Tyson Griffin Debuts Aug. 10 at WSOF 4 From Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif.
UFC veteran Tyson Griffin’s World Series of Fighting debut will take place at the Las Vegas-based promotion’s fourth event, which goes down Aug. 10 from the Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif.
WSOF President Ray Sefo Thursday announced the news during a media conference call, also revealing that WSOF 5 will take place Sept. 14 in Atlantic City, N.J.
WSOF 4 set for Aug. 10 in Ontario, Calif., WSOF 5 in Atlantic City on Sept. 14 | News
About a week out from its third event, World Series of Fighting has dates and locations for its fourth and fifth shows.
WSOF 4 will take place Aug. 10 at Citizens Bank Arena in Ontatio, Calif., and WSOF 5 is set for Sept. 14 in Atlantic City, N.J. WSOF President Ray Sefo announced the dates and locations during a Thursday conference call with media members.
An exact location was not announced for WSOF 5, though WSOF 2 in March took place at Revel Atlantic City.
Main-card broadcasts for both shows will be on NBC Sports Network.
The promotion's third event, featuring a welterweight bout between Jon Fitch and Josh Burkman, takes place June 14 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Preliminary-card fights for WSOF 3 can be seen via a live stream at MMAjunkie.com (UFC blog for UFC news, UFC rumors, fighter interviews and event previews/recaps)
Although Sefo didn't announce headliners for WSOF 4 or WSOF 5, he did say a pair of high-profile recent signings, Tyson Griffin and Nick Newell, are expected to be on those cards.
"Tyson Griffin 100 percent will be fighting in August," Sefo said. "And Nick Newell will be on one of those two cards, as well."