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The flight from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro is a long one, with nearly 16 hours in the air. For Renan Barao this past August, it was even longer. read news >>

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Head coach of NY Combat Sambo, Stephen Koepfer, breaks down the Rousimar Palhares kneebar submission win over Jon Fitch from WSOF 16 (see the GIF here). A master of sport in Sambo, Koepfer goes over the finer points and principals of leg-lock attacks/escapes, and what Fitch could have done to avoid the submission loss. read news >>

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All 16 fighters hit their required marks for Friday’s “Dynasty of Champions" pay-per-view, as One Fighting Championship makes its promotional debut in China. read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares continued his winning ways this past weekend (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014) at World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16, submitting Jon Fitch in the opening round of their welterweight title fight in Sacramento, California (see full results here). But, in the eyes of many, "Toquinho" returned to his old ways of refusing to release a submission hold promptly after the tap. Little more than one minute into in the opening frame, Palhares wrapped his stocky limbs around Fitch's leg and proceeded read news >>

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It's the start of a new week in MMA and there has been plenty of time to let the three fight cards from this past weekend marinate. Let's take a look back at some of the good, bad and memorable moments one last time. Bushido, which means "the way of the warrior," is the code of moral principles among the Samurai. Now, fighters in modern-day mixed martial arts (MMA) MMA aren't wielding swords or wearing armor, nor are they in feudal-era Japan, but many train in different martial art forms and man read news >>

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A press conference will be held to formally announce the class-action lawsuit against the UFC by fighters tomorrow afternoon in California. The previously reported class-action lawsuit to be filed against the UFC by fighters -- originally broken here at Bloody Elbow -- will be formally announced tomorrow afternoon. The information was released via an e-mail sent out to select media members earlier today. The announcement will be made at a press conference in San Jose tomorrow afternoon at 1 p.m. read news >>

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Viewers watching World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16 last Sat. night (Dec. 13, 2014) on NBC Sports Network from Sacramento, Calif., saw a trademark of a Rousimar Palhares fight: a leg submission so painful the opponent was left unable to stand after the bout. See for yourself right here. WSOF President Ray Sefo addressed the troubled fighter's reputation before the fight, and assured MMAmania.com that "Toquinho" would follow the rules. "We addressed this issue when we first signed him. If (a subm read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Surprise, surprise, Rousimar Palhares did a leglock again and here's the video. read news >>

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It didn't take long for Rousimar Palhares to do what Rousimar Palhares does. read news >>

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Last night (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014) was a quick night for Welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares, who needed just 1.5 minutes to defend his 170-pound strap for the first time against fellow Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran, Jon Fitch (read full recap here). Palhares and Fitch headlined WSOF 16, which took place inside McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, Calif., airing live on NBC Sports. Fitch was obviously well aware that Palhares is/was a one-trick leg-crushing pony. However, read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Rousimar Palhares submitted Jon FItch in the main event by kneebar to retain the welterweight title, while Lance Palmer became the new WSOF featherweight champion after submitting Rick Glenn in the third round by rear-naked choke. Rousimar Palhares has taken yet another fighter's leg home for a trophy in his career. At World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16, which took place last Sat. night (Dec. 13, 2014) in Sacramento, Calif., the leg-lock assassin added the newest one to his mantle by submitting read news >>

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After three competitive rounds, Sheymon Moraes picked up a narrow split-decision win over fellow bantamweight Gabriel Solorio at Saturday’s WSOF 16 event.Filed under: News, Videos, WSOF read news >>

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WSOF crowned a new featherweight champion on Saturday after Lance Palmer tapped out former titleholder Rick Glenn in Saturday’s WSOF 16 co-headliner.Filed under: News, Videos, WSOF read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Rousimar Palhares notched his first title defense – and his 11th leg-lock submission in 16 career wins – after tapping out Jon Fitch in Saturday’s WSOF 16 headliner.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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