This past Monday afternoon in Manhattan, World Series of Fighting officially opened their New York office and held a small event to christen it.
World Series of Fighting CEO Carlos Silva and COO Michael Mersch were on hand to give a speech in front of their board members, a handful of local fighters and a few lucky press people. Several members of their Board of Directors were also in attendance, including Mark Ford,Executive Vice President, Global Advertising for TIME, Inc.; Mike Stevens, Senior Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer for the New York Giants; and John Weiser, President, U.S. Distribution for Sony Pictures Television.
Check out the video to hear from these people, as well as some of the big and very innovative plans that WSOF has to make 2016 and 2017 a huge period of growth for the promotion. This is truly WSOF 2.0, and with the people they have involved on their board and a new plan for opportunities beyond the cage, things are looking very optimistic for them.
Check out the playlist below for more from this event, including interviews with Silva and Mersch, as well as WSOF middleweight and light heavyweight champ Dave Branch and bantamweight champ Marlon Moraes.