“World Series of Fighting 8” took place Saturday night inside Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
Justin Gaethje and Richard Patishnock battled for the WSOF’s inaugural lightweight title in tonight’s featured attraction. The long-awaited light heavyweight shootout between Anthony Johnson and Mike Kyle served as the co-main event.
In addition, Jessica Aguilar and Alida Gray fought to become the organization’s first women’s strawweight champion.
NBC Sports Network broadcasts the main card live starting at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
Here are the official results and play-by-play from tonight’s action:
Anderson Melo Defeats Jose Caceres via Submission (Heel Hook) at 1:10 in the 1stRound
Freddy Assuncao Defeats Brenson Hansen via Split Decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Alexis Vila Defeats Sidemar Honorio via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Derrick Mehmen Defeats Scott Barrett via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Tyler Stinson Defeats Valdir Araujo via TKO (Punches) at 2:23 in the 3rdRound
(NBC Sports Network 9PM ET/6PM PT)
Luis Palomino Defeats Jorge Patino via KO (Punches) at 4:20 in the 2ndRound
Cody Bollinger Defeats Tyson Nam via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jessica Aguilar Defeats Alida Gray via Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) at 2:45 in the 1stRound (Aguilar wins inaugural WSOF strawweight title)
Anthony Johnson Defeats Mike Kyle via KO (Punches) at 2:03 in the 1stRound
Justin Gaethje Defeats Richard Patishnock via TKO (Strikes) at 1:09 in the 1stRound (Gaethje wins inaugural WSOF lightweight title)