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Mar 26, 2013 11:10 am

WSOF Officials Approved UFC Gloves For Arlovski Prior To Bout | MMA NEWS

Much was made about former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski wearing UFC gloves in his fight against Anthony Johnson last weekend at WSOF 2. However, now that the dust has settled, WSOF officials revealed to Ariel Helwani that because of Arlovski’s large hands the UFC gloves were the only available to fit him properly. “We...

Mar 23, 2013 1:05 am

WSOF 2 Weigh-In Results | MMA NEWS

MAIN CARD (NBC Sports Network, 9:30 p.m. ET) Andrei Arlovski (245.5) vs. Anthony Johnson (230.2) Marlon Moraes (135.5) vs. Tyson Nam (135.2) Dave Branch (185.2) vs. Paulo Filho (184.5) Josh Burkman (170) vs. Aaron Simpson (171) Gesias Cavalcante (156) vs. Justin Gaethje (155.6) PRELIMINARY CARD (Untelevised, 7 p.m. ET) Cameron Dollar (144.6) vs. Waylon Lowe...

Sep 15, 2013 10:38 am

Exclusive: Andrei Arlovski Talks Kyle Fight, Injured Jaw and the Future

After his victory over both Mike Kyle and early adversity, Andrei Arlovski showed fans that he could not only take a punch, but he can come back and outwork an in-shape power puncher. Arlovski out-boxed Mike Kyle in the main event of there World Series of Fighting 5 main event bout. After his bout with Kyle,...

Sep 30, 2017 1:23 pm

UFC 218 Fight Card and Rumors

The octagon will return to Detroit on December 2 for UFC 218 and the fight card is already beginning to take shape! The pay-per-view event is headlined by a featherweight title fight between current champion Max Holloway and perennial division contender Frankie Edgar. Holloway was last seen in action at June’s UFC 212 event where...

Sep 18, 2017 1:11 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold says one issue is holding him back from moving up to light heavyweight

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is coming off an impressive victory that place over the weekend. Rockhold was featured in the main event of UFC Fight Night 116 against former WSOF middleweight and light heavyweight champion David Branch. Rockhold earned a second-round TKO with Branch submitting to powerful strikes. Rockhold held a dominant position...

Sep 1, 2017 7:56 am

You Can’t Climb On Top of Vegas Cages Because of Justin Gaethje

Justin Gaethje is one of the most exciting fighters on this planet, or probably any other. If you weren’t accustomed to his entertaining violence before in World Series of Fighting, you were introduced to him in his ‘Fight of the Year’ contender with Michael Johnson at UFC’s The Ultimate Fighter 25 season finale. Unfortunately, the...

Sep 1, 2017 6:47 am

John Dodson vs Marlon Moraes Added to Surprisingly Stacked UFC Norfolk Card

Sometimes, those small UFC events in between the big pay-per-views reward us with a load of combat violence that makes being a fan all worth while. In November, after the smoke from Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre has cleared, the UFC touches down in Norfolk, Virginia for a pretty killer free card. Just added last...

Aug 19, 2017 10:09 am

Andrei Arlovski and Felice Herrig receive their next octagon opponents

Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski (25-15 MMA) will look to snap his current five-fight losing skid on November 11 when he squares off with Junior Albini (14-2 MMA) at UFC Norfolk. UFC officials announced the heavyweight tilt earlier today. Arlovski was most recently seen in action this past June where he suffered a unanimous...

Aug 15, 2017 11:51 am

Luke Rockhold trashes David Branch and “chump” Michael Bisping

This September 16, in the main event of the UFC’s return to Pittsburgh, PA, former Strikeforce and UFC middleweight champ Luke Rockhold will return from a long hiatus opposite former two-division World Series of Fighting champion David Branch. Speaking to Duane Finley of FloCombat.com, Rockhold shared his thoughts on this upcoming scrap with Branch. Apparently,...

Jul 8, 2017 10:29 am

Tony Ferguson responds to Justin Gaethje’s callout

Friday night in the TUF 25 Redemption Finale, former WSOF champion Justin Gaethje picked up a thrilling win over Michael Johnson in the main event, as the two delivered an action-packed two rounds that ultimately saw Gaethje pick up a TKO win over ‘The Meance’. Following the fight, Gaethje called out top ranked UFC lightweight...

Jul 8, 2017 9:23 am

Justin Gaethje calls out Tony Ferguson, says McGregor “better be watching”

Friday night in Las Vegas, former WSOF champion Justin Gaethje made his triumphant UFC debut as he knocked out Michael Johnson in the second round of their main event scrap of the TUF 25 Finale. Following the thrilling win, many immediately began to speculate as to who Gaethje should fight next, he spoke at the...

Jul 7, 2017 1:49 pm

VIDEO | Rousimar Palhares ends fight in 37-seconds with opponent screaming in pain

Rousimar Palhares separated Alexei Ivanov foot in less than 40 s. (FNG 70) pic.twitter.com/wpQCZWB7mx — Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) July 7, 2017 Rousimar Palhares was back in competition on Friday. The former WSOF champion fought Alexei Ivanov at FNG – Fight Nights Global 70. The matchup between Palhares and Ivanov was the featured main event of the...

Jul 1, 2017 11:27 am

VIDEO | Jon Fitch gets first stoppage win in over a decade, defeats Brian Foster

TAP!!! Boom! @jonfitchdotnet with the W! #PFLDaytona pic.twitter.com/rTSUnUrHMd — #PFLDaytona (@ProFightLeague) July 1, 2017 Friday night at the inaugural Professional Fighters League event, UFC veteran Jon Fitch picked up his first stoppage win in over a decade as he defeated fellow MMA vet Brian Foster via 2nd round submission. The stoppage was the first since...

May 7, 2017 1:25 pm

UFC 211: Official Fight Card and Start Time

The next UFC pay-per-view on the horizon is UFC 211. This massive card will go down inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas this Saturday night (May 13). The stacked UFC 211 will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between reigning, defending champion Stipe Miocic and former champion Junior Dos Santos. This anticipated...

May 3, 2017 7:33 am

South Korean promotion fails to pay Sarah Kaufman, other notable fighters, after issuing IOUs

In mid-march, South Korea’s Battlefield Fighting Championship promoted its first ever show. At a glance, the upstart organization seemed to have a good thing going, as it brought notable names like former ONE middleweight king Igor Svirid, UFC veteran Sarah Kaufman, grappling specialist Jeff ¬†Glover, and WSOF veteran Jorge Patino to the South Korean fans....

Apr 27, 2017 10:15 pm

UFC reportedly signs Justin Gaethje

Following news that the WSOF has closed its doors and is now under new ownership, operating under the name of Professional FIghter’a League, it is now being reported that former WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje has signed with the UFC. Gaethje, who holds a professional record of 17-0, won the WSOF lightweight championship in 2014,...

Apr 24, 2017 5:57 am

John Dodson says he offered to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 209

Over the weekend, when the UFC touched down in Nashville, Tennessee, two-time flyweight title challenger John Dodson picked up a nice, decision win over former bantamweight title challenger Eddie Wineland. With this win, he reestablished himself as one of the bantamweight division’s elite players, and set himself up for some more big fights in the...

Apr 19, 2017 7:42 am

BREAKING: World Series of Fighting bites the dust, becomes Professional Fighters League

For many years, World Series of Fighting (WSOF), has stood out as arguably the third-biggest MMA promotion in the world, behind the UFC and Bellator. The promotion has been home to recognizable names like Justin Gaethje, Marlon Moraes, David Branch, Jon Fitch, Jake Shields, Rousimar Palhares, Thiago Silva, Matt Hamill, Vinny Magalhaes, Blagoy Ivanov, Josh...

Apr 13, 2017 11:20 am

UFC 211: Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2 – Finalized fight card and lineup

The next UFC pay-per-view on the horizon is UFC 211. This massive card will go down inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on May 13. UFC 211 will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between reigning, defending champion Stipe Miocic and former champion Junior Dos Santos. This anticipated heavyweight title showdown will...