RIO DE JANEIRO -- World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares is back in the gym, and he’s training to beat Jon Fitch.
The leglock specialist asked to be taken off the WSOF 11 card on July 5 to assist his mother on her surgery for thrombosis in her legs, but Fitch, who was set to fight for the welterweight title, didn’t approve of his decision.
Fitch called Palhares "unprofessional", wishing he had "manned up" and fought him. By saying that, he made things personal.
"My fami more
World Series of Fighting 11 hits the network TV airwaves for the first time ever. See what's in store for Saturday afternoon's NBC-televised card as we preview a card featuring a lightweight title fight between Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell. This preview is going to take an off-road approach to breaking down tomorrow afternoon's card. Instead, each main card fight will be How much does Jon Fitch have left in the tank? Jon Fitch's days as a top UFC welterweight crashed the moment he was flattene more
World Series of Fighting 11 hits the network TV airwaves for the first time ever. See what's in store for Saturday afternoon's NBC-televised card with our official preview.
Before UFC 175 takes center stage in this MMA-heavy Independence Day weekend, World Series of Fighting airs live on NBC TV at 4 PM ET/1 PM PT. Lightweight champion Justin Gaethje makes his first title defense against fellow unbeaten prospect Nick Newell, while Jon Fitch meets Dennis Hallman in the co-main event after Fitch ha more
World Series of Fighting lightweight champion Justin Gaethje stepped off the scales weighing in at 154.8 pounds, looking rested and relaxed a day before he's set to face fellow undefeated fighter Nick Newell at World Series of Fighting 11: "Gaethje vs. Newell". more
World Series of Fighting has their network debut on NBC with a card that features a title fight for its lightweight title. Champion Justin Gaethje puts his title for grabs against Nick Newell while UFC castoff Melvin Guillard make his organizational debut against Gesias Cavalcante. UFC veterans Jon Fitch and Dennis Hallman also do battle in a catchweight fight.
Will Newell make history or is Gaethje's roll through the division set to continue? I answer these questions and more with my prediction more
World Series of Fighting 155-pound champion Justin Gaethje (12-0) kept his perfect career record intact by stopping previously undefeated and inspirational lightweight Nick Newell (11-1). more
World Series of Fighting (WSOF) lightweight champion Justin Gaethje has every reason to be confident in his skill set. The 25-year-old fighter is 12-0 with 11 finishes, including his latest second-round knockout of the previously undefeated Nick Newell. After his fight with Newell at WSOF, Gaethje talked with Ashley Luther of MMA Mayhem about his upcoming challengers within the promotion, and he made a bold statement about his place in the 155-pound ranks. "I owe anybody the shot, and if Melvin more
World Series of Fighting has announced a bantamweight fight between Bryson Hansen and Matt Sayles as the opening bout of the WSOF 12 main card on Aug. 9 in Las Vegas. more
Watch the World Series of Fighting 11: Gaethje vs. Newell weigh-ins streaming live on MMAWeekly.com, Friday, July 4, at 11 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. PT. more