Join Shameless MMA as we talk with Strikeforce vet Tyler Stinson and several other guests. Topics include the Rousimar Palhares drama, TUF18 recap, and Ben Askren vs. Georges St-Pierre.
Rousimar Palhares Explains Why He Held Submission So Long
After Rousimar Palhares' controversial submission win over Mike Pierce at UFC Fight Night 29, I heard one question repeated, in one form or another, over and over again: What is this guy's p...
As I sift through all the various media outlets and see everything that is being said about Rousimar Palhares, I cannot help but to reflect what an odd situation into which this has turned.
Rousimar Palhares has come under a firestorm of controversy since finishing Mike Pierce with a heel hook at UFC Fight Night 29. On Saturday, he explained his side of the story.
Not only is Rousimar Palhares out a $50,000 Submission of the Night bonus and a job following his controversial submission of Mike Pierce, he has now also been suspended.
In addition to his UFC release and the loss of a likely $50,000 "Submission of the Night" bonus, Rousimar Palhares will have to deal with a suspension.
On the heels of Rousimar Palhares' Thursday release from the UFC, his manager said the fighter will not abandon his career, even though he'll now be fighting outside the world's largest MMA ...
The UFC has issued a statement following the release of veteran UFC welterweight Rousimar Palhares due to "unsportsmanlike conduct."
UFC officials on Thursday released a statement confirming the release of Rousimar Palhares following the controversy swirling around his UFC Fight Night 29 submission victory.