FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 7th, 2014
WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING RETURNS TO NBCSN THIS SAT., AUGUST 9, AT 10 P.M. ET
Luis Palomino vs. Lewis Gonzalez in Lightweight Bout
UFC Veteran Ronny Markes vs. Cully Butterfield in Light Heavyweight Bout
NBC Sports Live Extra to Stream All Bouts
STAMFORD, Conn. – August 7, 2014 — After making its NBC broadcast debut last month, World Series of Fighting returns to NBCSN this Saturday, August 9 at 10 p.m. ET highlighted by the lightweight fight between knockout specialist Luis “Baboon” Palomino (22-9, 12 wins by knockout) and undefeated rising star Lewis Gonzalez (9-0).
The co-main event features Ronny Markes (14-3) facing Cully “The Mason” Butterfield (13-3) in the light heavyweight division. Saturday’s card also features bouts between WSOF veteran Elvis “The King” Mutapcic (13-3) and the undefeated Kelvin “The Mama’s Boy” Tiller (6-0) fighting at a catchweight of 195 lbs; Alexis “The Exorcist” Vila (14-4) vs. Brandon “Hot Rod” Hempleman (9-2) in the bantamweight division; and Bryson Hansen (7-1) vs. Matt “Robo” Sayles (2-0) in the bantamweight division.
Play-by-play announcer Mike Corey will be joined by mixed martial artists and analysts Bas Rutten and Joey Varner to call the action from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.
NBC Sports Live Extra: NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets – will live stream World Series of Fighting on NBCSN. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.