WSOF 5 took place on Saturday, September 14. 2013. with 9 fights at Revel Sports & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
WSOF announced a 4 man tournament to crown the inaugural middleweight Champion that was supposed to take place at WSOF 5. The participants announced were: Jesse Taylor, Elvis Mutapcic, David Branch and Danillo Villefort. Unfortunately middleweight championship tournament semi-final bout between Elvis Mutapcic and Jesse Taylor was cancelled the night of the event after a member of the New Jersey Athletic Commission claimed he saw Mutapcic take an unknown medicine before the contest in his locker room.
The event was headlined by a heavyweight showdown between MMA superstar Andrei Arlovski and Mike Kyle. Also on the main card, another heavyweight bout, Derrick Mehmen faced Rolles Gracie Jr. In the featherweight division, Georgi Karakhanyan went to war with Waylon Lowe.
This Friday don’t miss the rerun of World Series of Fighting 5!