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Introducing Emil “Valhalla” Weber Meek

Photos courtesy of www.skogmoo.com? In March, news surfaced of upstart MMA promotion Venator FC acquiring the services of disgraced former World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares. The news was somewhat...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares offers to come back to UFC so he can kill Conor McGregor

It's not unusual for a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter to claim they would kill their opponent inside the cage (sample), but it's not really a big deal because it's all talk, as no one intentionally tries to earn 25-to-life for televised...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares Ignores NSAC Suspension and WSOF by Signing to Fight in Italy

Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports You may be surprised to hear that Rousimar Palhares has signed a deal to fight for fledgling Italian MMA promotion Venator FC in May. The Nevada State Athletic Commission and [former?] contract-owners World...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares just signed with those lunatics in Italy and WSOF is understandably pissed

Hey, you know that lunatic in Italy who wants the MMA media to play his skin flute? He just signed Rousimar Palhares and booked him to compete in the co-main event of Venator FC 3, which takes place on May 21, 2016 in Milan, Italy. Yes,...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares vs Garry Tonon booked for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu invitational in April

Hide yo legs, hide yo ankles... No, seriously, hide them, because notorious leg collector Rousimar Palhares will be trying to rip one off come April 2 in the United Kingdom. It's not mixed martial arts (MMA) but "Toquino" has been invited...Show More Summary

Jake Shields bails on Jon Fitch title fight following 'bulls--t little games' with WSOF

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) was anticipating a bout between Jon Fitch and Jake Shields to crown a new welterweight champion following the departure of Rousimar Palhares, but the latter is opting out of his title shot over a contractual dispute. Show More Summary

WSOF's Jake Shields upset NSAC ignored Rousimar Palhares' eye-gouges

After his controversial WSOF 22 loss to Rousimar Palhares, Jake Shields’ biggest concern was not that Palhares held on to his fight-winning kimura for too long, but rather that he felt he was repeatedly and intentionally eye-gouged.Filed under: Featured Videos, (...)

WSOF's Ali Abdelaziz on Rousimar Palhares suspension: 'It's a sad day for me personally'

WSOF matchmaker Ali Abdelaziz spoke to MMAjunkie immediately after Rousimar Palhares was suspended for two years by the NSAC for holding a submission too long against Jake Shields at WSOF 22.Filed under: Featured, News, WSOF

Palhares manager: We respectfully disagree with the NSAC’s punishment

Rousimar Palhares’ longtime manager said he and his client disagree with a two-year suspension issued today by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but indicated they will most likely honor the decision.Filed under: News, WSOF

Rousimar Palhares Handed 2-Year Suspension, $40K Fine

One of mixed martial arts dirtiest fighters was today suspended for two years and fined $40,000 (plus attorney general's fees) for holding a submission too long earlier this year. Rousimar Palhares, the fireplug former welterweight champion...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares Receives Weak-Ass Suspension During Typical Snafu of an NSAC Hearing

(NSAC when making any decision, essentially.) If his most recent performance against Jake Shields at WSOF 23 taught us anything, it's that Rousimar Palhares is not just an asshole, but a willfully dense asshole who poses a consistent threat to his opponents that reaches far beyond what the rules of the sport allow. Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares suspended two years, fined 40k for holding WSOF 22 submission

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today voted unanimously to suspend ex-WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares two years and issue a $40,000 fine – in addition to court costs – for holding a submission of Jake Shields at WSOF 22.Filed under: News, WSOF

Rousimar Palhares suspended two years, fined $40k by NSAC for WSOF 22 misconduct

Thank goodness he wasn't smoking weed, as well, or who knows how long he could have been sat. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Rousimar Palhares, who tried (and failed) to turn over a new leaf under the WorldShow More Summary

WSOF exec: Rousimar Palhares is a WSOF fighter; we'll respect NSAC’s decision

WSOF matchmaker Ali Abdelaziz said now-ex-welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares remains under contract with the promotion, but there are more immediate concerns – chiefly his wellbeing and fate with the NSAC. Filed under: News, WS...

WSOF 24: Jon Fitch thinks he 'broke' Georges St-Pierre, ready for 'tough' fight against 'big and strong' Yushin Okami

After a nearly a year-long layoff following a first round submission loss to Rousimar Palhares, Jon Fitch is back and ready to headline WSOF 24 next Saturday night. At the height of Jon Fitch's Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) career,...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares asks for WSOF release, holds 170-pound belt hostage in Brazil

Mixed martial arts (MMA) loose cannon, Rousimar Palhares, was stripped of his welterweight title and suspended indefinitely by World Series of Fighting (WSOF), thanks to a mental lapse during his championship showdown against Jake Shields...Show More Summary

Jon Fitch: The NSAC probably expected Nick Diaz to kiss their ass

Not long after Jon Fitch criticized the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) for not teaching Rousimar Palhares a lesson for his antics at Bellator 141, the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title contender took aim at the...Show More Summary

Jon Fitch blames athletic commission for not teaching Rousimar Palhares a lesson

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me six times, shame on me. The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) is not having a good week in the news department. World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight Jon Fitch told MMAJunkie.com thatShow More Summary

Jon Fitch: Nevada commission more to blame than Rousimar Palhares for WSOF 22 fiasco

PHOENIX – Jon Fitch said he’ll likely always have a limp because of Rousimar Palhares. But he said the Nevada State Athletic Commission is more to blame than Palhares himself.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos, WSOF

VIDEO: Ryan Hall Turns Frantz Slioa Into a Pretzel on ‘TUF 22: Episode 2?

Being a Jiu Jitsu black belt with a penchant for heel hooks, it would be easy to compare TUF 22 competitor Ryan Hall to Rousimar Palhares, and we're sure that many an MMA website out there already has. Thankfully, that's where the comparisons...Show More Summary

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