With the first event of the year for World Series of Fighting right around the corner, the promotion held a conference call today that featured athletes from the upper half of the televised card. The WSOF 8 competitors on the line included Justin Gaethje, Rich Patishnock, Anthony Johnson, Mike Kyle, Jessica Aguilar and Alida Gray, along with WSOF President Ray Sefo and Executive VP Ali Abdel-Aziz.
World Series of Fighting has been honored with six nominations in the latest edition of the Fighters Only World MMA Awards. World Series of Fighting was one of five organizations nominated for “Best Promotion,” World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo was named in the “Leading Man” category, lightweight contender Nick Newell was nominated for “Breakthrough Fighter of the Year,” Josh Burkman’s choke-out of Jon Fitch was nominated for “Submission of the Year,” World Series of Fighting broadcaster Bas Rutten was named in the “Personality of the Year” category and Kat Kelley was named in the “Ringcard Girl of the Year”
The World Series of Fighting has been able to accomplish a great deal in the first year of its existence and this meteoric rise to becoming a premiere MMA league has been nothing but astonishing. From landing a broadcast deal for their first event, to gaining huge momentum worldwide and signing some of MMA’s most promising new athletes, the WSOF team has been working hard to build this brand into a promotion that could soon rival the big dogs of this game. While the brilliant minds behind WSOF have achieved consummate growth since the promotions debut in November of 2012, it seems they’re just getting started.
The night is about to start off for Ray Sefo and his World Series of Fighting as they bring us WSOF 7 from Vancouver and you can watch it all right here. Watch the event here LIVE! The prelim fights start at 6 p.m. ET leading up to the four fight main card beginning at … Read more
Everything went smooth as all fighters made weight ahead of tomorrow night’s WSOF 7 event that takes place att Vancouver’s PNE Agrodome. All eight main card fighters are ready to go as both Georgi Karakhanyan and Lance Palmer were under the 145 pound weight limit for their featherweight title fight.
World Series of Fighting hosted a media conference call on Tuesday with “World Series of Fighting 7: Karakhanyan vs. Palmer” headliners Georgi Karakhanyan (22-3-1) and Lance Palmer (7-0), as well as main-card competitors Elvis Mutapcic (13-2), Jesse Taylor (26-9), Nick Newell (10-0) and Sabah Fadai (7-2). Joining the fighters on the call was WSOF President Ray Sefo.