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  • 6 days ago
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WSOF welterweight title challenger Jon Fitch is fighting champ Rousimar Palhares – finally – and that means he has to answer questions about leglocks. Namely, how he’ll stop them.Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, WSOF read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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World Series of Fighting has re-booked the welterweight title fight between Rousimar Palhares and Jon Fitch for December 13th. Despite the initial outright refusal to do so, Jon Fitch will be fighting Rousimar Palhares after all. The former UFC title challenger will take on World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares in the main event of their December 13th show (venue and city TBD). Palhares vs. Fitch was originally scheduled for July on NBC, but the Brazilian had to withdr read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares and former UFC title challenger Jon Fitch will square off in the WSOF 16 main event. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Rousimar Palhares will defend his World Series of Fighting 170-pound title against Jon Fitch at WSOF 16 on Dec. 13. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Which puts it head-to-head with UFC on FOX 13. Guys, I think they really mean it this time. World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares will defend his 170-pound title against fellow Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) castaway Jon Fitch in the headliner of the WSOF 16 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Dec. 13, 2014 at a location to be named. WSOF executive vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz confirmed the pairing to MMA Fighting. Palhares (16-6) was expected to appear las read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Rousimar Palhares will put his World Series of Fighting welterweight title on the line in December. The submission artist, who tapped Steve Carl with a heel hook in 69 seconds to take his title in March, will defend the 170-pound championship against fellow UFC veteran Jon Fitch on Dec. 13, WSOF executive vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz confirmed to MMAFighting.com on Monday. WSOF 16’s city and venue still are yet to be determined. Palhares (16-6) was initially scheduled to meet Fitch in July, but read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

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