The latest event for World Series of Fighting (WSOF) took place earlier tonight (Sat., Mar. 12, 2016) inside Bank of Colorado Arena in Greeley, Colo., airing live on NBC Sports Network.
The main event of WSOF 29 saw the undefeated Justin Gaethje seeking another successful Lightweight title defense. Standing in his way was WSOF 25 “Lightweight Tournament” winner Brian Foster.
Justin Gaethje was facing an experienced, veteran, capable fighter in Foster — and still managed to make it look easy. Foster took it to him right away but instead of spending the whole fight trading hands he chose to target Foster’s left leg until he crumbled from a series of brutal kicks. The TKO came at 1:43 of round one.
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Gaethje spoke to Chael Sonnen about his performance after the fight.
“I don’t specifically work on kicks. My coaches don’t work on kicks. It just comes natural so I don’t want to change anything. I’ve learned a lot of hard lessons right here and its made me the person I am today. He hit me in the lip I got a busted lip but it’s how I fight I’m not going to change. The worst thing you can do is try to push me backwards because I’ll meet you in the center and beat you. I want Jason High next. He’s got a smart mouth. He’s next.”
Gaethje said as much in his pre-fight interview.
Second from the top were two Heavyweights seeking to literally punch their ticket to a WSOF title shot — “Cuddly Bear” Josh Copeland and Mike “300” Hayes.
The incredibly durable Hayes was a tree that refused to fall, even though Copeland chopped him down for three straight rounds. Copeland’s ….View full article
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