On Saturday, March 12, World Series of Fighting hosted its 29th event from the Bank of Colorado Arena in Greeley, Colo.

Headlining the event was a lightweight title fight between current champion Justin Gaethje and recent tournament winner Brian Foster.

Gaethje, a product of Grudge Training Center and former All-American wrestler at the University of Northern Colorado, was unbeaten through 15 professional bouts. The 27-year-old knockout artist had stopped 12 of those outings by strikes, including back-to-back “Fight of the Year” contenders against Luis Palomino in 2015.

The UFC veteran Foster also spends time training in Colorado at Factory X Muay Thai and MMA. The 31-year-old suffered a submission loss in opening round of the WSOF eight-man tournament in November, but due to injuries to other competitors, he re-entered the bracket. He stopped the aforementioned Palomino in the semifinals, before exacting revenge on the man who defeated him, Joao Zeferino, in the finals. The win earned Foster a guaranteed crack at the unbeaten Gaethje.

Following the event, John Franklin of Combat Press was joined by Nicholas Peralta of MMA Outsiders for a post-fight recap of the event. Watch video of the recap above.

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John Franklin
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A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, John has been following the UFC since the beginning and covering it since 2012. He has written for The Hot Cage Daily and Cage Pages of the Fansided Network. He also created and co-hosted The Hot Cage Podcast.

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