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

Posted by system system 8 days ago from Bloody Elbow

The World Series of Fighting Welterweight champ "Toquinho" responds to top contender Jon Fitch. Rousimar Palhares responded when 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 9 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...

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

Posted by system system 15 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...

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

Posted by system system 16 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 ...

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

Posted by system system 17 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: Rousimar Palhares pockets $50,000 in WSOF debut

Posted by system system 17 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...

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

Posted by system system 17 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...

Shameless MMA Radio: Breaking Down Shogun vs. Hendo, Questioning Rousimar Palhares, and More

Posted by system system 17 days ago from MMA Weekly

On this week's edition of Shameless MMA, the guys recap UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson, discuss how less attractive people have a harder time in MMA, and talk about whether or not Rou...

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The Black Hat Fits: Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch Will Be Must-See TV for WSOF

Posted by system system 17 days ago from Bleacher Report

Rousimar Palhares proved he’s still an elite welterweight on Saturday at World Series of Fighting 9, taking the company’s 170-pound title from no-name champion Steve Carl in 69 easy, breezy ...

Rousimar Palhares: Oh, What Might Have Been in the UFC

Posted by system system 17 days ago from Bleacher Report

Oh, what might have been. On a spring night in Nevada, Rousimar Palhares latched onto the leg of World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Steve Carl, heel hooking his way to victory in...

Rousimar Palhares vs. Steve Carl full fight video replay from WSOF 9 in Las Vegas

Posted by system system 18 days ago from MMA Mania

Watch former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight bad boy Rousimar Palhares capture the 170-pound strap with a nasty first-round submission (heel hook) victory over former divis...

Nothing controversial about Palhares' win, but image campaign just beginning

Posted by system system 18 days ago from MMA Junkie

Rousimar Palhares didn’t do anything wrong in his submission win over Steve Carl at WSOF 9. The fact it even needs to be said probably tells us how far he has to go in distancing himself fro...

WSOF 9 Fight Video: Did Rousimar Palhares Hold on Too Long with the Submission?

Posted by system system 18 days ago from MMA Weekly

Watch the World Series of Fighting 9 main event between Steve Carl and Rousimar Palhares, which took place on Saturday, March 29, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

World Series of Fighting says Rousimar Palhares will defend title against Jon Fitch in July, Fitch says agreement was no

Posted by system system 18 days ago from Bloody Elbow

Jon Fitch takes to Twitter to say that, despite WSOF announcing that he would fight the winner of Rousimar Palhares in July, he agreed to fight no later than June. World Series of Fighting s...

Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch, Justin Gaethje vs. Nick Newell, Tyrone Spong to highlight WSOF 11

Posted by system system 18 days ago from MMA Fighting

LAS VEGAS -- Less than an hour after Rousimar Palhares defeated Steve Carl to become the WSOF welterweight champion, the leglock savant's first title defense highlighted a trio of major figh...

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