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
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
World Series of Fighting (WSOF) made its debut on NBC’s main network, providing mixed martial arts (MMA) fans with an entertaining afternoon of fights earlier today (Sat., July 5, 2014) from Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. Check out our recap below.
The fireworks won't stop for World Series of Fighting (WSOF) on the Fourth of July weekend.
The promotion made its debut earlier today (Sat., July 5, 2014) on NBC with WSOF 11: "Gaethje vs. Newell," which took place inside Ocean Center in Day more
World Series of Fighting's network TV debut ended with another sterling performance by lightweight champion Justin Gaethje, who KO'd Nick Newell in the main event to retain his belt.
UFC 175 obviously deserved the spotlight yesterday, but prior to last night's big PPV was World Series of Fighting 11 on NBC. Lightweight champion Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell took part in the main event of what turned out to be an entertaining main card, which featured UFC vets Jon Fitch, Dennis Hallman, and Melv more
World Series of Fighting on Monday severed ties with Dustin Holyko, a fighter with an extensive criminal record in the state of Florida. more
Dustin Holyko, the fighter whose white pride and neo-Nazi tattoos have taken center stage for World Series of Fighting's first NBC broadcast, didn't even have an active fight license when he competed on the card.
The situation surrounding Dustin Holyko and the World Series of Fighting took yet another turn for the worse last night when it was revealed that Holyko was not even licensed to fight in the state of Florida. Holyko previously made news when he appeared on the NBC broadcast for the WSOF 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
Watch the World Series of Fighting 11: Gaethje vs. Newell fights streaming live on MMAWeekly.com on Saturday, July 5, beginning with the prelims at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT and the main card at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT from Daytona Beach, Fla. more
Sherdog.com reports from the Ocean Center in Daytona, Fla., with live World Series of Fighting 11 results and play-by-play. more