1. The Beaten Path: Lance Palmer Powers Through WSOF, Alpha Male Controversies

    Lance Palmer is used to success. As a four-time All-American wrestler at Ohio State and now one of the top prospects in MMA 's featherweight division, the Palmer bar is pretty high...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 4,841 reads 1 comments

  2. Rousimar Palhares Handed 2-Year Suspension, $40K Fine

    One of mixed martial arts dirtiest fighters was suspended for two years and fined $40,000 (plus attorney general's fees) for holding a submission too long earlier this year...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 4 months ago 15,701 reads 59 comments

  3. Nick Newell: A Man in Full

    On March 17, 1986, Stacey Newell was on the operating table, as pregnant as it gets. She’d had an ultrasound six months earlier, but technology being what it was almost 30 ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 4 months ago 13,173 reads 14 comments

  4. For World Series of Fighting's Jon Fitch, Medical Marijuana Activism Is Personal

    When Jon Fitch had surgery to address the torn rotator cuff of his right shoulder in early 2011, he was handed a prescription for pain medicine...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 4 months ago 5,698 reads 8 comments

  5. Phoenix Jones Says He Saved Man from Pistol-Whipping Attack

    Apparently it wasn't enough for Phoenix Jones to get his first win for World Series of Fighting. He says he had to stop a violent crime in the streets, too...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 133,237 reads 30 comments

  6. Jake Shields Gets Community Service for Role in Fight with Rousimar Palhares

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission handed out some discipline to a California MMA fighter at their Monday hearing. No, we're not talking about Nick Diaz ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 4,634 reads 15 comments

  7. Rousimar Palhares: Troubled Jiu Jitsu Ace May Finally Be Called Out on Strikes

    Few tears were shed for Rousimar Palhares on Tuesday, as the talented but troubled grappler was stripped of his World Series of Fighting welterweight title and suspended indefinitely, pending an athletic commission inquiry...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 11,694 reads 33 comments

  8. Rousimar Palhares Temporarily Suspended by Nevada Athletic Commission

    Update: Rousimar Palhares and his WSOF 22 opponent, Jake Shields, have been issued temporary suspensions by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, per MMAMania.com ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 24,447 reads 83 comments

  9. The Trouble with Rousimar Palhares

    Who can say what goes through Rousimar Palhares' mind? In moments such as the one Saturday night, when Palhares again held a submission too long, who can say what the man is thinking? ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 6 months ago 32,335 reads 124 comments

  10. WSOF 22: Rousimar Palhares Scores Controversial Submission Win over Jake Shields

    Another World Series of Fighting event, another controversial win for their welterweight champion, Rousimar Palhares ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 32,740 reads 171 comments

  11. WSOF 22: Reasons to Watch Palhares vs. Shields Fight Card

    If you're looking for star power, UFC 190 is the way to go. But if you want a solid fight card, top to bottom, what you really want this Saturday is World Series of Fighting 22. Maybe get the toggle button ready on your remote control...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 1,184 reads 4 comments

  12. The Beaten Path: Abubakar Nurmagomedov Follows Brother Khabib into Big-Time MMA

    OK, so they're not technically brothers. But who's counting, really. Plus, "people who have lived in the same house since they were young boys" doesn't have the same ring to it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 8,401 reads 7 comments

  13. WSOF Executive Ali Abdel-Aziz: Thiago Silva Will Fight Again in WSOF

    Despite being denied a license to fight in Nevada this week, light heavyweight Thiago Silva will fight again in the World Series of Fighting promotion...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 8,286 reads 12 comments

  14. Jake Shields Plans to Teach Rousimar Palhares a Lesson at WSOF 22

    Jake Shields has never been one to make a fight personal, but he's definitely carrying a grudge heading into his bout against Rousimar Palhares...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 7,809 reads 24 comments

  15. MMA Veteran Isaac Vallie-Flagg Signs with World Series of Fighting

    Mixed martial arts veteran lightweight Isaac Vallie-Flagg has signed a contract with World Series of Fighting. Vallie-Flagg's first bout for the promotion will be September 18, when he takes on Estevan Payan...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 1,320 reads 0 comments

  16. WSOF FW Champion Lance Palmer Talks Horodecki, Future Opponents, UFC Deal

    It's truly not cockiness. Lance Palmer is just being honest. The World Series of Fighting (WSOF) featherweight champ talks about his upcoming tilt against longtime veteran ...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 8 months ago 714 reads 0 comments

  17. WSOF 22 Gets 3 Title Fights and Tyrone Spong in Bid to Compete with UFC 190

    If World Series of Fighting 22 was going to pose even a minor threat to UFC 190, it was going to need a pretty stacked card. Mission accomplished...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 4,465 reads 9 comments

  18. After 2-Year Absence, Opponent Sought for Prospect Frodo Khasbulaev's WSOF Debut

    It has been called "one of the saddest stories in MMA " by MMAFighting.com's Marc Raimondi . That may be a bit of an overstatement, but not by a huge margin...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 3,656 reads 12 comments

  19. WSOF 20: Main Card Preview and Predictions

    There is a busy MMA weekend afoot, with the Big Three all holding show this weekend. One of those big three is World Series of Fighting, which comes to us with its 20th show on NBC Sports on Friday...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 10 months ago 3,728 reads 2 comments

  20. WSOF 20's Nick Newell: I Lost, but I'm Not Done

    This Friday night at Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard , CT, Nick Newell will look to rebound from his first professional loss and work his way back up the lightweight ladder when he ...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 10 months ago 3,252 reads 5 comments

  21. Pro Fighter Matt Hamill Stops Erratic Driver, Rescues Young Child

    Oh, Matt Hamill. There's no way we can quit you. Hamill, famed in the MMA community and well beyond for his success as a hearing-impaired UFC fighter, was a different sort of ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 8,904 reads 14 comments

  22. WSOF 19: Main Card Preview and Predictions

    At WSOF 19, Justin Gaethje will look to defend his belt for the third appearance in a row. Undefeated in 13 MMA bouts, Gaethje has become recognized as one of the best lightweights not on the UFC roster...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 11 months ago 3,072 reads 9 comments

  23. Phoenix Jones on Intense Business Negotiations, 'Huge Ego Problem,' WSOF Future

    When a superhero rings, you pick up the phone. That's what I did when recently signed World Series of Fighting ( WSOF ) welterweight Ben Fodor , aka Phoenix Jones, set off my ...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 11 months ago 4,697 reads 4 comments

  24. Phoenix Jones: What Ben Fodor Signing with WSOF Means to MMA

    If one were to tell you that Batman existed for real and was going to unmask for the sake of taking a mixed martial arts fight on a Saturday night in Connecticut, that would probably get your attention...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 11 months ago 12,602 reads 26 comments

  25. WSOF's Ali Abdelaziz: Signing Phoenix Jones Just One Step in 'Aggressive' 2015

    After winning the sweepstakes for crime-stopping, MMA -fighting wonderkid Ben Fodor — aka Phoenix Jones — the World Series of Fighting ( WSOF ) enjoyed a rush of media attention and exposure ...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 11 months ago 11,405 reads 13 comments