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World Series Of Fighting Draws The Highest Rating In Company History

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The World Series of Fighting made their debut on NBC this past Saturday airing their 11th show. The show aired at 4 p.m. ET, so what the rating was going to be was unknown since MMA has never aired that early on network television. The show was a rousing success as the event drew 906,000 viewers, which is the highest ... Read More »

World Series Of Fighting President Ray Sefo Discusses WSOF On NBC, Nick Newell, Signing Chael Sonnen

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World Series of Fighting 11 takes place on Saturday afternoon from the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. The main card airs on NBC starting at 4 p.m. ET. The main event features Justin Gaethje defending the WSOF lightweight title against Nick Newell. In the co-feature, Jon Fitch faces Dennis Hallman in welterweight action. Also on the card, Gesias Cavalcante ... Read More »

Rousimar Palhares Drops Out Of Title Fight, World Series Of Fighting Not Happy

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Rousimar Palhares was set to defend the World Series of Fighting welterweight title against Jon Fitch at WSOF 11 on July 5. It was announced by MMAFighting.com that Palhares had to bow out of the fight due to personal reasons. WSOF then announced the new main event will be Justin Gaehtje vs. Nick Newell for the lightweight title. WSOF Vice-President ... Read More »

Video: Jon Fitch Responds to Dana White Regarding Fighter Pay

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That didn’t take long for Jon Fitch to respond to Dana White. The World Series of Fighting fighter responded to White’s saying that Fitch made $302,000 in discretionary bonuses in his UFC tenure. Fitch stated in the video he released this morning stating that he was paid a total of $1,022,000 for his 18 bouts with the promotion and a”bout ... Read More »

Video: Preview of World Series of Fighting 3’s Main Event of Jon Fitch vs Josh Burkman

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The World Series of Fighting returns next Friday with their third event. The main event of the evening is a rematch with former UFC welterweight title challenger Jon Fitch (24-5-1) facing off with Josh Burkman (25-9), who is 7-1 since being released from the UFC. Burkman and Fitch faced each other at UFC Fight Night 4 in 2006 with Fitch ... Read More »