Archive: wsof

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 5, 2013 11:55 am

Undefeated Lightweight ‘Lethal’ Lewis Gonzalez Signs with WSOF

By JAKE CHASTAIN | We just broke word that WSOF had inked former TUF 13 lightweight alum Keon Caldwell moments ago. Then, breaking almost immediately after was news that World Series of Fighting has also signed undefeated lightweight Lewis Gonzalez to a multi-fight deal. MMAJunkie.com first confirmed the news with his manager, Dave Hirschbein. Financial terms...

Jun 5, 2013 11:18 am

Rolles Gracie injured and off of World Series of Fighting 3 card; Fight cancelled

Rolles Gracie is now off of the WSOF 3 card due to injury as reported by mmafighting.com. WSOF matchmaker Ali Abdel-Aziz also confirmed Rolles injury on Wednesday to mmaweekly.com. With Gracie injuring his wrist it has forced him off the card and made the WSOF officials have to shuffle it’s fight card. Gracie was set...

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 31, 2013 11:35 am

Jacob Volkmann Says UFC Contracts Should Be a Minimum of Two Years, 15K Per Fight

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Newly signed World Series of Fighting lightweight, Jacob Volkmann, recently sat down for an exclusive interview with MMA.TV’s guest blogger, Jack Brown, to discuss a variety of topics ranging from his time in the UFC, the payment fighters should receive, and the newest chapter of his career as he prepares for...

May 14, 2013 1:36 pm

WSOF Schedules 4 Man Tourney to Crown First Ever Middleweight Champion

By Jake Chastain | For the first time in WSOF history there will be a middleweight champion…that is, after four fighters compete in a four man tournament to see who the best in the company really is. News just broke that WSOF is planning to host the tournament on the NBC Sports Network in the...

May 1, 2013 3:33 pm

UPDATE: Kongo Leaves UFC On Own Terms, Will Continue Fighting Outside The Octagon

As it turns out, Cheick Kongo has decided to leave the UFC on his own terms. After a seven year, 18 fight stint in the organization, the veteran heavyweight has fulfilled the last fight on his current contract, and will not look to renew. According to a report by MMAFighting, Kongo’s long-time manager Anthony McGann...

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 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...

Mar 19, 2013 6:39 pm

WSOF plans for women’s fights, makes deal with Univision Deportes

The World Series of Fighting promotion will at some point offer women’s fights, hopes to stage events in New York, and has signed an agreement to broadcast its fights on a Spanish-language station, President Ray Sefo said Tuesday. Sefo made the announcements during a conference call with media members. On having women’s fights in the...

Mar 15, 2013 7:00 am

March 17, 2013 Danillo Villefort Joins BJPenn.com´s FIST-ta-CUFF Radio Show 181

Our second guest this week was destined for greatness when it comes to fighting, he is son of Vale Tudo legend Francisco “Master Indio” Silva and the Godson of Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira. Danillo Villefort is stopping by the show to talk his debut fight for World Series of Fighting as he takes on Kris McCray....

Feb 14, 2013 9:36 am

UFC Passes On Contract Renewal For Aaron Simpson | UFC NEWS

Former UFC middleweight turned welterweight, Aaron Simpson, last competed under the UFC banner in his losing effort to Mike Pierce last October. The defeat brought the 38-year-olds UFC record to 7-4 and was his last contracted bout with the UFC. According to multiple reports, at the culmination of his last contract with the promotion, UFC...

Nov 5, 2012 7:15 am

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson: Moving To 205 The Best Decision Ever | MMA NEWS

“I was always upset. I hated everybody if I was dropping to 170 [pounds], especially on weigh-in day. Everything happens for a reason. I don’t take back anything that happened in my past, because if it hadn’t happened back then, I wouldn’t be who I am right now. Moving to [light heavyweight] was definitely the...