WSOF aiming for 8-10 events in 2014, two to be broadcast on NBC
With the final WSOF event of the year in the books, take a look at the big plans president Ray Sefo has for the new year.
"Next year we're gonna have two shows that are gonna be on the mothership of NBC," adds Sefo. "They are starting to promote WSOF on there, which reaches millions of millions of other people that probably don't know much about the sport or have never seen it."
Knapp Wants TV Deal Following Invicta 7
For the second time in its seven-event history, Invicta FC had a night filled with technical difficulties. Promotion president Shannon Knapp was a guest on MMAmania's "Darce Side Radio" podcast this past week and was asked about the promotion finding a home on television. She said it's something she is focused on. After tonight's issues, it's only logical that it should be a top priority for Knapp and Invicta.
WSOF 7 results: Georgi Karakhanyan submits Lance Palmer for inaugural featherweight title
-Georgi Karakhanyan def. Lance Palmer via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 3, 4:40
-Jesse Taylor def. Elvis Mutapcic via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
-Nick Newell def. Sabah Fadai via submission (standing guillotine choke) – Round 1, 1:21
-Kalib Starnes def. Dwayne Lewis via knockout (elbows) – Round 2, 1:02
-Michael Hill def. Richard Arsenault via TKO (doctor stoppage) – Round 2, 1:29
-David Perron def. Matt Baker via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 1:46
-Gabriel Solorio def. Shawn Albrecht via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
-Myles Merola def. Dan Ring via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)
-Brendan Kornberger def. Micah Brakefield via TKO (corner stoppage) – Round 2, 2:45