Esther Lin for Showtime Sports/Adam Guillen Jr. MMAMania

Not only is Ray Sefo the president of his very own mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, but he’s a fighter for it, too.

Ray Sefo, head cheese for World Series of Fighting (WSOF), definitely has his plate full handling all of the ins and outs of running a mixed martial arts (MMA) organization.

And it’s about to get even fuller.

“Sugar” will tie up the final loose ends for his third foray into the hurt business this weekend (June 14, 2013), presenting WSOF 3 from Las Vegas, Nevada, which will feature a main event between Jon Fitch vs. Josh Burkman. That hasn’t stopped him from already prepping for the fourth show.

And by prepping I mean getting into fighting shape.

That’s right, Sefo will pull double duty on Aug. 10, 2013, announcing on “The MMA Hour” today (June 10, 2013) that he will compete at WSOF 4, which goes down at the Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario, California.

Sefo stopped short of naming his opponent, however, he did say he has already signed his bout agreement and he is just waiting on his potential challenger to do the same. He did give fans a clue, saying the man he is tentatively scheduled to face was supposed to compete this weekend at WSOF 3.

That means it could be either Dave Huckaba or Rolles Gracie, two men who were supposed to fight each other in “Sin City,” but were scratched when Gracie suffered an injury to his wrist.

While “Sugar” has had a long and storied combat career, competing in countless K-1 kickboxing tournaments around the world to go along with 5-1 record as a pro boxer, Sefo only has three MMA bouts under his belt, defeating Min-Soo Kim and Kevin Jordan. He suffered his only loss to Valentijn Overeem two years ago under the Strikeforce banner.

And at the age of 42, Sefo isn’t looking to just sit back and watch the young bucks of today have all the fun as he attempts to prove he has plenty of gas left in the tank.

Anyone have an issue with the head honcho of a fight organization competing on the same card that he’s promoting?


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