Archive: world series of fighting

Jul 16, 2013 8:57 pm

Ray Sefo Takes Temporary Leave as WSOF President

With a return to active competition on the horizon, World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo has officially elected to take a temporary leave from his executive role. “I’m looking forward to another chance to step into the cage, but before I do, I felt taking a temporary leave from my executive duties was the...

Jun 25, 2013 10:18 am

Nevada Athletic Commission Clears All WSOF3 Fighters’ Drug Tests

By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA All drug tests from the World Series of Fighting’s latest event, WSOF3, came back negative, reported the Nevada Athletic Commission. Executive Director of the commission, Keith Kizer, released the results of the tests on Monday.  All 18 fighters from WSOF3 submitted to testing for performance-enhancing drugs with a screening for other...

Jun 21, 2013 9:00 am

Jacob Volkmann Had Seizure Prior to WSOF3 Fight

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA World Series of Fighting lightweight, Jacob Volkmann, told Sherdog.com’s “Beatdown” Radio that he suffered a seizure the day before he fought Lyle Beerbohm at WSOF3 in Las Vegas last weekend.   As he was resting prior to weighing in on Thursday, Volkmann explained, “The maid knock[ed] on my door and...

Jun 15, 2013 11:33 am

Ray Sefo Announces Huckaba as Opponent at WSOF4

World Series of Fighting president, Ray Sefo, announced at WSOF 3 Friday night that he will be fighting Dave Huckaba at the organization’s fourth event, WSOF4. Sefo had announced earlier this week that he intended to fight on the next card. Tonight, he announced in front of the sold-out Hard Rock Hotel and Casino crowd...


Jun 15, 2013 1:36 am

WSOF 3 Main Card Recap: Josh Burkman Puts Jon Fitch to Sleep in Under A Minute

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Last night was a success for NBC Sports Network and World Series of Fighting as it’s WSOF 3 event showcased some pretty exciting, entertaining fights. Although the event had to battle through some difficulties with injuries prior to Friday night (June 14th) the main card on NBC Sports Network delivered. The...

Jun 11, 2013 5:27 am

Ray Sefo To Return to MMA at WSOF 4

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   World Series of Fighting President, Ray Sefo, announced Monday that he will be fighting for the promotion in its next set of fights at WSOF 4.   Sefo spoke on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, and he announced that he would be returning to action on the WSOF...

Jun 11, 2013 5:27 am

Tyson Griffin vs. Gesias Cavalcante Announced for WSOF 4

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Former UFC lightweight contender, Tyson Griffin, is set to make is promotional debut for the World Series of Fighting against Gesias Cavalcante, Brazilian website Tatame.com announced Monday.   Griffin (16-6) left the UFC in 2011 following a 1-4 run in the promotion.  He has since bounced back, winning his...

Jun 10, 2013 2:19 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Dan Lauzon Talks Debut for World Series of Fighting | BJPENN.COM RADIO

Dan Lauzon spoke to BJPenn.com Radio as he gets ready to make his debut for the World Series of Fighting in a lightweight match up against veteran fighter, John Gunderson. Lauzon (16-4) is the younger brother of UFC lightweight fighter, Joe Lauzon.  Like his brother, Dan is an exciting fighter with all 16 of his...

Jun 7, 2013 1:00 pm

Jon Fitch and Jacob Volkmann Talk UFC Fighters’ Union During WSOF 3 Media Call

Just one week before Jon Fitch and Jacob Volkmann are set to debut for the World Series of Fighting against Josh Burkman and Lyle Beerbohm, respectively, the two fighters spoke to the media answering questions about their recent departures from the UFC.   Inevitably, questions for both fighters focused on the UFC’s decision to let...

Jun 7, 2013 9:47 am

EXCLUSIVE | Dan Lauzon Tells BJPenn.com Radio His Side of 2011 Stabbing

In the early morning hours on February 17, 2011, lightweight fighter Dan Lauzon was stabbed in the shoulder outside a bar near Boston, Massachusetts.  Neither Dan nor his older brother, UFC fighter Joe Lauzon, commented on the altercation; that is until Dan’s recent interview with BJPenn.com Radio Wednesday night. Dan was discussing the difference in...

Jun 7, 2013 9:09 am

UFC President Dana White responds to ‘delusional’ Jon Fitch & Rampage Jackson

You knew it was only a matter of time before Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White responded to anti-UFC comments made by former UFC fighters Jon Fitch and Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson. During the World Series of Fighting: “Fitch vs. Burkman” media call on Thursday, Fitch made it clear that there were more hard feelings between...

Jun 5, 2013 11:05 am

Keon Caldwell of TUF 13 Signs with WSOF

  Keon Caldwell, a former cast member of The Ultimate Fighter 13, has signed a multi-fight contract with the World Series of Fighting, reported MMAWeekly.com.   According to Caldwell’s manager, Jason Ellis, Keon will be looking to make his debut for the organization’s lightweight division sometime in late summer or early fall.  No opponent has...

May 28, 2013 8:21 am

Ex-XFC Champ Nick Newell Signs with World Series of Fighting

  Former XFC lightweight champion Nick Newell (9-0) has announced a deal with the World Series of Fighting. Newell is undefeated with 8 of his 9 wins coming by finish. Now, Newell has a chance to fight against upper-echelon level talent in a new organization that touts several big-name stars. Here, Newell announces his new...

Apr 17, 2013 7:41 am

World Series of Fighting Announces 3rd Night of Fights

  The World Series of Fighting has announced its third event for June 14 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV.  The organization has announced four fights that are slated to air live on NBC Sports Network that Friday night, with an additional number of preliminary fights which will presumably stream online....

Mar 28, 2013 10:08 am

Jon Fitch vs. Josh Burkman to Headline World Series of Fighting 3 | MMA NEWS

Jon Fitch will be making his entrance into the World Series of Fighting in a few months. Fitch (24-5-1) will meet Josh Burkman (25-9) on June 14 to headline WSOF 3 in Las Vegas, Nev. for the second time. The event will be televised live on NBC Sports Network, but no venue has been announced...

Mar 23, 2013 4:53 pm

World Series of Fighting 2: Main Event Play-By-Play and Results | MMA News

  The World Series of Fighting takes place at the Revel Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, March 23rd. The main event features a clash of two dangerous strikers, former UFC heavyweight champion, Andrei Arlovski and former UFC welterweight, Anthony Johnson. Andrei Arlovski vs. Anthony Johnson Round 1: Both heavyweight strikers came out strong....

Mar 23, 2013 4:50 pm

World Series of Fighting 2: Main Card Play-By-Play and Results | MMA News

  The World Series of Fighting takes place at the Revel Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, March 23rd. The main event features a clash of two dangerous strikers, former UFC heavyweight champion, Andrei Arlovski and former UFC welterweight, Anthony Johnson. JZ Calvancante (16-6) vs. Justin Gaethje (7-0) Round 1:  Keeping up with...

Mar 19, 2013 7:38 pm

Riki Fukuda Cut From UFC | UFC NEWS

The fighter cuts have continued for The UFC, as middleweight Riki Fukuda announced his release from the organization via Twitter. Fukuda lost a unanimous decision to Brad Tavares earlier in March at UFC On Fuel TV 8 in Japan. Im cut from UFC.I had a special experience.Thank you very much all my suport and @ufc...