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MMA & Daytona Duo Big Success

Earlier this year is was announced that World Series of Fighting would be no more. The organization, which made it's debut in 20012, was being re branded as the Professional Fighters League. A league with a full season, playoffs, and a chance for ALL fighters to walk away with...

WSOF Announces Full Card For March 18 Event in Verona

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) has announced its full card taking place on March 18 in Verona, NY. The action will take place inside the Turning Stone Resort Casino. The three already announced title match-ups remain intact. Shawn Jordan will challenge Blagoy Ivanov for the WSOF heavyweight title. Lance Palmer...
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Video: Watch David Branch’s Last Bout For World Series of Fighting

David Branch is no longer with World Series of Fighting (WSOF). Despite having great success in WSOF, Branch and the promotion have split and they don't appear to be on good terms. Branch was a two-division champion, holding both the middleweight and light heavyweight titles simultaneously. Before signing with WSOF, Branch...

Two-Weight WSOF Champion David Branch Says He’s a Free Agent, Claims he Was ‘Threatened’ by Promotion

All is not well between David Branch and World Series of Fighting (WSOF). The light heavyweight and middleweight WSOF champion has gone undefeated inside the WSOF cage with a record of 10-0. Despite his success under the organization, there are clearly some underlying issues. Branch took to Twitter to say he...

Jon Fitch Still Undecided on Retirement, Waiting For Second Brain MRI Scan

Fight fans may have seen the last of Jon Fitch in mixed martial arts (MMA) competition. The World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight champion made his first title defense a successful one. He defeated former Strikeforce middleweight title holder Jake Shields by unanimous decision. After the fight, an emotional Fitch revealed...

WSOF 35 Delayed, Event Pushed From February to March

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZfUw60vMEM Plans for World Series of Fighting 35 have changed. The event was scheduled to go down February 28 in Las Vegas, but has been pushed back to March 18, according to a report by MMA Fighting. To date, only one bout has been set, as heavyweight champion Blagoy Ivanov defends his...

WSOF President on NYE Card: ‘I Can’t Think of Better Place’ Than NYC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNnP03xxzSU World Series of Fighting (WSOF) will make its New York City debut on Dec. 31. The event will take place inside The Theater at Madison Square Garden (MSG). Four championships will be on the line for WSOF's biggest card to date. WSOF President Ray Sefo joined Sherdog's Beatdown show to...

Exclusive Interview With WSOF CEO Carlos Silva

This is one of the most pivotal times in the history of Mixed Martial Arts. Companies being sold. Finally being legal in all 50 states. Fighters becoming more focused than ever on their careers and futures. All of these things changing and bringing MMA that much closer to legitimacy...

WSOF Marathon Planned For Wednesday On NBC Sports Network

Before World Series of Fighting 31 takes place this Friday night, catch up on WSOF 24-30 Wednesday during a special marathon. All five of the cards will air on NBC Sports Network. Included in the marathon are title fights featuring Jon Fitch, Yushin Okami, Justin Gaethje and David Branch, along with...

Nevada Athletic Commission To Meet With WSOF Reps Today

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Pt7plB24Ro Today, during the monthly Nevada Athletic Commission meeting, one of the items on the agenda was the number of fights on World Series of Fighting's December 18th card. WSOF wants 20 bouts, while the NSAC tries to cap cards off at 18. The audio of the whole motion is...

WSOF Matchmaker’s Olympic Claims Ostensibly Debunked

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6j0nY2neKPg The hits keep on coming this week for World Series of Fighting Vice President and matchmaker Ali Abdelaziz. First, there were all sorts of conflict of interest accusations stemming from his role as a manager via Dominance MMA, including screenshots of emails purported to show skimming. Now, there's something...

WSOF Matchmaker Mired By Conflict Of Interest Accusations

Yesterday, John Nash at Bloody Elbow wrote a detailed article about the alleged conflict of interest at the center of World Series of Fighting. Specifically, the issue of whether or not Ali Abdelaziz serves as matchmaker while also serving as a manager of fighters via Dominance MMA. While references...

WSOF Signs Kickboxer Cosmo Alexandre

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nV6wyB0nTxQ WSOF issued the following statement on the signing of kickboxer turned MMA fighter Cosmo Alexandre, who's coming off a Muay Thai win over "John" Wayne Parr at a Lion Fight card a few weeks ago: WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING SIGNS KNOCKOUT ARTIST COSMO ALEXANDRE TO EXCLUSIVE, MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT LAS VEGAS (November 3, 2015)...

World Series Of Fighting Renews International TV Partnership

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VL1N1DKbXXw World Series of Fighting sent out the following press release today: IMG AND WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING RENEW MEDIA RIGHTS DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP IMG has secured distribution for World Series of Fighting programming in over 70 countries and territories internationally since 2013 LAS VEGAS (October 21, 2015) – IMG, a global leader in...

Nevada Commission Taking More Shots…But Not About Nick Diaz

In light of their five year suspension of Nick Diaz for failing a questionable looking marijuana test, the Nevada State Athletic Commission has been getting hammered all week. Fans, media, and fighters alike have been vocal about them ignoring the evidence that suggested that his positive test should be ignored....