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'WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields' set for Aug. 1 in Las Vegas

Pending a Tuesday approval from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares will put his title on the line against Jake Shields on Aug. 1 in Las Vegas.Filed under: News, WSOF

Rousimar Palhares undergoes successful knee surgery, aims to return in July against Jake Shields

Fans won't have to wait too long for the return of "Toquinho!" World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares is usually the one causing his opponents to go under the knife following one of his vicious leg lock...Show More Summary

Report: Jon Fitch fails pre-fight drug test for WSOF 16 title fight against Rousimar Palhares

Here we go again... Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) isn't the only mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion dealing with failed drug tests. MMA Junkie is reporting that Jon Fitch failed a pre-fight drug test prior to his welterweight title fight against Rousimar Palhares at World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16, which went down on Dec. Show More Summary

Jake Shields on Rousimar Palhares: "I'll Put Him in the Hospital"

The only thing on Jake Shields' mind at the current time is Rousimar Palhares. While the former Strikeforce middleweight champion turned welterweight contender under the World Series of Fighting banner would love to add another title...Show More Summary

WSOF 17 predictions, preview for 'Shields vs Foster' main card on NBC Sports

Jake Shields and Brian Foster determine a new No. 1 contender in the main event of WSOF 17 "Shields vs. Foster" on Saturday night. Who is the next man in line to face the dangerous Rousimar "Toquinho" Palhares and his killer leg locks? We'll know after Saturday night (Jan. Show More Summary

'Pissed off' Brian Foster feels WSOF 17 fight against Jake Shields is harder than a Rousimar Palhares championship showdown

If you looked up "adversity" in a dictionary of mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters, Brian Foster's picture might be next to it. Despite winning nine out of 10 and being on a four-fight win streak, he suffered (reader discretion is advised)...Show More Summary

Sambo Tech Breakdown: Analyzing Rousimar Palhares' kneebar victory over Jon Fitch at WSOF 16

Head coach of NY Combat Sambo, Stephen Koepfer, breaks down the Rousimar Palhares kneebar submission win over Jon Fitch from WSOF 16 (see the GIF here). A master of sport in Sambo, Koepfer goes over the finer points and principals of leg-lock attacks/escapes, and what Fitch could have done to avoid the submission loss.

WSOF 16 results: Rousimar Palhares won't face punishment from CSAC following submission win over Jon Fitch

Rousimar Palhares continued his winning ways this past weekend (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014) at World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16, submitting Jon Fitch in the opening round of their welterweight title fight in Sacramento, California (see full...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares Avoids Punishment for Brutal Submission of Jon Fitch

Rousimar Palhares, the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion and one of the most dangerous fighters in all of MMA, will not be punished by the California State Athletic Commission following yet another brutal and controversial...Show More Summary

Ben Askren not afraid of Rousimar Palhares, open to grappling Georges St. Pierre in Metamoris

Undefeated ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren -- who also held gold for Bellator MMA -- has been keeping tabs on what has been going down in stateside mixed martial arts (MMA), particularly after a busy weekend in combat sportsShow More Summary

WSOF 16: Ray Sefo defends Rousimar Palhares' 'perfectly clean' submission win over Jon Fitch

Viewers watching World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16 last Sat. night (Dec. 13, 2014) on NBC Sports Network from Sacramento, Calif., saw a trademark of a Rousimar Palhares fight: a leg submission so painful the opponent was left unable...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares: Is the Terrifying Submission Specialist Too Scary for UFC?

Big fighters. Small fighters. Rich fighters. Poor fighters. Ground fighters. Stand-up fighters. Mixed martial arts contains multitudes, fighters seemingly crafted especially to fulfill their role in the combat sports ecosystem. But,Show More Summary

Watch Jon Fitch Scream in Agony as Rousimar Palhares Cranks a Knee Bar at WSOF 16

If Rousimar Palhares cranks a kneebar after his opponent taps out and nobody's there to see it, does it still produce outrage? Well, the jury is still out. You see, Rousimar Palhares fought Jon Fitch at WSOF 16 for the promotion's welterweight championship. Show More Summary

WSOF 16 video highlights: Watch Rousimar Palhares submit Jon Fitch with a knee bar on NBC Sports

Last night (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014) was a quick night for Welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares, who needed just 1.5 minutes to defend his 170-pound strap for the first time against fellow Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran,...Show More Summary

WSOF 16 results recap: Palhares taps Fitch to retain welterweight title, Palmer subs Glenn to capture featherweight gold

Rousimar Palhares submitted Jon FItch in the main event by kneebar to retain the welterweight title, while Lance Palmer became the new WSOF featherweight champion after submitting Rick Glenn in the third round by rear-naked choke. Rousimar...Show More Summary

GIF: Watch Rousimar Palhares destroy Jon Fitch's knee with leg lock at WSOF 16 (GRAPHIC)

This is tough to watch towards the end, as Rousimar Palhares hyperextends the knee of Jon Fitch in the main event of WSOF 16 (recap here), which took place on NBC Sports Network last Saturday night (Dec. 13, 2014) at McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, California. Show More Summary

WSOF 16 results: Rousimar Palhares submits Jon Fitch with a brutal knee bar

Jon Fitch's World Series of Fighting (WSOF) tenure got off to a terrible start, losing to Josh Burkman via submission (guillotine choke) back in June 2013 after a very impressive run (14-3-1) under the Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipShow More Summary

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16 LIVE results stream

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16 "Palhares vs. Fitch" takes place TONIGHT (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014) at McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, California. Two title fights are scheduled for the NBC Sports main card, with Rousimar Palhares...Show More Summary

WSOF 16 live weigh in results video stream

WSOF 16: "Palhares vs. Fitch" takes place tomorrow night (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014) at the McClellan Conference Center in Sarcamento, California. Two WSOF titles are on the line as Rousimar Palhares defends his welterweight title versus Jon Fitch, and featherweight champion Rick Glenn faces Lance Palmer. Show More Summary

WSOF 16 fight card and line up finalized for Dec. 13 on NBC Sports Network

LAS VEGAS (Dec. 9, 2014) -- Already featuring a star-studded lineup with two championship fights, including welterweight kingpin Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch and featherweight title holder Rick Glenn vs. Lance Palmer, "World Series of Fighting 16: Palhares vs. Show More Summary

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