246 Search Results for rousimar palhares

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 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 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 6:23 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 1, 2015 10:00 am

“WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields” Full Results

World Series of Fighting 22 is set to take place at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada! WSOF Welterweight Champion Rousimar Palhares will finally get to step into the ring with Jake Shields to prove who the better grappler truly is. Marlon Moraes will also defend his bantamweight championship against Sheymon...

Jul 31, 2015 12:58 pm

Palhares: ‘I Don’t Need To Talk Trash, I Just Do Work’

“I’m here for work. It doesn’t matter what the guy puts on social media.” I’m prepared for the fight, and I’m a champion. It doesn’t matter what the other guy says or writes on Twitter. “Everybody talks a lot, but what’s important for me is to do work, and I know on Saturday, I’ll show...

Jul 30, 2015 11:42 am

Shields Opens As Favorite Over Champion Palhares Ahead Of WSOF 22

With just a few days to go until WSOF 22 goes down, on Saturday night, early betting lines have come out and revealed that Jake Shields is the early favorite at -175, with champion Rousimar Palhares as the +135 underdog. It’s not that big of a surprise though, Shields does have wins over Dan Henderson...

Jul 28, 2015 1:39 pm

Jake Shields: ‘I’m Going To Try To Break Palhares’ Bones’

  “I’m not gonna hold a submission too long, because I’m not a dirty fighter. But if I get an armbar, if I get a heel hook or something, I’m gonna grab it and try to crank it as hard as I possibly can and try to break it.” Former UFC welterweight and current WSOF...

Jul 27, 2015 8:00 am

Jake Shields: ‘Fake’ Palhares Hiding Behind Jesus & ‘Nice Guy’ B.S.!

Rousimar Palhares’ path to the top of the World Series of Fighting’s welterweight division was a quick one, but it was not without controversy. “Toquino’s” reputation as one of the top leg-lock specialists in the sport is tarnished by being labeled as a “dirty fighter”. Palhares has been accused of holding on to submission holds...

Jul 22, 2015 5:49 pm

Jake Shields: ‘Palhares is a dirty guy who likes hurting people’

Former UFC title challenger and current World Series of Fighting welterweight Jake Shields will fight for the title when he takes on Rousimar Palhares at WSOF 22, taking place next Saturday. During the media conference call for the event Shields talked about his added motivation for fighting Palhares, because he is what Shields considers a...

May 20, 2015 10:25 am

Palhares Fires Back At Trash Talking Jake Shields

WSOF Champion Rousimar Palhares caught wind of BJPENN.COM’s recent interview with Jake Shields and has some choice words for the challenger leading up to their fight. “I don’t know how you come to think in this way about me considering we have never even actually met,” Palhares wrote to MMAJunkie. “But I get it –...

May 7, 2015 1:00 pm

Shields Puts Palhares On Blast! ‘He’s A Dirty Guy, I Want To Hurt Him’

World Series of Fighting’s Jake Shields recently spoke with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage about his upcoming title fight against fellow UFC fighter and WSOF champ Rousimar Palhares. Shields didn’t hold back, calling his opponent out several times for being what he called a dirty fighter. “He’s a dirty leg-lock fighter,” said Shields, who admitted that...

Feb 25, 2015 3:11 pm

Palhares: ‘Fitch the cheater got what he deserved’

Following Jon Fitch’s WSOF title bout against Rousimar Palhares, it was revealed that Fitch failed his post-fight drug test, for an undisclosed substance. The failed drug test was one that Palhares found quite interesting, given that Fitch called Palhares a dirty fighter prior to the fight. Palters spoke to MMAFighting about the irony of the...

Jan 21, 2015 10:12 am

Palhares on Shields: ‘He knows I’ll submit him’

“What this guy said about me is weird, but even parrot’s talk. Now it’s time to work hard and see who’s the best. You know why he was so mad? Because he knows he has to fight me now and knows that he will lose, that I will submit him. He trains jiu-jitsu, he knows...

Jan 18, 2015 10:03 am

Shields On Palhares: ‘His Knee Is Mine’

Jake Shields scored a quick 1st round submission win last night over Brian Foster in the main event of WSOF 17. The win made Shields the #1 contender in the WSOF’s welterweight division, earning him the opportunity to challenge Rousimar Palhares for the welterweight strap. Shields spoke after the bout about why he isn’t afraid...

Jan 17, 2015 8:24 pm

‘WSOF 17’ Recap: Shields Earns Title Shot Against Palhares with 1st Round Win

“World Series of Fighting 17” kicked off a bit slow with three decisions in a row, but Jake Shields and Joe Condon brought the crowd to life with their impressive submission victories! Joe Condon def. Johnny Nunez by way of Submission (Guillotine) 4:22 of Round 3 Joe Condon looked to be on the losing side...

Jan 12, 2015 5:04 am

Brian Foster: ‘Palhares Is Easier Opponent Than Shields’

Ahead of his WSOF 17 main-event bout against Jake Shields, Brian Foster revealed that he believes Jake Shields is a harder test than Rousimar Palhares. Foster has talked quite a bit of trash towards Shields leading up to the fight, but says that Shields is a his ‘championship fight’. He spoke to MMAMania: Jake is...

Dec 16, 2014 10:44 am

CSAC: Yes, Palhares Held Fitch Sub Too Long

“He chose to keep it going another few seconds. You can say it’s the heat of the moment — I’ve heard that too many times from him. I don’t think it’s enough to punish him or anything. It’s real borderline. I’m pretty mad.” “Was it long? Yeah, it was long. I think if they argued...