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WSOF 17: Jake Shields vs. Brian Foster

WSOF 17: Jake Shields vs. Brian Foster

December 17, 2014

After circling around one another for the last several years, two of the world’s most decorated welterweight (170 pounds) Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) superstars and submission experts – Jake Shields (30-7-1, 1 NC) of San Francisco, Calif. and Brian Foster (22-6) of Sallisaw, Okla. – will finally square off in a high-stakes World Series of Fighting 17 (www.wsof.com) main event, live on NBC Sport... Read More

The Fighting Life: Brian Fosters' Long Road to Find Peace

The Fighting Life: Brian Fosters' Long Road to Find Peace

December 16, 2014

Fighters by their very nature are built for adversity. Whether it comes in the form of battling through a body that wants to quit inside the gym, or resisting the onslaught of an opponent’s will as it’s being imposed upon them, fighters are constructed to endure, persevere and overcome. It’s something they possessed long before the realization of what they were set in, but once that moment a... Read More

Sheymon Moraes is ready for his WSOF debut

Sheymon Moraes is ready for his WSOF debut

December 11, 2014

Sheymon Moraes is prepared to perform his debut in WSOF, this Saturday Dec 13th in Sacramento, CA versus the American Gabriel "Solo" Solorio, in a battle for the Bantamweight Division at WSOF 16. Only 24 years old, the athlete of the Team Nogueira premiere at the event with great expectations, because he is considered by many of the specialized media as a phenomenon of the Brazilian domestic MMA, ... Read More

WSOF 16’s Jon Fitch: ‘I Think I’m the Best Welterweight in the World’

WSOF 16’s Jon Fitch: ‘I Think I’m the Best Welterweight in the World’

December 10, 2014

After dropping his World Series of Fighting debut against Josh Burkman at WSOF 3, Jon Fitch has climbed back into title contention with two consecutive victories.At WSOF 16 on Saturday, Fitch looks to claim welterweight gold when he takes on fellow UFC veteran Rousimar Palhares.In “Toquinho,” Fitch will compete against a fighter who is renowned -- as well as maligned -- for his leglocks. Of Pa... Read More

WSOF 16: Lance Palmer Didn’t “Expect” Title Shot, But Says Latest Win Earned Him Golden Opportunity

WSOF 16: Lance Palmer Didn’t “Expect” Title Shot, But Says Latest Win Earned Him Golden Opportunity

December 09, 2014

Lance Palmer came up short in his first attempt to secure World Series of Fighting’s featherweight title, but approximately one year later, the fighter has the opportunity to add another belt to Team Alpha Male’s collection.On December 7th last year, Georgi Karakhanyan tapped out Palmer with a third round, guillotine choke to become the WSOF’s first, 145 pound champ. But, following... Read More

Hansen-Berkovic, Gonzalez-Buchholz Added to WSOF 16

Hansen-Berkovic, Gonzalez-Buchholz Added to WSOF 16

December 09, 2014

Already featuring a star-studded lineup with two championship fights, including welterweight kingpin Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch and featherweight title holder Rick Glenn vs. Lance Palmer, "World Series of Fighting 16: Palhares vs. Fitch" now has two more action-packed matchups.The two new main-card contests include featherweights Brenson Hansen (7-2) vs. Josh Berkovic (5-0) and welterweights ... Read More

Interview with Rick Glenn from Funky Monkey Radio

Interview with Rick Glenn from Funky Monkey Radio

December 05, 2014

Great interview with Rick Glenn, he talks to Rob Meade from Funky Monkey Radio.Funky Monkey MMA Radio TranscriptHosts: Debo and Rob MeadeGuest: Rick "The Gladiator" GlennRob Meade: You have a big fight coming up on December 13th, tell us your thoughts on that.Rick Glenn: Yeah, I've been looking forward to it for awhile. I figured we'd fight sometime down the road, ya know, when I had saw him fight... Read More

Toquinho extremely confident against Fitch

Toquinho extremely confident against Fitch

December 02, 2014

Rousimar Toquinho and Jon Fitch exchanged many barbs through the press, but the reckoning has scheduled and is close to happening: the two will meet on December 13th, at WSOF 16 for the WSOF Welterweight belt, which belongs to Brazil. He had to deal with many rival teasers, mainly after the fight, originally scheduled for the WSOF 11, be cancelled so that the fighter could be close to his mother, ... Read More

Interview with Sheymon Moraes ahead of his WSOF 16 debut

Interview with Sheymon Moraes ahead of his WSOF 16 debut

December 01, 2014

Sheymon Moraes had his opponent for his WSOF debut changed for the second time. Initially, he would face the undefeated Josh Hill (11 WINS in 11 fights) under the promise that the winner would win the chance to compete for the Bantamweight Title, which currently belongs to Marlon Moraes. When the contract, the name of the opponent was Bryson Hanson, who has seven victories and two losses in his ca... Read More

WIN A TRIP TO WSOF 16!

WIN A TRIP TO WSOF 16!

November 30, 2014

Show us your creativity for your chance to win a round-trip for two to Sacramento to watch WSOF 16 cage-side Dec 13th!What is included?The winner will receive 2 round-trip tickets to Sacramento, CA to watch #WSOF16 LIVE Dec 13th! This includes round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations & cage-side seats! Currently this contest is just open to US residents only.How do I enter?Show us your creativ... Read More


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WSOF Champ Rick Glenn

Featherweight kingpin talks about having a giant bullseye on him now, how he is able to play Houdini inside the cage and consistently escape from perilous positions, and steps he is taking to avoid sluggish starts that have plagued his fights.

Hawaiian Fury: Bryson Hansen

Rising bantamweight Bryson Hansen (7-1) talks his native Hawaii, upcoming opponent Matt Sayles at WSOF#12, having a brother who also fights pro and life in "The 9th Island."

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