Saturday, June 15, 2013

WSOF 3 RESULTS: Josh Burkman Scores 41-Second Walk-Away Choke-Out of Jon Fitch at World Series of Fighting - 6/14/13



The MMA World Series of Fighting presented World Series of Fighting 3: Fitch vs Burkman 2 on Friday, June 14, 2013, at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card aired live on the NBC Sports Network.

Here's a GIF of Josh Burkman's amazing, redemptive main event finish of Jon Fitch (by the venerable Zombie Prophet):


VIDEO: Josh Burkman vs Jon Fitch 2 Highlights

Complete Results After the Break

WSOF III: FITCH VS BURKMAN II

MAIN CARD (NBC Sports Network)

Josh Burkman (26-9) won by SUB over Jon Fitch (24-6)
[0:41] - Round 1 - guillotine choke (technical)

Steve Carl (20-3) won by SUB over Tyson Steele (10-2)
[1:32] - Round 1 - rear-naked choke

Jacob Volkmann (16-4) won by UD over Lyle Beerbohm (21-3)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Justin Gaethje (9-0) won by TKO over Brian Cobb (20-8)
[12:19] - 2:19 Round 3 - leg kicks and punch

PRELIMINARY BOUTS

Jerrod Sanders (12-1) won by UD over Jeff Smith (10-2)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27 all)

Dan Lauzon (17-4) won by UD over John Gunderson (34-15)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27 all)

Carson Beebe (14-2) won by UD over Joe Murphy (7-1)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-28 all)

Krasimir Mladenov (9-0) won by UD over Kendrick Miree (5-1)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Brenson Hansen (5-1) won by UD over Josh Montalvo (2-2)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Updated MMA win-loss records with total fight time in brackets

UD = Unanimous Decision | SUB = Submission


MADMAN AWARDS

FIGHTER OF THE NIGHT: Josh Burkman

BEST FIGHT: Carson Beebe vs. Joe Murphy

BEST KNOCKOUT: Justin Gaethje over Brian Cobb

BEST SUBMISSION: Josh Burkman over Jon Fitch

BIGGEST UPSET: Josh Burkman (+305) over Jon Fitch

QUICKEST WIN: Josh Burkman over Jon Fitch in 41 seconds

WORST FIGHT: Jacob Volkmann vs. Lyle Beerbohm

FAIL OF THE NIGHT: Jon Fitch

ODDS AND THEIR ENDS

VEGAS ODDSMAKERS: 5-2

Final betting odds with payouts listed for winning fighters.

Jon Fitch (-335)
Josh Burkman (+305) = 1 unit won 3.05 units

Steve Carl (-145) = 1 unit won 0.69 units
Tyson Steele (+135)

Jacob Volkmann (-260) = 1 unit won 0.38 units
Lyle Beerbohm (+240)

Justin Gaethje (-320) = 1 unit won 0.31 units
Brian Cobb (+290)

Jerrod Sanders (-140) = 1 unit won 0.71 units
Jeff Smith (+100)

John Gunderson (-135)
Dan Lauzon (-105) = 1 unit won 0.95 units

Krasimir Mladenov (-190) = 1 unit won 0.53 units
Kendrick Miree (+150)

UPDATED WSOF RECORDS AND MMA STREAKS

[Plus/minus] = fights currently won/lost in a row (in ANY MMA promotion)

Josh "The People's Warrior" Burkman (3-0 WSOF) [+5]

Steve Carl (2-0 WSOF) [+6]

Justin Gaethje (2-0 WSOF) [+9]

Brenson Hansen (2-0 WSOF) [+3]

Jacob "Christmas" Volkmann (1-0 WSOF) [+1]

Jerrod Sanders (1-0 WSOF) [+10]

Dan "The Upgrade" Lauzon (1-0 WSOF) [+5]

Carson "Little Juggernaut" Beebe (1-0 WSOF) [+1]

Krasimir "The Wrestler" Mladenov (1-0 WSOF) [+9]

Tyson "The Man of" Steele (1-1 WSOF) [-1]

Brian "The Bandit" Cobb (1-1 WSOF) [-1]

Jon Fitch (0-1 WSOF) [-2]

Lyle "Fancy Pants" Beerbohm (0-1 WSOF) [-1]

Jeff Smith (0-1 WSOF) [-1]

John "Guns" Gunderson (0-1 WSOF) [-2]

Joe Murphy (0-1 WSOF) [-1]

Kendrick "Big Problem" Miree (0-1 WSOF) [-1]

Josh Montalvo (0-1 WSOF) [-1]


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