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Thursday | Cage Potato

Jake Shields Signs With World Series of Fi-Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

"I am very excited to be fighting for the World Series of Fighting. They have one of if not the best welterweight divisions in the world* and I look forward to fighting great fighters like Jon Fitch, Rousimar Palhares, Josh Burkman, Gerald Harris and more," Shields said in a statement to Bleacher Report.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Jake Shields, Jon Fitch, Rousimar Palhares, Melvin Guillard

Sat Apr 12, 2014

MMAFighting.com

Fightweets: Is Nick Diaz worth $500,000 per fight?

First the Diaz boys were all over the news. Then Ronda Rousey and Dana White kicked up a storm talking about a potential Rousey vs. Gina Carano fight, before White threw a curveball on Friday night and announced Rousey vs. Alexis Davis at UFC 175.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Nick Diaz, Ronda Rousey, Gina Carano, Alexis Davis

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Fighters.com

Hector Lombard Knows He's In Good Hands With UFC

Lombard, who bested Jake Shields this past March via decision to improve to 3-2 inside the Octagon, was rumored for a potential fight with Nick Diaz, according to UFC president Dana White.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Jake Shields, Nick Diaz, Tim Boetsch, Rousimar Palhares

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Rant MMA

The Rise of Hector Lombard and Yoel Romero

Former Cuban Olympians Hector Lombard and Yoel Romero have both made a move down in weight, and for both the decision is paying dividends.

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Related Topix: Yoel Romero, Mixed Martial Arts, Hector Lombard, Rousimar Palhares, Nate Marquardt

Tue Apr 08, 2014

BloodyElbow

Who is the next Jake Shields? Five UFC fighters in danger of getting released

The release of Jake Shields by the UFC is just a continuing part of a trend. Tim B. takes a look at who else might be in danger along the same lines.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Jake Shields, Jon Fitch, UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage, Josh Koscheck

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Rant MMA

UFC Decides To Parts Ways With Veteran Welterweight Jake Shields

A lopsided decision loss in his last fight has proven to be the end of the line in the UFC for Jake Shields .

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Related Topix: UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields, Mixed Martial Arts, Jake Shields, Hector Lombard, Jon Fitch

Thu Apr 03, 2014

BloodyElbow

World Series of Fighting interested in the services of Melvin Guillard

Lightweight Melvin Guillard, who was recently released by the UFC, is on the radar of rival promotion World Series of Fighting.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Melvin Guillard, Jon Fitch

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Cage Potato

Why "Going Out on Your Shield" Is the Most Toxic Part of MMA Culture

Rousimar Palhares and Yushin Okami were the stars at last night's World Series of Fighting 9 .

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Rousimar Palhares, Nick Serra

Sun Mar 30, 2014

BloodyElbow

Yushin Okami to headline World Series of Fighting Japan debut in August

Fresh off of his submission win over Svetlozar Savov, Yushin Okami will be the main event of WSOF's Japan debut this summer.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Jesse Taylor, Jon Fitch

Sat Mar 29, 2014

MMAFighting.com

Rousimar Palhares, Marlon Moraes seize titles; Yushin Okami victorious in debut

Different organization, same outcome. Fighting for the first time since his unceremonious UFC release, leglock specialist Rousimar Palhares made quick of Steve Carl on Saturday night in the main event of WSOF 9 , seizing the WSOF welterweight title in his debut fight with the promotion.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Marlon Moraes, Rousimar Palhares, Steve Carl, Yves Lavigne

411mania.com

Svetlozar Savov Won't Be Surprised By Yushin Okami

Svetlozar Savov Won't Be Surprised By Yushin Okami Posted by Joseph Lee on 03.29.2014 They fight tonight... In an interview with MMA Junkie , Svetlozar Savov said that he will not be surprised by Yushin Okami during tonight's middleweight fight on the main card of WSOF 9. This will be the promotional debut of both, but Okami is the 9-to-1 favorite.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts

MMA Mania

WSOF 9 results, LIVE online fight coverage stream for 'Carl vs...

World Series of Fighting returns to NBC Sports Network with two title fights at WSOF 9: "Carl vs. Palhares" from Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Mixed Martial Arts, Rousimar Palhares

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Sherdog

Chance to Make History Drew Jettisoned Yushin Okami to World Series of Fighting

Emanuel Newton took undisputed top billing of Bellator MMA's 205-pound division by denying Attila Vegh at Bellator 113.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Emanuel Newton, Attila Vegh, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Ronaldo Souza

Thu Mar 27, 2014

MMA Mania

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 9: 'Carl vs Palhares' preview and predictions

World Series of Fighting 9 takes place this weekend from Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Related Topix: Steve Carl, Mixed Martial Arts, Rousimar Palhares, Josh Rettinghouse, Marlon Moraes

Fighters.com

Give Winner Of Bisping-Kennedy To Souza, Says "Jacare"

Souza told Tatame that he hopes to face the winner of April's Michael Bisping-Tim Kennedy bout at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale in Canada.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Michael Bisping, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine

Wed Mar 26, 2014

MMA Mania

'Thunder' struck: Yushin Okami banking on WSOF middleweight title shot after beating Svetlozar Savov

Perennial top-10 middleweight Yushin Okami makes his return to MMA action this weekend at World Series of Fighting 9. Find out what he had to say about his return and more in MMAmania's exclusive interview.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Ronaldo Souza, Chael Sonnen

BroadwayWorld.com

World Series of Fighting Continues this Weekend on NBCSN

NBCSN presents World Series of Fighting this Saturday, March 29, at 9 p.m. ET. The elite mixed martial arts card is highlighted by a pair of title fights in the welterweight and bantamweight divisions.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Steve Carl, Mixed Martial Arts, Marlon Moraes, Josh Rettinghouse

MMAFighting.com

Live Chat: UFC Fight Night 38 recap, Metamoris 3 and WSOF 9 preview

Some days it's hard to imagine there isn't a UFC on any given weekend, but such is the case with this Saturday.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Rousimar Palhares

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Rant MMA

Rousimar Palhares: An Automatic Title Shot Was A Gift

The WSOF basically gave Rousimar Palhares a gift wrapped title when Ray Sefo decided to grant the newcomer an instant title shot.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Rousimar Palhares, Ray Sefo, Steve Carl, Jon Fitch

Rant MMA

Yushin Okami Set To Make WSOF Debut

Yushin Okami will step foot inside a MMA cage on Saturday for the first time since he was defeated by Ronaldo Souza back in September.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Ronaldo Souza

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