“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,” said WSOF President, six-time world champion and two-time Hall of Famer Ray Sefo. “It is going to be yet another memorable night of action in the decagon cage for WSOF and the entire sport of MMA.”
The WSOF 21: “Palmer vs. Horodecki” three-fight preliminary card will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT (5:30 p.m. local time), and stream live on an embeddable video player on WSOF.com. The four-fight, live NBCSN televised main card will begin at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT (7 p.m. local time).
Immediately after the conclusion of the main event, the action will continue with a four-bout postliminary card, beginning at 11:05 p.m. ET/8:05 p.m. PT (9:05 p.m. local time), live on WSOF.com.
WSOF 21: “Palmer vs. Horodecki” will be headlined by a WSOF world featherweight (145 pounds) championship showdown between reigning kingpin Lance Palmer (9-1) and battle-tested veteran Chris "The Polish Hammer" Horodecki (21-5-1). In the co-main event, WSOF World Heavyweight Champion Smealinho "The Prince" Rama (9-1) will risk his crown for the first time against Bulgarian standout Blagoi Ivanov (11-1).
Priced from $56, tickets for WSOF 21: “Palmer vs. Horodecki,” which takes place at the Edmonton Expo Centre, are on sale at Ticketmaster.com.
Bout # 1, Bantamweight (135 pounds) : Michael Hay (1-1) vs. Louie Grover (1-2)
Bout # 2, Lightweight (155 pounds): Mike Scarcello (7-3-1) vs. Dan Lariviere (4-2)
Bout # 3, Middleweight (185 pounds): Marcus Hicks (20-24) vs. Matt Baker (12-7)
Bout # 4, Featherweight (145 pounds) Bout: Hakeem Dawodu (4-0) vs. Chuka Willis (4-0)
Bout # 5, Welterweight (170 pounds) Swing Bout: Mark Drummond (7-2) vs. Michael Hill (7-3)
Bout # 6, World Heavyweight Championship Co-Main Event: (Champion) Smealinho Rama (9-1) vs. (Challenger) Blagoi Ivanov (11-1)
Bout # 7, World Featherweight Championship Main Event: (Champion) Lance Palmer (9-1) vs. (Challenger) Chris Horodecki (21-5-1)
Bout # 8, Lightweight: Roger Alves (2-1) vs. Danny Doig (2-2)
Bout # 9, Lightweight: Garrett Nybakken (7-7) vs. Nick Hrabec (3-1)
Bout # 10, Lightweight: Tim Smith (14-8) vs. Spencer Rohovie (9-7)
Bout # 11, Catchweight (165 pounds): Stephen Beaumont (7-2) vs. Jose Rodriguez (7-2)
About "World Series of Fighting" (WSOF)
"World Series of Fighting" (WSOF) is a world wide premier professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight promotion dedicated to delivering the best action-packed fights for fight fans by producing the best possible match-ups between elite fighters from around the world. For more information please visit WSOF.com. Follow "World Series of Fighting" on Twitter @MMAWorldSeries and "World Series of Fighting" President Ray Sefo @SugarRaySefo.
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