Archive: wsof

Oct 12, 2014 9:55 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Jake Shields Win At WSOF 14

Last night at WSOF 14, Jake Shields fought for the first time since being cut by the UFC. Shields fought Ryan Ford in the main event of the card, and won via submission. (Watch the highlights HERE) MMA pros took to Twitter to respond to the win. #WSOF14: HERE WE GO!!!! IT IS TIME FOR...

Oct 12, 2014 9:36 am

Ryan Ford Fought Jake Shields With Broken Arm

WSOF 14 main event fighter Ryan Ford revealed that he broke his arm on September 30th, just 12 days before fighting Jake Shields last night. His words via a private video, which was transcribed by MMAJunkie. “Today is Oct. 2, Thursday. Part of this game is putting your body through hard work. And unfortunately, two...

Oct 12, 2014 9:30 am

REPLAY! Jake Shields Submits Ryan Ford At WSOF 14

In case you missed WSOF 14 last night, you can catch the highlights of the main event between former UFC fighter Jake Shields and Ryan Ford. Your browser does not support iframes.

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 11, 2014 7:40 pm

WSOF 14 Results: Shields Makes Quick Work of Ford, Calls Out Fitch

Ryan Ford let Jake Shields take the fight to the ground and he paid for it with a loss. Shields got popped with a straight left from Ford early on in the fight and you could tell Shields had no interest in keeping the fight standing. Shields shot for a takedown, but Ford blocked it...

Oct 11, 2014 7:09 pm

WSOF 14 Results: Rama TKOs Mehmen in Round 1, Wins WSOF Heavyweight Title

Smealinho Rama is your NEW World Series of Fighting Heavyweight Champion! Derrick Mehmen never got any momentum on his side as he was caught with a huge left hand in the opening minute of the fight. The shot clearly wobbled him and Rama was relentless in his attack until the referee pulled him off. Rama...

Oct 11, 2014 6:48 pm

WSOF 14 Results: Horodecki Claims Victory Aginst Huete by Way of Decision

Horodecki controlled the fight wherever it went. He took to the center of the decagon and kept a safe distance to make sure Huete did not catch him with anything. Huete did not quite find a comfortable striking distance and whenever he lunged in for a strike, he got caught and ultimatly ended up on...

Oct 11, 2014 6:15 pm

WSOF 14 Results: Hamman TKOs Harris In First Round

This light-heavyweight bout was strike heavy and did not leave the first round. Jared Hamman was like a tiger hunting its prey, claiming the center of the decagon and headhunting from the beginning. Harris did a decent job circling away from Hamman, but it was only a matter of time before he was pinned up...

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 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...

Sep 8, 2014 5:03 am

PHOTO | Politician Sarah Palin Is An MMA Fan

Post by The Funky Monkey (MMA) Mixed Martial Arts News. WSOF fighter Chad Robichaux posted his story of giving politician Sarah Palin a tour of the Gracie Barra gym where he trains on his Facebook Page.

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 8:22 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...