LAS VEGAS (Jan. 1, 2014) – 2013 was an incredible year for the World Series of Fighting, complete with exciting world-class fights, championship belts, and expansion into international territories such as Canada, Japan and Brazil. If you missed any of the action, you can relive some of WSOF’s finest moments on Saturday, January 4 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT when NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) airs “Unstoppable: Best of World Series of Fighting.”
The two-hour special looking back at the promotions first seven fights is produced by Tupelo-Honey Raycom in association with WSOF Productions and will be hosted by MMA legend Bas Rutten and Todd Harris, airing immediately following the Notre Dame-Boston College hockey game.
In addition to the fight highlights, fans will see exclusive interviews with World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo and superstars Steve Carl, Georgie Karakhanyan, Justin Gaethje, Nick Newell, Marlon Moraes, Anthony Johnson and David Branch. The special also features future stars such as Rich Patishnock, who is stepping up to fight Justin Gaethje for the inaugural WSOF lightweight title on Jan. 18, and a look at Florida’s famed Blackzillian fight team.
Some of the fights we look back on with “Unstoppable: Best of World Series of Fighting” include:
Anthony Johnson vs. DJ Linderman
Marlon Moraes vs. Miguel Torres
Andrei Arlovski vs. Devin Cole
Andrei Arlovski vs. Anthony Johnson
Marlon Moraes vs. Tyson Nam
Josh Burkman vs. Aaron Simpson
Justin Gaethje vs. Brian Cobb
Steve Carl vs. Tyson Steel
Dan Lauzon vs. John Gunderson
Josh Burkman vs. Jon Fitch
Ray Sefo vs. Dave Huckaba
Nick Newell vs. Keon Caldwell
Marlon Moraes vs. Brandon Hempleman
Tyrone Spong vs. Angel Deanda
David Branch vs. Danillo Villefort
Waylon Lowe vs. Georgi Karakhanyan
Andrei Arlovski vs. Mike Kyle
Justin Gaethje vs. Dan Lauzon
Marlon Moraes vs. Carson Beebee
Josh Burkman vs. Steve Carl
Nick Newell vs. Sabah Fadai
Jesse Taylor vs. Elvis Mutapcic
Georgi Karakhanyan vs. Lance Palmer
World Series of Fighting will start on next years highlight reel at “WSOF 8: Gaethje vs. Patishnock” which takes place Jan. 18, at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL. and airs live on NBCSN at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT following a 6-fight undercard which streams live at www.WSOF.com.
About “World Series of Fighting” (WSOF)
“World Series of Fighting” (WSOF) is a professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight promotion dedicated to delivering an incredible, action-packed entertainment experience for fight fans by producing the best possible match-ups between elite fighters from around the globe. For more information please visit WSOF.com. Follow “World Series of Fighting” on Twitter @MMAWorldSeries and “World Series of Fighting” President Ray Sefo @SugarRaySefo.
About NBC Sports Network
NBC Sports Network, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans. Now in more than 80 million homes, the network is the cable television home of the Summer and Winter Olympics, National Hockey League (NHL), Major League Soccer (MLS), IZOD IndyCar Series, Tour de France and the 34th America’s Cup, and beginning in 2013, the Premier League and Formula One. In addition, NBC Sports Network features college football, college basketball, college hockey, outdoor programming, horse racing surrounding the Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup, Fight Night boxing, Ironman, the Dew Action Sports Tour and USA Sevens Rugby. The network is also home to original programs such as Costas Tonight, The Crossover, NFL Turning Point, Pro Football Talk and The Dan Patrick Show. NBC Sports Network is distributed via cable systems and satellite operators throughout the United States.