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The dirtiest fighter in MMA: Rousimar Palhares

Mike Massenzio feels the pain of a butt-hole who won’t let go. Mixed Martial Arts is a sport, wherein two combatants try to do serious damage to the other but even in a sport derived from violence there are lines that shouldn’t be crossed.  Rousimar Palhares crossed that line.  Not only did he cross it but he has done it many times.   There are things that need to be respected...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rousimar Palhares stripped of title; MMA fighters call for lifetime ban

Former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares was stripped of his World Series of Fighting welterweight title over the weekend after he held a kimura submission too long while defeating his opponent. The video below shows Palhares making a nice move while on the ground to put Jake Shields in a kimura, but he held onto the submission well after the referee intervened and called the fight...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WSOF: Palhares Suspended, Stripped Of Title

The dirty antics of Rousimar Palhares have cost him again. The World Series of Fighting (WSOF) President Rey Sefo announced today Palhares would be stripped of his newly defended welterweight title and suspended indefinitely. The news comes after the events at last Saturday’s WSOF 22. In the third round, Palhares executed a kimura submission that prompted Shields to tap out nine...
Via BadCulture
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rousimar Palhares Stripped Of WSOF Title For Dirty Play

Rousimar Palhares (pictured) is MMA’s best submission assassin this side of Ronda Rousey. The controversial welterweight is also the dirtiest.On Tuesday, World Series of Fighting president Ray Sefo announced on “The MMA Hour” that the promotion has decided to strip Palhares of his title following Saturday’s submission victory over bitter rival Jake Shields.Palhares was also...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rousimar Palhares is a Dirty Rotten Scoundrel

World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares no longer deserves to compete in combat sports. In fact, “Toquinho” has had his hand in the cookie jar for far too long. In the past five years alone, Palhares has been involved in four incidents of foul play – specifically, refusing to release opponents from submission holds after they tap out. He has come under...
Via Fight Booth
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Rousimar Palhares Should Be Banished From MMA Following WSOF 22 Controversy

All signs appear to be pointing to the fact that World Series Of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares could well be stripped of his title later this week after his latest controversial victory against Jake Shields on Saturday night. As we reported yesterday, Palhares was up to his old tricks at WSOF 22 as he held on to a fight-ending kimura submission against Shields...
Via Fight Of The Night
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Rousimar Palhares Vs Jake Shields Highlights Video: Watch The Controversial Finish

Rousimar Palhares was causing controversy again last night at WSOF 22 as he held on to a kimura submission long after Jake Shields tapped and even prolonged the agony after referee Steve Mazaghatti told him to stop. Watch how it all went down yourself via the highlights video below.
Via Fight Of The Night
28 days ago  |  Discuss

WSOF 22 Results: More Controversy For Rousimar Palhares

Rousimar Palhares looked to defend his welterweight title against Jake Shields last night at WSOF 22, and he did just that, but the manner in which he won has him left accused yet again of being a ‘dirty’ fighter. Things started well enough for Shields who got an early takedown in the first round and maintained top control throughout that first five minute spell to nullify the...
Via Fight Of The Night
28 days ago  |  Discuss

‘WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields’

WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields When: August 1st, 2015 Where: Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada How: NBC Sports Network Who: Preliminary Card: ( 8PM ET/5PM PT) Gil Guardado vs. Pete Martin Cory Hendricks vs. Julio Hinojosa Jimmy Jones vs. Marco Simmons Donavon Frelow vs. Carlos Garcia Davin Clark vs. Jake Heun Main Card: (NBC Sports Network 11:30PM...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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