Found November 04, 2012 on
The World Series of Fighting (WSOF) made their debut Saturday night at the Planet Hollywood Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. The show featured debuts, knockouts, and upsets and was generally an entertaining inaugural show.
That being said, the show did not go off without any glitches. Read on for the good, the bad, and the ugly from last night’s WSOF debut.
Miguel Torres has nothing left
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Once upon a time, Miguel Torres was the most dominating bantamweight on the planet. Career defining wins over Takeya Mizugaki, Yoshiro Maeda, and Chase Beebe made Torres a legendary figure amongst the WEC ranks.
More than just the wins, Torres became known for his back and forth brawl-like encounters, particularly the ones against Maeda and Mizugaki. Those defining bouts are referred to as “career shortening” for a reason, as we saw at World Series of Fighting 1.
The once tenacious, reckless Torres has mellowed with age, both personally and professionally. After five losses...
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Not too many moons ago, Miguel Torres (Pictured) was undeniably the baddest bantamweight in bare feet. He appeared to be untouchable, having rattled off 17 consecutive victories en route to capturing the WEC crown.
Furthermore, the man donning MMA’s meanest mullet started out his professional career having lost only one of his first 38 fights – a torrid run that began at the...
Although most new MMA promotions end up falling by the wayside sooner rather than later, there are the odd few that make themselves successful. After watching the World Series of Fighting debut broadcast, I hope that they are in the latter category.
This Saturday night, Ray Sefo and his team will present the inaugural World Series of Fighting event. The stacked fight card takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada at Planet Hollywood.
Headlining the first event is a heavyweight showdown between Andrei Arlovski and Devin Cole. As mentioned above, this card is stacked with MMA veterans including Anthony Johnson, Miguel Torres, Brian Cobb...
The debut of World Series of Fighting will go down this evening from Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada and the main card will air live on NBC Sports in the US and Fight Network in Canada.
The main event for tonight’s fight card is set, as both Andrei Arlovski and Devin Cole easily made the heavyweight weight limit.
The main card will air live at 7:30pm PT/10:30pm ET.
“World Series of Fighting 1” will be jumping off Saturday inside Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The first preliminary bout kicks off at 7:45PM ET/4:45PM PT. Sherdog.com will offer a live stream of the show’s first three fights. NBC Sports Network (formerly known as Versus Network) broadcasts the four showcase scraps live beginning at 10:30PM ET/7:30PM PT.
All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “World Series of Fighting 1” event tipped the scale Friday inside Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada.
A heavyweight tango between former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski (Pictured) and Devin Cole headlines Saturday’s festivities. Former WEC bantamweight king Miguel Torres meets Marlon Moraes in the co-featured attraction...