FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 17th, 2015
WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING RETURNS TO NBCSN HIGHLIGHTED BY WORLD FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT THIS FRI., DEC. 18, LIVE AT 9 PM ET FROM LAS VEGAS, NEV.
Lance “The Party” Palmer Defends Featherweight Title Against Alexandre “Capitao” Almeida
Ozzy Dugulubgov vs. Nic “Naptime” Herron-Webb in Lightweight Fight
NBC Sports Live Extra to Stream All Bouts
STAMFORD, Conn. – December 17, 2015 – World Series of Fighting returns to NBCSN tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 18, live at 9 p.m. ET, with Lance “The Party” Palmer (10-1) defending his lightweight title against Alexandre “Capitao” Almeida (17-5) from the Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nev.
Palmer claimed the title with a third-round submission win over Rick Glenn at WSOF 16 in December 2014, and defended the belt with a first round submission win over Chris Horodecki at June’s WSOF 21. Almeida made his World Series of Fighting debut in October at WSOF 23, needing just 83 seconds to tap out Saul Almeida.
Tomorrow’s card also features bouts between Ozzy Dugulubgov (7-2) and Nic “Naptime” Herron-Webb (18-6) in the lightweight division; Robbie “Problems” Peralta (18-6) and Sheymon Moraes (7-1) in the featherweight division; Josh “Gentleman” Hill (12-1) and Bekbulat Magomedov (16-0) in the bantamweight division; and Jake “The Honey Bear” Heun (8-4) and Clinton Williams (7-2) in the light heavyweight division.
Play-by-play announcer Todd Harris will be joined by mixed martial artists and analysts Bas Rutten and Joey Varner to call the action.
NBC Sports Live Extra: World Series of Fighting will be streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku and Apple TV.
World Series of Fighting 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 matchups 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.
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