RIO DE JANEIRO -- World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares is back in the gym, and he’s training to beat Jon Fitch.
The leglock specialist asked to be taken off the WSOF 11 card on July 5 to assist his mother on her surgery for thrombosis in her legs, but Fitch, who was set to fight for the welterweight title, didn’t approve of his decision.
Fitch called Palhares "unprofessional", wishing he had "manned up" and fought him. By saying that, he made things personal.
"My fami more
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"Toquinho" became unhappy with Fitch's disapproval over him stepping back away their fight, and told his possible future opponent to take care of his own father.
Rousimar Palhares expressed to Combate.com his reproval of Jon Fitch, saying that the WSOF welterweight champion shouldn't have walked away from their fight, which would happen this Saturday at WSOF 11. Fitch said that this wasn't a champion's move and classified this decision as "disgusting," arguing that he was going to fight even tho more
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The "new beginning" isn't starting off so well for "The Young Assassin."
Who said making weight was easy?
After being cut from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Melvin Guillard declared his release was "the best thing that could have happened."
On the eve of his first fight with upstart promotion World Series of Fighting (WSOF), things aren't going so well.
"The Young Assassin" came in heavy for his main card clash against Gesias Cavalcante, which is being contested at lightweight. Guillard more