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  • 4 years ago
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When Brazilian submission ace Rousimar Palhares steps into the cage against Nate Marquardt in the main event of UFC Fight Night 22, he'll be competing in perhaps the most high-profile contest of his career. But don't for one minute believe that the Spike TV-broadcast bout is the toughest fight of Palhares' life. No, the UFC middleweight contender's biggest struggles came well before he ever set foot in the octagon - when a 10-year-old Palhares and his brothers and sisters siblings wor read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares is back in the gym, and he’s training to beat Jon Fitch. The leglock specialist asked to be taken off the WSOF 11 card on July 5 to assist his mother on her surgery for thrombosis in her legs, but Fitch, who was set to fight for the welterweight title, didn’t approve of his decision. Fitch called Palhares "unprofessional", wishing he had "manned up" and fought him. By saying that, he made things personal. "My fami read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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World Series of Fighting welterweight contender Jon Fitch calls champion Rousimar Palhares unprofessional for pulling out of their planned title fight. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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World Series of Fighting welterweight contender Jon Fitch blasts champion Rousimar Palhares for pulling out of their scheduled WSOF 11 title fight during a press conference on Friday. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares has withdrawn from a scheduled July 5 title defense due to personal issues. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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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 title contender had said last October that he would turn down a fight against "Toquinho" because of the WSOF welterweight champion's reputation of holding submissions after the opponent has tapped out. The two are set to face each other at WSOF 11, on July 5, although Fitch is claiming he's owed the fight in June read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Forget fighting, money solves everything! Crisis averted. After formally requesting his release from World Series of Fighting (WSOF) earlier today (April 4, 2014), Josh Burkman has come to terms with the upstart mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion and will fulfill his contract with a welterweight title shot against the winner of Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch. MMA Junkie explains why: At the center of the controversy was Burkman's pay at WSOF 9, where he knocked out Stinson in the first round. W read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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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. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Newly crowned World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares isn't receiving much praise in light of his submission victory over Steve Carl at WSOF 9 Saturday night in Las Vegas. Once again, many pundits believe that "Toquinho" held on to a dangerous leglock for a little too long after his opponent tapped out. However, World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo, matchmaker Ali Abdel-Aziz and Carl all believe that Palhares showed the utmost sportsmanship in this particular situ read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Newly crowned World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares isn't receiving much praise in light of his submission victory over Steve Carl at WSOF 9 Saturday night in Las Vegas. Once again, many pundits believe that "Toquinho" held on to a dangerous leglock for a little too long after his opponent tapped out. However, World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo, matchmaker Ali Abdel-Aziz and Carl all believe that Palhares showed the utmost sportsmanship in this particular situ read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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World Series of Fighting has done something very few other promotions have done in MMA history: It has earned respect from fans and media. Fans are always rooting against non-UFC promotions, be it consciously or subconsciously. It's hard not to. Watching Fedor Emelianenko in Strikeforce, at the time, felt like watching Tom Brady playing in the Arena Football League. Fans want to see the best fight the best, and they don't want imaginary things like "companies" and "contracts" getting in the way read news >>

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