Jacob Volkmann slams WSOF on twitter, then gets released by the promotion shortly after.
After two fights with the promotion followed by a lengthy layoff, Jacob Volkmann isn't happy with the way WSOF handled his contract. He instead had to take fights outside WSOF where he went 1-1, including a loss to TJ O'Brien last May.
Like most fighters these days, he took to twitter to rant about his situation. Read the lengthy string of tweets below: 2 days before i signed with @MMAWorldSeries i received read news >>
Jacob Volkmann took it upon himself to slam his former employers at WSOF, citing some questionable business practices. As you might expect, WSOF Executive Vice-President Ali Abdelaziz didn’t exactly take it too kindly.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>
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A trio of preliminary contests has been added to next month's World Series of Fighting 6 event with lightweights Luiz Firmino vs. Jacob Volkmann, as well as a pair of featherweight matchups in Nick LoBosco vs. Fabio Mello and Alexandre Pimentel vs. Jade Porter. read news >>
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Jacob Volkmann will correct you if you say he got released from the UFC. To him, there's no mistaking what happened after his eighth fight in the octagon, which resulted in a submission loss to Bobby Green at UFC 156. read news >>
MMAjunkie.com Radio today kicks off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Jacob Volkmann, Jake Shields, Dustin Pague, John Maguire, Edwin Figueroa, Kenny Robertson and Justin Gaethje. read news >>
Volkmann gives his thoughts on fighting for the WSOF, the UFC, the need for unions in MMA, and what he expects to see from Beerbohm. read news >>
A middle-of-the-road media teleconference briefly turned into an informal union meeting as World Series of Fighting signees Jacob Volkmann and Jon Fitch, both recent UFC castoffs, swapped ideas about collective bargaining. read news >>
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