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  1. WSOF targets title bouts for Dec. 27

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- World Series of Fighting (WSOF) is planning its second NBC Network televised card for Dec. 27 and is hopeful that the event could feature two title fights. The promotion has targeted a welterweight title fight between Rousimar Palhare...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  2. Jake Shields to make WSOF debut vs. Ryan Ford on Oct. 11

    Brett Okamoto

    Former Strikeforce and UFC veteran Jake Shields will make his WSOF promotional debut on Oct. 11 at WSOF 14 in Edmonton.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  3. World Series of Fighting to debut on NBC in July

    Brett Okamoto

    World Series of Fighting and NBC Sports Group announced on Tuesday a multi-year extension, which will keep the promotion exclusively on the network through 2017.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  4. Jake Shields out of WSOF 11 bout vs. Jon Fitch with shoulder inju...

    Brett Okamoto

    Jake Shields has been forced to withdraw from his WSOF debut against Jon Fitch due to a shoulder injury. The bout was supposed to take place at WSOF 11 on July 5.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  5. Welterweight bout between Jake Shields, Jon Fitch to co-headline ...

    Brett Okamoto

    A welterweight contest between newly acquired Jake Shields and Jon Fitch will co-headline a WSOF event on July 5.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2014
  6. Submission of the year: Burkman-Fitch

    Brett Okamoto

    The second half of 2013 was an amazing six months in mixed martial arts -- but not amazing enough to produce a better submission than Josh Burkman's guillotine over Jon Fitch at World Series of Fighting 3 on June 14. In one of the most talked-abou...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  7. UFC's Dana White stands by decision to cut welterweight Jon Fitch...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC president Dana White stands firmly by his decision to cut welterweight Jon Fitch from the promotion earlier this week and suggests more cuts are to come.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2013
  8. UFC 156 roundup: Jose Aldo defends featherweight title over Frank...

    Brett Okamoto

    ose Aldo's early aggression helped the champion remain undefeated in the Octagon as he defended his title over Frankie Edgar on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  9. UFC 156: Jon Fitch versus Demian Maia

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC 156: Jon Fitch versus Demian Maia...

    Preview | January 30, 2013
  10. UFC 153: Jon Fitch versus Erick Silva

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC153: Jon Fitch versus Erick Silva...

    Preview | October 10, 2012
  11. UFC 153 -- Anderson Silva bombs out Stephan Bonnar in Round 1

    Brett Okamoto

    A brutal knee to the solar plexus in Round 1 helped Anderson Silva become the first fighter to stop Stephan Bonnar.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2012
  12. Welterweight contenders and pretenders

    Brett Okamoto

    Is it wrong to kind of like a George St. Pierre-less welterweight division? Not that we don't want him back in November, but these last few months have been kind of fun, yeah? For starters, the St. Pierre injury story is great in itself. No fighte...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  13. Jake heads new class of hurdles for GSP

    Brett Okamoto

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Don't look now, but the UFC welterweight division is quietly making a case for the promotion's premier weight class. Rising 170-pound prospect Jake Ellenberger made another splash Wednesday, outpointing a very determined Diego Sanch...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  14. Brock Lesnar, Alistair Overeem make weight for UFC 141 showdown

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC champion Brock Lesnar weighed-in at the heavyweight maximum 266 pounds Thursday for his UFC 141 main event fight against Alistair Overeem.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2011
  15. UFC 141: Jon Fitch versus Johny Hendricks

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto breaks down Jon Fitch versus Johny Hendricks...

    Preview | December 26, 2011
  16. Jon Fitch to oppose Johny Hendricks at UFC 141 in Las Vegas, sour...

    Brett Okamoto

    A welterweight fight between former No. 1 contender Jon Fitch and rising prospect Johny Hendricks has been agreed to for UFC 141 on Dec. 30 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2011