250 Search Results for rousimar palhares

May 7, 2012 8:41 am

VIDEO | Gracie Breakdown: Diaz vs. Miller & Belcher vs. Palhares

In this episode, the Gracie Brothers break down the beautiful heel hook defensive strategies used by Alan Belcher to demoralize and defeat Rousimar Palhares, the feared leg lock specialist with 10 submission victories (6 by heel hook), and the slick “power guillotine” used by Nate Diaz to seal the deal against Jim Miller in the...

Mar 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...

Jan 14, 2012 9:58 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Gives Palhares Etim and Barboza Fight Night Bonus Awards

UFC 142 went down tonight from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. In the main event featherweight weight champion Jose Aldo put his belt on the line against the undefeated Team Alpha Male product, Chad Mendes and with one second left in the first round knocked out the Sacramento resident to retain his title. In the...


Nov 16, 2011 5:00 am

UFC NEWS – Palhares Returns Against Massenzio At UFC 142 In Brazil

The UFC matchmaking department has been busy this week, booking fight after fight for the first quarter of 2012. The latest of which is headed for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil this upcoming January in a bout scheduled in the middleweight division between Rousimar Palhares and Mike Massenzio. UFC officials announced the matchup this...

Nov 6, 2015 9:08 am

Alan Belcher announced official retirement from MMA

Former UFC middleweight Alan Belcher announced his retirement from MMA on Friday via Periscope (transcribed by MMA Fighting): “I’m done fighting. I’m finished. I’ll never, ever fight again. This is my official retirement,” Belcher said in his live feed. Belcher said that he looks to continue to be involved in the sport with teaching and...

Oct 18, 2015 3:52 pm

WSOF 24’s Jon Fitch: ‘I respected Yushin Okami’s power too much’

World Series of Fighting hosted UFC veterans Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami’s first meeting at “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami”. With a combined seventy-six professional fights to their name, it is to nobody’s surprise that they fought intelligently and cautiously for fifteen minutes straight. Of course one would catch the other off guard with the...

Oct 17, 2015 8:31 am

Fitch: “I make grown men look like children”

As Jon Fitch prepares for his WSOF 24 headlining fight against Yushin Okami tonight, his mindset going into the fight couldn’t be more clear. He spoke to MMAJunkie to explain his plan for the fight, as well as what a win over Okami will mean for his career. “I plan on smashing him on Saturday,...

Oct 2, 2015 5:44 am

Jon Fitch vs. Yushin Okami Winner Will Face Jake Shields For Vacant WSOF WW Title

The World Series of Fighting had to deal with a big situation recently, with the whole Jake Shields vs. Rousimar Palhares situation. After their welterweight title fight the promotion made the decision to strip Palhares of his belt and suspend him indefinitely. Palhares continually scratched at Shields’ eyes throughout the fight and then, when he...

Sep 21, 2015 5:47 am

WSOF fighter gets lengthy suspension for striking opponent after fight

For the second event in a row, World Series of Fighting had to deal out a severe punishment for unsportsmanlike actions. At “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields”, the company was forced to strip their welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares of his title after he held on to ANOTHER submission long after the referee asked him to...

Sep 19, 2015 7:54 am

WSOF Fighter Ignores Referee Stoppage And Kicks Opponent In The Face

Last night at World Series of Fighting 23 there were some pretty exciting finishes, including a 32 second KO and a pretty awesome leg scissor submission. Not to mention lightweight champion Justin Goethe and Luis Palomino’s rematch that delivered and was a wild slugfest until Gaethje ended it in the second. One of the not-so-great...

Sep 14, 2015 10:55 am

NSAC reveals Jake Shields’ punishment for WSOF 22 incident

August 1, 2015 was a historic and extremely busy night in the world of mixed martial arts. World Series of Fighting chose to rival Ultimate Fighting Championship by running “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields” while Rousey headlined “UFC 190”. Of course, Rousey and company outdrew WSOF, but who would have thought WSOF would be talked...

Aug 30, 2015 1:00 am

FRESH INK! McGregor gets his name tattooed on himself

When an athlete is in the public eye, critics are quick to judge their choice in tattoos. Whether it’s the placement, design or the quality, naysayers will surely speak their minds. Now, there are three certainties in mixed martial arts: Rousimar Palhares will hold on to a leg too long, Steve Mazzagatti will goof up,...

Aug 15, 2015 8:35 am

UFC Middleweight Suspended For Spitting On Opponent

On Thursday, UFC middleweight Caio Magalhaes was issued a temporary suspension pending a hearing on Sept. 14. He will then appear before the commission to answer for a complaint of unsportsmanlike conduct. The event in question is from after his loss to Josh Samman at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 21 Finale on July 12, 2015....

Aug 5, 2015 5:27 am

Buchholz: ‘Rousey’s KO Was More Exciting Than Khabib/Diaz Brawl’

This past weekend was full of major drama and MMA action. On Saturday night we had not one but two big fight cards going on. We of course had UFC 190, headlined by the champ Ronda Rousey taking on Bethe Correia. But we also had WSOF 22, headlined by an interesting title fight between Rousimar...

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 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 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 8:44 am

209! Diaz Bros. and Crew Standing Tall After WSOF 22

Nate Diaz, Nick Diaz and the rest of their crew stand tall after attending a controversial World Series of Fighting event in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The Diaz Brothers went to “WSOF 22” to support Jake Shields in his fight for the title against Rousimar Palhares. Tensions ran high after Palhares cranked on the...

Jul 31, 2015 1:10 pm

WSOF 22 Will Feature A Live Music Act

Venezuelan superstar and eOne music artist DJ Zardonic will be in Las Vegas this Saturday night, August 1st for the World Series of Fighting 22 event, live on NBC Sports Network from the Planet Hollywood Hotel & Casino. The WSOF has put together a special treat for fans as the world-renowned DJ will put his...

Jul 30, 2015 11:27 am

Jon Fitch vs. Yushin Okami Set To Headline WSOF 24

According to sources close to the situation, welterweights Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami will face off in the main event of WSOF 24, which is scheduled to take place Oct. 17 at Foxwoods Resort and Casino Also expected on the card is a light heavyweight fight between Vinny Magalhaes and Matt Hamill. And that’s not...

Jul 26, 2015 3:35 am

Shields: ‘I’d Love to Have Stitch Be My Cutman at WSOF 22’

Dana White and the Ultimate Fighting Championship caught the mixed martial arts community off guard earlier this week with the firing of Jabob “Stitch” Duran. “Stitch”, one of the best cutmen in the business, spoke out against UFC’s partnership with Reebok when he commented how it was going to negatively impact the income of people...

Jul 24, 2015 6:55 am

Goodbye UFC, Hello WSOF––’Stitch’ Duran Lands New Gig

Former UFC cutman and long time veteran of the game, Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran has landed a new MMA gig. Duran was let go from the UFC because he talked out about the Reebok deal and how it affects the cutman. After an overwhelming amount of support from the fans, media and fighters it looks like...

Jun 10, 2015 2:16 pm

TOP CHEF! Bourdain, Shields Get Cooking On The Mats

Dangerous grappler Jake Shields is scheduled to go up against Rousimar Palhares in the World Series of Fighting on Aug. 1 at WSOF 22. In the meantime he’s training and preparing. One of his training partners? How about ‘No Reservations’ host and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. Now, we don’t think Bourdain is actually helping Shields...

May 22, 2015 2:00 am

WIGGIN OUT! Shields Sports New Do!

Long hair, don’t care! World Series of Fighting title challenger Jake Shields donned a wig and is having fun rocking the locks. Check out his new do below! Shields challenges Rousimar Palhares for his WSOF Welterweight Championship on August 1st. Raging thru #sf with the big hommie @jakeshields. #fearandloathinginSF #skrapack #DreamTeam #DreamyTeam #legacyGoals #Respeito #mma...