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Rousimar Palhares tells Jon Fitch that he won't lose his belt anytime soon

Posted by system system 6 days ago from Bloody Elbow

The World Series of Fighting Welterweight champ "Toquinho" responds to top contender Jon Fitch. Rousimar Palhares responded when Tatame.com related some Jon Fitch to him. The former UFC titl...

Rousimar Palhares sends message to Jon Fitch: It won’t be easy to take my title

Posted by system system 7 days ago from MMA Fighting

"I personally wouldn't accept a fight with (Palhares) because of those (heel hooks)." Six months after expressing his desire to never enter a cage against heel-hook-specialist Rousimar Palha...

Conflict resolved, Burkman stays with WSOF, fights winner of Palhares vs. Fitch

Posted by system system 11 days ago from MMA Junkie

LAS VEGAS – Despite a very public conflict between Josh Burkman and his WSOF employers, “The People’s Warrior” plans on staying with the Las Vegas-based promotion and will soon fight for the...

Steve Carl MRI results reveal partial tears following Rousimar Palhares submission, but no surgery required

Posted by system system 13 days ago from MMA Mania

Carl was unable to escape his opponent's heel hook, but he did manage to avoid surgery. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) suspended Steve Carl for six months following his main event l...

Stevel Carl won't require surgery after Rousimar Palhares inverted heel hook at WSOF 9

Posted by system system 14 days ago from MMA Fighting

Former WSOF welterweight champion Steve Carl will not need to undergo surgery on his right leg after suffering a submission loss to Rousimar Palhares at WSOF 9. "MRI results are in and I'm l...

The MMA Hour - 224 - Yves Lavigne

Posted by system system 14 days ago from MMA Fighting

MMA referee Yves Lavigne gives his take on the Palhares-Carl finish.

WSOF 9 injuries and medical suspensions: Steve Carl sat six months after getting Toquinho'd in 'Sin City'

Posted by system system 14 days ago from MMA Mania

The medical suspensions are in from the NSAC and it looks like the gang at WSOF 9 will escape relatively unharmed. There are, however, a few cases dependent on the doctor's green light. The ...

WSOF's Josh Burkman defends Rousimar Palhares' performance at WSOF 9

Posted by system system 14 days ago from MMA Junkie

WSOF welterweight standout Josh Burkman might have a more educated opinion than most on whether Rousimar Palhares held a heel hook too long on Steve Carl, because it happened right in front ...

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WSOF 9 full payouts and salaries: New champs Palhares, Moraes lead payday way with $50,000 each

Posted by system system 15 days ago from MMA Mania

WSOF 9 is in the books and payouts and salaries are in the checkbooks. Here is the complete list of last Saturday night's earnings for all the fighters competing at the "Carl vs. Palhares" m...

WSOF exec thinks 'crazy' critics should be 'praising' Rousimar Palhares

Posted by system system 15 days ago from MMA Mania

Critics and cynics were out in full force this past weekend when Rousimar Palhares successfully secured the ankle of Steve Carl at WSOF 9, as well as the promotion's Welterweight title. Ali ...

WSOF 9 salaries: Champs Palhares, Moraes paydays lead $251K payroll

Posted by system system 15 days ago from MMA Junkie

Newly crowned welterweight champ Rousimar Palhares and bantamweight Marlon Moraes were the top earners at Saturday’s WSOF 9 event.Filed under: News, WSOF Tagged: Boostayre Nefarios, Brenson ...

World Series of Fighting 9 Fighter Salaries: Palhares, Moraes, and Okami Top Payroll

Posted by system system 15 days ago from MMA Weekly

Rousimar Palhares, Marlon Moraes, and Yushin Okami topped the World Series of Fighting 9 fighter salaries that the Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed to MMAWeekly.com on Monday.

WSOF 9 Salaries: Rousimar Palhares pockets $50,000 in WSOF debut

Posted by system system 15 days ago from MMA Fighting

Newly crowned WSOF champions Rousimar Palhares and Marlon Moraes led the reported payroll for WSOF 9, as both fighters took home $50,000 purses for their title-winning performances, accordin...

World Series of Fighting 9 Medical Suspensions: Steve Carl Could Be Out for Six Months

Posted by system system 15 days ago from MMA Weekly

Steve Carl not only lost his WSOF welterweight belt to Rousimar Palhares in Saturday night’s main event, but also landed a potentially lengthy medical suspension.

Ali Abdel-Aziz: ‘Everybody just needs to shut the hell up and praise Rousimar Palhares as a champion’

Posted by system system 15 days ago from MMA Fighting

The UFC banished Rousimar Palhares for repeatedly holding submissions too long after the tap. He did that against Tomasz Drwal at UFC 111 in New Jersey (and was suspended for it), and he did...

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