ray-sefo.jpgRay Sefo recently announced he’s temporarily stepping down as president of the World Series of Fighting promotion, and ahead of his WSOF 4 fight, he’ll join the WSOF Fan Fest on Saturday.

Officials recently announced details for the one-day fan event, which takes place at Dave & Buster’s (4821 Mills Circle) in Ontario, Calif., from noon to 4 p.m. PT.

Ontario also plays host to WSOF on Aug. 10, where Sefo (2-1), a veteran kickboxer and boxer who’s also dabbled in MMA, meets fellow heavyweight Dave Huckaba (20-5) in an NBC Sports Network-televised main-card bout. The 42-year-old Sefo, who competes professionally for the 88th time in combat sports, stepped down as WSOF president so he can concentrate fully on his bout.

“I’m looking forward to another chance to step into the cage, but before I do, I felt taking a temporary leave from my executive duties was the right thing to do,” Sefo stated earlier this week. “I’m fortunate to have an outstanding team at World Series of Fighting, which I know will handle our operations while I’m gone. And after my fight, I’ll step back into my role as World Series of Fighting president.”

Sefo and top WSOF welterweight contender Josh Burkman will be on hand for Saturday’s fan fest, which includes a meet and greet, autograph sessions, training and demonstration sessions, photo opportunities, giveaways, a punching machine competition and other activities.

In addition to Sefo vs. Huckaba, WSOF 4 features a light-heavyweight headliner between Tyrone Spong (1-0) and Angel DeAnda (11-2). Marlon Moraes, Nick Newell, Tyson Griffin, Gerald Harris, Antonio McKee and other notables also are in action.

For more on WSOF 4, including the official fight card, stay tuned to the MMA Rumors section of the site.

(Pictured: Ray Sefo)

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC Renews Partnership with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation

  • 28 days ago
  • 8 views

UFC today announced the renewal of its partnership with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF). read news >>

UFC to Induct 2016 Hall of Fame Class Following UFC 200

  • 28 days ago
  • 27 views

UFC on Tuesday announced that it will induct its 2016 Hall of Fame class at the UFC Fan Expo following UFC 200. read news >>

Holly Holm Possible UFC on FOX 20 Headliner; Gilbert Melendez vs. Edson Barboza Announced

  • 26 days ago
  • 32 views

UFC on FOX 20 received a bout pitting Gilbert Melendez vs. Edson Barboza, and could also include Holly Holm and Anthony Johnson's next fights. read news >>

Paige VanZant Confirms Ronda Rousey Cussed Her Out, Calls Confrontation ‘Unnecessary’

  • 25 days ago
  • 618 views

Popular strawweight Paige VanZant confirmed that she was recently cussed out by former bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey for congratulating Holly Holm. read news >>

Drew Brokenshire Stepping Out as He Takes His Career to the Next Level

  • 24 days ago
  • 5 views

Finding it harder to get fights in his region, Drew Brokenshire is stepping out in an attempt to take his career to the next level. read news >>

Bryan Nuro Sees Justin Harrington as His Stepping Stone to the UFC or Bellator

  • 24 days ago
  • 4 views

A win over SFL champ Justin Harrington is Bryan Nuro's stepping stone to the big leagues. read news >>

UFC to Return to Germany, Announces Hamburg Event Set for September 3

  • 24 days ago
  • 6 views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that it will host an event in Hamburg, Germany on Sept. 3. read news >>

Sioux Falls and Chicago Headliners Announced

  • 23 days ago
  • 1 views

The summer of UFC continues to heat up, with two July shows getting intriguing main events that were announced Sunday. Just four days after UFC 200, the Octagon will set down in Sioux Falls, South read news >>

World Series of Fighting 32 Gets New Main Event and Second Title Fight

  • 21 days ago
  • 2 views

World Series of Fighting has announced a new main event and second championship rematch between for WSOF 32: Moraes vs. Hill on July 30. read news >>

Cole Miller Steps In To Face B.J. Penn at UFC 199

  • 19 days ago
  • 24 views

24 hours after Dennis Siver withdrew from UFC 199 due to an undisclosed injury, the UFC has found a replacement to face former lightweight champion B.J. Penn on the June 4 fight card. read news >>