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UFC Fight Night 29 Results: Twitter Outraged by Rousimar Palhares Submission

When Rousimar Palhares sees a knee he likes, he snuggles up to it nice and tight and takes it as his own, but after UFC Fight Night 29, it is becoming obvious that the MMA community doesn’t feel safe with a klepto on the loose. Fighters,...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 29 results recap: Rousimar Palhares vs. Mike Pierce fight review and analysis

Rousimar Palhares had been on a recent slide in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight division, losing to Alan Belcher and Hector Lombard in his last two. He was also busted for performance enhancing drug (PED) use after...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 29: Rousimar Palhares under investigation for holding onto Mike Pierce heel hook 'too long'

UFC Fight Night 29: "Maia vs. Shields" from Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Brazil, has officially concluded without Rousimar Palhares earning an extra $50,000 in bonus money (yet) because his official 31-second submission of Mike Pierce...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares to Receive Additional Punishment for Unsportsmanlike Conduct

UFC Fight Night 29's Rousimar Palhares is in very, very hot water surrounding his submission victory over Mike Pierce. The longtime middleweight (who made his welterweight debut tonight) scored an impressive 31-second submission victory...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 29: What We Learned from Rousimar Palhares vs. Mike Pierce

UFC welterweight Rousimar Palhares earned a convincing win over Mike Pierce at UFC Fight Night 29, and he did so with his signature submission. An aggressive Pierce charged the Brazilian right out of the gate, forcing a scramble against the cage. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 29 results: Rousimar Palhares submits Mike Pierce in the first round

Rousimar Palhares, the talented but troubled Brazilian tree stump submission specialist, made his welterweight debut on the main card of tonight's (Wed., Oct. 9, 2013) UFC Fight Night 29: "Maia vs. Shields" event in Sao Paulo, Brazil,...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 29: Fighters Who Need to Prove They Aren't Overrated

Rousimar Palhares has a lot to prove. He had a good reputation when he first arrived in the UFC in 2008. He won his debut and lost a decision to Dan Henderson in his second fight. There is certainly no shame in that. The 33-year-oldShow More Summary

Rousimar Palhares is UFC Fight Night 29's 'Fighter To Watch' on FOX Sports 1

There are few mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters more unpredictably entertaining than Rousimar Palhares, who will make his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight debut tonight (Weds., Oct. 9, 2013) from Jose Correa Gymnasium...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares Almost Looks Like a Normal Human Being Now [PHOTO]

(Photo via Globo/Reddit) Tomorrow night, former middleweight Rousimar Palhares makes his 170-pound debut against Mike Pierce on the main card of UFC Fight Night 29, following a nine-month suspension for elevated testosterone. Palhares's...Show More Summary

Attn Joe Silva: Mike Pierce is Sick of Being Matched Up Against “Desperate Cheaters” Like Rousimar Palhares

(How could you ever forget the guy who dresses like his opponents during public appearances? Photo via Getty.) We only briefly touched upon this, but there's a head-scratcher of a fight going down at this weekend's Fight Night: Shields vs. Show More Summary

Mike Pierce vs Rousimar Palhares Welterweight fight in the works for UFC Fight Night 29 in Brazil

There's a low-gravity Welterweight showdown in the works for UFC Fight Night 29, which takes places at Jose Correa Gymnasium in Barueri, Brazil, on Weds., Oct, 9, 2013, airing live on FOX Sports 1. Mike Pierce, who is in the midst of...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares Draws Mike Pierce at UFC Fight Night 29 in Brazil

The UFC's October outing to Brazil has gained some star power in the form of Rousimar Palhares. The fan favorite from Brazil makes his welterweight debut against Mike Pierce, the underrated wrestler from America with Chael Sonnen -like callouts of Palhares 's home country. Show More Summary

UFC Matchmaking: Who Should Rousimar Palhares Meet in His Welterweight Debut?

After five years in the UFC middleweight division, Rousimar Palhares is making a move to 170 pounds. Ariel Helwani reported the Brazilian's decision on Tuesday's edition of UFC Tonight on Fuel TV. With back-to-back first-round knockout...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares Plans to Shed Tons of Muscle, Drop to Welterweight

It's a sad day, of sorts: Rousimar Palhares is planning a drop to welterweight, and that means we'll marvel no more at his incredible ability to pack 250 pounds of muscle on a frame that's much more suited for featherweight than middleweight. Palhares,...Show More Summary

Report: Rousimar Palhares targets UFC Welterweight debut 'later this year'

Muscle-bound Middleweight tree stump, Rousimar Palhares, has decided to join the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) "Biggest Losers" club, shedding 15 pounds with the hopes that he will find better success in the Welterweight division. Palhares,...Show More Summary

Hector Lombard: Welterweight cut UFC decision (not his), vows to never lose again

After failing to deliver in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight division, going 1-2 with a win over Rousimar Palhares sandwiched between losses to Tim Boetsch and Yushin Okami, Hector Lombard is dropping down to the...Show More Summary

Chael Sonnen: If Wanderlei Silva Fight Is Out, Who Should Sonnen Face Next?

Submission ace Rousimar Palhares had yet to taste defeat in two-straight contests until getting finished by Alan Belcher (TKO) and Hector Lombard (KO) in his last two outings at UFC on Fox 3 and UFC on Fox 6, respectively. The back-to-back...Show More Summary

UFC Quick Quote: Rousimar Palhares considering a move to the welterweight division

"My desire to get down to the welterweight division is great, but I don't want to make a hasty decision... I will only really do it if my body's response is positive. I'm doing a fully integrated work of nutrition, fitness, supplementation and orthomolecular medicine. Show More Summary

UFC Middleweight Rousimar Palhares Wants to Drop to Welterweight Division

UFC middleweight and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu whiz Rousimar Palhares appears to be contemplating a move down to the welterweight division. According to a recent report by, the leg-lock specialist started looking into a possible cut in weight after joining Team Nogueira, helmed by brothers and MMA legends Rodrigo and Rogé rio Nogueira. Show More Summary

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