Streaking 25 year-old featherweight (145 pounds) rising star Jeff Smith (10-1) of Harrisburg, Pa. will replace injured Chris Gruetzemacher against Jerrod Sanders (11-1) of Oklahoma City, Okla. in a World Series of Fighting Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) preliminary card bout at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Friday, June 14.
World Series of Fighting announced today a new co-main event matchup between welterweight (170 pounds) Tyson “Man of” Steele (10-1) and Steve Carl (19-3) for the professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion’s highly-anticipated fight card at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Friday, June 14, live on NBC Sports Network, beginning at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT.
MMA veteran Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante took on MMA prospect Justin Gaethje at the World Series of Fighting 2 event in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Saturday night. There where many fans that had never heard of Gaethje prior to the fight, but after a very good performance and a nasty fight ending cut he induced on Cavalcante’s forehead, that will probably change from here on out.
World Series of Fighting held their second event Saturday night at the Revel in Atlantic City, N.J. The main event saw former UFC welterweight Anthony Johnson put on several pounds to take on former UFC champ Andrei Arlovski in a heavyweight headliner. Check out that fight and the rest of the main card action right here.