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Rousimar Palhares vs. Steve Carl full fight video replay from WSOF 9 in Las Vegas

Watch former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight bad boy Rousimar Palhares capture the 170-pound strap with a nasty first-round submission (heel hook) victory over former division titleholder Steve Carl in the main event of World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 9 last night (March 29, 2014) on NBC Sports in Las Vegas, Nevada. Show More Summary

WSOF announces Rousimar Palhares vs Jon Fitch for July, but Fitch says 'no later' than June

After his first round victory against Steve Carl last night (Sat., March 29, 2014) at World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 9: "Carl vs. Palhares," Rousimar Palhares was supposed to make his first Welterweight title defense against Jon Fitch at WSOF 11 on July 5, 2014. Show More Summary

The Good, Bad and Strange from World Series of Fighting 9

When Rousimar Palhares' name is on the card, anything can happen. And it usually does. The powerful Brazilian grappling ace rose to prominence as one of the most feared submission fighters in the middleweight ranks, and he has carried...Show More Summary

World Series of Fighting 9: Recap and Full Results from Carl vs. Palhares

The World Series of Fighting promotion brought out several of its biggest names, old and new, for WSOF 9, held Saturday in Las Vegas. Rousimar Palhares, who was banned from the UFC last fall amid allegations he held onto a dangerousShow More Summary

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 9 results recap: Palhares wins welterweight title, Moraes brutalizes Rettinghouse for bantamweight strap

The Brazilians were victorious at World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 9: "Carl vs. Palhares," which took place Saturday night (March 29, 2014) from Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event, UFC castoff Rousimar Palhares tapped Steve Carl in familiar fashion to win the welterweight championship. Show More Summary


WSOF 9 Weigh-In HighlightsWSOF 9 Weigh-In Video Highlights World Series of Fighting 9 main event fighters Steve Carl and Rousimar Palhares both weighed in at exactly 170 pounds at the official Weigh-In for the “World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares” event set to take place on Saturday night at the Hard Rock Hotel [...] (Read more...)

Rousimar Palhares passes random pre-fight drug test ahead of WSOF 9 title fight

Assuming he makes weight later today, "Toquinho" will be ready to roll for his 170-pound title fight against Steve Carl. Everyone at World Series of Fighting (WSOF) can now breathe a little easier. That's because top welterweight attraction...Show More Summary

WSOF welterweight champ Steve Carl predicts fight against Rousimar Palhares will end in first round

WSOF welterweight champion Steve Carl was a guest on MMAmania's Darce Side Radio podcast, speaking about his first title defense against Rousimar Palhares at WSOF 9 on Saturday night (March 29, 2014) at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Show More Summary

Jon Fitch gets next welterweight title shot, will fight Steve Carl vs Rousimar Palhares winner at WSOF 11

Never, ever, say never. Despite a submission loss and a close decision win in two fights under the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) umbrella, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight standout, Jon Fitch, has been guaranteed a 170-pound title shot. Fitch is poised to challenge the winner of Steve Carl vs. Show More Summary

WSOF 9: Steve Carl unfazed by Rousimar Palhares' drug testing woes

The main event could be in jeopardy, as WSOF welterweight champion Steve Carl may been dealing with a change of opponent if Rousimar Palhares' drug test comes back dirty. World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 9: "Carl vs. Palhares" will be...Show More Summary

No more Mr. Bad Guy: Rousimar Palhares aiming for fresh start in WSOF title fight

There once was a time when Rousimar Palhares could have been the dirtiest player in the game. That being said, "Toquinho" is ready to put the lingering past behind him, by focusing on winning gold at WSOF 9: "Carl vs. Palhares" on March...Show More Summary

WSOF Has a 'Backup' for Steve Carl If Palhares Drug Test Comes Back Dirty

The World Series of Fighting 9 main event between welterweight champion Steve Carl and newly acquired ex-UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares is in jeopardy. On a conference call Tuesday afternoon, WSOF senior executive vice president and matchmaker...Show More Summary

Two world title fights, Carl vs Palhares and Moraes vs Rettinghouse, headline WSOF 9 fight card on March 29

Welterweight champion Steve Carl will defend his 170-pound title against UFC cast-off Rousimar Palhares, while Marlon Moraes faces Josh Rettinghouse for the promotion's inaugural bantamweight belt. LAS VEGAS (Feb. 4, 2014) - The World Series of Fighting returns home to the fight capital of the world for World Series of Fighting 9: "Carl vs. Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares to Fight for Welterweight Title at WSOF 9 vs. Steve Carl

Embattled leg lock specialist and former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares now has his first opponent with his new promotion, World Series of Fighting. Palhares will face off with WSOF's 170-pound champion Steve Carl at WSOF9. Palhares won...Show More Summary

Steve Carl vs. Rousimar Palhares booked for World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 9 on March 29 in Las Vegas

Haters are going to hate and I'm going to keep doing my thing! #fearless --Steve Carl World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight champion Steve Carl will make his first title defense against Rousimar Palhares at the upcoming WSOF 9...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares vs. Steve Carl Title Fight Booked for World Series of Fighting 9 Main Event

(Props: The UG) After signing Rousimar Palhares in November, World Series of Fighting is fast-tracking the unpredictable heel-hook artist to a title fight against the promotion's reigning welterweight champ, Steve Carl. MMAJunkie reports that Carl vs. Show More Summary

WSOF: Ray Sefo will fire Rousimar Palhares if 'Toquinho’ pulls any 'nonsense'

Ray Sefo says that if Rousimar Palhares pulls his "nonsense" inside the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) cage, "Toquinho's" time with the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion will be short and unsweet. After getting the boot from Ultimate...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares, Banned from the UFC, Signs with World Series of Fighting

Rousimar Palhares, the Brazilian jiu-jitsu expert who was permanently banned from the UFC for holding dangerous submissions after referee stoppages, has signed with the fledgling World Series of Fighting promotion. According to a report...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares Is World Series of Fighting’s Problem Now

(Palhares would later describe this moment as "the first time I've ever been on an airplane." / Props: @ToquinhoMMA) When it comes to picking up the UFC's leftovers, World Series of Fighting and Bellator have displayed two very different approaches. Show More Summary

Renzo Gracie Just Provided the Most Astute Analysis of Rousimar Palhares Ever

(Let's just say that the cake with a stripper in it ended in a goddamn bloodbath.)  Much has been done to try and explain away the assholish behavior of Rousimar Palhares in the wake of AnkleGate '13. Although "Toquinho" --  which means...Show More Summary

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