World Series Of Fighting 21 Comes Out Swinging

WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING  COMES OUT SWINGING  TWO MORE LIVE NBCSN TELEVISED, STAR-STUDDED EVENTS ANNOUNCED FOR APRIL 10 AND JUNE 5 WSOF 20: Four-man tourney continues with Matt Hamill vs. Vinny Magalhaes at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Friday, April 10; Plus: Melvin Guillard vs. Ozzy DugulubgovWSOF 21:  Yushin Okami battles Ryan Ford at the Edmonton Expo Centre on Friday, June 5...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC: Michael Johnson’s Long Break Due to Domestic Violence Arrest

On Saturday, the UFC announced lightweight Michael Johnson (pictured) will end what will be an 11-month hiatus to battle Edson Barboza in Brazil on February 22. The first thing that came to mind for most fans was, where has Johnson been since beating Melvin Guillard back in March? Johnson was supposed to fight Josh Thomson on July 22 at UFC on FOX 12, but was pulled 11 days before...
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson Returns To Fight Edson Barboza At UFC Fight Night 61

A lightweight encounter between Michael Johnson and Edson Barboza has been announced as the co-main event for UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil on February 22nd. Johnson is currently riding a three-fight winning streak, defeating respected opponents like Joe Lauzon, Gleison Tibau and Melvin Guillard along the way to establish himself as a significant player in the lightweight...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 15 Highlights Video

Below you can watch highlights from all four of WSOF 15’s main card bouts which aired last night on NBC Sports and featured no less than three title fights. — David Branch Vs Yushin Okami: Your browser does not support iframes. Justin Gaethje Vs Melvin Guillard: Your browser does not support iframes. Jessica Aguilar Vs Kalindra Faria: Your browser does not support iframes. Jorge...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 15 Results

WSOF 15 took place on NBC Sports this evening and we’ve got all the results for you below. — Main Card: David Branch def. Yushin Okami via fourth-round TKO (punches) Justin Gaethje def. Melvin Guillard via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27) Jessica Aguilar def. Kalindra Faria via unanimous decision (49-45 x3) Jorge Patino def. Eric Reynolds via unanimous decision (30-27, 30...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

‘WSOF 15: Branch vs. Okami’ Live Results

“World Series of Fighting 15: Branch vs. Okami” goes down Saturday night inside USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida. A trio of title tilts were slated to headline the card, until Melvin “A-Level Fighter” Guillard had to ruin it by missing weight by an astonishing 3.6 pounds… Instead, only middleweight champion David Branch and strawweight champ Jessica Aguilar will put their...
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard Misses Weight, Loses WSOF 15 Title Shot

Melvin Guillard has lost out on his title shot opportunity at WSOF 15 tonight after failing to make the 155lb limit for his fight with lightweight champion Justin Gaethje. Guillard weighed in at 158.8lbs and despite being given two further hours he was unable to shed the rest of the weight. As a result the fight now goes ahead at a 159lb catchweight bout with the belt no longer on...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

‘WSOF 15: Branch vs. Okami’ Weigh-In Results, Melvin Guillard Comes in Way Over

The official weigh-ins for “World Series of Fighting 15: Branch vs. Okami” took place Friday inside USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida. Three championship affairs headlines Saturday’s show. Well, as of right now only two will because Melvin Guillard (pictured) came in an absurd 3.8 pounds heavy for his lightweight scrap against champ Justin Gaethje. Guillard, who claimed earlier...
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 15 Fight Card

Alongside UFC 180 on PPV and Bellator 131 on Spike TV, World Series Of Fighting also have an event planned for this Saturday night which will air live on NBC Sports. It’s a solid card for the promotion that’s headlined by a middleweight title fight featuring current champ David Branch going up against former UFC fighter Yushin Okami. Lightweight title holder Justin Gaethje...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss


WSOF 15 When: November 15th, 2014 Where: USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida How: NBC Sports Network Who: Kalindra Faria vs. Jessica Aguilar (WSOF strawweight champion) Melvin Guillard vs. Justin Gaethje (WSOF lightweight champion) Yushin Okami vs. Dave Branch (WSOF middleweight champion)
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF Announces Plans For Pay-Per-View Event In 2015

In a somewhat surprising move the World Series Of Fighting promotion have announced their intention to hold a pay-per-view event in the second half of 2015. On top of that the promotion have also revealed that they will be sharing 50% of the net profits from the PPV with the fighters who compete on the show. “Until now, one of the main things holding this sport back from becoming...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series Of Fighting Draws The Highest Rating In Company History

The World Series of Fighting made their debut on NBC this past Saturday airing their 11th show. The show aired at 4 p.m. ET, so what the rating was going to be was unknown since MMA has never aired that early on network television. The show was a rousing success as the event drew 906,000 viewers, which is the highest number the company has ever drawn. WSOF shows have averaged around...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 11 Results

World Series Of Fighting put on their first live event on the main NBC Channel this afternoon and we’ve got all the results for you below. Nick Newell has done remarkably well to get as far as he has in the sport despite having one arm that’s only partially formed, but his 11 fight unbeaten record came to an abrupt end today as WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje TKO’d...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 11 Results: Gaethje finishes Newell in Daytona

The World Series of Fighting decagon was in town at he Ocean Center in Daytona, Florida today for what was an afternoon delight of sorts. The main event pitted two undefeated lightweights, Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell, going to war for the strap Gaethje won earlier this year against Richard Patishnock. Gaethje would finish his opponent via TKO, his fourth in as many fights as a...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series of Fighting 11 Live Results

UFC 175 ain’t the only MMA event going on today. World Series of Fighting 11 takes place inside Ocean Center in Daytona, Florida. NBC Sports Network broadcasts the main card live starting at 4PM ET/1PM PT, serving as the perfect opening act for UFC 175. Lightweight champion Justin Gaethje defends his throne against undefeated Nick Newell in tonight’s featured contest. Former...
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss


World Series of Fighting 11 When: July 5th, 2014 Where: Ocean Center in Daytona, Florida How: NBC Sports Network Who: Preliminary Card: ( 2PM ET/11AM PT) Jose Caceres vs. Walber Brito de Barros Neiman Gracie vs. Dustin Holyko Jake Heun vs. Kendrick Miree Muhammed DeReese vs. Rashaun Spencer Main Card: Pablo Alfonso vs. Cody Bollinger Gesias Cavalcante vs. Melvin Guillard...
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 11 ‘Gaethje vs. Newell’ weigh-in video highlights

Were you worried about not being able to catch one of the greatest lightweight match ups of the year because of UFC 175? Don’t. WSOF 11 will make their major NBC debut at the special time of 4 p.m. ET. They were even considerate to give us an hour to regroup before 175 kicks off on Fight Pass. Oh ya, Melvin Guillard and Cody Bollinger didn’t make weight. In other news, I...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fight Wolff’s Dozen: My must see fights for the weekend

There is a lot of combat sports action this weekend with most of it centered around UFC’s International Fight Week. It starts with Lion Fight 16 on Friday. Then UFC 175 on Saturday, and concludes with their TUF 19 finale on Sunday. Add in the WSOF and their first network broadcast on NBC on Saturday and you have one great weekend of fights. The Lion Fight Card There really is not...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series Of Fighting President Ray Sefo Discusses WSOF On NBC, Nick Newell, Signing Chael Sonnen

World Series of Fighting 11 takes place on Saturday afternoon from the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. The main card airs on NBC starting at 4 p.m. ET. The main event features Justin Gaethje defending the WSOF lightweight title against Nick Newell. In the co-feature, Jon Fitch faces Dennis Hallman in welterweight action. Also on the card, Gesias Cavalcante battles Melvin...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Major MMA Events In July 2014

Wall to wall mixed martial arts action awaits us in July, so keep this guide to the best events of the month handy to ensure you don’t miss any of the big fights. — Saturday, July 5th: WSOF 11: Gaethje Vs Newell Where: Florida, United States World Series Of Fighting make their debut on the main NBC channel this weekend, and wisely given that they are running on the same day as...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC will dip their toes in the MMA world with World Series of Fighting

Over the last year and a half, NBCSN has been home to MMA promotion World Series of Fighting, an alternative to the UFC. But World Series of Fighting is making a big leap this summer – they’ll have their July 5th event broadcast live on NBC. In addition to the July 5th card, World Series of Fighting will also air their December 27th year-end card on NBC. Each of those shows will...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF set to debut on NBC with ‘Gaethje vs. Newell’ this summer

World Series of Fighting is coming to network television this summer with what is easily their most stacked card to date. The promotion announced the news of their big NBC debut along with an extension through 2017 on their multiple platforms via a press release on their official website: NBC Sports Group will televise live 14 World Series of Fighting events this year, including...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 11 To Air On NBC As Promotion Renews TV Deal With Network

World Series Of Fighting have renewed their deal with NBC, ensuring continued coverage of their live events on NBC Sports, while also offering the opportunity to air others on the main NBC channel. The first event to enjoy airtime on NBC will be WSOF 11 which takes place on July 5th and is headlined by a lightweight title encounter between current champ Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Ross Pearson Head Kick KO His Training Partner

While former TUF winner Ross Pearson generally tends to favor his boxing when it comes to the striking game, the latest footage from his training camp suggests that he’s not to shabby in the kicking department either. In the clip below, taken from Pearson’s Instagram account, the lightweight contender is sparring with a significantly bigger training partner when he suddenly digs...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard Vs JZ Cavalcante Set For WSOF 11

Long-time UFC fighter Melvin Guillard will make his World Series Of Fighting debut on 5th July at the WSOF 11 event. ‘The Young Assassin’ will take on Gesias ‘JZ’ Cavalcante who’s already claimed a victory over a former UFC fighter, Tyson Griffin back at WSOF 4 last year. That was ‘JZ’s’ third appearance for WSOF so far, going 2-1, leaving him with an overall 18...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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