WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING
INAUGURAL MMA EVENT RE-AIRS AGAIN
ON NBC SPORTS NETWORK
TONIGHT/MONDAY, NOV. 5
1 A.M. EST/10 P.M. PST
THREE ADDITIONAL RE-AIR DATES CONFIRMED
LAS VEGAS, NEV. (Nov. 5, 2012) – The four-fight telecast of Saturday’s star-studded, inaugural World Series of Fighting event at PH Live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas will re-air for the second time tonight/Monday, Nov. 5, beginning at 1 a.m. EST/10 p.m. PST, on NBC Sports Network.
The event will also re-air on NBC Sports Network tomorrow/Tuesday, Nov. 6 as well as on Tuesday, Nov. 13; and on Sunday, Nov. 18. Check your local listings for start times.
In the main event of the sensational 10-bout card, former UFC Heavyweight Champion Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski (18-9) of Minsk, Belarus returned to vintage form, scoring a crushing first round (2:37) TKO on hard-hitting Devin Cole (20-10) of Medford, Ore.
In the light heavyweight (205 pounds) co-main event, superstar Anthony “Rumble” Johnson (15-3) of Boca Raton, Fla. put D.J. Linderman (14-4) of Yreka, Calif. flat on the canvas with a hard right hand, earning his fourth consecutive victory by way of first round (3:58) KO.
The telecast also saw two-time national Muay Thai champion Marlon Moraes (9-4) of Jupiter, Fla. via Nova Friburgo, Brazil pull off a stunning, split decision upset over former world champion and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Miguel Torres (40-6) of East Chicago, Ind.
In the first televised bout of the night, 27-year-old kickboxing phenom Tyrone Spong (1-0) of Boca Raton, Fla. via Amsterdam, Netherlands made his much-anticipated MMA rules debut, launching an all-out assault against Travis Bartlett (7-3) of Bangor, Maine in a light heavyweight matchup. Spong scored a finishing straight right hand that put Bartlett down and out on the floor in the first round (3:15) of the contest.
ABOUT WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING
Based in Las Vegas, Nev., the fight capital of the world, 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 www.MMAWSOF.com. Follow World Series of Fighting on Twitter @MMAWorldSeries and World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo @SugarRaySefo.
ABOUT NBC SPORTS NETWORK
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PLANET HOLLYWOOD RESORT & CASINO
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