WSOF 9: Burkman-Stinson Confirmed, Two Bouts Added

The World Series of Fighting has confirmed previous reports that Josh Burkman will face Tyler Stinson at WSOF 9. The promotion has also officially announced two additional bouts for the card as Ozzy Dugulubgov takes on Johnny Nunez in a lightweight clash while Mike Corey takes on Shane Krutchten in a featherweight bout.

“We were already excited for this card with our welterweight champion Steve Carl facing Rousimar Palhares and Marlon Moraes facing Josh Rettinghouse for our inaugural featherweight title,” World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo said. “But now we’re adding a big welterweight fight with two fan favorites in Josh Burkman and Tyler Stinson, as well as two key bouts that could see some of our developing contenders make a big statement in the lightweight and featherweight divisions. This card should be absolutely fantastic.”

WSOF 9 will take place March 29 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and will be headlined by a welterweight title fight between champion Steve Carl and Rousimar Palhares.

WSOF 9 Fight Card:

  • Welterweight Title Fight: Steve Carl (c) vs. Rousimar Palhares
  • Inaugural Bantamweight Title Fight: Marlon Moraes vs. Josh Rettinghouse
  • Josh Burkman vs. Tyler Stinson
  • Ozzy Dugulubgov vs. Johnny Nunez
  • Mike Corey vs. Shane Kruchten