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Jul 17, 2013 2:46 pm

Jon Fitch: “I Think I Have 15 Fights Left in Me”

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Jon Fitch has been in the sport of MMA for a long, long time. Just about 12 years to be more exact. And he’s been fighting at the top level of competition for the majority of that time. He recently ventured away from his longtime home of the UFC and looked to...

Jul 16, 2013 8:57 pm

Ray Sefo Takes Temporary Leave as WSOF President

With a return to active competition on the horizon, World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo has officially elected to take a temporary leave from his executive role. “I’m looking forward to another chance to step into the cage, but before I do, I felt taking a temporary leave from my executive duties was the...

Jun 25, 2013 10:18 am

Nevada Athletic Commission Clears All WSOF3 Fighters’ Drug Tests

By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA All drug tests from the World Series of Fighting’s latest event, WSOF3, came back negative, reported the Nevada Athletic Commission. Executive Director of the commission, Keith Kizer, released the results of the tests on Monday.  All 18 fighters from WSOF3 submitted to testing for performance-enhancing drugs with a screening for other...

Jun 21, 2013 9:00 am

Jacob Volkmann Had Seizure Prior to WSOF3 Fight

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA World Series of Fighting lightweight, Jacob Volkmann, told Sherdog.com’s “Beatdown” Radio that he suffered a seizure the day before he fought Lyle Beerbohm at WSOF3 in Las Vegas last weekend.   As he was resting prior to weighing in on Thursday, Volkmann explained, “The maid knock[ed] on my door and...

Jun 17, 2013 11:37 am

WSOF 3 Salary Report: Fitch/Burkman Top Payroll

Is there money to be made outside the UFC for UFC vets who still want to fight? Last Friday The World Series Of Fighting returned with their third event headlined by Jon Fitch vs. Josh Burkman at the HArd Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. A modest $200,000 payroll was turned in by the...

Jun 15, 2013 11:33 am

Ray Sefo Announces Huckaba as Opponent at WSOF4

World Series of Fighting president, Ray Sefo, announced at WSOF 3 Friday night that he will be fighting Dave Huckaba at the organization’s fourth event, WSOF4. Sefo had announced earlier this week that he intended to fight on the next card. Tonight, he announced in front of the sold-out Hard Rock Hotel and Casino crowd...

Jun 15, 2013 11:29 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | WSOF3 Josh Burkman Talks Jon Fitch Leaving Cage After Rematch

At the third World Series of Fighting event on June 14, welterweight fighter Josh Burkman choked out Jon Fitch in their highly anticipated rematch fight. After regaining consciousness, Fitch left the cage in what appeared to be a moment of passion, but he returned to hear the official decision be read and to answer some...

Jun 15, 2013 1:36 am

WSOF 3 Main Card Recap: Josh Burkman Puts Jon Fitch to Sleep in Under A Minute

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Last night was a success for NBC Sports Network and World Series of Fighting as it’s WSOF 3 event showcased some pretty exciting, entertaining fights. Although the event had to battle through some difficulties with injuries prior to Friday night (June 14th) the main card on NBC Sports Network delivered. The...

Jun 12, 2013 1:30 pm

Antonio McKee to Welcome Undefeated “Lethal” Lewis Gonazalez To Big Show at WSOF 4

By JAKE CHASTAIN | A lightweight bout between Antonio McKee (28-5-2) and undefeated new-comer “Lethal” Lewis Gonzalez (8-0) is the latest addition to the World Series of Fighting 4 event. Gonzalez’s manager, Dave Hirschbein of MMAGOLD, first confirmed the bout with MMAjunkie, although the organization hasn’t made an official announcement. WSOF 4 is scheduled to take place on August 10th at Citizens...

Jun 11, 2013 5:27 am

Ray Sefo To Return to MMA at WSOF 4

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   World Series of Fighting President, Ray Sefo, announced Monday that he will be fighting for the promotion in its next set of fights at WSOF 4.   Sefo spoke on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, and he announced that he would be returning to action on the WSOF...

Jun 11, 2013 5:27 am

Tyson Griffin vs. Gesias Cavalcante Announced for WSOF 4

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Former UFC lightweight contender, Tyson Griffin, is set to make is promotional debut for the World Series of Fighting against Gesias Cavalcante, Brazilian website Tatame.com announced Monday.   Griffin (16-6) left the UFC in 2011 following a 1-4 run in the promotion.  He has since bounced back, winning his...

Jun 7, 2013 1:00 pm

Jon Fitch and Jacob Volkmann Talk UFC Fighters’ Union During WSOF 3 Media Call

Just one week before Jon Fitch and Jacob Volkmann are set to debut for the World Series of Fighting against Josh Burkman and Lyle Beerbohm, respectively, the two fighters spoke to the media answering questions about their recent departures from the UFC.   Inevitably, questions for both fighters focused on the UFC’s decision to let...

Jun 5, 2013 11:55 am

Undefeated Lightweight ‘Lethal’ Lewis Gonzalez Signs with WSOF

By JAKE CHASTAIN | We just broke word that WSOF had inked former TUF 13 lightweight alum Keon Caldwell moments ago. Then, breaking almost immediately after was news that World Series of Fighting has also signed undefeated lightweight Lewis Gonzalez to a multi-fight deal. MMAJunkie.com first confirmed the news with his manager, Dave Hirschbein. Financial terms...

Jun 5, 2013 11:05 am

Keon Caldwell of TUF 13 Signs with WSOF

  Keon Caldwell, a former cast member of The Ultimate Fighter 13, has signed a multi-fight contract with the World Series of Fighting, reported MMAWeekly.com.   According to Caldwell’s manager, Jason Ellis, Keon will be looking to make his debut for the organization’s lightweight division sometime in late summer or early fall.  No opponent has...

May 31, 2013 11:35 am

Jacob Volkmann Says UFC Contracts Should Be a Minimum of Two Years, 15K Per Fight

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Newly signed World Series of Fighting lightweight, Jacob Volkmann, recently sat down for an exclusive interview with MMA.TV’s guest blogger, Jack Brown, to discuss a variety of topics ranging from his time in the UFC, the payment fighters should receive, and the newest chapter of his career as he prepares for...

May 14, 2013 1:36 pm

WSOF Schedules 4 Man Tourney to Crown First Ever Middleweight Champion

By Jake Chastain | For the first time in WSOF history there will be a middleweight champion…that is, after four fighters compete in a four man tournament to see who the best in the company really is. News just broke that WSOF is planning to host the tournament on the NBC Sports Network in the...

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 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...