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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

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

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