WSOF 15 Weigh-In Results

Photo Credit: Lucas Noonan/World Series of FightingCaption: Reigning world middleweight (185 pounds) champion David Branch (left) will put his title on the line against fellow superstar Yushin Okami (right) in the main event of the highly-anticipated World Series of Fighting Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event and four-bout telecast, live on NBC Sports Network and NBCSports.com, beginning at 9 p.m. ET tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 15 from the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Fla.
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WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING 15 WEIGH-IN RESULTS:

BRANCH VS. OKAMI, AGUILAR VS. FARIA 
CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS OFFICIAL
FOR TOMORROW, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15
LIVE ON NBC SPORTS NETWORK

GAETHJE VS. GUILLARD CHANGED TO NON-TITLE FIGHT 

TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2014) – Reigning World Series of Fighting (www.wsof.com) World Middleweight (185 pounds) Champion David Branch (14-3) of Brooklyn, N.Y. weighed in at an even 184 pounds and his opponent and fellow superstar Yushin Okami (30-8) of Kawasaki, Kanagawa Japan weighed in at an even 183 pounds on Friday, November 14, for their highly-anticipated, WSOF15 main event battle at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Fla. tomorrow, Saturday, November 15, live on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN).

Women’s World Strawweight (115 pounds) Champion Jessica “Jag” Aguilar (18-4) of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. clocked in at 115 pounds, while her opponent Kalindra Faria(15-3) of Taubate, Sao Paulo Brazil came in at 114.8 pounds for their title bout.

The scheduled lightweight (155 pounds) championship matchup between undefeated World Series of Fighting champion Justin Gaethje (12-0) of Safford, Ariz. and KO artist Melvin Guillard (32-13-2, 2 NC) of New Orleans, La. was changed to a non-title affair after Guillard weighed in at 158.8 pounds, 3.8 pounds over the limit.  Gaethje tipped the scales at 154.8 pounds.

The four-bout main card will air live, beginning at 9 p.m. EST on NBCSN, as well as online domestically and internationally, free of charge, on NBCSports.com.  The live preliminary card stream will begin at 6:30 p.m. on an embeddable video player onwww.wsof.com.

Tickets for the WSOF 15 event, priced from $20 (Additional fees may apply), are on sale at Ticketmaster.com, the USF Sun Dome box office, all Ticketmaster outlets and charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

Doors at the USF Sun Dome will open at 5:30 p.m.  The first preliminary bout will begin at 6 p.m.

COMPLETE WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING 15 WEIGH-IN RESULTS:

Main Card:

Main Event: Middleweight Championship (185 pounds) Bout

David Branch (14-3) (184 lbs.) vs. Yushin Okami (30-8) (183 lbs.)
Brooklyn, N.Y.                                Kawasaki, Kanagawa Japan

Co-Main Event:  Lightweight (155 pounds) Bout

Justin Gaethje (12-0) (154.8 lbs.) vs.   Melvin Guillard (32-13-2, 2 NC) (158.8 lbs.)
Safford, Ariz.                                          New Orleans, La.

Women’s Strawweight Championship (115 pounds) Bout 

Jessica Aguilar (18-4) (115 lbs.)   vs.             Kalindra Faria (15-3) (114.8 lbs.)
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.                                       Taubate, Sao Paulo Brazil

Lightweight (155 pounds) Bout

Jorge Patino (35-15-2) (154 lbs.) vs. Eric Reynolds (18-8) (155.4 lbs.)
Houston, Texas                                      Bradenton, Fla.

Undercard:

Lightweight (155 pounds) Bout

Ryan Keenan (5-2) (155.4 lbs.) vs. Jose Cortez (2-0) (155.4 lbs.)
Orlando, Fla.                                    West Palm Beach, Fla.

Featherweight (145 pounds) Bout

Troy Gerhart (6-3) (144.6 lbs.) vs. Anderson Hutchinson (3-0) (146 lbs.)
Tampa, Fla.                                    Daytona, Fla.

Lightweight (155 pounds) Bout

Tony Way (4-4) (153.4 lbs.) vs. Frederico Moncaio (2-1) (155.6 lbs.)
Tampa, Fla.                                Boca Raton, Fla.

Catchweight (180 pounds) Bout

Maurice Salmon (3-3) (179.6 lbs.) vs. Javier Torres (6-2) (179 lbs.)
Jacksonville, Fla.                                 Sonora, Mexico

Middleweight (185 pounds) Bout

Hector Ochoa (2-2) (185 lbs.) vs. Robert Reed (1-0) (185.4 lbs.)
Tampa, Fla.                                    Orlando, Fla.
Middleweight (185 pounds) Bout

Joe Johnson (3-7) (183 lbs.) vs. Reggie Pena (10-6) (183.6 lbs.)
Surfside, Fla.                                Spring Hill, Fla.

Lightweight (155 pounds) Bout

Josh Zuckerman (0-0) (158.4 lbs.) vs. Matt Frevola (0-0) (154.6 lbs.)
West Palm Beach, Fla.                         Tampa, Fla.

About “World Series of Fighting” (WSOF)
“World Series of Fighting” (WSOF) is a world wide premier professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight promotion dedicated to delivering the best action-packed fights for fight fans by producing the best possible match-ups between elite fighters from around the world. For more information please visit WSOF.com. Follow “World Series of Fighting” on Twitter @MMAWorldSeries and “World Series of Fighting” President Ray Sefo @SugarRaySefo.

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About Global Spectrum
Global Spectrum (global-spectrum.com) manages the USF Sun Dome, as well as more than 120 other public assembly facilities around the world. Nearly 24-million people attended more than 15,000 events in Global Spectrum venues last year. Based in Philadelphia, PA, Global Spectrum is part of Comcast-Spectacor, one of the world’s largest sports and entertainment companies. Comcast-Spectacor, which operates in 48 of the 50 United States, also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage services provider, Paciolan, the leading provider of venue establishment ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions, Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company, and Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks.

 

 

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