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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 >>

  • 2 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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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 >>

  • 3 months ago
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On July 5, Jon Fitch takes on Rousimar Palhares Jake Shields Josh Burkman in the tiebreaking rubber match of their epic rivalry. Fitch, one of the sport’s most dominant grapplers, is No. 9 on the list of fighters with the most wins in the UFC. Despite this, he is appearing in the World Series of Fighting 11 main card because of the UFC’s preference for newer, exciting and more marketable fighters. Jon Fitch, speaking to Bleacher Report, had harsh words for the promotion’s strategy: “They want mo read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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In the wake of Toquinho's withdrawal from the July card, former UFC contender Jake Shields is stepping in against Jon Fitch at WSOF 11. Earlier this week, news came out that former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares dropped out of his scheduled WSOF 11 bout. "Toquinho" was set to face fellow UFC vet Jon Fitch at Welterweight, but the failing health of his mother forced to him to withdraw from the match. With only 2 months before fight night, WSOF pitted newly signed Jake Shields against Fitch as a re read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The recent blow of losing welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares’ first title defense for its July 5 fight card ended up not being all that severe after World Series of Fighting was able to sign Jon Fitch vs. Jake Shields in its stead. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The 170-pound champ is not scared, being a diva, or holding out for more money, but rather staying behind to help care for his sick mother, who will likely undergo a "complicated" surgery. Family comes first. That's the message from World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares, who withdrew from his upcoming title defense against fellow Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) castaway Jon Fitch, originally scheduled for July 5, 2014. "Toquinho" released an official statem read news >>

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