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Rousimar Palhares Drops Out Of Title Fight, World Series Of Fighting Not Happy

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Rousimar Palhares was set to defend the World Series of Fighting welterweight title against Jon Fitch at WSOF 11 on July 5. It was announced by MMAFighting.com that Palhares had to bow out of the fight due to personal reasons. WSOF then announced the new main event will be Justin Gaehtje vs. Nick Newell for the lightweight title. WSOF Vice-President ... Read More »

The UFC Releases A Statement Regarding Rousimar Palhares’ Release

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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 ... Read More »