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Rousimar Palhares’ Legacy Tarnished Despite Winning WSOF Title

Rousimar Palhares moments after submitting Steve Carl for the WSOF welterweight title. Mandatory Credit: Dave Mandel/ Rousimar Palhares finally captured an MMA title this past Saturday as he beat Steve Carl in the first round at WSOF 9, winning the WSOF welterweight title. Palhares won the fight the way he always wins, with the heel hook. Some say Palhares held the...
Via The Sports Journal
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 9: Carl vs Palhares Fighter Purses ☆

A couple of UFC castoffs found the going good in their first action since being ousted from the Octagon.  Both Rousimar Palhares and Yushin Okami won their World Series of Fighting debuts on Saturday at WSOF 9: Carl vs Palhares, and also were among the top paid performers at the event.  Here are the full […]
Via MMA Manifesto
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Palhares, Moraes, Capture WSOF Titles

LAS VEGAS, NV - All photo credit to: Lucas Noonan/WSOF – Additional photos below  Brazilian submission master Rousimar Palhares (17-6) needed just 69 seconds to take the World Series of Fighting welterweight title away from former champ Steve Carl (21-4). MAIN CARD HIGHLIGHT VIDEO  UNDERCARD HIGHLIGHT VIDEO FULL FIGHT VIDEOS PRESS CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHT VIDEO  And it was his signature...
Via BadCulture
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rousimar Palhares Releases A Statement About His Controversial Fight Against Mike Pierce

Not sure if this is enough to warrant forgiveness but I am happy to see Rousimar addressing the media. He certainly seems genuine in this video although actions do speak louder than words and I believe his past actions along with those that took place at UFC Fight Night 29 are too hard to ignore. What do you all think? Should he ever be able to step foot in the octagon again? Alan...
Via Tito Couture
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Palhares suspended by Brazilian AC

Sometimes when it rains, it pours. Rousimar Palhares has been heavily scrutinized over the last 48 hours for his submission win over Mike Pierce at UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields when he held onto his heel hook finish after his opponent tapped out and the referee attempted to stop the fight. This marks a pattern with Palhares, who was suspended previously for 90 days after an...
Via Fox Sports
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Palhares a victim of his own history

The reality of the matter is that Rousimar Palhares' late release of a heel hook by itself was a punishable yet forgivable offense, if only it was a single instance. It was not. Palhares is a serial offender, with a record of ignoring the referee's order to release a submission. He did it in an MMA bout against Helio Dipp in 2007. He did it against Thomasz Drwal in 2010 while...
Via Fox Sports
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Rousimar Palhares Denied SOTN For Unsportsman Like Conduct

Rousimar Palhares got his signature heel hook on Mike Peirce on Wednesday night within the first minute of the fight.  Pierce quickly tapped before his knee was torn to shreds as the ref jumped in to stop the fight.  Still Palhares cranked the very dangerous submission seconds after he should have let let go.  It was extremely unnecessary and the UFC felt the same way as he was...
Via Tito Couture
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Palhares docked for holding sub late

The thing about reputations is that they're easy to make and hard to shake. Rousimar Palhares is finding that out right about now, after the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission said it would investigate him and the UFC withheld a surefire $50,000 Submission Of The Night award following the conclusion of UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields . The fight itself went perfectly for Palhares...
Via Fox Sports
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Rousimar Palhares Rolls In Booty Shorts

Rousimar Palhares is a scary man regardless if he rocks the smedium spanx… I say we partner Cyborg, Tate and Ronda Rousey vs Palhares in a steal cage. Rousimar Palhares Squares Off With Fan Wonderboy Does Yoga
Via Tito Couture
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Rousey Poses With Rousimar Palhares

Palhares is a guy you don’t really want to be on the ground with, but Rousey is currently the deadliest women on the ground in all of MMA.  I am still in awe of her 6 fight win streak: 6 wins, 6 first round stoppages, 6 arm bar submissions.  She called out “Cyroid” (her words), but we may have to wait one more fight for that to happen.  Biggest fight in Women’s MMA history...
Via Tito Couture
August 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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