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Heavyweight Steve Mocco signs with World Series of Fighting
One of MMA's top heavyweight prospects is coming to World Series of Fighting. Steve Mocco, a two-time NCAA Division I heavyweight champion and four-time All-American, signed a four-fight contract with the promotion, WSOF executive vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz informed MMAFighting.com...
Submitted Jan 18, 2014 10:01AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
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WSOF 8 Weigh-In Results: Justin Gaethje On Point, Richard Patishnock Over For Main Event
Justin Gaethje will make his first pass at a major mixed martial arts championship in just his 11th professional appearance.
Submitted Jan 17, 2014 7:14PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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World Series of Fighting Signs Japanese Women’s Strawweight Emi Fujino
Japanese strawweight Emi Fujino has signed with the World Series of Fighting. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Submitted Jan 17, 2014 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Maximum Fighting Championships CEO wants to break into UFC’s Vegas backyard
Maximum Fighting Championships CEO Mark Pavelich is no stranger to big declarations, and for his promotion’s 2014 schedule, he’s got one.
Submitted Jan 17, 2014 11:24AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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MFC 39 – Weigh In Results – Three Miss Weight
UPDATE: Tom Gallicchio missed weight for his Lightweight Title, the fight will go on as a 5 round Title fight. If Southern wins he becomes the champion, If Gallicchio wins he doesn’t get the title and will face Southern in an automatic rematch. Main Card: 265lbs- Anthony Hamilton (261.6) vs. Darrill Schoonover (257) ***Heavyweight Title Fight 155lbs- Kurt Southern (154.8) vs. *Tom Gallicchio (155.2) ***Lightweight Title Fight 170lbs- Jason South (170.6) vs. Gilbert Smith (170.6) 164lbs- Sean Powers (163.2) vs. Marcus Edwards (163.8) 205lbs- Markhaile Wedderburn (203) vs. Sean O’Connell (205.4) 155lbs- Dan Ring (155) vs. *Andrew McInnes (157.4) Preliminary Card: 200lbs- Jared McComb (199.6) vs. Paul Grebinski (200.2) 185lbs- *Cody Krahn (186.4) vs. Clay Davidson (184.8) *Missed Weight, Forfeits 20% of Purse
Submitted Jan 17, 2014 10:24AM by JLS1980 - 3 comments
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Titan FC debuts Feb. 28 on CBS Sports Network with Gurgel-Ricci, Riddle-Kuiper
The Midwest-based Titan FC has reached an agreement to air eight 2014 event on CBS Sports Network, and the first, Titan FC 27, is slated for Feb. 28 with some notable names.
Submitted Jan 14, 2014 12:16PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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WSOF Canada Signs Undefeated Josh Hill, Will Fight for Bantamweight Title in April
World Series of Fighting Canada signs undefeated Canadian Josh Hill. Hill will fight Curtis Brigham for the bantamweight title in April.
Submitted Jan 13, 2014 11:04PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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WSOF’s Ali Abdelaziz responds to AXS TV Fights’ challenge, sets deadline for Bellator
World Series of Fighting is aware of the recent challenge for a cross-promotion fight card that AXS TV Fights CEO Andrew Simon extended. WSOF officials just aren’t likely to accept it.
Submitted Jan 13, 2014 10:59PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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WSOF’s Marlon Moraes open to proposed Dantas fight, believes UFC challenges may lie in future
Marlon Moraes is quickly establishing himself as one of the top bantamweights in the game. But in order to be considered as the best, Moraes knows he must defeat fighters ahead of him in the rankings, and most of those fighters reside in the UFC.
Submitted Jan 13, 2014 11:32AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Matt Riddle returns, meets Michael Kuiper in Titan FC 27 co-main event
Matt Riddle has resurfaced with a new organization. The question now is, will he actually fight for them? Riddle has agreed to fight fellow former UFC fighter Michael Kuiper in the co-main event of Titan Fighting Championship 27 on Feb. 28 in middleweight action, according to Titan FC CEO Jeff Aronson. The event, headlined by Mike Ricci vs. Jorge Gurgel, is expected to air on CBS Sports Network from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, KS.
Submitted Jan 13, 2014 10:33AM by JLS1980 - 2 comments
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WSOF Inks Jackson’s MMA Product Landon Vannata to Four-Fight Deal
The World Series of Fighting continues to build its talent pool, as the promotion recently signed Jackson’s MMA representative Landon Vannata to a four-fight deal.
Submitted Jan 11, 2014 11:34AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Cage Warriors 64 set for promotion’s first show of 2014 on Feb. 15 in London
After a promotional record-breaking 2013 that saw it host 14 fight cards across seven countries, Cage Warriors Fighting Championship has set its first event of 2014 for next month.
Submitted Jan 11, 2014 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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AXS TV Fights CEO jumps in the fray, calls out WSOF for cross-promotion
If Bellator MMA isn’t willing to match its fighters against those from World Series of Fighting, the MMA promotions under the AXS TV Fights banner are willing to step up.
Submitted Jan 10, 2014 10:02PM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
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WSOF Exec: Eddie Alvarez Ruined Bellator
World Series of Fighting (WSOF) Vice President Ali Abdelaziz shared his thoughts about re-signing fighters in WSOF, wanting them to go where they are happy and how the Eddie Alvarez lawsuit is keeping fighters away from Bellator.
Submitted Jan 10, 2014 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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Yushin Okami, Rousimar Palhares expected to make WSOF debuts on March 29
The future is clearer for two of World Series of Fighting's marquee free agent acquisitions, as UFC veterans Yushin Okami (29-8) and Rousimar Palhares (15-5) are both expected to make their promotional debuts at a March 29 WSOF event.
Submitted Jan 10, 2014 10:06AM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
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WSOF reps blast UFC fighter Matt Brown’s controversial WMMA comments
Promoters and a women’s strawweight from World Series of Fighting on Thursday criticized recent comments made by UFC welterweight Matt Brown, who said among other things that he would only buy a pay-per-view to see women fight if they were topless.
Submitted Jan 9, 2014 8:49PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Anthony Johnson to receive title shot with WSOF 8 victory over Mike Kyle
Anthony Johnson is just one victory away from competing for his first-ever world championship.
Submitted Jan 9, 2014 8:47PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Pedro Rizzo interested in fighting for WSOF in Brazil
Pedro Rizzo is not done fighting. The former UFC heavyweight contender was seen in the corner of top UFC fighters Anderson Silva, Glover Teixeira and Jose Aldo over the last year, and he might return to the cage as a fighter in 2014.
Submitted Jan 9, 2014 7:04PM by JLS1980 - 2 comments
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WSOF: Ali Abdel-Aziz 'We're happy to be the college football of MMA'
World Series of Fighting matchmaker, Ali Abdel-Aziz discusses standards that they've modeled after the UFC, their willingness to be the "college football" of mixed martial arts and the way they'll be handling drug policies and officiating when they start instituting their overseas events.
Submitted Jan 8, 2014 9:10PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Ryan Chiappe out, Sean Powers takes on Mehdi Baghdad at MFC 39
There has been yet another switch to Maximum Fighting Championship’s first event of 2014.
Submitted Jan 8, 2014 9:07PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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