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Following his third round submission victory over Mitch Gagnon, Renan Barao revealed that his main goal in the coming year is to bring the bantamweight title back to Brazil. Following a turbulent year in the UFC, Renan Barao is delighted to put 2014 behind him with a win on Saturday night. Having watched the division pass him by over the past few months, the Brazilian vowed to regain the title in the coming months. "I'm focused on my goals, and I'm going to bring this belt back to Brazil," Barao read news >>

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BARUERI, Brazil -- Leandro Issa discusses his return to fight in Brazil at UFC Fight Night 58, the growth of MMA in Brazil, Evolve MMA, his submission win, and more. read news >>

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Watch the video of Renan Barao submitting Mitch Gagnon in the co-main event of last night's (Sat., Dec. 20, 2014) UFC Fight Night 58: "Machida vs. Dollaway" event in Brazil. read news >>

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Renan Barao's return and submission win was the highlight of the FS1 undercard for UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Dollaway. Renan Barao returned to action tonight at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Dollaway and picked up an important win that should serve as his first step toward a title shot. Mitch Gagnon gave almost as good as he got for much of the first two rounds, looking to land some huge shots on the former champion, but Barao was slightly better and in round three was able to get on top and adv read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares continued his winning ways this past weekend (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014) at World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16, submitting Jon Fitch in the opening round of their welterweight title fight in Sacramento, California (see full results here). But, in the eyes of many, "Toquinho" returned to his old ways of refusing to release a submission hold promptly after the tap. Little more than one minute into in the opening frame, Palhares wrapped his stocky limbs around Fitch's leg and proceeded read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares, the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion and one of the most dangerous fighters in all of MMA, will not be punished by the California State Athletic Commission following yet another brutal and controversial submission victory Saturday. That news came Monday evening from Marc Raimondi of MMA Fighting, who spoke with CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster. Though Foster said Palhares will not be punished by the CSAC, he expressed frustration over Palhares' continued and d read news >>

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The California State Athletic Commission will not be punishing Rousimar Palhares, even though he held onto his winning kneebar submission against Jon Fitch a shade too long. Andy Foster, the CSAC executive director, told MMA Fighting that he was angry Saturday night at World Series of Fighting 16 in Sacramento after the incident in the main event. But after consulting with referee Ed Collantes and watching video of the finish over and over again Monday, Foster determined he would not take any ac read news >>

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Viewers watching World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16 last Sat. night (Dec. 13, 2014) on NBC Sports Network from Sacramento, Calif., saw a trademark of a Rousimar Palhares fight: a leg submission so painful the opponent was left unable to stand after the bout. See for yourself right here. WSOF President Ray Sefo addressed the troubled fighter's reputation before the fight, and assured MMAmania.com that "Toquinho" would follow the rules. "We addressed this issue when we first signed him. If (a subm read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares added another quick submission to his record, but the fight once again ended with controversy. The World Series of Fighting welterweight champion, who needed 90 seconds to tap Jon Fitch in the main event of WSOF 16 in Sacramento Calif., on Dec. 13, might have injured Fitch with his nasty submission, but feels he did everything by the book. "I still have to deal with those critics, but I don’t understand why people try to humiliate me like that," Palhares told MMAFighting.com of read news >>

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Did WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares (again) hold on to a submission for too long? His boss doesn’t think so.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

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Big fighters. Small fighters. Rich fighters. Poor fighters. Ground fighters. Stand-up fighters. Mixed martial arts contains multitudes, fighters seemingly crafted especially to fulfill their role in the combat sports ecosystem. But, in this vast sea of archetypes and stereotypes, there is only one Rousimar Palhares, the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion who submitted longtime UFC contender Jon Fitch in just 90 seconds Saturday night on NBCSN. Fighting is all about misdirection. The read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares notched his first title defense – and his 11th leg-lock submission in 16 career wins – after tapping out Jon Fitch in Saturday’s WSOF 16 headliner.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Jamie Varner was defeated in the first-round of his UFC on Fox 13 fight with Drew Dober, tapping out via rear-naked choke. After the bout, Varner announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. read news >>

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Jamie Varner was defeated in the first-round of his UFC on Fox 13 fight with Drew Dober, tapping out via rear-naked choke. After the bout, Varner announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. read news >>

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