Field set for WSOF 8-man, one-night lightweight tournament

World Series of Fighting has announced the field for their upcoming eight-man, one-night lightweight tournament which will take place Nov. 20 at the Comerica Theatre in Phoenix.

WSOF executive vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz made the announcement, via MMAjunkie.com.

The field will include some recognizeable names for mixed martial arts fans, including multiple UFC veterans.

Competing in the tournament will be Luis Palomino, Brian Foster, Mike Ricci, Islam Mamedov, Brian Cobb,Jorge Patino, Joao Zeferino and Rich Patishnock.

The tournament winner will earn a title shot against current champion Justin Gaethje, but it will not be easy as they will need to earn three victories in one night. Complete tournament rules will be announced in the coming days.

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