Marlon Moraes making his UFC debut Saturday in Brazil

Marlon Moraes

The former WSOF Bantamweight Champion debuts for the UFC against Raphael Assuncao UFC 212 is a few days down the road, and the main event is getting a lot of coverage, and rightfully so. Jose Aldo and Max Holloway’s fight to unify the Featherweight title is a massive fight.  That said, there’s a talented fighter … Read moreMarlon Moraes making his UFC debut Saturday in Brazil

WSOF to become Professional Fighters League in 2018

Professional Fighters League

WSOF is no more. A new name, a new concept, and hopefully new viewers. Per a report filed by Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting, there are some major changes coming for the promotion formally known as the World Series of Fighting. The new promotion will feature a league setting. However, it is not team based, … Read moreWSOF to become Professional Fighters League in 2018

Two division champion David Branch is headed back to the UFC

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David Branch was a two division champion in WSOF It’s never a good day when a promotion loses their champion to another promotion. When that fighter is a two division champion, the pain has to be considerable.  Former WSOF Middleweight and Light Heavyweight champion David Branch has signed a multi fight agreement with the UFC … Read moreTwo division champion David Branch is headed back to the UFC

Limited use of instant replay to soon be a part of MMA

Limited use of instant replay to soon be a part of MMA

Mixed martial arts has undergone quite a few changes this year as it pertains to the rules (though not yet in effect in every state). The Association of Boxing Commissions and Combative Sports (ABC) has passed a proposed rule allowing for limited use of instant replay for “fight finishing sequences.” The proposed rule now must … Read moreLimited use of instant replay to soon be a part of MMA

Marlon Moraes vacates WSOF bantamweight title

Marlon Moraes vacates WSOF bantamweight title

One of the best bantamweights in mixed martial arts, Marlon Moraes, has vacated his WSOF bantamweight title. There has been no announcement as of yet regarding his future, but this could be a clear sign that the free agent has signed elsewhere. I want to thank @MMAWorldSeries for this amazing run and all of the … Read moreMarlon Moraes vacates WSOF bantamweight title

World Series of Fighting postpones their next event

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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) postpones their next event 3 weeks Not everything always goes the way you plan it. World Series of Fighting is coming off of their biggest show ever.  They played Madison Square Garden on New Years Eve.  That event featured four world title matches.  Their next show, WSOF 35,  was set … Read moreWorld Series of Fighting postpones their next event

Marlon Moraes is Officially a Free Agent according to his Manager

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According to a tweet by Ariel Helwani, World Series of Fighting Bantamweight Champion Marlon Moraes is a Free Agent. When Ariel Helwani tweets, people listen.  Today he reported that per Marlon Moraes’ agent, Ali Abdelaziz, the Bantamweight Champion is a free agent, and in talks with everyone.  Moraes (18-4) is considered by many to be … Read moreMarlon Moraes is Officially a Free Agent according to his Manager

WSOF NYC draws huge ratings on New Year’s Eve

WSOF NYC draws huge ratings on New Year's Eve

The World Series of Fighting’s 4-title fight megacard on New Year’s Eve drew record ratings for the promotion. Taking place in front of a sold out crowd at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, WSOFNYC drew an average of 951,000 viewers on NBC, peaking at 1.3 million during the main event between Justin Gaethje and … Read moreWSOF NYC draws huge ratings on New Year’s Eve

WSOF NYC Recap

WSOF NYC Recap

The World Series of Fighting closed out the 2016 calendar for the mixed martial arts world with a huge 4-title fight event in New York City. The Theater at Madison Square Garden played host to a great afternoon of fights in front of a sold out crowd. MMA legends Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell and Randy “The … Read moreWSOF NYC Recap

WSOF NYC Live Play by Play

WSOF NYC Live Play by Play

**Updating in real time** NBC Main Card Justin Gaethje (c) (16-0) vs. Luiz Firmino (19-7) Lightweight Title Rd 1: Firmino comes steamrolling out with a front kick that misses and the two take it to the canvas. No action on the mat and ref stands them up. Firmino lands a right hook but does little damage. He throws … Read moreWSOF NYC Live Play by Play

WSOF NYC weigh-in results

WSOF NYC weigh-in results

We are just one day away from New Year’s Eve and the World Series of Fighting’s historic fight card taking place at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. A huge crowd gathered for the weigh-ins including MMA legends Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell and Randy “The Natural” Couture, and current greats Nate Diaz, Frankie Edgar, and … Read moreWSOF NYC weigh-in results

WSOF NYC Open Workout and Press Conference Highlights

WSOF NYC Open Workout and Press Conference Highlights

It’s fight week once again in New York City as the World Series of Fighting comes to town for a huge New Year’s Eve show. Featuring 4 title fights and 11 bouts total, the WSOF NYC card (see below) is stacked with some of the promotion’s best talent. Yesterday a number of the fighters in … Read moreWSOF NYC Open Workout and Press Conference Highlights

Jon Fitch Sings George Michael Cover With Ukulele!

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Jon Fitch is the current WSOF World Champion, who is set to face Jake Shields in NYC on December 31st, but did you know he can sing and play a Ukulele? Well he can, and in tribute to the recent passing of George Michael, Jon plays a cover of “Last Christmas” on his Instagram… Enjoy! … Read moreJon Fitch Sings George Michael Cover With Ukulele!

The Iceman cometh, to the WSOF…

…but not in the way you might be thinking. UFC Hall of Famer and former light heavyweight champion Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell will be part of an autograph session and meet and greet with World Series of Fighting during their historic New Year’s Eve card. Liddell, who unfortunately was part of a round of layoffs … Read moreThe Iceman cometh, to the WSOF…

WSOF Champion, Jon Fitch, Trains At AKA Thailand

MMA World Series of Fighting Welterweight champion Jon Fitch takes in the Phuket experience in our corner of paradise, with special guest Javier Mendez. Fitch is one of Mike Swick’s long-time training partners and shared his knowledge with a seminar here, before seeing a bit of what it’s like in Thailand. Enjoy!

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