WSOF officials confirmed the pairing with Sherdog.com on Monday, although signed bout agreements have not yet been received by the promotion. The matchup was initially reported by Brazilian outlet Tatame.com. WSOF 4 takes place at Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif. The event’s main card will be televised on NBC Sports Network.
After competing at featherweight in his final two UFC appearances, Griffin returned to 155 pounds in November, taking a unanimous verdict over Efrain Escudero at Resurrection Fighting Alliance 4. Griffin won seven of his first nine fights in the Octagon, but came up short in four of his last five outings with the Las Vegas-based promotion.
A former K-1 Hero’s middleweight tournament champion, Cavalcante has not recorded back-to-back victories since 2007. “JZ” has split a pair of bouts in the WSOF, submitting T.J. O’Brien in the promotion’s November debut before suffering a first-round technical knockout loss to Justin Gaethje at WSOF 2 in March.view original article >>
Marlon Moraes is headed to the UFC, but faced former WEC world champion Miguel Torres at the inaugural WSOF1 on November 3, 2012, in Las Vegas. read news >>
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Now former WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje late Wednesday night said his next move is a done deal.Filed under: News, UFC, WSOF read news >>
In a sport where being memorable can mean a huge difference in your paycheck, Ary Santos believes he may have stumbled upon a hook.Filed under: News read news >>
With the WSOF morphing into the Professional Fighters League, the UFC snatched up another of the promotion's champions, inking a deal with Justin Gaethje. read news >>
Former WSOF lightweight champ Justin Gaethje made it clear from the moment he announced his UFC deal that he wanted only top competition. Now he’s calling them out by name.Filed under: Featured, News read news >>
The UFC and Al Iaquinta agree on at least one thing: those “performance” bonus aren’t contingent only on how you fight inside the cage. But using them as a punitive measure pushes the UFC into potent read news >>
Following the official announcement Anderson Silva will not fight at June’s UFC 212 event in Rio de Janeiro, it appears the next move for the former longtime UFC middleweight champion will come in th read news >>
Justin Gaethje left his World Series of Fighting lightweight championship behind to sign with the UFC. The unbeaten Gaethje will make his debut on July 7. read news >>
DALLAS – Just how adept did Cortney Casey prove to be at the task of hurting Jessica Aguilar inside the cage? Filed under: News, UFC read news >>