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Aug 10, 2015 7:30 am

All Access! — Hanging Backstage With Cuban, Fertitta, And Penn

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Aug 10, 2015 2:02 am

Palhares releases official statement, speaks out on getting stripped of WSOF title

The dust has settled and decisions have been made. Rousimar Palhares has officially been stripped of his role as World Series of Fighting’s welterweight champion due to his actions inside the decagon at “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields”. Palhares has chosen to break his silence on being stripped of the championship and spoke out about...

Aug 9, 2015 7:00 am

WOW! — 3-Minutes of Hilarious Trash Talk With Luke And D.C. — AKA All Access!

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Aug 7, 2015 4:10 pm

ALL ACCESS — Hanging Out With BJ Penn And Clay Guida

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Aug 7, 2015 2:41 pm

ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction

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Aug 7, 2015 4:00 am

Bas Rutten Details The Time He Broke A Man’s Shin In Half

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Aug 7, 2015 3:59 am

Cris Cyborg Discusses Her Relationship With Dana White… Sort of

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Aug 7, 2015 3:57 am

Jake Shields Responds: ‘Palhares Has No Business Fighting’

WSOF welterweight Jake Shields suffered a loss at this past weekends WSOF 22 when he fought champion Rousimar Palhares, but that’s not even the worst part. During the fight he suffered several eye gouges and then when Palhares got the fight ending submission locked in, he held it and cranked it well after Shields tapped....

Aug 6, 2015 12:42 pm

Alienware Signs On As WSOF Sponsor

The logo could be seen in this past Saturdays cage at WSOF 22, but now it’s official, Alienware has partnered with the World Series of Fighting and serve as a sponsor. Alienware is a poopular Dell computer subsidiary, known for their high performance gaming PCs. via press release: Dell computer subsidiary giant Alienware has signed...

Aug 6, 2015 8:03 am

WSOF President Ray Sefo Responds To Palhares’ ‘Greasing’ Allegations

WSOF 22 is still being talked about, but not necessarily because of the fights, more so for the drama. There was a brawl between the Diaz brothers and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s crew and there was plenty of controversy surrounding the main event, where welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares took on Jake Shields. Going into the fight Shields...

Aug 5, 2015 2:46 pm

Rousimar Palhares Breaks Silence––Accuses Shields Of Cheating

Now former WSOF welterweight champion, Rousimar Palhares, has finally come forward and given his side of the story, regarding WSOF 22 and his fight with Jake Shields. Palhares could be seen raking his hands over Shields eyes during the fight and was warned several times to stop. He also held onto the fight ending submission...

Aug 5, 2015 9:54 am

Manager’s Excuse For Palhares: ‘He Just Zones Out’

  “There are no rules that tell you how far you take a (limb) back or forth. It’s a very subjective point. But I agree that if we’re looking at the safety of the fighters, and he’s done it time and again and we’ve tried to work with him, and try to make him not...

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...