According to MMAFighting.com, World Series of Fighting executive vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz announced that Jorge “Macaco “ Patino will face Luis Palomino at WSOF 8, Jan. 18. Both fighters will be making their WSOF debuts at the event.
Patino was originally liked to a bout with Jose Landi-Jons for the WSOF’s first event in Brazil.
This will be a great bout for the event. Both fighters are former world champions and have an extensive background in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Palomino also has good striking, with 11 knockouts on his record.
Patino and Palomino, who are both coming into the fight with decision losses, will be looking to score an impressive victory at the event and put the WSOF’s lightweight division on notice.
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WSOF 8 Fight Card
WSOF Lightweight championship bout
Justin Gaethje vs. Richard Patishnock
Anthony Johnson vs. Mike Kyle
WSOF Women’s Straweight championship bout
Jessica Aguilar vs. Alida Gray
Jorge Patino vs. Luis Palomino
Cody Bollinger vs. Tyson Nam
Valdir Araujo vs. Tyler Stinson
Scott Barrett vs. Derrick Mehman
Alexis Vila vs. Sidemar Honorio
Freddy Assuncao vs. Brenson Hansen