night...

Jan 11, 2014 10:12 am

WSOF President Believes They’d ‘Do Very Well’ In Proposed Bellator vs. WSOF Card

By Evan Stoumbelis Several days ago talks emerged of a winner take all profits, World Series of Fighting vs. Bellator card. Now WSoF matchmaker Ali Abdelaziz has put together proposed bouts for the card, the matchups are as follows: Tyrone Spong vs. Quinton Jackson Anthony Johnson vs. Attila Vegh Andrei Arlovski vs. Vitaly Minakov Marlon...

Jan 11, 2014 9:50 am

AXS TV Fights CEO Andrew Simon calls out WSOF and Bellator MMA

If by chance Bellator MMA doesn’t have much interest in pitting their fighters up against anyone over at World Series of Fighting the guys at AXS TV Fights are more than willing to set something up. “We would do it in a second,” said AXS TV Fights CEO Andrew Simon during his visit to MMAjunkie.com...

Jan 10, 2014 11:15 am

Pedro Rizzo Wants to Fight for WSOF in Brazil

“They’re doing a good job in the U.S.,” Pedro Rizzo said of the growing MMA organization, WSOF, “and it would be great to be able to fight again in Brazil.  If they give me a good opponent, even better.  Give me a good time to get ready and let’s do it.”   By Christopher Murphy...