The World Series of Fighting is getting a familiar face, announcing that longtime media executive Carlos Silva is joining the company as its CEO. Silva most recently served at Back9Network, and was president and COO of the Universal Sports Network. Silva will work with President Ray Sefo to continue growing the organization.
“I am excited to join one of the premier and most dynamic combat sports franchises on the planet in World Series of Fighting,” Silva said in a statement to reporters. “They have a tremendous team of media and MMA industry veterans in place that works well with the blue-chip team at NBCU, our television partner that is helping us usher the company into its next chapter of growth.”