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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 >>

  • 4 days ago
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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 >>

  • 6 days ago
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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 >>

  • 6 days ago
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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 >>

  • 6 days ago
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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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"I had planned this a long time ago. I knew this was going to be my last fight. I can't keep up with these young kids anymore. I'm battling injuries all the time. My hat's off to Drew, he came in, hostile territory, and fought his ass off. It's been an absolute dream. I've been fighting a long time. It's been a dream. I own a gym, I've done things I never thought I could do." After more than a decade in combat sports, former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) lightweight champion Jamie Varner is h read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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A 4th straight defeat inside the Octagon spelled the end of the MMA career of former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner. Jamie Varner was unable to deliver a win in front of his fellow Arizona natives, losing in the 1st round by rear-naked choke to Drew Dober at UFC on Fox 13 in Phoenix. Varner attempted a lateral drop on Dober but ended up slamming himself to the mat, momentarily knocking himself out. Dober immediately gained mount after the failed attempt and then secured the submission at read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – A submission happy Charles Oliveira mostly was on cruise control on Friday with his submission game.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Carla Esparza was awarded a performance bonus for her title winning submission of Rose Namajunas. An entertaining night of action culminated with an exciting inaugural women's strawweight title fight between Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas. It was high quality finish to a night mostly dedicated to announcing the UFC's newly minted 115-pound division. Former Invicta FC champion Carla Esparza maintained her stranglehold of the strawweight division with a submission victory over Namajunas in the t read news >>

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