A heavyweight clash between former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski and Strikeforce veteran Devin Cole. The WSOF 1 fight card features a number of notable fighters and intriguing bouts.
The main card for WSOF 1 will be televised live on the NBC Sports Network.
WSOF 1 – Preliminary Card Results
Dave Branch defeated Dustin Jacoby by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Steve Carl vs. Ramico Blackmon rear-naked choke submission at 2:11 of first round.
Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante defeated T.J. O’Brien by heel-hook submission at 1:03 of the first round.
Josh Burkman defeated Gerald Harris by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27).
Brian Cobb defeated Ronys Torres by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).
Tyson Steele defeated Gregor Gracie by technical knockout at 4:52 of the first round.
WSOF 1 – Main Card Results
Tyrone Spong defeated Travis Bartlett by knockout at 3:15 of the first round. Spong earns the first MMA win of his career with a dominate performance against an over-matched Bartlett.
Marlon Moraes defeated Miguel Torres by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28).
Anthony “Rumble” Johnson defeated D.J. Linderman by knockout at 3:58 of the first round. Johnson motioned to the referee that he was poked in the eye but the referee did not acknowledge it. Linderman continued to press forward toward Johnson who turned and connected with a crushing right hand. The perfectly timed strike landed flush to Linderman’s jaw sending him face-first to the canvas.
Andrei Arlovski defeated Devin Cole by technical knockout at 2:37 of the first round. Arlovski landed an overhand right that sent Cole tumbling to the ground. Arlovski attacked with a series of hammerfists as Cole covered-up to avoid further punishment which led the referee to call an end to the fight.