World Series of Fighting 14 Pre-Fight Statistical Breakdown

The World Series of Fighting returns on Saturday night as the promotion will be holding a fight card at the Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and the main card will air live on NBCSN.WSOF 14

The event will kick off with the online preliminary card on at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT with five fights and the main card on NBCSN will begin at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

The main card will be headlined by welterweight bout as Jake Shields makes his promotion debut against WSOF Canadian Welterweight champion Ryan Ford in a non-title bout.

There will be a title fight on the main card as the co-main event will be for the inaugural WSOF heavyweight title as Derrick Mehman looks for his fourth win in the promotion as he meets Smealinho Rama.

Below is a pre-fight statistical breakdown of the four fights that will take place on the main card.

Jake Shields (29-7-1) vs. Ryan Ford (22-4)
Shields will be stepping into the cage for the first time since being released by the UFC in March and he has gone 3-0, 1NC in his last four fights. This will be his third career fight to take place in Canada, with his last fight in Canada coming last year as he defeated Tyron Woodley by unanimous decision.

– Has won titles in Shooto, Rumble on the Rock, Elite XC, and Strikeforce.
– Notable Victories: Yushin Okami, Carlos Condit, Paul Daley, Robbie Lawler, Dan Henderson.
– 10 wins by submission.

Ford became the WSOF Canadian Welterweight champion earlier this year when he scored a devastating knockout against Joel Powell in 53 seconds. He is currently on a six fight winning streak and five of those wins have come by knockout or submission.

– 20 of his 22 wins have come by knockout or submission.
– 9 wins have come in the 1st Round.
– His 53-second win against Powell is the fastest knockout in WSOF welterweight competition.

Derrick Mehman (18-5) vs. Smealinho Rama (8-1)
Mehmen entered the promotion last year and has won all three of his fights in the WSOF cage. After winning by knockout in his WSOF debut, his last two victories have come by decision with the most recent victory coming in June against Dave Huckaba.

– Has the most wins in WSOF heavyweight division history.
– Tied with Andrei Arlovski and Huckaba for most TKO/KO wins in WSOF heavyweight competition.
– Currently on a six fight winning streak.

Rama has won back to back fights and won his WSOF debut in February as he defeated Steve Mocco by unanimous decision at WSOF Canada 1. Following that fight, he took a fight outside of the promotion and defeated Tim Hague by TKO at Unified MMA 19.

– 7 of his 8 wins have come by knockout or submission.
– Only career defeat came against current UFC heavyweight Anthony Hamilton.
– Opened his career with 6 straight, 1st Round victories.

Chris Horodecki (20-5-1) vs. Luis Huete (6-1)
For the ninth straight fight, Horodecki will compete in his home country of Canada. This is mark his WSOF debut and he will enter this fight following a decision defeat to Marlon Sandro at Bellator 119.

– In his last 11 fights, he has gone 6-3-1, 1NC.
– 11 wins by knockout or submission.
– Has competed in IFL, WEC, and Bellator.

Huete is a finisher as all of his fights have ended by stoppage and he has not made it to the third round in any of his fights. Currently, he has won three in a tow and is coming off a victory last month against Wolfgang Janssen.

– 5 wins by submission.
– Longest fight came in his pro debut, which ended at 4:38 mark of 2nd Round.
– 2 of his last three wins have come in the 1st Round.

Jared Hamman (13-6) vs. Luke Harris (10-2, 1NC)
After being released by the UFC last year, Hamman makes his WSOF debut and will be looking to snap a three fight losing streak. This will be his first fight in 406 days and he went 2-5 in the UFC.

– 10 wins by knockout.
– Has only gone to the decision twice in his career.
– His last win came at UFC on Versus 5 against C.B. Dolloway (1,154 days ago).

Harris was a participant on The Ultimate Fighter Nations and was eliminated from the compeition by Vik Grujic in the quarterfinals of the middleweight tournament. He will be looking for his second straight official win on Saturday night as he defeated Jason Zentgraf at MFC 37.

– After being defeated in professional debut, he went unbeaten in 10 fights (9-0, 1NC).
– All 10 of his victories have come by submission and in the first round.
– 5 victories in under 90-seconds.

The current WSOF 14: Shields vs. Ford fight card lineup is below.

Main Card: (NBCSN – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT)
Jake Shields (29-7-1) vs. Ryan Ford (22-4)
Derrick Mehman (18-5) vs. Smealinho Rama (8-1)
Chris Horodecki (20-5-1) vs. Luis Huete (6-1)
Jared Hamman (13-6) vs. Luke Harris (10-2)

Preliminary Card: ( – 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT)
Tim Hague (16-8) vs. Sandy Bowman (3-0)
Hakeem Dawodu (3-0) vs. Mike Malott (4-0)
Michael Hill (7-2) vs. Marcus Hicks (19-23)
Cody Krahn (15-9) vs. Matt Baker (10-7)
David Swanson (2-0) vs. Roger Alves (2-1)