WSOF 31 Results: Ivanov vs Copeland
WSOF 31: Ivanov vs. Copeland wass a star-studded, world championship event at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Friday, June 17, live on NBCSN (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT), where reigning world heavyweight champion Blagoy Ivanov (13-1) risked his title against Josh “Cuddly Bear” Copeland (13-1) while, in the lightweight co-main event, superstars Jason “The Kansas City Bandit” High (19-5) and Mike “The Martian” Ricci (11-4) squared off with their division’s number one contender ranking at stake.
The seven-fight preliminary card streamed free worldwide live on WSOF.com and via the FITE TV app beginning at 5:45 PM ET / 3:45 PM PT.
NBCSN televised the main card portion of “WSOF31: Ivanov vs. Copeland” at 9 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT live from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.
Official WSOF 31 Results below:
Main Card: (NBCSN – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT)
Champ Blagoy Ivanov defeated Josh Copeland via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47 – to retain heavyweight title
Jason High defeated Mike Ricci via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:08
John Howard defeated Michael Arrant via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Sheymon Moraes defeated Luis Palomino via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Phil Hawes defeated Joshua Key via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 2:52
Preliminary Card: (WSOF.com – 5:45 p.m. ET/3:45 p.m. PT)
Devin Powell defeated Tom Marcellino via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
Justin Willis defeated Juliano Coutinho via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 2:30
Tyler King defeated Lorenzo Hood via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 2, 4:20
Bruce Boyington defeated Saul Almeida via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
Marcus Surin defeated Christian Torres via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 2:51