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With Vinny Magalhaes sidelined due to contractual issues (more on that here), World Series of Fighting (WSOF) was forced to shake up its four-man light heavyweight title tournament. As a result, middleweight kingpin David Branch will move up to 205 pounds to fight Ronny Markes. The promotion announced the switcheroo on Thursday. They'll do the deed in the WSOF 20 main event, which takes place on April 10, 2015 inside Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Ledyard, Conn., and also features a lightweight s read news >>

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There has been some shuffling in WSOF’s next two events – a rematch is on tap for WSOF 19, and a champion goes after a second belt at WSOF 20. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, WSOF read news >>

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David Branch is going for his second World Series of Fighting belt. Fresh off his first middleweight title defense, Branch has decided to move up to 205 pounds and take on Ronny Markes as part of the promotion’s light heavyweight tournament. WSOF president Ray Sefo confirmed the match-up to MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on Wednesday. Branch vs. Markes will headline WSOF 20 in Mashantucket, Connecticut, on April 10. Branch (15-3), unbeaten in five fights since joining WSOF in 2012, enters the f read news >>

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LOS ANGELES -- The way Ronda Rousey sees it, had the UFC not chosen to branch out into the women's side of mixed martial arts a couple years ago, UFC 184 might have gone the way of UFC 151 and UFC 176. "Women really came to save the day for the UFC this time," Rousey said at Thursday's media day at Club Nokia. Saturday night's event at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles was originally scheduled to lead with the UFC middleweight title bout between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort. That fight w read news >>

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Watch David Branch vs. Yushin Okami full fight video highlights from WSOF's main event above, courtesy of NBC Sports.WSOF 15: Branch vs. Okami took place November 15, 2014 at the USF Sundome in Tampa, Fla. David Branch (15-3) collided against Yushin Okami (14-3) in the night's main event, which aired live on pay-per-view. Catch the video highlights above.For more on WSOF's other top fights, check out the complete WSOF 15 results here. Your browser does not support iframes. read news >>

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Lost in the mixed martial arts (MMA) shuffle last night (Sat., Nov. 15, 2014), somewhere between Fabricio Werdum laying waste to Mark Hunt at UFC 180 (video highlights) and Tito Ortiz vs. Stephan Bonnar wasting our time at Bellator 131 (video highlights), World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 15 was staging its own main event. Expectations were super high at least. WSOF 15, which took place at USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Fla., featured a Middleweight main event that pit division champion, David Branch, up read news >>

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Check out the video highlights from Saturday’s WSOF 15 headliner, where middleweight champion David Branch scored his first title defense with a win over Yushin Okami.Filed under: News, Videos, WSOF read news >>

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Watch the video highlights of the World Series of Fighting 15 main event where David Branch defended his middleweight title for the first time against Yushin Okami. read news >>

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WSOF 15 fell one championship bout short of the intended three on Saturday night, but that didn’t stop any of the three champions on the card from winning. read news >>

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TAMPA, Fla. -- World Series of Fighting middleweight champion David Branch notched a TKO victory over former Ultimate Fighting Championship title challenger Yushin Okami to cap off WSOF 15 as the promotion took over the USF Sun Dome. read news >>

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WSOF returned to action on Sat. night (Nov. 15, 2014) at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida. WSOF middleweight champion David Branch knocked out Yushin Okami in the fourth round, WSOF lightweight Justin Gaethje defeated Melivin Guillard by split decision in a non-title affair and Jessica Aguilar retained her WSOF strawweight title, defeating Kalindra Faria by unanimous decision. World Series of Fighting (WSOF) returned to action on Sat. night (Nov. 15, 2014) from Tampa, Florida at the USF Sun Do read news >>

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David Branch successfully defended his World Series of Fighting middleweight title for the first time on Nov. 15. Headlining the WSOF 15 card in Tampa, Florida, the 185-pound middleweight champion scored his fifth win under the promotion’s banner with a fourth-round finish over UFC veteran Yushin Okami. The grappling contest between Branch and Okami only lasted one round. From the second round on, both fighters decided to stand and trade punches. Branch started building his victory in the third read news >>

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Dave Branch knocked out Yushin Okami in the WSOF 15 main event. Jessica Aguilar went out to defend her spot as the world's top 115 pound female mixed martial artist, taking on Kalindra Faria at World Series of Fighting 15. it was a fairly entertaining five round fight that saw Faria arguably take two of the five rounds. Aguilar was the better fighter for the duration of the fight, but Faria was able to score with some nice strikes, including some sharp elbows. In the rounds that Aguilar won, she read news >>

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Bloody Elbow presents its fight primer coverage for World Series of Fighting 15: Branch vs. Okami in Tampa, FL. Here, we give a rundown of the entire main card. On a busy night of MMA, World Series of Fighting goes up against Bellator 131 and UFC 180 with their own solid main card, which features a pair of title fights and a special catchweight fight that would've otherwise been a 3rd title bout. Middleweight champion Dave Branch makes his first title defense vs. ex-UFC contender Yushin Okami, w read news >>

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