World Series of Fighting unveils first championship belt (Photo)


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World Series of Fighting will be crowning their first champion in the promotion’s young history, when Josh Burkman and Steve Carl step into the cage in the main event of Saturday’s event. In anticipation of the inaugural championship bout, WSOF has unveiled their title belt, which you can see above.

“We wanted to make sure our championship belt was reflective of our commitment to excellence,” World Series of Fighting President Way Sefo stated in an official release.

“We’ve been working in the background for more than a year on the design of this belt, and we feel like we got it right. On Saturday night, I feel confident that either Josh Burkman or Steve Carl will be proud of the belt they receive as recognition of their accomplishment as our first-ever welterweight champion.”

Saturday’s event will kick off at 9 p.m. ET on the NBC Sports Network, with a four-fight main card that features former UFC title contender Jon Fitch and the younger brother of UFC star Joe Lauzon, Dany.

You can see the entire fight card for tomorrow night’s event below:

MAIN CARD

  • Josh Burkman vs. Steve Carl – for inaugural welterweight title
  • Carson Beebe vs. Marlon Moraes
  • Marcelo Alfaya vs. Jon Fitch
  • Justin Gaethje vs. Dan Lauzon

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Pablo Alfonso vs. Miguel Torres
  • Luiz Firmino vs. Jacob Volkmann
  • Francisco France vs. Hans Stringer
  • Josh Rettinghouse vs. Alexis Vila
  • Nick LoBosco vs. Fabio Mello
  • Chad Robichaux vs. Andrew Yates
  • Alexandre Pimentel vs. Jade Porter

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