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World Series Of Fighting Puts Together Tourney To Crown Middleweight Champion

World Series of Fighting president Ray Sefo and executive vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz have put together a four-fighter tournament to crown a middleweight champion. first reported news of the upcoming event.

Jesse Taylor, Dave Branch, Danilo Villefort and Elvis Mutapcic will all compete to become the first-ever WSOF middleweight champion. One semifinal is set for WSOF 4 on August 10, the other in September. The winners of those two fights will than square off in December.

Taylor (26-9) is a former Ultimate Fighter contestant who has won six fights in a row. Mutapcic (13-2) was the Maximum Fighting Championship 185-pound titleholder before leading the promotion and is on a five-fight win streak.

Branch (12-3) has won both of his WSOF bouts, while Villefort (14-4) earned a win in his debut with the promotion.