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  1. Rousimar Palhares-Jon Fitch to headline WSOF 16 in Vegas

    Brett Okamoto

    A welterweight title bout between Rousimar Palhares and Jon Fitch will headline WSOF 16 on Dec. 13 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Burkman's sub of Fitch earns top honors

    Josh Gross

    Josh Burkman thought that guillotining Jon Fitch would be too risky to try. So when he faced Fitch on June 14 at World Series of Fighting 3, Burkman made it part of his game plan to avoid using one of the first chokes learned by Brazilian jiu-jits...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  9. Power Rankings: Welterweight

    ESPN.com staff

    These are the welterweight power rankings.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | June 18, 2013
  10. Burkman finishes Fitch in 41 seconds

    Josh Gross

    Business is picking up for World Series of Fighting, and the promotion's third event, Friday evening at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, provided a glimpse at the future of the company. Jon Fitch, the highest-profile WSOF signee since ...

    Blog | June 15, 2013
  11. Fitch, Burkman cross paths again

    Franklin McNeil

    Much has changed in the seven-plus years since Jon Fitch and Josh Burkman met in the cage: both are more seasoned fighters, experienced professional ups and downs and have new outlooks on life. But each man intends to show just how much he has ch...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  12. John Fitch to make WSOF debut June 14 vs. Josh Burkman

    Franklin McNeil

    Welterweight Jon Fitch will make his World Series of Fighting debut on June 14 against Josh Burkman in a nontitle bout, promotion president Ray Sefo officially announced Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  13. Does World Series of Fighting need titles?

    Chuck Mindenhall

    Jon Fitch wasn't good enough for the UFC, but he's (apparently) worthy of an automatic title bid in the World Series of Fighting. In MMA, perception is everything. Not that Josh Burkman, who knocked out Aaron Simpson at WSOF 2 on Saturday to "ear...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  14. Former UFC contender Jon Fitch signs with WSOF

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC welterweight contender Jon Fitch has signed a multifight contract with World Series of Fighting, promotion senior vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz confirmed to ESPN.com on Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  15. Was Jon Fitch too pricey for the UFC?

    Josh Gross

    No matter what you think of Jon Fitch as a fighter, Dana White's justifications for letting the welterweight go from the UFC don't work. Let's start with White's assertion that Fitch is "super f---ing expensive." Zuffa paid the eight-year UFC ...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  16. 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