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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...
Via BadCulture
February 16, 2015  |  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: Justin Gaethje Vs Melvin Guillard: Jessica Aguilar Vs Kalindra Faria: Jorge Patino Vs Eric Reynolds:
Via Fight Of The Night
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...
Via Fight Of The Night
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...
Via 5thRound.com
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...
Via 5thRound.com
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Jacare’ Souza Vs Yoel Romero Set For UFC 184

UFC 184 is set for it’s very own clash of the titans when two of the middleweight division’s best, Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza and Yoel Romero meet in the Octagon. ‘Jacare’ has been a dominant force at 185lbs since joining the UFC last year, compiling a four-fight winning streak to date. Along the way he’s taken out Chris Camozzi, Yushin Okami, Francis Carmont, and most...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza vs. Yoel Romero joins stacked UFC 184 fight card

The middleweight division will be showcased in a big way at UFC 184 in Los Angeles when Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza takes on Yoel Romero in a pivotal bout that may determine the next contender at 185-pounds. The new fight was confirmed via the Los Angeles Daily News and joins a card already featuring the middleweight title bout between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort in the main event...
Via Fox Sports
November 13, 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...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 15

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)
Via 5thRound.com
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...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 114 / WSOF 9 TV Ratings

Bellator 114 drew an average of 711,000 viewers this past Friday night on Spike TV. That’s up 204,000 viewers from last week’s event which marked a season low, so that will no doubt bring a sigh of relief over at Bellator HQ, while breaching the 700,000 mark is also good news. The only downside is that the peak for the show was only 11,000 higher than the previous week at 882...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 9 Salaries

WSOF’s new middleweight champion Rousimar Palhares earned $50,000 for his debut fight this past weekend. Newly appointed bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes was also trousered $50,000 for his night’s work. Meanwhile, another recently released UFC fighter, Yushin Okami banked $40,000 for his first win in the promotion. See all the salaries from World Series Of Fighting 9 below...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 9 Fight Videos

If you didn’t get a chance to watch World Series Of Fighting 9 last night, fear not as we’ve got all the main card fight videos for you below. — Rousimar Palhares Vs Steve Carl: Your browser does not support iframes. Marlon Moraes Vs Josh Rettinghouse: Your browser does not support iframes. Yushin Okami Vs Svetlozar Savov: Your browser does not support iframes. Josh Burkman...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares final press conference and face off video

If your are needing a MMA fix this weekend after Bellator 114 today, World Series of Fighting is putting on a pretty solid card on Saturday March 29th on NBC Sports Network. The main and co-main feature two UFC stand outs in some interesting match ups. Yushin Okami makes his return since his cut from the UFC as he takes on Svetlozar Savov and in the main event Steve Carl will defend...
Via Fight Hub TV
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series Of Fighting 9: Fight Card

World Series Of Fighting 9 takes place this weekend and we’ve got the full fight card for you below. The main event sees controversial former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares making his WSOF debut, and the leg lock specialist he heads straight into a middleweight title fight against current champion Steve Carl. Another recently released UFC veteran Yushin Okami also makes his debut...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Yushin Okami Vs Svetlozar Savov Set For WSOF 9

Yushin Okami has been given his first assignment in the World Series Of Fighting promotion, with the former UFC middleweight set to face Svetlozar Savov at WSOF 9 on March 29th. Okami was released from the UFC last year after a single loss to former Strikeforce champion Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza, but with three wins prior to that against the likes of Hector Lombard and Alan Belcher...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Yushin Okami Makes Post-UFC Debut Against Svetlozar Savov at WSOF 9

Former UFC middleweight top contender Yushin Okami (pictured) kicks off his post-UFC career against Svetlozar Savov at World Series of Fighting 9. The March 29 event takes place inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Okami was cut from the UFC in September after getting trounced by Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. “Thunder” was the promotion’s sixth ranked middleweight...
Via 5thRound.com
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

I've caved - There is just too much UFC

At this point I am more familiar with the painfully long named anonymous Russian on a Bellator card, than I am with most fighters in the UFC. I never thought I’d say this, but there is just too much UFC right now. I like them being every weekend, I do. However, these cards are getting so saturated with guys who, 3 years ago, wouldn’t be deemed UFC worthy. Dana White used to bash...
Via hov-mma
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rousimar Palhares And Yushin Okami Will Debut On WSOF’s March 29th Show

Two major World Series Of Fighting signings from the UFC, Rousimar Palhares and Yushin Okami, will both be making their debuts at an event on March 29th the promotion has announced. At this stage opponents haven’t been confirmed for either fighter though. Palhares arrives in the WSOF’s cage after his UFC career came to a controversial end when he was cut for failing to release...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF Challenges Bellator to 10-Fight Cross-Promotion Pay-Per-View Event

With no major mixed martial arts show planned for another nine days, World Series of Fighting decided to spice up this rather slow MMA news day by extending a unique challenge to Bellator MMA – WSOF vs. Bellator in a star-studded 10-fight pay-per-view extravaganza. “The challenge is out! #WSOF vs. @BellatorMMA in a 10-fight PPV, winner takes all. What do you think, who wins?”...
Via 5thRound.com
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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