248 Search Results for rousimar palhares

Oct 14, 2013 11:03 am

Palhares Manager Says Client Was ‘crucified in the court of public opinion’

“I’m not defending Rousimar’s actions. He did wrong in holding Mike Pierce’s ankle that long. But this situation is being way over blown. Rousimar has already been punished. He was denied an obvious “Submission of the Night” bonus, and he was given a four-month suspension by the CABMMA. But this guy is being crucified in...

Oct 12, 2013 11:59 am

Former Coach: “We got Palhares a psychologist; It didnt work”

According to his former coaches recount, hurting his training partners with submissions is also part of the legacy that is Rousimar Palhares. “I wouldn’t normally say anything because usually what happens inside Brazilian Top Team stays inside Brazilian Top Team,” said former coach Bustamante. “But Rousimar has been talking a lot of bulls— about my...

Oct 11, 2013 10:44 am

QUICK TWITT | Belcher Wants To Teach Palhares A Lesson At Metamoris

UFC middleweight, Alan ‘The Talent’ Belcher, is looking to obtain a ‘grappling-only’ matchup with, recently ejected UFC fighter, Rousimar Palhares so he can ‘Teach him a lesson.’ The two originally met in 2012 and Belcher was able to avoid the leg locking prowess of the Brazilian and earn a first round TKO in the process....

Jan 12, 2013 1:05 pm

Hector Lombard Responds To Palhares Failed Drug Screening | UFC NEWS

In the fantastic sport of Mixed Martial Arts, it is not uncommon to see athletes with a killer instinct and drive. Sometimes the mentality of a cage fighter is that of kill or be killed. In the lead up to the Lombard versus Palhares fight, the leg lock specialist in Rousimar went on record to...

Jan 11, 2013 10:27 am

Palhares / Beltran Fail UFC on FX 6 Drug Tests | UFC NEWS

UFC officials released a statement yesterday regarding the positive test results of Joey Beltran and Rousimar Palhares. The statement reads: “Rousimar Palhares tested positive for elevated testosterone and Joey Beltran tested positive for nandrolone, following their respective bouts at UFC on FX 6 in Australia. The UFC organization has a strict, consistent policy against the...

Dec 26, 2012 11:52 am

Hector Lombard Calls Palhares Broken Foot “Karma” | UFC NEWS

“I didn’t want to say anything but “Toquinho” has been saying he fought with a broken foot and I just wanted to tell him that he broke his foot in the fight, and that doesn’t count. If he went into the fight with a broken foot, that’s another thing, but he went to the fight...

Jul 28, 2012 6:20 am

Injury Update: Palhares Will Not Need Surgery For Injured Knee | UFC NEWS

Earlier this week we reported that top UFC middleweight, Rousimar Palhares, was forced out of his scheduled UFC 150 bout with Yushin Okami due to a knee injury. At the time of the report it was unclear as to the extent of the injury, however, in a recent interview with Tatame.com his doctor confirmed he...

Jun 18, 2012 3:22 pm

UFC 150: Palhares In For The Injured Cane Against Okami | UFC NEWS

And the injury train just keeps on rollin! The hard hitting Luiz Cane has been forced out of his UFC middleweight debut against Yushin Okami with an undisclosed injury. In his place comes another Brazilian in the form of the always tough, Rousimar Palhares. UFC 150 takes place on August 11 from the Pepsi Center...

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...