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UFC vets Rousimar Palhares, Sokoudjou added to KSW 36 in Poland

Is there life after Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)? You better believe it. Even for embattled mixed martial arts (MMA) stars like Rousimar Palhares, who burned most of his bridges with stateside promoters. That's become a great marketing tool as KSW is promoting "Toquinho" as "one of the most dangerous fighters in the world" for its Oct. Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares Heads Deeper Into the MMA Wilderness

Photo by Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports Poland's KSW occasionally looks like the heyday of Japanese MMA transplanted to a different year and time zone, a place where watching former World's Strongest Man Mariusz Pudzianowski fighting the tomato can to end all tomato cans Bob Sapp is as normal as a sunrise. Show More Summary

Knockng out Rousimar Palhares got Emil Weber Meek a UFC fight in Germany

Emil Weber Meek caught the attention of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) matchmaker Joe Silva after knocking out Rousimar Palhares at Venator FC III on May 21, 2016, in a mere 45 seconds into the opening frame to capture the promotion's...Show More Summary

UFC congratulates Emil Meek after knocking out Rousimar Palhares

As someone who carries a battleaxe to the cage, 27-year-old Emil Meek is supposed to perform like a warrior. Despite his awesome prop game, few believed that the Norwegian striker could get past Brazilian submission specialist Rousimar Palhares at Venator FC III in Milan, Italy, back on May 21, 2016. Show More Summary

Norway Finds Its Star: An Interview with Emil 'Valhalla' Meek

Photo by Fabio Barbieri Emil “Valhalla” Meek made headlines across the world after taking just 45 seconds to beat the infamous Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares on Saturday night. The definition of the English word “meek” produces numerous connotations that simply cannot be associated with the nickname Valhalla. Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares still dizzy, fearing blackouts following 'illegal elbows' that crushed him in Venator

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Rousimar Palhares, who ran out of places to compete in the United States, returned to mixed martial arts (MMA) action last weekend (Sat., May 21, 2016) for Italy's Venator FC in...Show More Summary

Venator FC's Norwegian Stars Stake Their Claims for a UFC Call-Up

Emil “Valhalla” Meek talked the talk and he walked the walk on Saturday night. The 27-year-old Norwegian was the only man willing to fight Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares following the Brazilian’s defection from fighting in the USA dueShow More Summary

Rousimar Palhares, Mayhem Miller Both Lose by Stoppage at Minor MMA Event

Rousimar Palhares, the notorious submission grappler banned by both the UFC and World Series of Fighting, lost by first-round knockout Saturday at Venator FC 3, a small MMA promotion based in Italy. At the same event, UFC veteran Jason...Show More Summary

Venator FC 3 highlight: Emil Weber shocks Rousimar Palhares via first-round TKO to win welterweight title

With one of the biggest upsets in mixed martial arts (MMA) so far in 2016, relatively unknown 27-year-old Emil Weber shocked an Italian crowd when he finished submission expert Rousimar Palhares via first-round TKO earlier today (Sat.,...Show More Summary

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

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