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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

Rousimar Palhares injured, out of World Jiu-Jitsu Expo match against Dean Lister

An injury has forced Rousimar Palhares out of his jiu-jitsu only showdown against fellow grappling wizard Dean Lister, which was set to go down this weekend (Nov. 10, 2013) at the World Jiu-Jitsu Expo in Long Beach, California. According...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares vs. Dean Lister submission match set for 2013 World Jiu-Jitsu Expo

Submission only. No gi. No points. It's time to find out who has the baddest heel hook of them all when mixed martial arts (MMA) villain Rousimar Palhares meets fellow ex-Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter Dean Lister at the World Jiu-Jitsu Expo from Nov. Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares Finally Admits Holding Heel Hook 'too Long' in Submission Win

Rousimar Palhares took the first step towards ending his addiction to dirty fighting. He admitted he had a problem. The confession went down on MMA Fighting's The MMA Hour. Speaking with Ariel Helwani, the free-agent middleweight-turned-welterweight...Show More Summary

WSOF President Ray Sefo: We Won't Be Signing Rousimar Palhares Anytime Soon

Looks like if former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares wants to continue competing in professional MMA in the near future, he is going to be headed back to the regional scene. World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo just told MMA Weekly...Show More Summary

'Sad' Rousimar Palhares finally admits holding heel hook 'too long' in submission win over Mike Pierce

Just 12 days after being released from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Rousimar Palhares is still coming to grips with the fact that, despite being one of the best mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters and submission wizards on the...Show More Summary

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira: Rousimar Palhares Never Hurt Anyone in Our Gym

Ex-UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares has been getting decimated in the court of public opinion ever since he held a heel hook on Mike Pierce for a little too long at UFC Fight Night 29 last week. Finally, someone has come to the defense of "Toquinho": his current coach, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. Show More Summary

Mike Pierce injury update: No surgery for knee sprain (MCL) and torn ankle ligament following UFC submission loss to Rousimar Palhares

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Mike Pierce may have dodged a Brazilian bullet following an MRI on his injured knee, which suffered an MCL sprain following a first-round submission loss to Rousimar Palhares at UFC Fight...Show More Summary

MRI Reveals Severe Sprain in Mike Pierce’s Left Knee From Palhares Heel Hook

(Photo via Getty) For the moment, it appears as if UFC welterweight Mike Pierce will not need surgery to repair the knee injured by Rousimar Palhares' hulk-smash heel hook at UFC Fight Night 29. That's the good news. The bad news isShow More Summary

UFC FN 29's Mike Pierce Suffers 'Severe MCL Sprain' from Palhares

Mike Pierce knew he hurt his knee, but now he has an exact diagnosis in the aftermath of his controversial fight with Rousimar Palhares, according to After seeing a doctor, it was determined that Pierce suffered a "severe MCL sprain" from the leg lock that Palhares tapped him out with. Show More Summary

ADCC 2013: Rousimar Palhares blows off Beijing invite, removed from submission tournament line up

Wagner Gomes, the secretary of Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) in Brazil, has made several phone calls to former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Rousimar Palhares, but hasn't been able to get through. It's not that "Toquinho"...Show More Summary

UFC's Release of Rousimar Palhares Gets It Right

Here's the thing about heel hooks: they don't really hurt that much. Until they do. Boy do they hurt then. Don't think so? David Avellan can tell you. Never felt the move yourself? Check in with Mike Pierce. He has. Looking for a description...Show More Summary

Mike Pierce Heard Knee Pop Long After Palhares Submission

A day before Mike Pierce is set to have an MRI scan following his cringe-inducing submission loss to Rousimar Palhares, the UFC welterweight has aired his opinion on the incident. In an interview with MMA Hour’s Ariel Helwani, Pierce...Show More Summary

FOX Sports: Ban-aid

Rousimar Palhares has been banned from the UFC for excessive use of the heel hook, but this picture makes it look like he didn’t really have any other options. FOX is known for their creative reporting, and I assume that … Continue reading ? The post FOX Sports: Ban-aid appeared first on PSD : Photoshop Disasters .

‘Angry’ Mike Pierce open to Rousimar Palhares rematch, says UFC made right decision to cut 'Toquinho'

It hasn't been a good week for Mike Pierce. Last weekend at UFC Fight Night 29, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender had his four-fight win streak snapped by Rousimar Palhares in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. On...Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Jorge Rodrigues Silva Shows Us The Humane Way to Vaporize a Knee

(Gif via @ZProphet_MMA) I know we've already touched upon this, but I'd just like to say that Rousimar Palhares is a malicious dingleberry whose recent firing was completely justified. That people are attempting to defend a man with an...Show More Summary

Thiago Silva: 'I won but I had a sh--ty performance' against Matt Hamill

Lost in the news of Rousimar Palhares' release from the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) following UFC Fight Night 29 in Barueri, Brazil is the abysmal performance of Thiago Silva against Matt Hamill. Silva was able to pick up a decision over Hamill and improved his record in the promotion to 7-3, with two no contests. Show More Summary

Maurilo Bustamante says Rousimar Palhares injured training partners at Brazilian Top Team

The hits just keep coming for former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Rousimar Palhares. After successfully forcing Mike Pierce to tap to an ankle lock at UFC Fight Night 29: "Shields vs. Maia" Barueri, Brazil on Wednesday night (Oct. Show More Summary

Palhares-Gate Update: Bellator Doesn’t Want Him, Palhares Issues Half-Assed Apology

(Rousimar Palhares doing "God's work." / Photo via Getty Images) Remember when we described serial knee-destroyer Rousimar Palhares as a "good-natured idiot-manchild"? Well, apparently Bellator has a similar opinion of the Brazilian. At least that's the impression we get from their recent decision not to sign him. Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares Blames Mike Pierce, Referee for Controversial Submission

In his first real statement since being released, now-former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares was unrepentant in his actions. He blamed his opponent Mike Pierce and the referee for the prolonged heel hook that cost him $50,000 and his job. Show More Summary

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