Light Heavyweights Tyrone Spong, Angel DeAnda Booked for WSOF 3 Co-Headliner



Tyrone Spong and Angel DeAnda will lock horns in a light heavyweight co-main event at WSOF 3, World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo announced Tuesday.

WSOF 3 takes place June 14 at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and will see Jon Fitch collide with fellow UFC veteran Josh Burkman in the evening’s main event. The show’s four-bout main card airs live on NBC Sports Network and will also showcase submission specialist Rolles Gracie, who squares off with onetime Bellator talent Dave Huckaba. Additionally, unbeaten prospect Justin Gaethje will do battle with lightweight veteran Brian Cobb.

The evening’s preliminary card will feature a lightweight duel between UFC veterans John Gunderson and Dan Lauzon, as well as a middleweight showdown featuring undefeated up-and-comers Krasimir Mladenov and Kendrick Miree.

Spong, 27, made a successful mixed martial arts debut on Nov. 3, when the striker stopped Travis Bartlett in 3:15 at WSOF 1. The Surinamese-born Dutchman returned to the kickboxing ring in his most recent bout, knocking out three-time K-1 world grand prix champion Remy Bonjasky on March 23.

DeAnda, meanwhile, captured the vacant Tachi Palace Fights light heavyweight crown in his last outing by finishing Anthony Ruiz this past November at TPF 15. The win marked the fourth-straight triumph for “The Dream,” who owns 10 of his 11 career victories via form of knockout.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 20 days ago
  • 5 views

When Tyrone Spong and Gokhan Saki dropped to light-heavyweight, Danyo Ilunga found himself dislodged from the division's number one spot. Saki subsequently beat Spong to take the vacant GLORY world l read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 1 views

Featherweight championship co-main event: Champion Rick Glenn vs. challenger Lance Palmer. LAS VEGAS (Oct. 28, 2014) - World Series of Fighting (www.wsof.com) announced today a highly-anticipated, we read news >>

  • 14 days ago
  • 1 views

He's back! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has booked Dan Henderson for his middleweight return against fellow well-traveled veteran Gegard Mousasi in the UFC on FOX 14 co-main event inside the read news >>

  • 14 days ago
  • 30 views

On November 10, Bellator announced recently retired UFC light heavyweight and middleweight Wanderlei Silva would take part, in a promotional capacity, in Bellator's 131 'pre-party kickoff' on Friday, read news >>

  • 14 days ago
  • 1 views

The UFC has booked a fight between top middleweight Gegard Mousasi and former Pride champion Dan Henderson. And so, Dan Henderson goes on to fight another day. The UFC has booked their main card stal read news >>

  • 10 days ago
  • 59 views

Watch the full fight video highlights for the WSOF co-main event between Justin Gathje and Melvin Guillard. In the co-main event of World Series of Fighting's 15th event this past Saturday night, Jus read news >>

  • 10 days ago
  • 30 views

Watch Justin Gaethje vs. Melvin Guillard full fight video highlights from WSOF's co-main event above, courtesy of NBC Sports.WSOF 15: Branch vs. Okami took place November 15, 2014 at the USF Sundome read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 139 views

For Titan Fighting Championship 31 co-main event combatant Desmond Green, MMA bouts are not one-on-one. He has an entire family inside the steel cage with him. "I have a lot of little cousins in high read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 4 views

While originally scheduled as the co-main event for UFC 182, UFC bantamweight women's champion Ronda Rousey will instead defend her title against Cat Zingano at UFC 184. The bout will still serve as read news >>

Jump to: