Live World Series Of Fighting Returns To NBC Sports Network This Saturday, March 23, At 9:30 P.M. ET

nbc-sports-networkFirst Show of New Multi-Year Partnership Between NBC Sports Network and World Series of Fighting

Main Event Features Heavyweights Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski vs. Anthony “Rumble” Johnson

Co-Feature Bout Includes Bantamweights Two-Time National Muay Thai Champion Marlon Moraes and Tyson Nam

NEW YORK – March 21, 2013 – World Series of Fighting (WSOF) returns to NBC Sports Network this Saturday, March 23, at 9:30 p.m. ET, the first show of a new multi-year partnership to deliver live, World Championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) programming.

The main event features heavyweights Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski (19-9) of Minsk, Belarus, and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson (15-3) of Boca Raton, Fla., at the Ovation Hall at Revel in Atlantic City, N.J. Arlovski, a two-time UFC heavyweight champion, comes off a five-fight winning streak as he faces Johnson in a heavyweight showdown.

In the co-feature bout, Tyson Nam (12-4) of Portland, Ore., takes on two-time national Muay Thai champion and Jiu-Jitsu brown belt Marlon Moraes (9-4) of Jupiter, Fla., via Friburgo, Brazil.

NBC Sports Network’s World Series of Fighting broadcast team of Todd Harris (play-by-play) and mixed martial artist Bas Rutten (analyst) will call the action. Tina Dixon will report from the cage.

About World Series of Fighting: NBC Sports Network and World Series of Fighting agreed to a three-year partnership in January 2013. The agreement includes at least six events per year on NBC Sports Network beginning this year.

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