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Wednesday, 03/14/2012, 10:33 am

Belcher Would Like To Submit Palhares At UFC on FOX 3

“I’m not going to force a grappling match. I’m much better striking than him. Faster, longer, better boxing, better kicking. So I’m going to be smart, but when it comes to a grappling situation, it’s a natural action. I can choke anybody. I can take their back, choke them, I have a bunch of really good moves. But would I like to win by submitting him? Yes, it’d be awesome. People would realize I’m not just good, but one of the best grapplers in the division, too… When you’re going for something and trying to force it and it’s not happening, you’re always open for something. He’ll leave himself open, and I’m planning on countering with good position, punching, and then maybe a submission or something.”

In an interview with, UFC middleweight fighter Alan Belcher talked about his upcoming UFC on FOX 3 fight with Rousimar Palhares.

Palhares has exhibited a relentless submission game inside the Octagon, but Alan Belcher isn’t scared to take it there with him if needed, in fact, he would relish the opportunity to submit the submission specialist.

But can he do it?


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0 Responses to “Belcher Would Like To Submit Palhares At UFC on FOX 3”

  1. Nick says:

    Keep on dreaming buddy.

  2. Xaninho says:

    Toquinho will rip off on of his limbs, or KO him.

  3. Justen says:

    Yeah grapple with him n see what happens. Leglock within 20 seconds. lol snappity snap.

  4. matt says:

    toquinho by footlock, round 1

  5. The Diaz bros like it in the butt says:

    Come on man yall are seriously underestimating this kid! This is not UFC 1 where nobody knew what to expect from a jujitsu guy! Belcher has just as good as a chance as Rousimar

  6. danielrchargers says:

    Belcher, by- whatever he wants. H.P is a stump.

  7. Brian says:

    HP is not that good of a striker at all, so i wont be surprised if he did knock him out.

  8. mmaislandjunkie says:

    belcher would like to win a fight period lol

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