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WSOF 22: Rousimar Palhares, Jake Shields suspended by NSAC for unsportsmanlike conduct

At the August 13th hearing of Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) streamed live on UFC Fight Pass, it was announced that the suspensions for former World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares and his most...Show More Summary

NSAC issues temporary suspensions to Palhares, Shields, Magalhaes pending hearings

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today issued temporary suspensions to WSOF welterweights Rousimar Palhares and Jake Shields, as well as UFC fighter Caio Magalhaes, pending formal hearings for unsportsmanlike conduct.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, WSOF

Rousimar Palhares and the 5 Dirtiest Fighters in MMA History

Rousimar Palhares finally exhausted his reserve of plausible deniability l ast week when he gouged the eyes and overcranked the shoulder of Jake Shields at World Series of Fighting 22. The stunts cost Palhares his WSOF welterweight title and earned him a suspension from both the promotion and the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Show More Summary

Twitter Mailbag: How many chances should Rousimar Palhares get, exactly?

In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, has Rousimar Palhares officially become MMA’s greatest breaker of rules? How did Ronda Rousey go from boos to cheers so fast? And are we really going to forego a “Cyborg” fight over five measly pounds?Filed under: (...)

Rousimar Palhares: Jake Shields a greasy a-hole who lied about eye gouging

Two sides to every story? A response was inevitable after Rousimar Palhares was stripped of his World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight title, though I'm sure the mixed martial arts (MMA) community was expecting something a wee bit different. Instead, Palhares went full... Show More Summary

NSAC temporarily suspends WSOF's Palhares and Shields; disciplinary complaints on way

In the wake of their controversial fight, the Nevada State Athletic Commission has temporarily suspended Rousimar Palhares and Jake Shields pending a formal complaint and hearing.Filed under: Featured, News, WSOF

Rousimar Palhares, Jake Shields both suspended by NSAC for WSOF 22 misconduct

The fallout from the main event of World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 22: "Palhares vs. Shields" back on Aug. 1 continues. Rousimar Palhares was already feeling the heat over his consistent eye gouging in the second round of his main event...Show More Summary

Palhares Suspended and Stripped of WSOF Title

Last Saturday night, grappling savant Rousimar Palhares faced Jake Shields for the World Series of Fighting welterweight title. Palhares beat him in the third round with a shoulder lock, but applied the technique long after Jake had tapped-out and the ref had called a stop to the bout. Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares: Troubled Jiu Jitsu Ace May Finally Be Called Out on Strikes

Few tears were shed for Rousimar Palhares on Tuesday, as the talented but troubled grappler was stripped of his World Series of Fighting welterweight title and suspended indefinitely, pending an athletic commission inquiry. At this late...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares: Noted Asshole, Stripped of WSOF Welterweight Title & Suspended Indefinitely

(You think this photo is crazy? Check out Palhares' official response.) Rousimar Palhares turned in an equally impressive and despicable performance in submitting Jake Shields at WSOF 22 last weekend, defending his welterweight title for the second time in the process. Show More Summary

Joe Lauzon and Other Pros Come out in Force Against Palhares

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Brazilian welterweight Rousimar Palhares’ WSOF title defense on Saturday night has once again been marred by the champion’s failure to let go of a submission after both his opponent, Jake Shields, and referee,...Show More Summary

WSOF President Ray Sefo explains Rousimar Palhares' suspension; manager responds

WSOF President Ray Sefo said the decision to suspend Rousimar Palhares indefinitely and strip him of the welterweight title is the result of one egregious act, but it ultimately sends a bigger message. Filed under: Featured, News, W...

WSOF strips Rousimar Palhares of belt, issues indefinite suspension

The WSOF is taking swift action against embattled welterweight champ Rousimar Palhares in the wake of his controversial submission over Jake Shields in this past Saturday’s WSOF 22 headliner. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, Videos, WSOF

Joe Lauzon debunks idea Rousimar Palhares holds submissions 'just' an extra second

WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares holds on to submissions for just an extra second? No big deal, right? Let veteran and fellow submission specialist Joe Lauzon debunk that notionFiled under: News, UFC, Videos, WSOF

Rousimar Palhares Stripped of WSOF Title After Controversial Win

Rousimar Palhares is no longer the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion. The announcement came via WSOF President Ray Sefo who appeared on Tuesday's edition of The MMA Hour. In regard to the eye gouges that Palhares inflicted...Show More Summary

UFC's Joe Lauzon Breaks Down Palhares' Controversial Submission Tactics

It's one thing for officials and observers to weigh in on whether Rousimar Palhares holds onto his submission moves too long. When another elite fighter does it, it takes on extra gravitas. That's what happened Monday when UFC lightweight and jiu-jitsu brown belt Joe Lauzon took to Facebook to share his opinion on the matter. Show More Summary

Co-Main Event Podcast: Download episode No. 165 with Ben Fowlkes, Chad Dundas

Episode No. 165 of the Co-Main Event Podcast now is available for streaming and download. This week, the dudes discuss Rondamania running wild, as well as Rousimar Palhares’ latest antics. Filed under: News

Jake Shields wants to bite Rousimar Palhares and kick him in the balls after dirty WSOF 22 loss

After being gouged in the eyes repeatedly and put into a kimura, which wasn't released when he submitted, Jake Shields doesn't want a rematch in World Series of Fighting... he wants to take it to the streets. World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 22 came to a decisive end on Aug. Show More Summary

WSOF 22 payouts: Marlon Moraes banks $140,000, Rousimar Palhares' win bonus withheld

It's a good day to be Marlon Moraes. Following his successful Bantamweight title defense "Palhares vs. Shields" in Las Vegas, last Saturday night (Aug. 1, 2015), Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) released payroll numbers for WSOF...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares: Too Dangerous for MMA?

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC It was a shocking turn-around when Rousimar Palhares reversed Jake Shields with a kimura in the third round and forced the American into submission. But it was all too depressingly familiar when Palhares once again refused to release a submission hold after his opponent conceding defeat. Show More Summary

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