via press release:
WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING ON NBCSN FEATURES THREE WORLD TITLE FIGHTS THIS SAT., NOV. 15, LIVE AT 9 P.M. ET
David Branch Defends Middleweight Title vs. Yushin Okami
Champion Justin Gaethje vs. Melvin Guillard in Lightweight Title Bout
Jessica Aguilar Defends Strawweight Division Title vs. Kalindra Faria
NBC Sports Live Extra to Stream All Bouts
STAMFORD, Conn. – November 12, 2014 — NBCSN presents a World Series of Fighting world championship tripleheader this Saturday, November 15, live at 9 p.m. ET, highlighted by David Branch (14-3) defending his middleweight title belt for the first time against Yushin “Thunder” Okami (30-8). Branch is undefeated in his last four fights, winning the title in June against Jesse Taylor in the first round. Okami won his inaugural WSOF bout against Svetlozar Savov in March.
The co-main event features undefeated KO artist Justin Gaethje (12-0) defending his lightweight title against Melvin “The Young Assassin” Guillard (32-13-2), and submission expert Jessica “JAG” Aguilar (18-4) defending her strawweight division title against Kalindra Faria (14-3). Saturday’s card also features a bout between Jorge “Macaco” Patino (35-15-2) and Eric “It’s a Wrap” Reynolds (18-8) in the lightweight division.
Play-by-play announcer Todd Harris will be joined by mixed martial artists and analysts Bas Rutten and Joey Varner to call the action from the USF Sun Dome Arena in Tampa, Fla.
NBC Sports Live Extra: NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets – will live stream World Series of Fighting on NBCSN. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.
World Series of Fighting is a professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight promotion dedicated to delivering an incredible, action-packed entertainment experience for fight fans by producing the best possible matchups between elite fighters from around the globe. 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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