Found October 10, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
After his submission victory over Mike Pierce last night at UFC Fight Night, Rousimar Palhares was denied the Submission of the Night bonus of 50k, because his submission was deemed unsportsmanlike due to not releasing the hold in a reasonable time, the second time in his UFC Career.  Now, it appears UFC president, Dana White, has had enough. @danawhite tells me on @ESPNOlbermann that Rousimar Palhares is banned. won't ever fight for UFC again… — Jeremy Schaap (@JeremySchaap) October 10, 2013    

Dana White on Rousimar Palhares' UFC career: "He's Done"

Playing on the ground with Rousimar Palhares is never a good gameplan. Last night in Brazil, Mike Pierce took his chances, and ended up as another statistic. Palhares collected his 9th submission via the leg lock, one that will surely net him an extra $50K in the bonus department. Check that - one that will get him not only no bonus money but send him to unemployment line. Say what...

The UFC Releases A Statement Regarding Rousimar Palhares’ Release

The UFC made headlines in the wrong way on Wednesday night at UFC Fight Night 29 when welterweight Rousimar Palhares refused to break a leg lock he had in his bout with Mike Pierce. Video: Palhares submits Pierce in 31 seconds Palhares had won the bout by submission 0:31 into the fight. The UFC didn’t give Palhares the submission of the night bonus due to his actions. Everyone...

UFC President talks Tyson’s legacy

Dana White sure has a way with words when discussing any subject, let alone the legacy of the former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world Mike Tyson. In a short excerpt from the new FOX reality series "Being Mike Tyson", the UFC President and boxing's living legend himself are shown palling around together, as they are known to do, backstage at an event with...

Rousimar Palhares Receives Walking Papers

UFC President Dana White revealed today to ESPN’s Jeremy Shaap on Olbermann that welterweight competitor Rousimar Palhares had been released from the organization following his despicable actions at UFC Fight Night 29. The submission specialist spoiled an otherwise perfect welterweight debut when he decided to hold onto a heel hook well after Mike Pierce had already visibly tapped...

Rousimar Palhares Receives 120 Day Suspension From CABMMA

 Following his UFC release, Rousimar Palhares (15-5, pictured left) has just recicved some more bad news, with MMAJunkie reporting that Brazil’s MMA regulating body, Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA (CABMMA), have suspended the Brazilian grappler for 120 days, which will not come into effect until the end of his medical suspension, which was not released at this time.A CABMMA...

UFC Bans Rousimar Palhares Following ‘Unsportsmanlike’ Submission Win

Welterweight Rousimar Palhares (pictured) took just 31 seconds to submit Mike Pierce on Wednesday at UFC Night Night 29. Unfortunately for the jiu jitsu specialist, it marks the last time he will ever set foot inside the Octagon. On Thursday, ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap, who is hosting “Olbermann” this week on the network, said UFC president Dana White has banned Palhares from the...

Bellator Passes on Rousimar Palhares

Sure, Bellator MMA might have gobbled up several former UFC fighters – including two past their prime prior light heavyweight champions in Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Tito Ortiz, a habitual marijuana smoker who can’t decide if he wants to retire or not in Matt Riddle and a testosterone abuser in Lavar Johnson – but they want nothing to do with Rousimar Palhares (pictured...

Rousimar Palhares Holds onto Leg Lock After Mike Pierce Taps

It is a perfect way to blemish an otherwise impressive performance. For the second time in his UFC career, Brazilian submission specialist Rousimar Palhares held onto a submission well past what was necessary. In a bout that took place on the UFC Fight Night 29 main card, Palhares pressured Pierce against the fence and quickly attacked his legs, attempting to secure a leg lock of...

Jury hates boring fights

The last thing any fighter wants to hear after a performance is UFC president Dana White calling their fight "boring" or any variation of the word. In a current state of politics where boring sometimes equals buried on the undercard or it can go as far as being released if performances never seem to improve, the goal of finishing fights and putting on an exciting show...

Alan Belcher Challenges Rousimar Palhares To BJJ Bout In Metamoris

 Following the controversial submission victory of Rousimar Palhares (15-5) over Mike Pierce (17-6) at this past Wednesday night’s UFC Fight Night 29 event, it would seem that Alan Belcher (18-8) is one man who wants to teach the Brazilian grappler a lesson.Belcher, who has already defeated Palhares by first round TKO when they battled at the UFC on Fox: Diaz vs. Miller back...

UFC World Podcast No 9

UFC and Zuffa CEO Lorenzo Fertitta reveals how he almost pulled the plug on the UFC, how he and Dana White are like yin and yang, and presents his vision for the company as it looks to the future and global expansion. Later in the show, MMA coach Greg Jackson talks Jon Jones. In the studio, TUF 17 Alumni Jimmy Quinlan and Luke Barnatt talk TUF and training for Manchester. Plus,...
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