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World Series of Fighting's 2nd trip to the NBC network could feature two title fights on the line. With World Series of Fighting 12 in the books, there's a much bigger card planned for the end of the year that could be the promotion's best one to date. Earlier in the week,MMA Junkie reported that officials are targeting a welterweight title match-up between Rousimar Palhares and Jon Fitch, plus a lightweight title bout between Justin Gaethje and Melvin Guillard for a December 27th show to be tel read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – On the eve of weigh-ins for Saturday’s WSOF 12 event, promotion officials said late December is being targeted for WSOF 16, which is expected to include welterweight and lightweight title fights.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, WSOF read news >>

  • a month ago
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WSOF welterweight champ Rousimar Palhares is back in the gym and looking to book a fight. And while he initially expected to face Jon Fitch in September, “Toquinho” says he’s now just waiting to hear when he can fight again.Filed under: News, WSOF 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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"Toquinho" became unhappy with Fitch's disapproval over him stepping back away their fight, and told his possible future opponent to take care of his own father. Rousimar Palhares expressed to Combate.com his reproval of Jon Fitch, saying that the WSOF welterweight champion shouldn't have walked away from their fight, which would happen this Saturday at WSOF 11. Fitch said that this wasn't a champion's move and classified this decision as "disgusting," arguing that he was going to fight even tho read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In our latest WSOF 11 sit-down with MMAjunkie’s John Morgan, co-headliners Jon Fitch and Dennis Hallman hit on a variety of topics, including Fitch’s growing resentment toward reigning WSOF welterweight champ Rousimar Palhares.Filed under: Featured Videos, (...) read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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He also didn't take too kindly to Rousimar Palhares bailing on their proposed WSOF welterweight championship fight. Dan Marino is considered one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time. He's a Hall of Famer with a number of individual accolades and countless records under his belt. Accomplishments he achieved while under center for the Miami Dolphins for 17 years. But as impressive as all his stats are, Marino never won an NFL championship, coming up short in his only shot at a Super Bowl r read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Jon Fitch believes the WSOF welterweight champion should man up and defend his title. Jon Fitch is not impressed with WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares' excuse for not defending his belt on Saturday night's fight card. Fitch, a former UFC title challenger, is scheduled to meet fellow UFC veteran Dennis Hallman in the co-main event of WSOF 11 next month, but that was not his original opponent. Fitch was initially scheduled to meet Palhares in a welterweight title fight, but plans were read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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It didn’t take long for Jon Fitch’s words to travel to Brazil, but WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares isn’t bothered by the contender’s claims.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

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