WSOF to feature stacked tripleheader for New Years Eve show in Madison Square Garden

World Series of Fighting announced Monday a plethora of breaking news! The first bit of bold news announced was that of the cancellation of WSOF 34 and 35. Both shows were scheduled to take place on November 12th and December 3rd.  However the promotion suggested that their promotional muscle would be best utilized pushing what … Continue reading WSOF to feature stacked tripleheader for New Years Eve show in Madison Square Garden

MMA Discussion Podcast – Episode 95 (Muhammad Ali, UFC 199, Ariel Helwani, Kimbo Slice)

Hosts John Franklin and Nick Peralta fond over the life and career of Boxing great Muhammad Ali, review UFC 199, discuss the Ariel Helwani controversy, and talk about the unfortunate and untimely passing of MMA icon Kimbo Slice https://soundcloud.com/mma-discussion-podcast/mma-discussion-podcast-episode-95-muhammad-ali-ufc-199-ariel-helwani-kimbo-slice

MMA Outsider’s Men’s rankings update – May 17th, 2016

Heavyweight 1. Stipe Miocic +5 2. Fabricio Werdum -1 3. Cain Velasquez -1 4. Alistair Overeem +1 5. Junior Dos Santos -1 6. Ben Rothwell 7. Andrei Arlovski 8. Mark Hunt 9. Travis Browne 10. Josh Barnett Light Heavyweight 1. Jon Jones 2. Daniel Cormier 3. Anthony Johnson 4. Alexander Gustafsson 5. Ryan Bader 6. … Continue reading MMA Outsider’s Men’s rankings update – May 17th, 2016

Marlon Moraes vs. Josh Hill II takes top billing at WSOF 32

WSOF 32 will now feature two championship bouts on the card. The promotions Bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes will be looking to defend his title for the fourth time in a rematch against Josh Hill. Moraes (16-4-1, 9-0 in WSOF) is coming off a spectacular title defense in his last fight at WSOF 28 where he … Continue reading Marlon Moraes vs. Josh Hill II takes top billing at WSOF 32

Featherweight title fight, Brother vs. Brother match-up added to WSOF 32

The World Series of Fighting will be making it's debut in the state of Washington and will be bringing with them a long-standing and well-documented sibling rivalry between costumed crusader Phoenix Jones (6-1-1) aka Ben Fodor, and Caros “The Future” Fodor (10-5). The adopted brothers from Seattle face off against each other at a catchweight of 162 … Continue reading Featherweight title fight, Brother vs. Brother match-up added to WSOF 32

First tri-annual look at the MMA landscape in 2016

As we send off the month of April in 2016, we also pass on from the first third of the year. Four months in and much has happened that has shocked, awed or amazed us when looking back on 2016. So with that we take a peek back on the stats, stories, and highlights from … Continue reading First tri-annual look at the MMA landscape in 2016

MMA Outsiders Rankings – April 26, 2016: Edson Barboza enters Lightweight Top-10

1. Fabricio Werdum 2. Cain Velasquez" 3. Alistair Overeem 4. Junior Dos Santos 5. Stipe Miocic 6. Ben Rothwell 7. Andrei Arlovski 8. Mark Hunt 9. Travis Browne 10. Josh Barnett LHW 1. Jon Jones 2. Daniel Cormier 3. Anthony Johnson 4. Alexander Gustafsson 5. Ryan Bader 6. Glover Teixeira 7. Phil Davis 8. Rashad … Continue reading MMA Outsiders Rankings – April 26, 2016: Edson Barboza enters Lightweight Top-10

John “Doomsday” Howard to make his promotional debut at WSOF 31

After becoming one of the biggest Welterweight signings in recent memory for the WSOF, former UFC veteran John "Doomsday" Howard will be making his debut with the promotion at WSOF 31 in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Howard (23-12) will face off against Thiago Meller (20-7) in a Welterweight bout. Howard most recently was released from the UFC … Continue reading John “Doomsday” Howard to make his promotional debut at WSOF 31

David Branch to relinquish WSOF Light Heavyweight title after one or two title defenses

Winning a world title in this sport is a steep challenge for just about every fighter that competes in mixed martial arts. The overwhelmingly vast majority of fighters will go their whole career without capturing a major organizational championship. As much as with skill and talent, along with a little bit of opportunistic luck, David … Continue reading David Branch to relinquish WSOF Light Heavyweight title after one or two title defenses

Result: David Branch defends WSOF Middleweight championship at WSOF 30

David Branch came and conquered Saturday night as he defended his WSOF Middleweight title for the first time against a game Clifford Starks Despite early success on the feet from Starks, Branch would not be denied when it came down to all things grappling. Branch effectively attacked in the clinch, on the mat, and in … Continue reading Result: David Branch defends WSOF Middleweight championship at WSOF 30