Category Archives: WSOF

WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING THRIVING AROUND THE GLOBE

WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING THRIVING AROUND THE GLOBE The World Series of Fighting MMA brand, through WSOF Global continues to thrive all around the world. This past weekend, fans were thrilled to see the first live Russian fights streaming when WSOF Global co-promoted an awesome event with Modern Fighting Pankration at the sold out arena in Khabarovsk, Russia. Fans of WSOF Global will certainly see more great MMA fights and superior talent with 3 more live events scheduled on May 20, 2017 from Argentina, Japan, and Brazil.   A week later, events will also be held in Australia and England. Additionally, WSOF Global will host WSOF Global Championship 5 in South Africa on June 3rd 2017 and then WSOF Global Championship 6 in Australia on July 8th 2017. “When the news was released about WSOF (USA) planning on changing their business model and promotion name, there...

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Former WEC Bantamweight Champion Miguel Angel Torres retires from MMA

Former WEC Bantamweight Champion Miguel Angel Torres retires from MMA Former WEC Bantamweight Champion Miguel Angel Torres has retired from MMA. In a Statement on his Facebook page he gives his reasoning and decision to retire from the sport.   “As i sit here on the mat in my academy contemplating my life and all of the possibilities that can manifest from just mere choice, my heart feels too overburdened and overwhelmed to be able to seriously train for another fight. Wearing so many hats does not afford me the time to seriously do what is in my heart to do. When this journey started it was to make a name for myself, show everyone that i was not an ordinary man, to show all the little guys size doesn’t matter, to make my family proud of all their sacrifices, so my daughter would know...

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World Series of Fighting 34 Results

World Series of Fighting 34 Results World Series of Fighting 34 Results from Madison Square Garden in New York City!  Tommy Marcellino def. Matt Denning via Submission (Guillotine), Rd.1, 3:30 Andre Harrison def. Bruce Boyington via Submission, (Rear-Naked Choke), Rd. 1, 1:54 Bruno Santos def Vagab Vagabov via Split Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) “Who’s The Toughest?” Catchweight Fight: Shane Kruchten def. Jeremy Mahon, Unanimous Decision (29-28) Smealinho Rama (9-2) def. Jake “The Honey Bear” Heun via TKO (Punches), Rd. 2, 3:30 Yushin “Thunder” Okami def. Paul Bradley via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Caio Alencar vs. Jared Rosholt via, KO (Punch), Rd. 1, 1:17 David Branch (19-3) def. Louis Taylor via Submission (Choke), Rd. 5, 2:00 David Branch retains the WSOF Middleweight Title Marlon Moraes (16-4) defeats Josenaldo Silva (25-4) via Tapout (stoppage due to injury) in Round 1 Marlon Moraes retains the WSOF Bantamweight title Jon...

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WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING APPOINTS RUBENSTEIN PUBLIC RELATIONS AS AGENCY OF RECORD

WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING APPOINTS RUBENSTEIN PUBLIC RELATIONS AS AGENCY OF RECORD WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING APPOINTS RUBENSTEIN PUBLIC RELATIONS AS AGENCY OF RECORD Rubenstein Public Relations to Provide Strategic Communications for Worldwide Premier Professional Mixed Martial Arts Fight Promotion NEW YORK– November 14, 2016 – World Series of Fighting (WSOF) has announced today that it has named Rubenstein Public Relations (RPR) as its agency of record.  WSOF is a worldwide premier professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight promotion dedicated to delivering the best action-packed fights for fans by producing the best possible match-ups between elite fighters from around the globe. RPR will provide strategic communications for the WSOF organization and events, which include the star-studded, championship mega-event at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City on New Year’s Eve.  The unprecedented, three-hour live NBC Sports telecast of WSOFNYC will air on...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 adds Kim Soo-Chul vs Scott Jorgensen, Lee Eun-Soo vs Makshati Sailik

Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 adds Kim Soo-Chul vs Scott Jorgensen, Lee Eun-Soo vs Makshati Sailik Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 adds Kim Soo-Chul versus Scott Jorgensen and Lee Eun-Soo versus Makshati Sailik. For immediate release: 7 November, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship is excited to announce two more matches for Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 on 10 December at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. First, South Korea’s outstanding product Kim Soo-Chul will face thrilling WEC and UFC veteran Scott Jorgensen. Kim Soo-Chul (14-5-1, Team Force) was expected to be facing Kim Min-Woo for the vacant ROAD FC Bantamweight Championship, however a minor surgery to the latter postponed the match. Kim has faced back-to-back veterans of the sport in his last eight bouts, going undefeated since relinquishing the inaugural ONE Championship belt to Bibano Fernandes. Among those in Kim’s win column are UFC vets Issei Tamura...

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WSOF Announces New Year’s Eve Tripleheader Mega-Event At Madison Square Garden

WSOF Announces New Year’s Eve Tripleheader Mega-Event At Madison Square Garden WSOF Announces New Year’s Eve Tripleheader Mega-Event At Madison Square Garden World Series of Fighting today announced its star-studded, championship mega-event at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City on New Year’s Eve. The stacked, world-championship tripleheader extravaganza for the unprecedented, three-hour live NBC Sports (3 p.m. ET – 4 p.m. ET on NBCSN, 4 p.m. ET – 6 p.m. ET on NBC) telecast of WSOFNYC will air on Saturday, December 31. In the main event, undefeated lightweight (155 pounds) kingpin Justin “The Highlight” Gaethje (16-0) will defend his crown against Joao “The Brazilian Samurai” Zeferino (20-8) and, in the co-main event the highly-anticipated welterweight (170 pounds), reigning world champion Jon Fitch (28-7) with square off with number one contender and fellow decorated superstar Jake Shields (31-8). Reigning bantamweight (135 pounds) champion Marlon...

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WSOF34: “Who’s The Toughest?” Kicks Off With Four Military Vets In Action

WSOF34: “Who’s The Toughest?” Kicks Off With Four Military Vets In Action WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING KICKS OFF “WHO’S THE TOUGHEST?”     WITH FOUR MILITARY VETERANS DOING BATTLE IN LOVELAND, COLORADO ON SATURDAY, NOV. 12 Plus: Kevin Sears replaces injured Josh Copeland against Smealinho Rama in heavyweight action Tickets for WSOF34 on sale now LAS VEGAS (October 10, 2016) – World Series of Fighting (www.WSOF.com) announced that it has tabbed four military veterans for action in three different bouts, including one that will air on its live NBCSN telecast (10:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT), to kick off it’s “Who’s The Toughest?” program at WSOF34: Foster vs. Shields, at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, Colo. on Saturday, Nov. 12. The league also announced that Josh “Cuddly Bear” Copeland (13-4) has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled heavyweight matchup with former world champion Smealinho “The...

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WSOF 33: Branch vs. Magalhaes Results

WSOF 33: Branch vs. Magalhaes Results  WSOF 33: Branch vs. Magalhaes Results Team MMAmadhouse will have Chris Gregory cageside for the LIVE results. WSOF LHW Title Fight- Dave Branch vs. Vinny Magalhães Dave Branch defeats Vinny Magalhães via Unanimous Decision  Jason High vs. João Zeferino 160 lbs João Zeferino defeats Jason High via TKO (punches) :51 seconds into Round 3  Luiz Firmino vs. Brian Foster 155 lbs Brian Foster defeats Luiz Firmino via submission (Triangle) 3:14 into Round 1  John Howard vs. Abubakar Nurmagomedov 170 lbs Abubakar Nurmagomedo defeats John Howard via Unanimous Decision Ashley Gooch vs. Shawn Jordan 265 lbs Shawn Jordan defeats Ashley Gooch via TKO 4:40 in Round 1 Chris Gutierrez vs. Timur Valiev 135 lbs Timur Valie defeats Chris Gutierrez via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) Jesse Brock vs. Bekbulat Magomedov 135 lbs Bekbulat Magomedov defeats Jesse Brock via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Michael Arrant vs. Abu...

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Jason High looks to move one step closer to Gold at #WSOF33

Jason High looks to move one step closer to Gold at #WSOF33 Jason High looks to move one step closer to Gold at #WSOF33 “The Kansas City Bandit” Jason High (20-5) has been on a roll since being signed by World Series of Fighting. He looks to move one step closer to becoming the #1 contender by taking out João Zeferino on Friday night at WSOF 33 in front of his hometown crowd. In his debut for WSOF he dominated Estevan Payan, taking him out with a nasty headkick followed by a barrage of punches on the ground. In his next outing for the promotion he took out UFC vet Mike Ricci :47 seconds into the 2nd Round proving he is one of the top dogs in WSOF. Jason High has proven time and time again that he can beat the best in the World and a...

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Justin Gaethje has earned the nickname “The Highlight” #WSOF33

Justin Gaethje has earned the nickname “The Highlight” #WSOF33 Justin Gaethje has earned the nickname “The Highlight” #WSOF33 World Series of Fighting Lightweight Champion Justin Gaethje has earned the nickname “The Highlight” by making every single fight pure excitement for fans. Gaethje has an astonishing 16-0 record and has won 9 fights under the WSOF banner. Although fans think you have to be in the UFC to be successful Gaethje has shown that you can be one of the best in the World by dominating the division outside of the UFC and he has done that by staying undefeated and taking out every challenger WSOF has put in front of him. In his last outing at WSOF 29 he dismantled UFC Veteran Brian Foster by leg kicks 1:37 seconds into the fight. The one thing about Gaethje that many people fail to realize is that...

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