WSOF 21: Â â€œPALMER VS. HORODECKIâ€
BOUT ORDER SET FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP DOUBLEHEADER
LIVE ON NBCSN ON FRIDAY, JUNE 5
FROM EDMONTON, CANADA
LAS VEGAS (June 1 2015) â€“ The order of bouts is official for World Series of Fightingâ€™s (WSOF.com) much-anticipated, 11-fight Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) world championship doubleheader, live on NBCSN from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on Friday, June 5.
â€œWe are excited to return to Edmonton with a tremendous lineup of fights, including two world championship bouts and a host of matchups featuring some of the sportâ€™s top rising stars and newly discovered talent,â€ said WSOF President, six-time world champion and two-time Hall of Famer Ray Sefo.Â â€œIt is going to be yet another memorable night of action in the decagon cage for WSOF and the entire sport of MMA.â€
The WSOF 21: â€œPalmer vs. Horodeckiâ€ three-fight preliminary card will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT (5:30 p.m. local time), and stream live on an embeddable video player on WSOF.com.Â The four-fight, live NBCSN televised main card will begin at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT (7 p.m. local time).
Immediately after the conclusion of the main event, the action will continue with a four-bout postliminary card, beginning at 11:05 p.m. ET/8:05 p.m. PT (9:05 p.m. local time), live on WSOF.com.
WSOF 21: â€œPalmer vs. Horodeckiâ€ will be headlined by a WSOF world featherweight (145 pounds) championship showdown between reigning kingpin Lance Palmer (9-1) and battle-tested veteran Chris “The Polish Hammer” Horodecki (21-5-1).Â In the co-main event, WSOF World Heavyweight Champion Smealinho “The Prince” Rama (9-1) will risk his crown for the first time against Bulgarian standout Blagoi Ivanov (11-1).
Priced from $56, tickets for WSOF 21: â€œPalmer vs. Horodecki,â€ which takes place at the Edmonton Expo Centre, are on sale at Ticketmaster.com.
Bout # 1, Bantamweight (135 pounds) : Michael Hay (1-1) vs. Louie Grover (1-2)
Bout # 2, Lightweight (155 pounds): Mike Scarcello (7-3-1) vs. Dan Lariviere (4-2)
Bout # 3, Middleweight (185 pounds): Marcus Hicks (20-24) vs. Matt Baker (12-7)
Bout # 4, Featherweight (145 pounds) Bout:
Hakeem Dawodu (4-0) vs. Chuka Willis (4-0)
Bout # 5, Welterweight (170 pounds) Swing Bout:
Mark Drummond (7-2) vs. Michael Hill (7-3)
Bout # 6, World Heavyweight Championship Co-Main Event:
(Champion) Smealinho Rama (9-1) vs. (Challenger) Blagoi Ivanov (11-1)
Bout # 7, World Featherweight Championship Main Event:
(Champion) Lance Palmer (9-1) vs. (Challenger) Chris Horodecki (21-5-1)
Bout # 8, Lightweight: Roger Alves (2-1) vs. Danny Doig (2-2)
Bout # 9, Lightweight: Garrett Nybakken (7-7) vs. Nick Hrabec (3-1)
Bout # 10, Lightweight: Tim Smith (14-8) vs. Spencer Rohovie (9-7)
Bout # 11, Catchweight (165 pounds): Stephen Beaumont (7-2) vs. Jose Rodriguez (7-2)
About “World Series of Fighting” (WSOF)
“World Series of Fighting” (WSOF) is a world wide premier professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight promotion dedicated to delivering the best action-packed fights for fight fans by producing the best possible match-ups between elite fighters from around the world. For more information please visitÂ WSOF.com. Follow “World Series of Fighting” on TwitterÂ @MMAWorldSeriesÂ and “World Series of Fighting” President Ray SefoÂ @SugarRaySefo.