On Saturday, April 2, World Series of Fighting hosted its 30th event from the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino inLas Vegas.
In the night’s main event, two-division titleholder David Branch looked to make the first defense of his middleweight belt as he takes on fellow UFC veteran Clifford Starks. Branch, who also holds light heavyweight gold, extended his current winning streak to seven with a first-round submission finish of Teddy Holder at WSOF 23 back in September. Starks, meanwhile, entered the title affair having won five straight, including three inside the WSOF cage.
The co-main event also featured a title on the line as veterans Jon Fitch and Joao Zeferino vied for the vacant welterweight strap. The belt was stripped from Brazilian Rousimar Palhares following his refusal to release a submission hold against challenger Jake Shields in August.
Following the event, John Franklin of Combat Press spoke with the victorious Fitch. Watch video of the interview above, as Fitch discusses the fight, his journey and what it’s like to finally hold gold.
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