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.
Dana White fires Rousimar Palhares for not releasing heel hook on Mike Pierce.
The UFC won't wait for word from Brazil's MMA commission before making a decision on Rousimar Palhares. UFC President Dana White on Thursday told ESPN that the welterweight has been released...
Rousimar Palhares came under heavy scrutiny following his 31-second heel hook victory over Mike Pierce at UFC Fight Night 29, and now he finds himself without a job.
The UFC referred to Rousimar Palhares' conduct at UFC Fight Night 29 on Wednesday night as "unsportsmanlike." That's one way to put it, even if it's so generous a description it borders on d...
BARUERI, Brazil – Rousimar Palhares' manager, Alex Davis, doesn't believe his client has ever intentionally injured another human being. That said, he is expecting further sanctions followin...
UFC officials handed out the traditional post-fight awards and fighter bonuses following Wednesday night's UFC Fight Night 29: Maia vs. Shields in Brazil.
Check out the entire fight video as Rousimar Palhares submitted Mike Pierce with a brutal – and "unsportsmanlike" – ankle lock at UFC Fight Night 29.
Watch highlights from the welterweight fight between Rousimar Palhares and Mike Pierce from UFC Fight Night 29 at the Jose Correa Gymnasium in Barueri, São Paulo, Brazil, on Wednesday.
UFC welterweight Rousimar Palhares picked up a quick and decisive victory over Mike Pierce at tonight's UFC Fight Night 29 event, but the controversial ending overshadowed the win.