A pair of title fights headline this coming Friday night’s World Series of Fighting 21 card, as Lance Palmer and Smealinho Rama defend their titles.
Set for Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the main card will air live on NBC Sports Network beginning at 9 p.m. ET.
Palmer, the reigning featherweight champion, puts his title on the line vs. Chris Horodecki. Palmer (9-1) will be making his first title defense vs. Horodecki (21-5-1).
In the co-main event, Rama (9-1) and Blagoi Ivanov (11-1) meet for the heavyweight strap.
“We are excited to return to Edmonton with a tremendous lineup of fights, including two world championship bouts and a host of matchups featuring some of the sport’s top rising stars and newly discovered talent,” WSOF President Ray Sefo said. “It is going to be yet another memorable night of action in the decagon cage for WSOF and the entire sport of MMA.”
Below is the current card and video preview for the event:
MAIN CARD (NBC Sports Network/9 p.m. ET)
WSOF Featherweight Championship
Lance Palmer (c) vs. Chris Horodecki
WSOF Heavyweight Championship
Smealinho Rama (c) vs. Blagoi Ivanov
Welterweight: Mark Drummond vs. Michael Hill
Featherweight: Hakeem Dawodu vs. Chuka Willis
PRELIMINARY CARD (WSOF.com/7:30 p.m. ET)
Bantamweight: vs. Michael Hay vs. Louie Glover
Lightweight: Mike Scarcello vs. Dan Lariviere
Middleweight: Matt Baker vs. Marcus Hicks
PRELIMINARY CARD (WSOF.com/11:05 p.m. ET)
Catchweight: Stephen Beaumont vs. Jose Rodriguez
Lightweight: Tim Smith vs. Spencer Rohovie
Lightweight: Garret Nybakken vs. Nick Hrabec
Lightweight: Roger Alves vs. Danny Doig