On Saturday, August 1, World Series of Fighting touched down in Las Vegas to bring fight fans WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields live from the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

In the night’s headlining act the card reigning welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares put his belt on the line against fellow UFC castoff and former Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shields.

In the co-main event reigning WSOF bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes looked to not only defend his title but also push his win streak to 10 straight, including seven under the WSOF banner. His opponent, Sheymon Moraes looked to capture gold while also maintaining his record of 7-0.



Rousimar Palhares def. Jake Shields by Submission (kimura), Round 3, 2:02, to retain the WSOF welterweight title
Marlon Moraes def. Sheymon Moraes by Submission (rear naked choke), Round 3, 3:46, to retain the WSOF bantamweight title
Clifford Starks def. Mike Kyle by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Abubakar Nurmagomedov def. Jorge Moreno by Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
Islam Mamedov def. Jimmy Spicuzza by TKO (ground and pound), Round 1, 4:47


Jake Heun def. Davin Clark by Submission (arm triangle), Round 3, 2:46
Donavon Frelow def. Carlos Garcia by Submission (guillotine), Round 1, 2:49
Marco Simmons def. Jimmy Jones by Submission (rear naked choke), Round 2, 2:23
Cory Hendricks def. Julio Hinojosa by Submission (guillotine), Round 1, 1:08
Gil Guardado def. Pete Martin by Submission (guillotine), Round 1, 3:31