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  • 6 days ago
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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares successfully defended 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, which took place back on Dec. 13, 2014. So much for the "smashy-smash." Soon after Fitch had his leg pretzel'd, his drug test came back red-hot for an undisclosed substance (reportedly testosterone). Not only did that "surprise" Palhares, but it also read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Rousimar Palhares finished Jon Fitch in 90 seconds to defend his World Series of Fighting welterweight title, and wasn’t expecting to hear that his opponent tested positive in a fight night drug test. The California State Athletic Commission did not announce the substance Fitch tested positive for, and "Toquinho", who defeated the former UFC 170-pound contender with a kneebar at WSOF 16 on Dec. 13, spoke with MMAFighting.com about Fitch's results. "I was surprised because he criticized me so muc read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Here we go again... Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) isn't the only mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion dealing with failed drug tests. MMA Junkie is reporting that Jon Fitch failed a pre-fight drug test prior to his welterweight title fight against Rousimar Palhares at World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16, which went down on Dec. 13, 2014 in Sacramento, California. Fitch ultimately lost the bout in the very first round after the former UFC contender became the latest victim to "Toquinho's" tra read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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...Because your week hasn't been bombarded with enough MMA drug test failures. In a week where MMA has been dominated with the drug testing failures of UFC 183 headliners Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, it's been revealed that another prominent name in the sport has failed his own drug test. World Series of Fighting welterweight and former UFC title challenger Jon Fitch has tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone. MMA Junkie's Steven Marocco has the details: The CSAC, which oversaw the read news >>

  • a month ago
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New No. 1 welterweight contender Jake Shields says he's going to rid World Series of Fighting (WSOF) of its "dirty" champion, Rousimar Palhares. Jake Shields has his broom and dustpan in hand and wants to sweep his way to another world title. Following a first-round win over Brian Foster at WSOF 17, Shields is ready to "clean up" the promotion's welterweight division. Speaking to Submission Radio, Shields said that welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares can't go for a leg lock without trying to read news >>

  • a month ago
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World Series of Fighting announced that Jake Shields would be the next in line for the welterweight title with a win over Brian Foster last Saturday, and he made it quick with a first-round submission. Right after the win, Shields had strong words for WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares. "He's holding my belt for me," Shields said of "Toquinho". "I'm going to go out there and whip his ass. He's a dirty fighter breaking everyone's legs and ankles. I'm going to go out there and I'm going read news >>

  • a month ago
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The only thing on Jake Shields' mind at the current time is Rousimar Palhares. While the former Strikeforce middleweight champion turned welterweight contender under the World Series of Fighting banner would love to add another title to his already impressive resume, his upcoming bout against the Brazilian leglock master has all the feelings of something personal attached to it. The Team Cesar Gracie representative has forged a successful career out of being both a talented fighter and a sportsm read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jake Shields is willing to play WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares’ sometimes-dangerous game.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos, WSOF read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jake Shields submits Brian Foster in the opening round to set up a title fight against Rousimar Palhares. Jake Shields went five years between submission wins before joining the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) family, all the way up until he submitted Ryan Ford by rear-naked choke in his debut with the promotion at WSOF 14. At WSOF 17, he did it again. Shields made short work of Brian Foster in the main event on Saturday evening (Jan. 17, 2015), at the Axis Theater inside the Planet Hollywood Re read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC veteran needed less than 3 minutes to make Brian Foster tap at WSOF 17 tonight on NBC Sports and followed up his win with some trash talk for the WSOF champ. It wasn't the biggest show the 36-year-old MMA veteran Jake Shields has headlined, but he gave it his best and put on a fine show at WSOF 17, submitting Brian Foster by rear naked choke in 2:51. Following the win, the man who once headlined the UFC's biggest ever live show against Georges St-Pierre, called out the controversial WSOF read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jake Shields wasted little time to secure a WSOF 17 win, finishing Brian Foster in the first round on Saturday night in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jake Shields is the next in line for a shot at World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion headlined WSOF 17 against fellow UFC veteran Brian Foster on Saturday night in Las Vegas, and only needed 2:51 to end the bout. In his second attempt to take the fight to the ground, Shields passed the guard and went to full mount, locking an arm-triangle choke. Foster tried to escape and ended up giving up his back. Shields, who scored 10 read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jake Shields remains one of the very best grapplers in all of MMA. The former Strikeforce champion was a Division I wrestler and has won several high-level jiu-jitsu tournaments. Of his 30 career victories, 11 have come by way of submission. There isn't a whole lot Shields has not seen on the ground. Rousimar Palhares, though, is a different breed. He's known for his incredible leglocks -- and holding onto them until his opponent is screaming and pleading for him to let go. Shields will get a sh read news >>

  • a month ago
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WSOF welterweight Jake Shields isn’t trying to waste any time in his new promotional home.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

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