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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 9:12 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Anthony Johnson Defeats Andrei Arlovski | MMA NEWS

In his heavyweight debut, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson took out former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski and notched a much-needed win for his camp, The Blackzilians, in the process. The bout culminated NBC Sports, World Series Of Fighting 2 event which took place tonight from Atlantic City, New Jersey. In the first frame of action Johnson nearly...

Mar 23, 2013 7:56 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Branch Uses Wrestling to Dominate Filho, Calls for Title Shot | MMA News

  David Branch picked up his second World Series of Fighting win with a workman-like unanimous decision against Paulo Filho at WSOF 2 on Saturday. Branch, who defeated Dustin Jacoby by decision at the inaugural WSOF event in November, used superior wrestling to control and dominate Filho. Two of the judges scored the fight 30-27,...


Mar 23, 2013 7:26 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Burkman Wants Title Shot After KO of Simpson | MMA News

Josh Burkman is now two-for-two with the World Series of Fighting and he hopes that leads to something special in his next fight. Burkman (25-9) used a right knee to knock out Aaron Simpson (14-5) in the first round in a battle of veteran lightweights at World Series of Fighting 2 on Saturday. Burkman, fighting...

Mar 23, 2013 7:02 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Cut Propels Gaethje to First WSOF Victory | MMA News

Justin Gaethje’s first fight for the World Series of Fighting did not take long. Gaethje, a former NCAA All-American wrestler, let his striking do all the work in a first-round stoppage of JZ Cavalcante in the opening bout of the main card at WSOF 2 on Saturday. Gaethje (8-0, 6 KOs) used an array of...

Mar 23, 2013 6:03 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Glenn KO Completes Comeback Against Pimentel | MMA News

Rick Glenn made the most of his second chance. After being twisted like a pretzel and nearly seeing the fight stopped late in the first round, Glenn came back to score a stunning knockout of Brazilian submission specialist Alexandre Pimentel at World Series of Fighting 2 on Saturday. The end of the 145-pound bout came...

Mar 23, 2013 5:33 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Lowe Bomb Ends Dollar’s Night at WSOF 2 | MMA News

Waylon Lowe used a perfectly-timed left hand to end his fight with Cameron Dollar at World Series of Fighting 2 early. Lowe (14-4), fighting out of Philadelphia, caught an attacking Dollar (11-5) right on the chin with a short left that sent the Colorado Springs, Colo., native straight onto his back. The end came at...

Mar 23, 2013 5:30 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Patishnock Beats Gracie by Doctor’s Stoppage | MMA News

Rich Patishnock improved his record to 5-1 after Igor Gracie could not continue after the first round of their welterweight fight at World Series of Fighting 2. Officially, the bout was ruled a TKO by doctor stoppage. Gracie (5-4) appeared to have a right shoulder injury. Gracie took Patishnock’s back early in the first round...

Mar 23, 2013 5:00 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Dugulubgov Dominates Wade on Feet, Ground at WSOF 2 | MMA News

  Ozzy Dugulubgov used a steady stream of counter left hands and a superior ground-and-pound attack to hand Chris Wade his first professional loss at World Series of Fighting 2. All three judges saw the fight 30-27. Dugulubgov (4-1), of Hackensack, NJ, got into trouble only once, when Wade (5-1) secured a guillotine choke with...

Mar 23, 2013 4:27 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Hansen’s Flying Knee Finishes Marcellino | MMA NEWS

Brenson Hansen saw his opportunity to finally finish Tom Marcellino. He didn’t waste it. Brenson used a flying knee to stop Marcellino in a 150-pound catch-weight fight at World Series of Fighting 2 at Ovation Hall inside the Revel in Atlantic City, NJ. Hansen, fighting out of Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas, pummeled Marcellino for...

Mar 23, 2013 4:20 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Algeo Submits Buenafuente In Opening Bout

Bill “Honey Badger” Algeo locked up a rear naked choke with 24 seconds remaining in the second round to defeat Frank Buenafuente in a featherweight matchup and win the opening fight Saturday at the World Series of Fighting 2 at Ovation Hall at the Revel in Atlantic City, NJ. Algeo, fighting out of State College,...

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...

Mar 19, 2013 6:39 pm

WSOF plans for women’s fights, makes deal with Univision Deportes

The World Series of Fighting promotion will at some point offer women’s fights, hopes to stage events in New York, and has signed an agreement to broadcast its fights on a Spanish-language station, President Ray Sefo said Tuesday. Sefo made the announcements during a conference call with media members. On having women’s fights in the...

Mar 19, 2013 6:37 pm

Moraes could be in line for title shot with win against Nam at WSOF 2

The World Series of Fighting promotion will offer championship fights later this year, President Ray Sefo said in a conference call Tuesday. That could be perfect timing for Marlon Moraes – provided he gets past Tyson Nam in their WSOF 2 bantamweight matchup Saturday at Ovation Hall at the Revel in Atlantic City, NJ. Moraes...

Oct 24, 2012 4:20 pm

WSOF Adds Tyrone Spong-Travis Bartlett to Televised Portion of their November 3rd Card

  Kickboxing legend Tyrone Spong was recently a guest on BJPenn.Com Radio and told hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and myself that he was more than prepared to make his MMA debut for the World Series of Fighting on November 3rd against Travis Bartlett. Today WSOF announced that Spong’s fight will be added to the televised portion...

Oct 24, 2012 10:31 am

Exclusive | Anthony Johnson Talks WSOF, Tyrone Spong & Jones-Sonnen | MMA NEWS

  Light Heavyweight prospect Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is preparing to compete at 205lbs. for the third time on November 3rd. I say prospect because although Johnson has 17 career fights, the majority of them were contested in the welterweight division where Johnson was cutting a dramatic amount of weight. Despite the fact that he was...

Oct 11, 2012 6:36 am

Exclusive: Miguel Torres Talks About the WSOF and Showing He’s Still a Top Fighter

  The name Miguel Torres still carries a lot of weight, especially considering he fights at 135lbs. After ruling the WEC bantamweight division for nearly two years, Torres ran into some tough fighters and lost two of his last three bouts for the organization before being swallowed up by the UFC. The excitement surrounding the...

Aug 3, 2016 9:07 am

Ray Sefo backs up Mark Hunt in regards to PED frustrations

UFC heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt has continued to make headlines following his UFC 200 scrap with Brock Lesnar last month, where he lost a unanimous decision. Following the fight, it was revealed that Lesnar had failed both an out-of-competition pre-fight drug test, as well as a fight night drug test. That didn’t sit too well...

Jul 24, 2016 11:15 pm

VIDEO | Boxing champion Danyelle Wolf looking to make the transition to MMA

Danyelle Wolf has been turning some heads with her new highlight video that she recently released. The three-time USA boxing champion is looking to make her transition to MMA and her video is making sure people know about it. “Doing this crossover to MMA is almost like second nature to me,” Wolf said to WSOF....

Jun 16, 2016 9:28 am

UFC veteran diagnosed with clinical autism

MMA veteran John Howard never could have imagined that a routine neurological exam ahead of his WSOF debut at WSOF 31 on June 17th could have led him to receive a diagnosis which would lift a weight off his shoulders that he had been carrying since childhood. John ‘Doomsday’ Howard, found out that he is...