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Aug 5, 2015 7:30 am

UFC Fighters React To Rousimar Palhares Being Stripped Of Title

The World Series of Fighting decided to strip welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares of his belt and suspend him indefinitely. This came after he beat Jake Shields at this past Saturday’s WSOF 22. During the fight he clearly scratched at Shields eyes several times and then held onto the fight winning submission for way to long...

Aug 4, 2015 4:58 pm

Rousimar Palhares’ Manager Responds To WSOF’s Decision

Earlier today the World Series of Fighting announced that they are stripping welterweight champion, Rousimar Palhares, of his title and suspending him indefinitely. Right after the news broke Palhares’ manager Alex Davis spoke to MMAJunkie and told them that he wasn’t happy with how the WSOF was going about this, releasing the information to the...

Aug 4, 2015 1:35 pm

WSOF 22 Medical Report: Shields Snags Possible 6 Month Suspension

WSOF 22 went down on Saturday night and had plenty of drama to go along with it. From the Diaz brothers brawl with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s crew, to the ridiculous actions by champion Rousimar Palhares in his title defense. Palhares repeatedly raked Shields’ eyes during the fight, then held onto the fight ending kimura way too...

Aug 4, 2015 10:21 am

WSOF Strips Rousimar Palhares Of Title, Suspends Him Indefinitely

WSOF 22 did not go down without its share of drama. Actually it had more than its share of drama, both in and out of the cage. There was a brawl between the Diaz brothers and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s crew and major drama in the cage between Rousimar Palhares and Jake Shields. During there title fight...

Aug 4, 2015 9:59 am

Roger Huerta Books Opponent For ONE Championship 30

Former UFC lightweight Roger Huerta will take on Koji Ando at ONE Championship 30, which is scheduled to take place on Sept. 1 at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China. Officials announced the fight news. Huerta last fought at ONE Championship 19, where he TKO’d Christian Holley in round 1 which was just his second win...

Aug 4, 2015 9:47 am

‘Bellator 141: Guillard vs. Girtz’ Card Is Complete With New Fights Added

Bellator 141, which will feature a main event between former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard and Brandon Girtz, is now complete with the addition of five new fights. Bellator MMA press release: In a critical lightweight matchup, Brent Primus (5-0) will put his undefeated record on the line against the dangerous Derek “The Barbaric” Anderson (12-1,...

Aug 4, 2015 9:36 am

WSOF 22 Payroll: Palhares’ Antics Cost Him, Loses Out On Big Payday

Whether you tuned into UFC 190 or WSOF 22 on Saturday night you were rewarded with some great fights and some even better drama. You either saw Rousey face-plant KO Bethe Correia in 34 seconds or you saw WSOF champ Rousimar Palhares gouge the eyes of Jake Shields, then nearly snap his arm when held...

Aug 3, 2015 9:32 pm

Is ‘D*ck’ Palhares holding subs too long? Lauzon breaks it down best

World Series of Fighting is about to drop the hammer on welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares for keeping Jake Shields trapped in a kimura and cranking it long after the referee waved off their fight at “WSOF 22”. While Palhares feels as if he did nothing wrong, the Vice President of WSOF reviewed the footage and...

Aug 3, 2015 4:32 pm

Flashback! Ronda Rousey’s Trip to the 209 with Nick and Nate Diaz

Ronda Rousey proved this weekend that she is one of the biggest, if not the biggest, stars UFC has to offer. Her performance at “UFC 190” set the internet ablaze and received mainstream coverage. Before she was the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, however, she was the queen of Strikeforce on Showtime. Long before it was...

Aug 3, 2015 2:43 pm

Several MMA fighters call for lifetime ban of Rousimar Palhares

Despite successfully defending his World Series of Fighting Welterweight Championship for the first time, Rousimar Palhares’ stock plummeted overnight due to the controversy surrounding the win. Palhares forced Shields to submit in the third round of the main-event of Saturday’s “WSOF 22” and once again held the submission past the tap. Fighters and fans alike...

Aug 3, 2015 12:22 pm

WSOF to announce fate of Palhares tomorrow

Rousimar Palhares’ days as World Series of Fighting’s welterweight champion could be coming to an end as soon as tomorrow. Palhares successfully defended his championship against Jake Shields at “WSOF 22” this past Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada, but it wasn’t without controversy. Palhares apparently poked the eyes of Shields several times throughout the fight...

Aug 3, 2015 8:48 am

Rousimar Palhares: ‘I am NOT a dirty fighter’

Despite World Series of Fighting officials admitting they saw Rousimar Palhares fight dirty on Saturday night at “WSOF 22”, the welterweight champion still claims he is innocent. Jake Shields’ attempt to dethrone Palhares of his welterweight champion status was thwarted in the third round. Shields found himself in a tight kimura lock and was given...

Aug 3, 2015 2:00 am

Claymation is Back! Watch Ronda starch Bethe in new animated classic

Ronda Rousey’s knockout of Bethe Correia could be the champion’s most watched fight and it is already getting meme treatment all over the web! Whether it’s a picture of Correia face down on the canvas or screaming in Rousey’s face at the weigh ins, fans have tried their hardest to make light of a such...

Aug 2, 2015 8:19 pm

Gracie Wants Palhares Stripped, Banned from MMA

Rousimar Palhares was once viewed as one of the most dangerous welterweights in the world with the potential to become a UFC champion. Now, he’s viewed as flat-out “dangerous”. Another Palhares bout has come and gone and to the surprise of nobody, it ended in controversy. Shields challenged Palhares for his welterweight championship at “WSOF...

Aug 2, 2015 6:59 pm

Nate Diaz Blasts Khabib after Saturday’s Brawl: ‘He Got Open Hand Slapped!’

The saga between the Diaz Brothers and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s camp is FAR from over. Diaz’s and Nurmagomedov’s crews got into an altercation at “WSOF 22” on Saturday evening which led to a brawl in the stands. After getting separated, they found themselves in ANOTHER scuffle in what seemed to be the casino’s lobby. The following...

Aug 2, 2015 4:26 pm

Khabib Attacks! Punches and Kicks Nate Diaz in Public Brawl — WATCH!

World Series of Fighting 22 was a controversial event to say the least. Rousimar Palhares’ inability to let go of submissions on time infuriated some, but tempers boiled over when Khabib Nurmagomedov and Nate Diaz had an altercation outside of the decagon! In the video above, you can see Nurmagomedov kick and swing in the...

Aug 2, 2015 2:44 pm

Jake Shields: ‘Palhares Repeatedly Gouged My Eyes’

Rousimar Palhares may be in hot water for holding on to the fight-ending submission hold on Jake Shields too long at “WSOF 22”, but that’s not the only thing he should be in trouble for. “Over and over, he kept catching his thumb and digging it in both of my eyes. Over and over,” Shields...

Aug 2, 2015 1:56 pm

Palhares could be stripped of WSOF belt for his actions at “WSOF 22”

There is no doubt that Rousimar Palhares is one of the most talented and powerful grapplers in World Series of Fighting. As the saying goes, though, “With great power comes great responsibility”. Palhares has shown a lack of discipline in the past when it comes to letting go of submission holds on time and he...

Aug 2, 2015 1:45 pm

Nick and Nate Diaz are Banned from WSOF Events After Saturday’s Brawl

Nick and Nate Diaz attended Saturday’s World Series of Fighting event in Las Vegas to show support for their friend and teammate Jake Shields as he challenged Rousimar Palhares for the World Series of Fighting Championship. Tempers ran high inside the decagon AND outside, apparently. At one point in the evening, Nate Diaz confronted fellow...

Aug 2, 2015 1:15 pm

4 Minutes of Diaz/Nurmagomedov Street Fight Footage

Rousimar Palhares may have defeated Jake Shields in the final fight of “WSOF 22”, but the REAL main event that night was a scuffle between the Diaz Crew and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s crew! The two groups first altercation took place cage-side at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino where the event was taking place. There was...

Aug 2, 2015 6:30 am

CAUGHT-ON-TAPE — Chaos Erupts In Vegas — Diaz/Nurmagomedov Brawl Round 2

Saturday night in Las Vegas, things got a little crazy. Following an exciting WSOF event, the Diaz brothers and Team Khabib were involved in an out-of-cage brawl, according to reports. Following their first altercation, the crews once again squared off outside the venue, and above is the result.

Aug 2, 2015 6:27 am

REPLAY! Ronda Rousey vs. Bethe Correia (Highlights)

Ronda Rousey proved once again why she is the most dominant athlete in the world when she only needed 34 seconds to knock Bethe “Pitbull” Correia out cold! Correia tried her hardest to bring the heat, but Rousey caught her off guard with some power of her own. Rousey landed a big knee that sent...

Aug 2, 2015 6:26 am

REPLAY! Ronda Rousey Post-Fight Interview (Full)

Ronda Rousey cleaned house last night in less than a minute when she clashed with Bethe Correia. Correia tried her hardest to dethrone the queen, but Rousey ended up walking out of the octagon just as she had entered: UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. Watch her FULL post fight interview above! ALL ACCESS — Go Inside...

Aug 2, 2015 6:26 am

WATCH! Palhares’ Controversial Submission Win over Shields

Rousimar Palhares is no stranger to controversy and he may end up being more trouble than what he’s worth at World Series of Fighting. Palhares has always had the reputation amongst fighters as being “dirty” due to his repeated offenses of holding on to submission holds long after the fight is over. His inability to...

Aug 2, 2015 6:25 am

REPLAY! Shogun Rua vs. Rogerio Nogueira (Highlights)

Shogun Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira brought the crowd in Brazil to their feet with their “Fight of the Night” performance. Both men received an extra $50,000 for leaving it all in the octagon for their fifteen minute war. Check out the recap above! ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction

Aug 2, 2015 6:23 am

REPLAY! Stefan Struve vs. Minotauro Nogueira (Highlights)

Stefan Struve and Antonio Rodrigo Minotauro Nogueira met on Saturday night in a heavyweight clash at “UFC 190” that left the fans hungry for more. Neither Struve nor Nogueira landed any fight ending shots, but Struve did a fantastic job at picking Nogueira apart en route to a decision victory. Check out the highlights above!...

Aug 2, 2015 6:23 am

WSOF 22 Results: Palhares Taps Shields In ANOTHER Controversial Finish

Rousimar Palhares had yet another opportunity to show the world that he is not the dirty fighter Jake Shields accused him of being leading up to their championship bout at “WSOF 22” this past Saturday. The card took place at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and rivaled “UFC 190”. The main...

Aug 2, 2015 6:22 am

REPLAY! Bigfoot Silva vs. Soa Palelei (Highlights)

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva picked up his first win since 2013 last night at “UFC 190” at the expense of Soa Palelei! Palelei tried his hardest to escape the power of “Bigfoot” by taking the fight to the ground in the first round, but he would eventually catch some big shots in the second round that...