Unlike other MMA promotions, "World Series of Fighting" is debuting on a major sports network. NBC Sports has taken the leap of faith and is hoping to cash in on the debut promotion. Not only does WSOF have a partnership with NBC in-place, but they have a star-studded roster of former UFC fighters prepared to take the reins. (Source: NBC Sports Network)
Justin Gaethje takes on Luis Palomino.
MMA World Series of Fighting #22 is a welterweight world title fight card between the current champion Rousimar "Toquinho" Palhares (17-6-0) fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and his opponent Jake Shields (31-7-1) fighting out of San Francisco, California. This card is being broadcast live from the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The scheduled undercard bouts are as follows:
Islam Mamedov vs. Jimmy Spicuzza
Abubakar Nurmagomedov vs. Jorge Moreno
Thiago Silva vs. Mike Kyle
Marlon Moraes vs. Sheymon da Silva Moraes