World Series of Fighting announced Monday that they have signed into a multi-year contract with NBC Sports Network and will air multiple events annually in a three year span. At least six fights will be shown on the network as per the agreement.
The promotion’s next event will take place on March 23rd from Atlantic City. “WSOF 2,” will air live Saturday, March 23 at 10 p.m. ET at Revel Resorts & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
“We are thrilled to call NBC Sports Network the home of World Series of Fighting,” said World Series of Fighting President and six-time world kickboxing champion, Ray Sefo. “This partnership will allow us to build the World Series of Fighting brand of world-class MMA competition before a dedicated national audience of passionate sports fans and place our athletes on the big stage that they deserve.”
The agreement calls for a minimum of six live events annually on the national television platform that reaches over 80 million homes. Additionally, later this year, NBCSports.com will live stream World Series of Fighting events via TV Everywhere.
According to various sources, Anthony Johnson and Andre Arlovski are set to clash in the main event at Heavyweight. Also on the card, Tyson Nam vs Marlon Moraes, Paulo Filho vs Dave Branch and Josh Burkman vs. Ryan LaFlare.