Jorge Patino vs. Luis Palomino slated for WSOF 8 in Miami
Jorge Patino vs. Jose Landi-Jons is signed for the World Series of Fighting’s first trip to Brazil in 2014, but "Macaco" has another bout before he faces his long-time rival.
WSOF’s executive vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz told MMAFighting.com that Patino is set to make his promotional debut on Jan. 18 in Miami, Fla., when he takes on Luis Palomino.
Top 15 Brazilian MMA prospects to watch for in 2014
Don’t be surprised if you see some new Brazilian faces in major mixed martial arts promotions next year.
Some Brazilian talents had that chance in 2013, and did the best with it, like UFC fighters Antonio Braga Neto, Alan Patrick, Adriano Martins, Kevin Souza and Lucas Martins, or Resurrection Fighting Alliance’s Raoni Barcelos, Bellator featherweight Goiti Yamauchi and Legacy FC's Thomas de Almeida.
World Series of Fighting planning first event in Brazil for 2014
World Series of Fighting is heading down to Brazil.
WSOF already has five events planned for the first half of 2014, and the promotion had added Brazil to the list of future shows. WSOF’s executive vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz told MMAFighting.com they are in negotiations to promote their first fight card in South America next year. Combate first reported the news...
‘Tanquinho’ Mendes scores 36-second win in MMA debut
Multiple time jiu-jitsu champion Augusto Mendes made quick work of his first opponent in MMA.
"Tanquinho" made his amateur MMA debut on Saturday night at Duel for Domination 6 at the Arizona Event Center in Meza, AZ. A training partner of former UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson at MMA Lab, the Brazilian needed
only 36 seconds to take Jamie Carskaden down, get the mount and finish the bout with an arm-triangle choke.