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World Series of Fighting 10 Salaries Released

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the disclosed salaries for all of the contestants who competed in Saturday’s World Series of Fighting 10. Freshly minted middleweight champion David Branch was the night’s highest earner. Branch made $36,000, with half of his paycheck coming via win bonus, for submitting Jesse Taylor in the main event. Strawweight champ Jessica...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 10 Salaries

The basic fighter salaries resulting from Saturday night’s World Series Of Fighting 10 event have now been disclosed and show that the promotion’s new middleweight champion David Branch was the evening’s top earner with $36,000. Close behind was defending strawweight title holder Jessica Aguilar who took home $35,000 for her night’s work. See all the WSOF 10 salaries below...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 10 Fight Video Highlights

Below you’ll find video highlights for all five main card fights from last night’s World Series Of Fighting 10 event. — David Branch Vs Jesse Taylor: Your browser does not support iframes. — Rick Glenn Vs Georgi Karakhanyan: Your browser does not support iframes. — Jessica Aguilar Vs Emi Fujino: Your browser does not support iframes. — Luiz Firmino Vs Tyson Griffin...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 10 Results

David Branch became World Series Of Fighting’s inaugural middleweight champion last night at WSOF 10 after defeating Jesse Taylor by submission in their 185lb tournament final. Taylor had dropped down early for a guillotine choke attempt, but Branch broke free and then sunk in a fight ending d’arce choke as Taylor attempted to get back to his feet. In the co-main event Rick...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series of Fighting 10 Live Results

World Series of Fighting 10 took place Saturday night inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada A trio of title tilts were showcased in tonight’s event. Jesse Taylor and David Branch battle for the inaugural WSOF middleweight title in the featured attraction. Georgi Karakhanyan defends his featherweight belt against Rick Glenn in the co-main event. Strawweight champ...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 10 ‘Branch vs. Taylor’ live quick results

World Series of Fighting has invaded The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in lovely Las Vegas, Nevada with a triple title fight extravaganza. Get your live results with no tomfoolery below. Preliminary Card (Online - 7:00 p.m. ET) • Lightweight Bout: A.J. Williams (1-0) defeats Tanner Cowan (0-1) via TKO (head kick + strikes) – Round 1, 0:44 • Lightweight Bout: Jimmy Spicuzza ...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series of Fighting 10 Weigh-In Results

The official weigh-ins for World Series of Fighting 10 took place Friday inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. A trio of title tilts will be showcased in Saturday’s event. Jesse Taylor and David Branch (both pictured) battle for the inaugural WSOF middleweight title in the featured attraction. Georgi Karakhanyan defends his featherweight belt against Rick Glenn...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

‘World Series of Fighting 10: Branch vs. Taylor’ Viewing Schedule

Just because there’s no UFC event this weekend – for a change – that doesn’t mean MMA comes to a complete halt. World Series of Fighting returns with their 10th show, which features three title tilts. Jesse Taylor and David Branch battle for the inaugural WSOF middleweight title in the night’s featured attraction. Georgi Karakhanyan defends his featherweight belt against...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series Of Fighting 10 Lineup Now Complete With 12 Bouts

 World Series of Fighting 10′s championship triple-header lineup now complete with 12 bouts Star-studded NBCSN-broadcast event takes place June 21 at Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel & CasinoLAS VEGAS (May 20, 2014) – The lineup for World Series of Fighting’s most impressive card to date is now complete with 12 total contests supporting an amazing championship triple-header...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 10

World Series of Fighting 10 When: June 21st, 2014 Where: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada How: NBC Sports Network (9PM ET/6PM PT) Who: Preliminary Card: (6:30PM ET/3:30PM PT) Tanner Cowan vs. A.J. Williams Lynn Alvarez vs. Sofia Bagherdai Justin Jaynes vs. Jimmy Spicuzza Brandon Hempleman vs. Andrew Yates Marciea Allen vs. Ashlee Evans-Smith Rudy Morales vs. Timur...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 10 Features Three Title Fights

The 13-bout lineup for “World Series of Fighting 10″ has been finalized. The June 21 card takes place inside The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Jesse Taylor (pictured) and David Branch battle to become the promotion’s inaugural middleweight champion in the show’s featured attraction. Georgi Karakhanyan defends his featherweight belt against Rick Glenn...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 10: Branch vs Taylor To Feature An Additional Two Title Tilts

Three championship bouts headline five-fight main card for “World Series of Fighting 10: Branch vs. Taylor”Live from Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas June 21 event gets third championship fight with Jessica Aguilar vs. Emi Fujino, as well as Luiz Firmino vs. Tyson Griffin, Nick Lobosco vs. Lance PalmerLAS VEGAS (May 12, 2014) - World Series of Fighting 10 boasts three...
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May 14, 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...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

It’s Time For Jon Jones To Choose A Side

Jon Jones successfully defended his UFC light heavyweight championship for a seventh time at UFC 172 on Saturday night defeating Glover Teixeira by unanimous decision. What’s next for Jones seems a likely rematch with Alexander Gustafsson later on this year. We reported yesterday that Jones made a post on his Instagram account two days taunting UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell,...
Via Between The Ropes
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

A Solid Group Of Fighters At AKA

Biggest take away from this picture is how much leaner Tyson Griffin (bottom left) looks than he did just a month ago in Daniel Cormier’s instagram picture.  Like is typical on the internet Griffin got a ton of hate for the pic but in his defense he had been injured and out of training.  Griffin is back on the diet and back in the gym and looking a lot better. UFC 172 Countdown...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bart Palaszewski Retires From MMA At 30

UFC featherweight fighter Bart Palszewski has announced that he’s hanging up his gloves for good. Despite only being thirty years old, Palaszewski has been fighting for 12 years and has amassed over 50 professional fights, posting an overall 36-17 record. His career got off to an exceptionally rocky start, losing his first four bouts in a row, but he persevered and was rewarded...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Leone ready for bantamweight title shot

In the unpredictable world of MMA, being in the right place at the right time is often more than enough for a fighter to change the entire course of his career, and for Bellator bantamweight Anthony Leone, an unexpected shot at the promotinon’s 135-pound title is definitely that type of opportunity. Originally scheduled as the bantamweight showdown between current king Eduardo...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Gaethje vs Gesias Cavalcante for Lightweight Title; Cody Bollinger vs Tyson Nam Booked for WSOF 8

Justin Gaethje 10-0 MMA Record 10 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Dan Lauzon, Gesias Cavalcante, Brian Cobb Gesias Cavalcante   18-7-1 MMA Record Won 2 of Last 3 Fights Notable Wins: Tyson Griffin, Katsunori Kikuno, Bobby Green ——————————————- Cody Bollinger  14-2 MMA Record Won 6 of Last 7 Fights Notable Wins: Cameron Dollar   Tyson Nam 12...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

'Sweep the leg Johnny' - A trilogy of leg kick tales from WSOF 4

The WSOF 4 went down inside of Ontario, California's  Citizens Bank Arena this past Saturday night  featuring a main card with five action packed fights, including a third round TKO stoppage by JZ Cavalcante over Tyson Griffin. It also had Nick Newell making his debut in the WSOF and getting the impressive first round submission win over the tough Keon Caldwell. Newell stays...
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August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

‘WSOF 4: Spong vs. DeAnda’ Medical Suspensions

The California State Athletic Commission has medically suspended nine athletes who competed in Saturday’s “WSOF 4: Spong vs. DeAnda” event. Lightweight Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante (pictured), along with five other fighters, could be riding the pine for up to nine months for various injuries sustained in their respective scraps. However, each contestant can return to action sooner...
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August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

‘WSOF 4: Spong vs. DeAnda’ Salaries Released

The California State Athletic Commission has released the official salaries for all of the contestants who competed in Saturday’s “WSOF 4: Spong vs. DeAnda” event, and it’s absolutely clear, nothing beats being the boss.  Despite getting TKO’d by Dave Huckaba in the second round of their scrap, World Series of Fighting president Ray Sefo (pictured) tied Gerald Harris...
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August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Josh Thompson Goes To WSOF

Top lightweight contender Josh Thompson goes to the World Series of Fighting event this weekend to support his teammate and training partner Tyson Griffin.  Whoever Thompson faces next will most likely be a number one contender fight to see who gets the next shot at the lightweight belt. Josh Thompson couples up with Big Black Anthony Pettis hangs on the beach with his little girl
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August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

World Series of Fighting results: Spong, Newell, Moraes win.

  It was a wild night of action in California as World Series of Fighting put on their 4th US event, and almost everyone got a finish except the expected: Spong and Moraes. Newell impressed again with a quick win over Caldwell. Light Heavyweight Tyrone Spong vs. Angel DeAnda Bantamweight Marlon Moraes def. Brandon Hempleman Decision (unanimous) Lightweight Nick Newell def...
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August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

WSOF 4: 'Spong vs. DeAnda' full event results

The 4th installment of MMA World Series of Fighting has come to an end and boy was it worth staying up for over here in the Midwest. It's been fun to watch this promotion really come into its own over their first four events and help further establish already rising stars in the world of mixed martial arts. Below you'll find the complete results from tonight's fights...
Via hov-mma
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

‘WSOF 4: Spong vs. DeAnda’ Live Results

Preliminary Card: Lew Polley vs. Hans Stringer* Victor Valenzuela Defeats Isaac Gutierrez via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 2:41 Jared Papazian Defeats John Robles via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) Lewis Gonzales Defeats Antonio McKee via unanimous technical decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Gerald Harris Defeats Jorge Santiago via unanimous decision (29-27,...
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August 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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