World Series of Fighting - Netflix

Wed 19 June 2019

World Series of Fighting is a mixed martial arts promotion series that features former fighters from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Strikeforce and Bellator, as well as its own competitors.

World Series of Fighting - Netflix

Type: Sports

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 120 minutes

Premier: 2012-11-03

World Series of Fighting - Marlon Moraes - Netflix

Marlon Luiz Moraes (born March 18, 1988) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competes in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He most recently competed for the World Series of Fighting, where he was formerly WSOF Bantamweight Champion. As of February 2017, Moraes is ranked as the #5 bantamweight fighter in the world by Sherdog.

World Series of Fighting - World Series of Fighting - Netflix

In September 2012, Moraes signed with the World Series of Fighting. On November 3, 2012, Moraes made his promotional debut against former WEC Bantamweight Champion Miguel Torres at WSOF 1. Moraes defeated Torres via split decision. Following Moraes's victory over Torres it was announced that at WSOF 2 Moraes would face Tyson Nam. On March 23, 2013, Moraes defeated Nam via knock out due to a head kick and punches in the first round. Moraes faced Brandon Hempleman at WSOF 4 on August 10, 2013. Moraes won via unanimous decision. Moraes fought Carson Beebe at WSOF 6 on October 26, 2013. He won via knockout due to punches in just thirty two seconds of round one. Moraes fought for the inaugural WSOF Bantamweight Championship against Josh Rettinghouse at WSOF 9. He won via unanimous decision to become the first ever WSOF Bantamweight Champion. Moraes was scheduled to defend his title against Josh Hill on September 13, 2014, at World Series of Fighting 13. However, Hill was injured and replaced by Cody Bollinger, with the bout being changed to a non-title, catchweight affair. Moraes won the fight via rear naked choke submission in the second round. Moraes was once again scheduled to defend his WSOF Bantamweight Championship against Josh Hill. The rescheduled fight took place on February 12, 2015, at WSOF 18 in Edmonton, Alberta. Moraes won via unanimous decision to retain his WSOF Bantamweight Championship. Moraes faced Sheymon Moraes on August 1, 2015, at WSOF 22. Moraes won via rear naked choke submission in the third round to retain his WSOF Bantamweight Championship. On February 20, 2016, Moraes faced Joseph Barajas at WSOF 28. Moraes won via technical knockout due to leg kicks in the first round to retain his WSOF Bantamweight Championship. On May 10, 2016, it was announced that Moraes will rematch against Josh Hill for the WSOF Bantamweight Championship at WSOF 32 on July 30, 2016, in the main event. Moraes won the fight via knockout in the second round. Moraes defended his title against Josenaldo Silva at WSOF 34 on December 31, 2016. He won the fight via technical knockout due to Silva receiving a knee injury. On January 3, 2017, Moraes vacated the WSOF Bantamweight Championship after becoming an unrestricted free agent.

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