Title Fights Times Four

Title Fights Times Four

By Edward Carbajal

10/24/2016


Following the announcement of consolidating their final events of 2016, WSOF added one more title fight to their New Year’s Eve Madison Square Garden event. David Branch (19-3) will fight one more time against Louis Taylor (13-1) for the middleweight title. This makes a total of four title bouts on one card.

Also announced was Marlon Moraes (16-4) opponent, Josenaldo Silva (25-4) who is making his WSOF debut. Silva has not lost a fight since 2011 and Moraes is undefeated in WSOF.

More bouts are to be announced soon, go to www.wsof.com/WSOFNYC for presale info.

Main Card (NBC, 4 PM ET – 6 PM ET, Dec 31)

Lightweight Title Fight: Justin Gaethje (16-0) vs. Joao Zeferino (20-8)

Welterweight Title Fight: Jon Fitch (28-7) vs. Jake Shields (31-8)

Bantamweight Title Fight: Marlon Moraes (16-4) vs. Josenaldo Silva (25-4)

 

Prelim Card (NBCSN, 3 PM ET – 4 PM ET / WSOF.com 2 PM ET – 3 PM ET, Dec. 31)

Middleweight Title Fight: David Branch (19-3) vs. Louis Taylor (13-1)

Smealinho Rama (9-2) vs. Jake Heun (9-4)

Yushin Okami (32-10) vs. Paul Bradley (23-6)

Shane Kruchten (11-4) vs. Jeremy Mahon (5-4)

Jared Rosholt (14-3) vs. Caio Alencar (9-1)

 

Colossal 11-Bout Fight Card Set For WSOFNYC’s New Years Eve Extravaganza|WSOF.com


Edward Carbajal is a contributing writer for MMA at Page2sports.com and Frontproof Media. You can follow Edward on Twitter @Carbazel or at his website TheBlogBoardJungle.com. Check out his podcast on Spreaker.

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