Results for: Toquinho in news

  • 11 days ago
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This time, it took just 90 seconds for Rousimar Palhares to leave his calling card. In the headliner of World Series of Fighting 16 from the McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, Calif., the WSOF welterweight champion made a successful first defense, forcing longtime welterweight standout Jon Fitch to scream out in pain, tapping to a kneebar at just 1:30 of the very first round. read news >>

  • 5 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 >>

  • 7 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 >>

  • 8 months ago
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World Series of Fighting welterweight titlist Steve Carl and challenger Rousimar Palhares successfully made weight Friday ahead of their championship headliner at WSOF 9. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Assuming he makes weight later today, "Toquinho" will be ready to roll for his 170-pound title fight against Steve Carl. Everyone at World Series of Fighting (WSOF) can now breathe a little easier. That's because top welterweight attraction Rousimar Palhares has passed his surprise drug test ahead of this Saturday night's (March 29, 2014) 170-pound title fight against Steve Carl, which takes place inside The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMA Fighting reported the go read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – Brazilian welterweight Rousimar Palhares has passed a pre-fight drug test, and his title fight opposite World Series of Fighting champ Steve Carl is now a go.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, World Series of Fighting Tagged: Rousimar Palhares, WSOF 9 read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Rousimar Palhares has gained something of a cult following in mixed martial arts thanks to his affinity for finishing fights with nasty leg locks. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Eleven months ago, Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares’ decision to stop fighting mid-bout cost him dearly in a knockout loss to Nate Marquardt. Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, history very nearly repeated itself. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Middleweight Dan Miller has agreed to square off against Rousimar Palhares at UFC 134 in Rio de Janeiro, taking the place of Palhares’ original opponent, Alexandre “Cacareco” Ferreira. read news >>