LAS VEGAS - May 17, 2019 - PRLog -- The first incursion of the World Series of Fighting into the world of grappling marks the return of WSOF to its birthplace, the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas on June 15th! WSOF: Submission 1 will not only have single head-to-head super-fights, but the main event will consist of a team-based competition between four teams competing at the highest levels of grappling.
"The last few years we have focused our attention on the global market and have been very successful in scouting and promoting the best MMA fighters worldwide for our Global Championship. Meanwhile our local fans in Las Vegas are hungry for more local events and we are honored to fulfill the demand! We are excited to showcase some of the most talented grappling fighters in our Submission 1 event with the goal of a regional, national and international submission series", quoted Shawn Wright, President of WSOF Global.
Las Vegas local legend Robert Drysdale and his team from Drysdale Jiu-Jitsu will feature world-renowned athletic talent including Max Rohskopf and Rafael Domingos. The team from 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu, coached by blackbelt Casey Halstead, will be showcasing the highly talented grapplers Andy Varela and Kyle Bohem. Professional MMA fighter and blackbelt Gabriel "Zangief" Checco will captain a team of fighters from Nevada and California. Captain and blackbelt Corey Mullis from Arizona will lead his team from Legion MMA in Phoenix called the The Arizona BJJ All Stars.
Don't miss this awesome event and buy your tickets now! VIP Doors and Meet & Greet at 5:00pm • GA Doors at 6:00pm • First bout at 7:00pm • Father's Day Weekend June 15th!!
World Series of Fighting Global Championship is dedicated to growing the international brand of World Series of Fighting throughout the world by adding affiliate organizations to develop their athletes and provide them with opportunities to compete on larger platforms for the advancement of the sport of MMA. The World Series of Fighting's ultimate mission is to bring together the best athletes from organizations and countries across the world to compete for true, globally-recognized world championships.
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World Series Of Fighting Launches Its Grappling Division With "Submission 1" In Las Vegas
May 17, 2019 at 17:41 PM EDT